January 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

It’s the Law

A couple of weeks ago Andy O’Brien wrote an article in the Free Press entitled “Mid Coast Legislators.” He interviewed the majority of the legislators from the midcoast and listed the bills they planned to submit to the 127th legisl More...

Obituaries

Peter M. Connors

GEORGETOWN — Peter Michael Connors passed away on Jan. 13, 2015, at Mid Coast Hospital, after a brief hospital stay from complications of prostate cancer which had metastasized to his bones. More...

World

I.S. group threatens to kill 2 Japanese hostages

CAIRO   The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages today unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours, directly demanding the ransom from Japan’s premier during his visit to the Middle East. More...

Maine

Fire breaks out in Rockland apartment complex

ROCKLAND   A fire damaged one apartment and a business Monday evening in a historic downtown apartment complex.  There were no injuries but the fire at the Thorndike Building kept Rockland firefighters at the scene for more than two hours.& More...

Nation/World

In State of the Union, Obama aims to influence 2016 debate

WASHINGTON   Key elements of the economic proposals President Barack Obama will outline in his State of the Union address today appear to be aimed at driving the debate in the 2016 election on income inequality and middle class economic issues, More...