May 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

The way life ‘might’ be

"Maine, The Way Life Should Be" is great branding, but difficult to sustain, whether pursuing its promise or accommodating its shortfalls. More...

Obituaries

Alexander Robertson

WISCASSET — Alexander Robertson, 80, of Brookside Lane, passed away Monday, May 5, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick with his family by his side.  He was born in Waterville on July 11, 1933, a son of Raymond Scott and Sadie Ardalice More...

Maine

Offshore wind project loses $47M fed. grant

PORTLAND   A University of Maineled effort to build an offshore wind pilot project was dealt a significant blow Wednesday when it failed to a win a competition for a $47 million federal grant, expected to be a key source of funding.  More...

Nation/World

House to approve new Benghazi investigation

WASHINGTON   House Republicans are set to begin a special investigation of the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.  More...