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October 23, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

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The Rest of Last Year’s Story

BROUGHT UP BRUNSWICK

It’s been a while since I regaled you with my near brush with death while trying to feebly maintain speaking terms with the cute girl from sixth grade science class.  Well now, it seems there’s been some fairly recent developments in More...

Seasons Change, and Change Again

GUEST COLUMN

In just a couple of weeks, we’ll be turning the clocks back. The end of the day will rapidly darken long before we reach our cars to drive home from work with headlights on. More...

LETTERS

Way to Go BMS! Thursday evening I attended a Harvest Supper at Bath Middle School. The supper was great, but I was most impressed by the cheerful, polite, courteous students. Way to go, Bath Middle School! More...

Today in History

In 1864, forces led by Union Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis repelled Confederate Maj. Gen. More...

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Join the Peace Wave More...

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Mid Coast Hospital Encourages Medicaid Expansion  Free Access 

GUEST COLUMN

Mid Coast–Parkview Health supports Medicaid expansion, a choice Maine voters will face on a statewide ballot initiative in the upcoming election. More...

Both GOP, Dems Could Split Before 2018 Vote

GUEST COLUMN

When Susan Collins was thinking about leaving the U.S. Senate and running for governor next year, she was warned that she would face right-wingers in a bruising Republican primary. More...

Reed & Reed and Zoning in Woolwich

Oped Response

We read Jim Gabor’s recent oped about Woolwich with interest and believe that some history of the neighborhood is in order to provide a more accurate picture. Mr. More...

Reflections from Spain

JUST A LITTLE OLD

When we enrolled in a Road Scholar trip to Spain, we didn’t know that we were going to witness history in the making. More...

Joe’s Been to Indy

Joe Donahue, Commander Post 20 Brunswick has been called to National Headquarters of The American Legion in Indianapolis Indiana, to attend the annual National fall conference. Cmdr. Donahue has been appointed to the National Americanism Commission. More...

Positive first impressions

GUEST COLUMN

Visiting Southern Maine Community College’s Midcoast Campus earlier this month was an eye-opener for Nataleigh Ormsby.  More...

LETTERS

Each Vote Does Matter, Especially Yours   I write to encourage citizens who live in Woolwich to vote on Election Day, particularly to re-elect Allison Hepler and Jason Shaw to serve us on our Woolwich Selectboard. More...

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Our Culture of Gun Violence

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Whether it was an outside initiated referendum or homegrown, Maine’s recent attempt at gun control legislation was shot down at the ballot box. A majority of Mainers clearly love guns. More...

The New Ranked-Choice Voting Bill is Still Unconstitutional

The Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs will convene on Monday, Oct. 16 to hold a public hearing on LD 1646, a bill that attempts to bring Maine’s voter-approved ranked-choice voting law into compliance with the state constitution. More...

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I do not prize the word cheap. More...

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