August 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Targeting Homeless Veterans

COMMENTARY

Eliminating homeless veterans is one of the Veterans Administration’s priority goals. More...

Commentary

Sometimes It Really Is About Competence

RE: MAINE

During his acceptance speech at the 1988 Democratic National Convention, Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis sought to define the terms of his contest against then-Vice President George H.W. More...

Obituaries

Priscilla A. Fogg

WISCASSET — Priscilla Antoinette Fogg, 74, passed away on Aug. 20, 2014.  Priscilla was born in Wiscasset on Sept. 11, 1939, the daughter of Warren W. and Helen S. (Bean) Dorr, also of Wiscasset. More...

World

Gaza fighting rages on as new truce talks rumored

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip   Fighting between Israel and Gaza militants raged on today despite claims of new cease-fire efforts as hundreds of Israelis living in communities near the coastal strip were fleeing their homes following a deadly mortar at More...

Maine

Maine collecting banned and unusable pesticides

AUGUSTA   Maine is beginning a drive to encourage residents to take advantage of free disposal of banned and unusable pesticides.  Officials say the disposal program is open to homeowners, family-owned farms and greenhouses. More...

Nation/World

Guide to developments in Ferguson shooting

FERGUSON, Mo.   Tensions that flared after a police officer fatally shot 18- year-old Michael Brown have started to ease. Here’s a look at key elements of the Aug. 9 shooting and the unrest that followed in the St. More...