September 30, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Hedging Our Bets


From an economic perspective, the bankruptcy of Great Northern Paper last week isn’t about any of the things that the right and left usually trade insults about in the wake of such a disaster. It isn’t about “greedy” unions. More...


Addressing the War on Peace

It was encouraging to see hundreds of thousands of people gather in New York City for the People’s Climate March. People streamed through the streets demanding bold action to address global climate change.  More...


Daniel R. Donovan

BATH — Daniel R. Donovan, 77, of Bath, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, with his family by his side. He was born on April 19, 1937, in Glen Ridge, NJ, the son of Daniel R. Sr. More...


HK leader says Beijing won’t back down

HONG KONG   Hong Kong’s leader said Tuesday that China won’t back down from its decision to limit voting reforms in the Asian financial hub, dashing hopes that the standoff between demonstrators and authorities could be resolved quic More...


Big changes on the horizon in Maine welfare programs

AUGUSTA   Big changes are on the horizon for many lowincome Maine residents as Gov. More...


Secret Servcice head faces tough questions on White House breach

WASHINGTON   Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology.  More...