September 9, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

How many really ride?

The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority last week reported a 4.6 percent gain in ridership on Amtrak’s “Downeaster” for fiscal year 2014, ended June 30.  More...

Commentary

Teaching Success

Through high school and into college, John Dumoulin was a C student in math and never good in science. He says he couldn’t get the hang of trigonometry, even with many instructors doing their best to teach it to him through the years.  More...

Obituaries

John Cakouros

BRUNSWICK — John Cakouros, 89, died at Winship Green Nursing Home in Bath on Sept. 5, 2014. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 12, 1925, the son of Cleomenes and Kay Cakouros. He attended Brooklyn schools including Boys High School. More...

Nation/World

Guantanamo prisoner in standoff as transfer stalls

MIAMI   At about 155 pounds, the Syrian prisoner is gaunt for a man over 6 feet tall. More...