September 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

The Economics of Silly Season

It is too early to predict with any certainty what the various races around the country will do in terms of changing the face of the U.S. More...

Obituaries

F. Edward Evans

BAILEY ISLAND — F. Edward Evans, 92, of Bailey Island, died Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at his residence following a brief illness. He was born on April 16, 1922, in Wiscasset, the son of Sidney Gurney and Laura Belle (Holmes) Evans. More...

World

Gaza widow offers insight into world of spies

GAZA CITY, GAZA STRIP   The 48-year-old Palestinian woman’s husband was shot to death in 2012 by militants in the Gaza Strip for spying for Israel. More...

Maine

Multiple proposals received for Navy prison redevelopment

KITTERY   The Navy says it has received more than one proposal in its latest attempt to enlist the private sector to redevelop the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard's shuttered prison.  It isn't saying much else, though, because the proposals are c More...

Nation/World

Wary lawmakers ready to OK arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON   Wary House lawmakers are on track to give President Barack Obama authority to order U.S. military training and arms for moderate rebels confronting the growing danger of Islamic State militants.  More...