May 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Maine campaigns: Fertile ground for pundits

In a politically unusual move, independent Sen. Angus King, who almost always lines up with the Democrats, endorsed Republican Sen. Susan Collins for re-election.  President George W. More...

Obituaries

Robert Cecil Eldredge

BRUNSWICK — Robert Cecil Eldredge, 79, of Topsham, died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital. He was born in Boise, Idaho, on Nov. 17, 1934, a son of the late Clarence Cecil Eldredge and Ester Ann Stratton. More...

World

Inspectors taken for ride

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine truck driver upset that inspectors found irregularities with his refrigerated cargo shut two inspectors in the back and took them on a long, cold ride.  More...

Maine

LePage says no decision yet on National Guard

AUGUSTA   Gov. Paul LePage criticized Democrats on Thursday, saying they have mischaracterized and politicized the possible relocation of the Maine Army National Guard’s 133rd Engineer Battalion.  More...

Nation/World

Obama to tap Julian Castro for housing secretary position

CHICAGO   President Barack Obama is preparing to boost the profile of an up-and-coming young Hispanic Democrat by nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to become the nation’s housing secretary. More...