April 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Realities of Testing

As a teacher of 20 vibrant, curious, and yes, often challenging fourth graders at Montello Elementary School in Lewiston, I constantly search for ways to improve my students’ learning experiences and to understand what will best help them succe More...

Obituaries

Herve J. Pelletier

TOPSHAM — Herve J. Pelletier, age 96, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Bodwell Unit, Mid Coast Senior Health Center, Brunswick.  More...

World

On Cuban isle once home to Americans, a look back and ahead

ISLA DE LA JUVENTUD, Cuba   Fidelia Rodriguez looks at photos of the Smith family, the Americans who once owned the home she has lived in all her life. More...

Maine

LePage pledges to fight for more drug enforcement agents

AUGUSTA   Republican Gov. Paul LePage said Tuesday that the “gloves are off” as he digs in for another fight with Democrats this year over his plan to increase the number of drug enforcement officials in Maine.  More...

Nation/World

Indiana debate exposes GOP divisions

Religious freedom law brings social issues to forefront in early stages of primaries

WASHINGTON   It is a debate many Republicans hoped to avoid.  More...