October 14, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Forget Ebola. Let’s talk flu.

EDITORIAL

There have been two — two! — cases of Ebola in the United States. One was a man who had traveled from Liberia, where there is an Ebola epidemic, and the other a nurse who cared for the victim. More...

Commentary

Where’s the Storm We Were Promised?

Remember? “There’s a storm gathering. The clouds are dark and the winds are strong and I am afraid.” This was the widely mocked anti-gay marriage commercial for the National Organization for Marriage put out in 2009. More...

Obituaries

Vera Louise Allen

BOWDOIN — Vera Louise Allen, 90, of West Road, died at her home Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, surrounded by her family.  She was born in Lisbon Falls on Aug. 23, 1924, a daughter of the late William and Amy Taylor Wagg of Webster. More...

Nation/World

About 70 hospital staffers cared for Ebola patient

DALLAS   They drew his blood, put tubes down his throat and wiped up his diarrhea. They analyzed his urine and wiped saliva from his lips, even after he had lost consciousness.  More...