March 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Congress changes the rules of the game

Chances are good that most people missed a major change in national economic policy last month that could effect everything from taxes to spending. In other words, your wallet.  More...

Obituaries

Marsha R. Blackman

BRUNSWICK — Marsha Rickless Blackman, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Feb. 27, 2015, two months shy of her 94th birthday at Sunnybrook Village, Brunswick, Maine. More...

World

Palestinian assailant injures 5 Israelis

JERUSALEM   A Palestinian assailant rammed his car into a group of Israeli pedestrians near an Israeli police station in east Jerusalem today, injuring four officers and a bystander, and lunged at security guards with a knife before being shot a More...

Maine

Senators, LePage seek federal aid after winter storm

AUGUSTA   Maine Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King are joining Republican Gov. Paul LePage in urging the federal government to provide assistance to towns still grappling with the costs of the January blizzard.  More...

Nation/World

NYC landing mishap raises questions on runway snow closures

NEW YORK   The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice.  More...