May 27, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Living on the margins


Now that commencement is over, the hand-wringing begins about how to pay for the running of Maine’s public universities again.  More...


Here comes the sun


Much of the world is switching to solar power. Global solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity will more than triple by 2020. There are multiple reasons. First, post- Fukushima, the market share of nuclear power is shrinking. More...


Juanita Haines

AUBURN — Juanita (Polly) Haines entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, with her family by her side at the Hospice House after a brief period of declining health.  She was born Feb. More...


Dozens reported killed in eastern Ukraine fighting

DONETSK, Ukraine   The eastern city of Donetsk was in turmoil today a day after government forces used fighter jets to stop pro- Russia separatists from taking over the airport. More...


Need for change is focus of Democratic convention

AUGUSTA   Maine Democrats are busy preparing for their convention, where they hope to show off their candidates and send a message that the state needs a new direction after 3 1/2 years of Republican Gov. Paul LePage.  More...