The Washington Post
Gasoline Rises to Four-Week High as Demand Gains Before Holiday
Gasoline rose for a fourth day, reaching a four-week high as demand for the motor fuel climbed before the Christmas holiday, indicating supplies may decline.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
'Lessons and carols' service returns to York
Last winter, the summer chapel in York Harbor opened its doors for an unprecedented ceremony.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Spot Ethanol Prices Mixed in Early Thin Trade Tuesday
U.S. spot ethanol prices were mixed in a thinly-traded early session Tuesday, with Chicago prices up for the second straight day on the back of higher Chicago Mercantile exchange corn futures, while the New York Harbor prices fell ahead of federal data due out Wednesday that's expected to show a further increase in weekly ethanol supply.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Celebrate the season at a community service
Three churches, the town police chief, the president of the local hospital and many other York residents are coming together Sunday for a community Christmas service.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Mildred Carlson Hesselman, 92, formerly of The Meetinghouse Village, Kittery, died at Berwick Estates, South Berwick, on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Post-Sandy, Long Island barrier systems appear surprisingly sound
As coastal communities continue to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, scientists at this week's annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union offer some encouraging news: the storm did not seriously damage the offshore barrier system that controls erosion on Long Island.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Names of America: Who Was Ellis, Famous for That Island?
Between 1892 and 1954, Ellis Island served as the point of entry for about 12 million immigrants.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Spot Ethanol Prices Climb as Demand Picks Up
U.S. spot ethanol prices edged higher in early trade Monday, extending gains from last week on talk demand is picking up while supply is limited.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
More Snowy Owl Sightings on Sandy Hook
The following is a blog entry from Joe Reynolds, area naturalist: It's the most wonderful time of the year! All of sudden there are a handful of snowy owls on Sandy Hook.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
ProfNet Experts Available on New Year's Resolutions, Nelson Mandela, More
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Thu Dec 05, 2013
The American Scholar
Try these totally accurate words on for size: United States Army Air Corps Major W. H. Auden.
The Nuclear Option: Postal Service Confuses Lady Liberty with Vegas Knock-Off
So the Postal Service decides to issue a stamp commemorating perhaps the single most iconic image around the world representing the United States of America, the country that the post office serves so faithfully - rain, snow, or shine.
Short Supply Squeezes NYH Spot Ethanol Prices Higher
Spot ethanol prices for prompt delivery in the New York Harbor skyrocketed 25.0 cents to $3.25 per gallon Thursday, with spot values squeezed higher on short supply, sources said.
New York Harbor after Sandy
Hurricane Sandy's most obvious calling card was the blow it delivered to beachside homes in Greater New York, reducing thousands to piles of rubble.
Thanksgiving dinner serves hundreds
Wells Junior High School's eighth grade class presented their 19th annual WJHS Thanksgiving Dinner for area seniors on Nov. 17. More than 430 guests were served a traditional holiday meal.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Despite ethics ban, lawyers find ways to reach N.Y. train accident victims
It's a scene that is both predictable and, for some critics, unseemly: After a major accident or other disaster, lawyers swoop in, seeking to represent victims or their loved ones who may want to file a lawsuit.
HURT: Postal Service misses address by a whole continent
So the Postal Service decides to issue a stamp commemorating perhaps the single most iconic image around the world representing the United States of America, the country that the post office serves so faithfully - rain, snow or shine.
The Washington Post
Gasoline Futures Rise on Lower Supplies in New York Harbor Area
Gasoline advanced as supplies in the New York Harbor area, where the Nymex contract is delivered, are the lowest in 11 months.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Chicago Spot Ethanol Tumbles With Move to December
Spot ethanol prices plunge 20cts gallon at the Argo hub near Chicago, trading $2.40 gallon early Monday after rallying on end-of-month short-covering last week.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Governor candidate Michaud claiming bipartisan support
The Democratic congressman from Maine's second district has polled consistently - albeit narrowly - in first place.