July 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Shunning Statoil, Maine harms state, nation

Recent news about a $2.5 billion investment in England by Statoil, the giant Norwegian energy company, has reminded people that Maine kicked the company out of the state.  But the real meaning of the state’s action has been greatly underra More...

Obituaries

Janet Matheson Jones

Janet Matheson Jones quietly passed away while asleep on July 10, 2014, at the Vicarage by the Sea Dementia Care Home Facility in Harpswell, Maine. She was 85.  More...

World

Very bad week: Airline disasters come in cluster

WASHINGTON   Nearly 300 passengers perish when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspend flights to Israel’s largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. More...

Maine

Cutler wins endorsement from gun control group

PORTLAND   Maine Citizens Against Handgun Violence endorsed independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler and touted his support for universal background checks on Thursday, little more than two weeks before former U.S. Rep. More...

Nation/World

Central American leaders convening at White House

WASHINGTON   President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants from their countries to the U.S., hoping to show presidential action even as Congress remains deeply split ove More...