February 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

Preparedness: You Can Do it. Really, You Can!

Be informed. Build a kit. Make a plan. Be involved. We in the emergency management field offer those suggestions to nearly everyone we see. More...

Commentary

The Vaccine Lunacy

A few years back, an acerbic friend of mine who was a recent transplant to Los Angeles told me that she itched to write a satirical novel with the following narrative:  More...

Obituaries

Gertrude M. Smith

BRUNSWICK — Gertrude Maude (Doughty) Smith, 90, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine, due to a severe fall and dementia. More...

Maine

Snow-day day care helps parents cope with unplanned school closures

Jennifer Collins, a Houlton mother of two, often finds herself scrambling once her daughter’s school announces a snow day. It’s a mad dash to make sure her sitter is available or to find out if she can take a day off work.  More...

Nation/World

Obama-GOP overlap? Public works, corporate taxes, defense

WASHINGTON   There are reasons President Barack Obama and his aides will argue that his new budget can be the start of a negotiation with the Republican controlled Congress. More...