January 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Blocking ballot box access

All eyes are on Iowa this week, as the hodgepodge field of Republican contenders gallivants across that farm state seeking a win, or at least “momentum,” in the campaign for the party's presidential nomination. More...

Obituaries

Leah V. Potvin

BRUNSWICK — Leah V. Potvin, 93, formerly of 12 Stone Street, died Monday, December 26, 2011 at Freeport Nursing Home.  More...

World

Mt. Rainier ranger shot to death

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash.   Tactical teams searched Mount Rainier National Park’s snowy terrain for an armed gunman suspected of killing a park ranger. More...

Maine

Maine road deaths lowest since 1959

PORTLAND   Even as drivers are increasingly distracted by cellphones, email and texting, the number of highway deaths dipped to the lowest level in more than five decades in Maine and to an all-time low in neighboring New Hampshire in 2011, offi More...

Community

Midcoast Sr. College cooks up new series

BRUNSWICK   Midcoast Senior College is pleased to announce that Now You’re Cooking will sponsor the Winter Wisdom Lecture Series again this year.  The lectures are an important part of the Senior College winter program, which grateful More...