September 8, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


This Is Our Problem


To say that political discourse in this country is less than civil would be a severe understatement.  The proliferation of pundits — professional and amateur alike — spouting off with their authoritative rants has created a culture o More...


Bellows Taking the Long Walk


In Maine, U.S. senators usually retire rather than being defeated for re-election. True, there are exceptions, but you have to go back to 1978 to find one.  More...


Captain E. Bruce Darsey, U.S. Navy (retired)

Captain E. Bruce Darsey, U.S. Navy (retired), went to his Heavenly Home on Feb. 26, 2014. He died peacefully of complications from prostate cancer, with his loving wife, Donna, by his side.  More...


Ebola is surging in places it had been beaten back

CONAKRY, Guinea   Doctors Without Borders shuttered one of its Ebola treatment centers in Guinea in May. They thought the deadly virus was being contained there.  More...


Obama to outline strategy on Islamic State

WASHINGTON   President Barack Obama plans to begin laying out his strategy for defeating Islamic State militants expanding their grip in Iraq and Syria.  More...