December 5, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Obamacare Led to Anti-Government Mood

President Obama’s greatest achievement and perhaps his greatest failure is the same piece of legislation — Obamacare or, more officially, the Affordable Care Act.  More...

Obituaries

Phyllis Russell Chandler

BRUNSWICK — Phyllis Russell Chandler, known to all as Nancy, died in her sleep on Nov. 27, 2014, on Thanksgiving morning, just two weeks short of her 91st birthday. More...

World

In Kenya, police able to kill suspects with near-impunity

NAIROBI, KENYA   Kenyan officers are killing unarmed terror suspects, shakedown victims and even children — spreading fear, breeding corruption and complicating efforts to deal with terrorism, an Associated Press investigation has found.&n More...

Maine

Officials investigate breakwater collapse; 1 hurt

EASTPORT   A section of breakwater gave way early Thursday in Eastport, injuring one person and damaging several boats.  The collapse in the inner harbor was reported around 2:20 a.m. Police and the Coast Guard responded.  More...

Nation/World

Police cases stir national protests, debate

NEW YORK   Thousands and thousands of diverse people united by anger took to the streets from New York City to San Francisco for a second straight night to protest a grand jury clearing a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed More...