June 14, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Controls on surveillance secret, unsupervised

The news that the federal government has been collecting phone and Internet data on millions of Americans has stirred controversy over the balance between national security and personal privacy.  Despite the revelation of the National Security A More...

Obituaries

Richard Carl Averill

TOPSHAM — Richard Carl Averill, 75, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at his home in Topsham. He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on November 10, 1937, a son of Donald Alfred and Vivian Mary Elizabeth (Beatty) Averill. More...

Maine

Lawmakers OK $6.3B budget

AUGUSTA (AP) — Maine lawmakers are sending a $6.3 billion spending plan to Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s desk where it faces a likely veto because it includes temporary increases of the state sales tax and the meals and lodging tax.  More...