June 23, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Competing rights, competing interests


Although the Supreme Court will have the final say in a ruling expected sometime before the end of this term, a federal judge allowed a Portland ordinance to stand, prohibiting protesters within 39 feet of a Planned Parenthood clinic that performs ab More...


Not Getting The Message About Drug War


Last Tuesday, Gov. More...


Maine enacts shellfish closures along coast to test for red tide

ELLSWORTH   In an effort to prioritize the state’s red tide testing program, Maine fishery officials have prohibited harvesting mussels and European oysters along most of the coast between New Hampshire and Canada.  More...


VA falls short on female medical issues

SAN FRANCISCO   Already pilloried for long wait times for medical appointments, the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs has fallen short of another commitment: to attend to the needs of the rising ranks of female veterans returning from I More...