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Too High


When is the cost of graduation too high?  That’s the question broached last week with a letter to the editor and news article in The Times Record, noting that Brunswick budgeted $21,000 for this year’s Brunswick High School graduatio More...


Governor of All, or Just Some?


George Mitchell’s archive for his U.S. More...


Madeleine M. Savoie

BRUNSWICK — Madeleine Muriel Savoie, 87, of Brunswick, passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Harpswell. Born Madeleine M. Bouchard, the eldest daughter of Emilliene and Ovilla Bouchard of Twin Pines, Topsham, she married Romain B. More...


Israel downs Gaza drone along southern coast

JERUSALEM   The Israeli military said it downed a drone launched by Gaza militants today, the first time it encountered an unmanned aircraft since the start of its offensive last week, as new Israeli airstrikes pushed the death toll from Israeli More...


Retired teacher goes on trial in wife's cliff push

CAMDEN   Charles and Lisa Black moved to Maine after careers as teachers in Kansas, pursuing an idyllic retirement that prosecutors say was destroyed by arguments over money and infidelity before both plummeted off a cliff.  More...


U.S. jails struggle with role as makeshift asylums

CHICAGO   Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right.  "Th More...