December 17, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Preparing for the Coming Electric Shock: Part II

Last week, we discussed why electricity costs will be going up in March. The only thing that can be done to save us from the sticker shock to come is to decrease the amount of electricity we are using. More...

Obituaries

Marion M. Gilmore

BATH — Marion M. Gilmore, 87, of Middle Street, went home to be with her Lord and her two sons Bobby and Buddy on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. She passed peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving husband Richard and family members. More...

World

Russians flock to pre-empt price rises

MOSCOW   Russian consumers flocked to stores frantically buying a range of big-ticket items as they look to preempt price rises following the staggering fall in the value of the ruble over recent days.  More...

Maine

Union sues to block sale of Bucksport paper mill

BUCKSPORT   A union representing some workers at the 84-yearold Verso Paper mill has filed a federal lawsuit to halt the sale of the facility.  The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, representing 59 employees, is More...

Nation/World

Ex-Marine’s suicide brings an end to rampage, manhunt

PENNSBURG, Pa. More...