August 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Targeting Homeless Veterans


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


Sometimes It Really Is About Competence


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...


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...


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 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...


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...