December 13, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Depression and democracy

It’s time to start calling the current situation what it is: a depression. True, it’s not a full replay of the Great Depression, but that’s cold comfort. Unemployment in both America and Europe remains disastrously high. More...

Obituaries

Samuel Micah Webster Lawson

GEORGETOWN — Samuel Micah Webster Lawson was born in Eastport September 18, 1977. More...

World

U.S. asks Iran to give back drone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but said it is not hopeful that Iran will comply.  More...

Maine

Debate heats up over proposed Medicaid cuts

AUGUSTA   Even before Maine lawmakers begin their review of Medicaid cuts that could leave 65,000 people without coverage, the talk is heating up over Gov. More...