October 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Smashing Pumpkins

OK, there’s nothing really funny about a riot, but after the brouhaha over the Keene, New Hampshire, BearCat, a tank- like armored personnel carrier the town bought with a grant from the military, we can’t be faulted if we found ourselves More...


Bond issues misleading, matching funds questionable


Maine voters will be faced with six bond issues in November, but they may be forced to make uninformed choices.  With all the attention being paid to the bear hunting referendum, many people may not become aware of the six bond issues on the bal More...


Dr. Rudolf Winkelbauer

Dr. Rudolf Winkelbauer, retired obstetrician-gynecologist from Brunswick, Maine, died peacefully on Oct. 20, 2014, at the age of 88 at Cadigan Lodge (The Highlands) in Topsham, Maine.  More...


Candidates tangle over taxes, economy

AUGUSTA   Accusations flew Monday when the three men vying for Maine governor met for another televised debate dominated by the taxes, energy and the economy.  More...


Ebola: Providing time to fight the virus

WASHINGTON   People who shared an apartment with the country’s first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. More...