May 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

“Bigger is Better” doesn’t work in government, world affairs

Chances are you have seen an AT&T commercial on television in which a man gives a group of young kids a simple choice and concludes, “Bigger is better. More...

Obituaries

Benjamin E. Kirkland

A brief memorial service for Benjamin E. Kirkland will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Wiscasset. More...

Maine

Prepared for the worst?

Maine’s D.C. delegation raises doubts about fed response to hazardous materials rail shipments

If a railroad spilled thousands of gallons of oil in Maine, no one in the state — or in Washington — knows what the railroads would do or if they’re prepared for such a disaster.  More...

Nation/World

Aaron Hernandez charged in 2 more shooting deaths

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez ambushed and shot to death two men after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub, prosecutors said Thursday as they announced new murder charges against the former NFL star, who was already awaiting trial in a More...