February 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

More electric efficiency should not raise rates

Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. Take electricity. The more you save, the more it may cost.  You reduce your consumption of electricity by using more efficient equipment and appliances and changing all your light bulbs. More...

Obituaries

Edward E. Sewall

BRUNSWICK — Edward E. Sewall died on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at Maine Medical Hospital in Portland after complications from surgery at the age of 56. He was born in Brunswick on April 12, 1958, the son of Frances L. Courson and Thomas A. More...

World

Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankind’s future

DECEPTION ISLAND, Antarctica   Earth's past, present and future come together here on the northern peninsula of Antarctica, the wildest, most desolate and mysterious of its continents.  More...

Maine

Gas leak causes museums to evacuate

PORTLAND (AP) — Officials say that falling ice is to blame for a gas leak that caused two Portland museums to be evacuated.  WMTW-TV reports that the Portland Museum of Art and the Children’s Museum of Maine were evacuated after the More...

Nation/World

Los Angeles hospital ‘superbug’ takes its toll on those infected

LOS ANGELES   Among the seven people infected by a “superbug” outbreak tied to medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital is an 18-year-old student who has spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in grave condition, his a More...