February 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Measles issue mixes politics, science

The argument over measles shots is really about bigger questions — if citizens are free to reject government authority and if science merits the public’s respect.  More...

Obituaries

Mary F. Boucher

WEST BATH – Mary F. Boucher, 72, of Woodlands Point Road, West Bath, Maine, died Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, at Mid Coast Hospital with her family by her side. She was born in Bath, Maine, a daughter of Francis and Lucille McLaughlin. More...

World

70 years after the fire: Dresden bombing still fresh for survivor

DRESDEN, Germany   Soviet troops were pressing into Germany from the east and the other Allies from the west, but for 12- year-old schoolboy Eberhard Renner the war seemed far away.  More...

Maine

Environmentalists dig in for a long fight over crude oil

PORTLAND   Environmental groups are digging in for a long fight against a federal lawsuit that seeks to overturn South Portland’s ban on loading crude oil onto tankers at the city’s waterfront.  More...

Nation/World

Obama to focus on cybersecurity in the heart of Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO   Responding to unprecedented data breaches and cyberattacks, President Barack Obama is trying to spark alliances between policymakers who want to regulate the online world and tech innovators who traditionally shun Beltway bureauc More...