December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Newt, Mitt, Bibi and Vladimir

I have a simple motto when it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: I love both Israelis and Palestinians, but God save me from some of their U.S. friends — those who want to love them to death, literally.  More...

Obituaries

Ronald S. Hodgdon

WISCASSET — Ronald S. Hodgdon, 83, of Birch Point Road died Monday, December 12, 2011 at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta.  He was born in Bath on November 28, 1928, a son of Lewis P. and Anna (Swett) Hodgdon.  More...

World

Poll: Most want payroll tax extension

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Most Americans want Congress to vote to continue the payroll tax reduction, according to a new Associated Press- GfK poll that comes as Democrats and Republicans wrestle over whether to extend the cut through 2012.  More...

Maine

BRIEFS

Barber shop broken into for fifth time   MANCHESTER (AP) — The owner of a Manchester barber shop says his business has been broken into for the fifth time in the past three months.  More...

Community

THAT WAS THEN

Santa’s hard hat helper

In 1977, a reporter from The Times Record tagged along with Santa Claus as he made his rounds to various locales in the Mid-coast region during December. More...