April 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Recognizing the Rite of Spring

At some threshold the tipping point arrives, that point when enough evidence presents itself that winter is indeed over and spring cannot be denied any longer. More...

Obituaries

William D. Geoghegan

William Davidson Geoghegan, 92, died April 25, 2015, at Midcoast Senior Health Center in Brunswick after a long illness. More...

World

Pakistani court jails 10 for Malala attack

MINGORA, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court today sentenced 10 militants to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, a public prosecutor said.  Sayed Naeem said the court announced the ru More...

Maine

Maine CDC: Infected student exposed Kittery shoppers to measles last week

A Massachusetts student exposed shoppers at the Kittery Outlet Malls to measles last week, prompting the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention to urge unvaccinated residents to watch for symptoms of the highly contagious illness.  More...

Nation/World

Baltimore officials: No immediate decision in case of Freddie Gray

BALTIMORE   Having weathered two allnight curfews with no major disturbances, Baltimore officials are now trying to manage growing expectations they will immediately decide whether to prosecute six police officers involved in the arrest of a bla More...