February 5, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Sales Tax Deception

Governor LePage’s plan to raise and broaden sales taxes has been likened to a Democratic initiative vetoed by Mainers back in 2010, in the same election whereby they chose LePage the first time around. More...

Obituaries

Carla M. Wallace

PHIPPSBURG — Carla M. Wallace, 70, of Phippsburg, died unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, at Maine Medical Center after a series of complications due to her declining health.  More...

World

European leaders push new peace plan as Ukraine fears mount

KIEV, Ukraine In a new push for peace in eastern Ukraine, the leaders of France and Germany announced today they were heading to Kiev and Moscow with a proposal to end the fighting. The surprise move came as the U.S. More...

Maine

Tenants want involvement on safety task force after fire

PORTLAND   Questions about tenant involvement — or lack thereof — continued to needle a Portland task force charged with reviewing city fire and codes inspections procedures Tuesday night.  More...

Nation/World

No fast or slow lanes for Internet? New rules proposed

WASHINGTON   Declaring the Internet critical for the nation, a top U.S. regulator on Wednesday proposed an unprecedented expansion of federal power to ensure providers don't block or slow web traffic for America's countless users.  More...