August 12, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Is This the Way?

COMMENTARY

Everyone loves trains. But when passenger rail enthusiasts get wound up, basic rules of business — like cost efficiency, the law of supply and demand, even common sense — go right out the window.  More...

Commentary

Partnerships Bring Opportunity

GUEST COLUMN

When the Fall Semester begins later this month, there will be more students, more activity and more opportunities at Southern Maine Community College’s campus in Brunswick.  More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth Anne Fortin

PORTLAND — Elizabeth A. Fortin, age 89, of Freeport and formerly of Country Lane, Brunswick, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, at Maine Medical Center. She was born March 10, 1925, in Bath, the daughter of Joseph and Teresa Conley Clancy.  More...

Maine

University of Maine at Augusta president leaving

AUGUSTA   The president of the University of Maine at Augusta is leaving to take a job in California, University of Maine System Chancellor James Page said Monday.  Allyson Handley is stepping down to become the executive director of the Na More...

Nation/World

Robin Williams, boisterous comedy star, dead at age 63

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  SAN FRANCISCO   He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons s More...