April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Bottom line myopia

The National Governors Association’s winter conference was a curious spectacle that still resonates.  More...

Obituaries

Linda F. Laguerre

BRUNSWICK — “A cheerful face maketh a feast”; a maxim exemplified by Linda Filley Laguerre of Coastal Estates II in Brunswick, Maine, who passed too soon from this life on early Friday the 18th of April 2014.  More...

World

Afghan hospital guard kills 3 American doctors

KABUL, Afghanistan   An Afghan security guard opened fire on a group of foreign doctors at a Kabul hospital on Thursday morning, killing three American physicians and wounding a U.S. More...

Maine

Maine nursing homes may get $14 million boost

AUGUSTA   After years of underfunding that has forced some of Maine’s nursing homes to slash staff and close their doors, the facilities could get some relief under legislation awaiting Gov. Paul LePage’s signature.  More...

Nation/World

Feds propose e-cigarette regulations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.  More...