May 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

As Goes Maine

The Arctic is rapidly melting. Paul LePage and Angus King see this unfolding global tragedy as an unexpected and opportune silver lining for America.  More...

Obituaries

Jeannine C. Geer

TOPSHAM — Jeannine C. Geer, 62, of Governor’s Way, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, surrounded by her loving family at home after a long battle with dementia and Parkinson’s disease. More...

World

Ukraine military helicopter down; at least 12 dead

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine   Rebels in eastern Ukraine shot down a government military helicopter today amid heavy fighting around Slovyansk, killing at least 12 soldiers including a general, officials said.  More...

Maine

Maine schools can delay graduation requirements

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine’s top education official says public school districts can now take up to two extra years to implement new proficiencybased graduation requirements if they need the time.  Education Commissioner Jim Rier spelled o More...

Nation/World

Prosecutors: spilled drink led Hernandez to kill

BOSTON   In the months leading up to a fatal double shooting, Aaron Hernandez had become increasingly convinced that people had been “testing, trying or otherwise disrespecting him” when he went to nightclubs, prosecutors said.  More...