March 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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CALENDAR

TUE/3  MISCELLANEOUS  “HIKING THE GRANDE TRAVERSEE DES ALPES” WITH TULLE FRAZER AND ROB BRYAN, 7p.m., Curtis Memorial Library. Frazer and Bryan will talk about their experiences on the trail. Free and open to the public. More...

Milestones

BIRTHS

Mid Coast Hospital, Brunswick  A boy, Peregrine Jack Schlawn-Whittlesey, to Justin Ralph Schlawn and Manon-Claire Margaret Whittlesey of Bowdoinham, Feb. 11, 2015. More...

Maine

Mainers push back against standardized testing

BELFAST   High school student Madison Cook is not looking forward to the upcoming round of standardized tests Maine students soon will need to take, saying the annual statewide assessment is disruptive and not helpful for students like her.  More...

Nation/World

Body-camera and stun-gun maker has financial ties to police chiefs

Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising conflict-ofinterest questions.  More...