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Saturday, April 29, 2017
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  • Rockland is considering ordinances to regulate lawn sales and campers. At a recent City Council meeting, the code enforcement office proposed that Rocklanders could have four lawn sales a year, three days each . . .
  • For over 50 years the National Sea Grant has supported waterfront livelihoods and the people and places along America’s coastline. Sea Grant was established to help states responsibly develop marine commercial opportunities . . .
  • Thank you to Flatbread Company and to everyone who attended Ashwood Waldorf School’s Serve-A-Thon benefit night April 11. Flatbread donated $3.50 for each large pizza and $1.75 for every small pizza . . .
  • What a peculiar society we live in. A rational being from another planet — or even this one — would marvel at the convolutions that pass for rational thought. Here’s this Fox News man, Bill, who can lie to his millions . . .
  • The Free Press story of March 16 on the mining debate in Augusta misses the groundswell of support for Ralph Chapman’s LD 253 — a sizable contingent that opposes Natural Resources Council of Maine’s LD 820 . . .
  • Mr. Trump says we must hurry up and approve the budget before there’s a government shutdown. He promises supporters that the Wall will indeed be built. It could cost as as much as $21.6 billion. He also promises to slash the Environmental Protection Agency . . .
  • I was very pleased to learn of Rep. Seth Berry’s upcoming bill LD 1373, An Act To Protect and Expand Access to Solar Power in Maine. At a Waldo County candidates’ forum in Belfast’s Hutchinson Center . . .
  • Family Veterans Camp at Wavus —
    Once again, Kieve-Wavus says thank you! For nine years now, Kieve-Wavus has hosted veterans and their families who want to take a much-needed respite from their daily lives and visit our residential camps . . .
  • The Trump Administration proposes to eliminate the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), which has provided federal funding for civil legal aid since 1974. If this terrible proposal becomes reality, Pine Tree Legal Assistance . . .
  • I have great respect for Mac Deford’s columns on politics and international affairs; Maine and The Free Press are fortunate to have him as a resource. I’d like to respond to his column on the challenge of . . .
  • Central Lincoln County YMCA is proud to recognize Brie Wajer and Evan Eckel, youth board members from 2015–2017, for their recent awards for volunteerism.

    The Lincoln Academy students were nominated . . .
  • As we enter our 2017 season, Five Town Babe Ruth is filled with gratitude towards the Town of Rockport for making substantial improvements to the Marge Jones Babe Ruth field on Route 90. The town really . . .
  • The Board of Directors of 63 Washington Street Home for Seniors would like to thank the community for their unending support for our annual Spaghetti Supper held on April 8. First and foremost, kudos to the cooks . . .
  • Farva Missing in Tenants Harbor—
    We are looking for help in Tenants Harbor to find a missing four-legged family member, Farva. He went missing on Saturday, April 15 from Wallston Road in Tenants Harbor, right near the transfer station. . . .
  • Under the LePage administration, Mainers have suffered extraordinary losses in public health investments. Public health is like the solid roof over our home, protecting us from rain, wind, and snow, even when . . .
  • I join a vast mass of those who do not understand Trump. Like them, I was appalled he was a successful candidate and shocked that he won. All my judgement, awareness, and background were for naught. . . .
  • The bills being discussed in Maine’s legislature, LD 347 and LD 1066 are bad for the patient and bad for the medical profession. When we approach a physician it is for care, out of a respect for their education . . .
  • I came to the U.S. as an immigrant during happier times when this country was viewed as a welcoming place for people from different lands and cultures. Today’s immigrant community is not so lucky . . .
  • I write in response to Representative Casas’s piece in the April 6 Free Press, “Why I Voted Against the National Popular Vote” (NPV). Regrettably, he never explained any of the reasons why some support changing . . .
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