April 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

‘Lynch Mob’: Misuse of Language

Last week, the Baltimore police union president, Gene Ryan, compared those protesting the death of Freddie Gray to a “lynch mob.”  More...

Obituaries

R. Ted Laguerre Jr.

BRUNSWICK — On April 20, 2015, R. Ted Laguerre Jr., a resident of Brunswick, Maine, loosed his mooring lines to life and sailed to the hereafter in his 72nd year on this earth.  More...

World

Nepal quake toll tops 5,000 as aid reaches epicenter area

PASLANG, Nepal   Aid reached a hilly district near the epicenter of Nepal’s earthquake for the first time today, four days after the quake struck and as the death toll from the disaster passed the 5,000 mark.  More...

Nation/World

Baltimore streets quiet after curfew

BALTIMORE   Baltimore streets previously rocked by riots were quiet this morning at the lifting of a nighttime curfew that was enforced by 3,000 police and National Guardsmen.  The curfew ended at 5 a.m. More...