September 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Flawed political process picks winners

Political campaigns are now well underway, and television is flooded with political ads.  The outcome of this year’s elections will be a judgment on the strongly conservative politics of the Tea Party and its friends, but it looks like the More...

Obituaries

Nicole Marie-Louise Cather

PHIPPSBURG — Nicole Marie-Louise Cather, 67, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, after a long illness. She was born in Rabat, Morocco, on Oct. 17, 1946, to Daniel and Maria Persia Sardelli de Clerfayt. More...

World

U.S.-led strikes hit facilities of Islamic State militants for 2nd consecutive day

BEIRUT   U.S.-led coalition warplanes bombed oil installations and other facilities in territory controlled by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Friday, taking aim for a second consecutive day at a key source of financing that has swel More...

Maine

Top four Maine troopers help stranded motorists with flat tire

HOWLAND   Who says there’s never a policeman around when you need one?  The top four officers in the Maine State Police took some time Thursday afternoon to school two stranded motorists in basic automotive repairs.  More...