January 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

How to save the planet

Few among us like going to the doctor, especially when we have behaved poorly, ignoring all those previous warnings to change our ways and continuing right on in an unhealthy lifestyle. More...

Obituaries

Norman J. Furrow

BATH — Norman J. Furrow, 68, of Denny Road, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at his residence with his children by his side.  More...

World

Rights group blasts IS for atrocities, Iraq, Syria policies

BEIRUT   Human Rights Watch today blasted Islamic State militants over their atrocities, but also criticized the Syrian and Iraqi governments over what the New York-based group described as “sectarian and abusive” policies that fuel More...

Maine

Cleanup begins after powerful snowstorm rips through state

AUGUSTA   Some schools and businesses remained closed on Wednesday as Maine residents began to clean up after a powerful snowstorm left some cities and towns buried under more than 2 feet of snow.  Many travel services resumed and state gov More...

Nation/World

NYC mayor’s deaf interpreter creates a storm of his own

NEW YORK   They were hanging on his every word — and gesture, body movement, and definitely the facial expressions.  Jonathan Lamberton, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s sign language interpreter, is getting a blizzard of at More...