July 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Nothing But Clear Skies


South Portland, as expected, voted by a 6-1 margin Monday night to support its Clear Skies Ordinance, which bans the loading of crude oil, including tar sands oil, onto tanker ships along its waterfront.  More...


Looking Forward to the Peace Fair

PeaceWorks Presents is confronting a micro-cosmic experience, the very infrastructure that functionally carved space for it to exist is being crushed and silenced within its own community.  More...


Granville Francis Johnson

BAILEY ISLAND — Granville F. Johnson, age 90, of Spruce Ledge Road, died Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Winship Green in Bath. He was born on Bailey Island on Feb. 9, 1924, and is son of the late Harvey and Lizzie (Gregory) Johnson. More...


Germany, France and Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos

BERLIN   The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy today condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries.  More...


Jury finds Charles Black guilty

The 71-year-old faces up to 30 years for pushing wife off cliff

ROCKLAND   A Maine jury has convicted a Maine man with bashing his wife with a rock and pushing her off a cliff.  Seventy- one- year- old Charles Black has been found guilty of all charges, which include attempted murder, two counts of elev More...


2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

WASHINGTON   Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S.  More...