November 25, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Immigration and the Law

We take time out later this week to celebrate a ship filled with undocumented immigrants who, upon arriving in what would one day be the United States 394 years ago, received food assistance from the existing local population.  More...

Commentary

Human Rights Day 2014

“Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world . . . “  More...

Obituaries

Elsa Neitzke Martz

TOPSHAM — Elsa Neitzke Martz, 82, died peacefully at her home in Topsham on Nov. 22, 2014.  Elsa, daughter of Martha Beach Neitzke and Oscar Fredrick Neitzke, was born in Cambridge, Mass., in 1932. More...

Maine

DHHS chief lobbies for tougher food stamp laws

AUGUSTA   In a letter dated Monday, Maine Commissioner of Health and Human Services Mary Mayhew is petitioning the state’s congressional delegation for their help in reforming federal welfare laws.  More...

Nation/World

Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for U.S.

WASHINGTON   Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. More...