January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Embrace a new people’s agenda

There are many voices calling for a third party to counter the dysfunction in both Democratic and Republican parties. It won’t work. Americans do not like third parties. There is better way. More...

Obituaries

Martha Louise Lambert

WESTBROOK — Martha Louise Lambert, 82, of North Yarmouth, formerly of Hampden, died on Sunday January 15, at Springbrook Nursing Care. More...

Maine

Penobscot sheriff told activist of probe

BANGOR ( AP) — The Penobscot County sheriff is defending his decision to tell friend and longtime area activist the Rev. Robert Carlson that he was under investigation by Maine State Police just hours before his suicide.  More...

Community

THAT WAS THEN

Booting up a dynasty

In this 1941 photo provided by the L.L. Bean Archive, Leon Leonwood Bean is seen with grandsons, from left, Leon Gorman, Jim Gorman and Tom Gorman, at Bean's office in Freeport. In 1912, L.L. Bean sold his first pair of boots. More...