May 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Breaking the Silence on Health Care

RE: MAINE

Let’s say you want a bill to create thousands of jobs. The measure should also rescue vital community institutions in danger of shutting down or consolidating with out-oftown partners. More...

Obituaries

Elizabeth M. Merrill

A graveside service for Elizabeth M. Merrill, 98, who died on Oct. 27, 2014, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Ripps Cemetery, Lewiston Road, West Gardiner. Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath.   More...

Maine

Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors

PORTLAND   New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year.  More...

Nation/World

Pentagon accused of withholding information about sex crimes

WASHINGTON   The number of sex-related crimes occurring in U.S. military communities is far greater than the Defense Department has publicly reported, a U.S. More...