June 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

A Tap Dance

EDITORIAL

Ladies and gentlemen, may we present the Blaine House Shuffle?  It goes something like this: Look at your base, step- ball- change. More...

Commentary

What’s Really Behind the VA Scandal?

RE: MAINE

Congress is pretty well gridlocked on immigration, the overwhelming student loan debt burden, climate change, and just about every other issue of substance.  More...

Maine

‘Fishermen in Maine are not happy about this’

Feds finalize whale-safe rules for lobster buoy lines

ELLSWORTH   Federal fisheries officials have issued the final version of a new rule aimed at protecting whales from getting entangled in fishing lines that connect surface buoys to traps on the ocean bottom.  More...

Nation/World

‘Designing Women’ star Meshach Taylor dies of cancer at 67

Meshach Taylor, who played a lovable ex-convict surrounded by boisterous Southern belles on the sitcom “Designing Women” and appeared in numerous other TV and film roles, died of cancer at age 67, his agent said Sunday.  Taylor died More...