August 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

To Serve and Protect

EDITORIALS

In case you didn’t know it, Maine is the birthplace of Officer Friendly. The friendly bicycle policeman that visited schools and preschools throughout the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s had his origins on the Maine coast.  More...

Commentary

Can We Come to Understand ‘Ubuntu’?

I wonder if you’ve heard this story and what you thought about it? This is the way I heard it:  More...

Obituaries

Marilyn A. Labbe

TOPSHAM — Marilyn A. Labbe, 82, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick.  Our Mom, a haiku.  One mind of strong will. Care of family came first. Now with Dad, always.  More...

World

Syria strikes militants as U.S. targets them in Iraq

BEIRUT   As the U.S. More...

Nation/World

Police, protesters collide again

Ferguson faces further unrest in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death

FERGUSON, MO.   The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. More...