April 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Opinion

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Dream no small dreams for they have no More...

Commentary

Who Will Feed the Children?

With minimal press coverage and little fanfare, both houses of Congress in Washington last week passed proposed budgets calling for severe reductions in funding for programs such as SNAP (food stamps) and Medicaid, including the Children’s Heal More...

Obituaries

Janice E. Connors

TOPSHAM — Janice E. (Carlson) Connors, age 63, died at a local hospital on Saturday, April 4, 2015.  She was born in Portland, ME on May 30, 1951, a daughter of Robert and Madeline Bryant Rowley. She attended Brunswick High School. More...

World

Afghan soldier shoots, wounds 3 U.S. troops in insider attack

KABUL, Afghanistan An Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday, wounding three before he was shot dead by American troops, an official and an eyewitness said. More...

Maine

The Maine ‘religious freedom’ bill is nearly identical to Indiana law

AUGUSTA   A draft of a Maine senator’s “religious freedom” bill shows the plan is nearly identical to the Indiana law that has sparked national controversy in recent weeks from those who say it has legalized discrimination base More...

Nation/World

White officer charged with murder in black man’s death

Policeman, caught on video, shoots fleeing man eight times in the back after traffic stop

CHARLESTON, S.C. More...