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LETTERS

Living This Way We have lived, thanks to my wife's ancestors, on Middle Bay for thirty-one years. In that time the recent fish die off is the second that I recall in that period. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Suffering without understanding in this life is a More...

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Kudos to King

JUST A LITTLE OLD

Six years ago, I audited a course on Leadership at Bowdoin taught by former Gov. Angus King. More...

Where Did ‘We the People’ Go?

A few days ago I was at a conference in Montreal, and a Canadian gentleman, trying to grasp what’s happening to America, asked me a simple question: “What do you fear most these days?” More...

Income Gap is Source of Populism, Political Division

GUEST COLUMN

The income gap between the rich and everybody else is behind the growth of populism in the U.S. and Europe, according to new political analyses. On one side are the rich and on the other is the middle class. More...

Balloons Help Fuel Learning at College

Imagine a high-altitude balloon soaring more than 100,000 feet while collecting scientific data and taking video and photos along the way. More...

Opioids, a Mass Killer We’re Meeting With a Shrug

About as many Americans are expected to die this year of drug overdoses as died in the Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan wars combined.  For more than 100 years, death rates have been dropping for Americans — but now, because of opioids, death More...

Today in History

Today is Friday, June 23, the 174th day of 2017. There are 191 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlights in History   More...

LETTERS

Of Brunswick’s Teachers and their Schools   More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

To understand is hard. Once one understands, action More...

Today in History

In 1611, English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and several other people were set adrift in present day Hudson Bay by mutineers aboard the Discovery. In 1870, the United States Department of Justice was created. More...

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Voters’ Choice

GUEST COLUMN

Last week’s election seemed to come out of nowhere. Somehow its arrival and purpose completely escaped all normal political radar. More...

Maine Must Restore Local Control Over its Schools

The Common Core State Standards, since their adoption in 2011, have been an expensive and harmful experiment that threatens Maine’s educational competitiveness. More...

LETTERS

Protecting Casco Bay   Casco Bay is important to our ecosystem and Maine’s economy. In 2015 alone, Maine lobster industry was valued at 510.7 million dollars. More...

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Safety and Happiness

PROSE AND CONS

Article I, Section 1 of the Constitution of the State of Maine states, in part, that every person in the State has, “certain natural, inherent and unalienable rights…of pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.” There are 151 me More...

Complicit in calamity

UNDER 800

In the movies, the bad guys always have a mouthpiece, the silver tongued defender, a decent front offering a veneer of respectability. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Three o’clock is always too late or too More...