October 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Of Mice and Men, and Dog Parks

The City of Bath’s South End Waterfront Park is benefiting from a $100,000 deal sweetener to allow capital improvement of BIW’s Land Level Transfer Facility. The park itself was created to mitigate the loss of view caused by the LLTF. More...

Obituaries

Beatrice E. Lavoie

TOPSHAM — Beatrice Evelyn “Bea” Lavoie, 95, a resident of Topsham, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, at Hawthorne House in Freeport. More...

World

Exodus campaign to Berlin sparks outrage in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel   A group of young Israeli expats have unleashed controversy back home by encouraging others to join them in Berlin, touching on two of the most sensitive issues in Israel: the country’s high cost of living and Jews’ More...

Maine

State officials receive threats for involvement in bear debate

Threats mailed to the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife last week have prompted the department to protect certain employees with armed game wardens while state police investigate the “troubling correspondence.”  More...

Nation/World

U.S. steps up domestic response to Ebola

WASHINGTON   The federal government is ramping up its response to the Ebola crisis after a second Dallas nurse became ill and it was disclosed that she had been cleared to fly a day before her diagnosis.  More...