July 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Fairy tales and tax cuts

Conservative conventional wisdom says that when you lower tax rates, the economy booms. So several states, including Maine, have actually tried to do this, and the results have been less than enthralling.  More...

Obituaries

Charles ‘Coastline Charlie’ Gilliam Jr.

BRUNSWICK — Charles “Coastline Charlie” Gilliam Jr., Maine Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, died at the age of 89 at Winship Green Nursing Home, Bath. More...

Nation/World

Court defends digital-age privacy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court justices found more common ground than usual this year, and nowhere was their unanimity more surprising than in a ruling that police must get a judge’s approval before searching the cellphones of people the More...