July 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Divisions create ‘do nothing’ government

With the deep partisan split, it is appealing to think that divided government is both a check on political excess and a driver for compromise.  With no middle-of-the road influence in government, divided government should protect against extre More...

Obituaries

Judith E. Brennan

BRUNSWICK — Judith E. Brennan, age 78, died unexpectedly Friday, July 11, 2014, at a local hospital. More...

World

Woman loses relatives in 2 air disasters

SYDNEY   In an almost incomprehensible twist of fate, an Australian woman who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 learned today that her stepdaughter was on the plane shot down over Ukraine.  More...

Nation/World

Elaine Stritch, stage legend, dies at 89

NEW YORK Elaine Stritch, the brash theater performer whose gravelly, gin-laced voice and impeccable comic timing made her a Broadway legend, has died. She was 89. More...