December 22, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page


Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

Editor’s Note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of The New York Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. More...


Edward Smith Gilfillan III

Ed passed away after a brief illness on December 14, 2017. Ed lived in Harpswell, Maine, and is survived by his wife of 53 years, Katherine (Kathie). More...


A new Star Wars: Disruptive by design

‘The Last Jedi’ is a hit but how much did audiences like it?

NEW YORK With glowing reviews from critics and $450.8 million of worldwide box office in the first three days of release of “The Last Jedi,” all would seem to be right in the “Star Wars” universe. More...



FREEPORT HIGH SCHOOL students and staff were very busy this holiday month, raising money and shopping for gifts to help those in need in the RSU5 community. More...


Poll: Sexual misconduct allegations voted top news story

NEW YORK The wave of sexual misconduct allegations that toppled Hollywood power brokers, politicians, media icons and many others was the top news story of 2017, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. More...