September 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Questionable nominee

Susan Dench is among three nominees Governor Paul LePage wants on the board of the University of Maine trustees. Dench is a conservative activist and author from Falmouth. More...

Commentary

Bring Our War Dollars Home

Bring our war dollars home so we can educate our children, fix our roads, feed the hungry, house the homeless, improve community development, lower local property taxes and create sustainable jobs by diversifying our military jobs spending.  More...

Obituaries

Anna Ione Douglas

TOPSHAM — Anna Ione Douglas, age 92, of Western Avenue, died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. She was born on June 30, 1922, in Brunswick, the daughter of the late Clarence and Wilhelmina Fitz Griffing.  More...

World

Afghan suicide bomber kills 3 foreign troops, wounds 13

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN   A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy today, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.  More...

Maine

‘Matriarch of Allagash’

Gatekeeper of North Woods keeps history alive through folklore

ALLAGASH   The best part about being a folklorist and not a strict historian, according to Faye Hafford, is the freedom from keeping track of specific dates.  More...

Nation/World

3,000 from U.S. military to fight Ebola

WASHINGTON   The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. More...