August 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


RIP, Andrew Ian Dodge


One of our long-time columnists died Friday. Andrew Ian Dodge, age 46, lost his battle with colon cancer in Harpswell, where he was being cared for by his wife, Kim, and his mother, Elizabeth.  More...


Why Endless War?

As I write this there seems to be war everywhere. The U.S. is still involved in Afghanistan and Iraq. The U.S.-NATO Libya ‘project’ is crashing, and our embassy is being cleared out again.  More...


Helena Arsenault

WEST BATH — Helena Arsenault, 77, of West Bath, passed away peacefully at the Hawthorne House in Freeport, with her family by her side on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.  More...


Cease-fire takes effect to end Gaza war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip   A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas meant to last at least three days and end nearly a month of fighting went into effect in the Gaza Strip this morning.  The truce came ahead of talks in Cairo aimed at brokering a More...


A guide for fliers worried about Ebola outbreak

NEW YORK   As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa grows, airlines around the globe are closely monitoring the situation but have yet to make any drastic changes. More...