October 13, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Right Side of ‘Redskins’

EDITORIAL

In Maine, redskins are small, delicate, buttery-fleshed potatoes. That should be the only use of the term in 2014.  More...

Commentary

No Name Can Be Worth This Pain

RE: MAINE

You might say that all’s well that ends well, but that would be missing the point.  More...

Obituaries

Prisca Fortin

Prisca (Drapeau) Fortin, 87, of South Glastonbury and formerly Bloomfield, CT, beloved wife for 61 years of Victor L. Fortin, M.D., passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Born in Brunswick, ME, on Aug. More...

Maine

1 dead, 22 injured after Mechanic Falls hayride crash

MECHANIC FALLS   A Messalonskee High School student has died and 22 others were injured when a Jeep pulling a hay wagon lost control, sending the wagon carrying passengers careening down a hill at Harvest Hill Farms on Saturday night, police say More...

Nation/World

Alaska will issue marriage licenses to gay couples

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA   The state of Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples for the first time today, after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage — the nation’s first such ban More...