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December 13, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

LETTERS

The cart before the horse again   More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

A society in which men recognize no check More...

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On the Edge of the Clef

PROSE AND CONS

There is nothing more special as a parent than getting to watch hard work and effort get turned in success. Some parents find it in the sports exploits of their children. Some find it in the academic success in a report card. More...

Our Environment and Heritage Are Being Devoured

Guest Column

As a resident on Summer Street in Topsham, I have a very different point of view about the Maine DOT proposal to replace the Frank J.Wood Bridge, the “green bridge.”  More...

Political Cartoon

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Reforming our Democracy, From the Bottom Up

Over the weekend, a working group created by Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair Tom Perez and former Democratic primary opponents Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, tasked with examining the party’s use of unbound or so-called ‘su More...

Crashing the DC Men’s Club

MAKING SENSE

I finally get why President Trump tweets.  Even though I often disagree with what he tweets and how he tweets it, the president has no choice.  Tweeting is how he controls, or steers, the media coverage of him and his administration - by se More...

LETTERS

A Shout-out to Brunswick Schools’ Music Departments More...

Today's Highlights in History:

On Dec. 12, 1917, during World War I, a train carrying some 1,000 French troops from the Italian front derailed while descending a steep hill in Modane; at least half of the soldiers were killed in France's greatest rail disaster. More...

Trolling Popham Beach

EDITORIAL

There doesn’t seem to be much love lately on the Facebook page “I LOVE Popham Beach.” Folks are angry (maybe justifiably so, depending on one’s point of view) over a Maine Board of Environmental Protection decision Thursday th More...

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The Senator with Feet of Clay

RE: MAINE

Susan Collins had a choice, and made the wrong one. More...

Tis the Season to be Laughing

GUEST COLUMN

I’m standing in the greeting card aisle of a store, choosing Christmas cards to send to family members. So many carefully crafted sayings chock full of sentiment stand straight in the filled rack. I pick up a card that catches my eye. More...

Celebrating Our History

JUST A LITTLE OLD

Part II More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

I'm not interested in my legacy. I made More...

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Myth-busting the Tax Cut Bill

GUEST COLUMN

The tax bill to be finally adopted by Congress before the end of the year has produced of a series of myths, mainly the result of its rushed legislative process. More...

Let’s Usher in a New Year without a New Health Insurance Tax

New Years is approaching and before long we will begin making our resolutions about leading healthier lives. More...

Clean Power Repeal Will Impact Mainers

Guest Column

Back in October, US EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a measure to begin the process of repealing the Clean Power Plan, and right now, the EPA is holding a public comment period as they consider moving forward with the process. More...