August 4, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Lawmakers Right to Suggest New Location

I am writing in reference to a recent letter signed by some of my colleagues in the Maine Legislature regarding the proposed location of a facility for train maintenance in Brunswick.  More...

Commentary

Michaud-Cutler Battle at Heart of Race

RE: MAINE

The three most prominent independent candidates who’ve run for governor over the past 40 years have all been former Democrats — Jim Longley and Angus King, both elected, and Eliot Cutler, who’d like to be.  More...

Obituaries

Elaine B. Miller

TOPSHAM — Mrs. Elaine B. Miller, 84, of Arrowsic and Topsham, died Thursday, July 31, 2014, at The Highlands in Topsham.  She was born in Needham, Mass., Aug. 14, 1929, to F. Walter and Dorothy Bennett. More...

World

Israeli airstrike kills militant leader

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP   An Israeli airstrike killed a militant leader in the Gaza Strip today, just hours ahead of a seven-hour truce announced by Israel that was meant to open a “humanitarian window” for aid as Israeli forces draw d More...

Maine

Scientists worry lobster conservation is faltering

WEST BOOTHBAY HARBOR   Marine scientists and lobster harvesters in Maine’s largest fishery say some fishermen may be abandoning a key conservation method practiced for nearly 100 years at a time of growing fears that a run of record hauls More...

Nation/World

U.S. sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

WASHINGTON   An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation that put those foreigners in danger even after a U.S More...