October 2, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

ISIL Insanity

You don’t have to be Einstein to define crazy as doing the same thing repeatedly, always with the same result, yet still expecting a different outcome.  More...

Obituaries

Elaine Blouin

BATH — Elaine Blouin, 74, of Lincoln Street, died peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at her residence with her three sons by her side.  On Nov. 22, 1939, she was born in Bath on Maxwell Street, a daughter of Chester E. More...

World

HK police warn protesters not to charge government buildings

HONG KONG   Hong Kong police warned of serious consequences if pro-democracy protesters try to occupy government buildings, as they have threatened to do if the territory’s leader didn’t resign by today.  More...

Maine

Clerks prepare for onslaught of ballots

PORTLAND   In early voting, the voter shows up, fills out a ballot and drops it in a ballot box. Not so in Maine.  More...

Nation/World

Pierson’s undoing was quick as support vanished

WASHINGTON   One lesson from Julia Pierson’s short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can’t keep secrets from the president.  More...