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Monday, December 05, 2016
  • Sen. Dave Miramant, D-Camden, is reminding local farmers that Knox County qualifies for natural disaster assistance from the USDA due to this summer’s drought conditions. “Our farmers work harder than anyone and have . . ."
  • Dear Friends and Neighbors of House District 94, On December 7, I will have completed my fourth and final term as your representative to the Maine Legislature because of term limits. Owen Casas will be sworn in that day as your . . .
  • As I reflect on the House District 93 campaign, I would like to thank several people for their support and encouragement — my wife Gail, Amos, my family, and friends. I want to especially thank Dennis Norton who stepped up to . . .
  • I’ve never been afraid to speak my mind politically, but that’s all changed in recent weeks, which makes it all the more important that I do so now. Repeat after me: AMERICA HAS JUST ELECTED A FASCIST AS PRESIDENT. . . .
  • This is a response to Sarah Holland’s letter “To All Trump Supporters Feeling Shunned—” in your November 24 issue. Thank you for your attempt to understand why some of your neighbors could have voted for Donald Trump. . . .
  • To the Honorable Senators King and Snow, and Honorable Representative Pingree and Mr. Poliquin; Our nation’s democratic process has led to a variety of leadership challenges over the years, and as a result, our nation has . . .
  • Thank you Sarah Holland for your concern [letter, Nov. 24] that we Trump/Pence supporters might be shunned. Both pre- and post-election as I wore my Trump/Pence button to French and Brawn, Rite Aid, Camden National . . .
  • The alpha male hamadryas baboon typically has a harem of females who must follow him

    At a prescribed distance. If one strays farther, he will leap at her and reinforce her following

    Response by biting her on the neck. . . .
  • Dear Rev. Mills, You spoke of being appalled, but what is truly appalling is your obvious ignorance concerning WWII history for starters. To compare Trump to a fascist dictator who was ultimately responsible for sending over . . .
  • I fear that history will judge the Obama presidency harshly. A class act as a human being, Obama nevertheless failed to convince a large part of the electorate — not a majority, but large enough, given our unique, and seriously undemocratic . . .
  • Walmart, China’s eighth largest trading partner, ahead of countries such as Russia, Australia and Canada, currently buys $18 billion of product from China, 70 percent of what they sell. If our President-elect is to follow through . . .
  • I do not live in the Dakota region where Standing Rock Sioux warriors lead opposition to the oil pipeline project’s environmental destruction through sacred indigenous land and waterways with their bodies and lives. Oil and . . .
  • A recent Letter to the Editor in the Ellsworth American (November 10, 2016) — “Noise pollution invades Sullivan as repaving of Route 1 progresses” — addresses the issue of rumble strips and noise pollution in the town of Sullivan . . .
  • Waldoborough Historical Society Selling Calendars, Updating Website—
    The trustees of the Waldoborough Historical Society are pleased to announce that Dana Dyer, of Waldoboro, has volunteered to serve as Webmaster for the organization. The website will be updated and some new additions . . .
  • Just think how festive the town of Waldoboro will look with all your fabulous holiday decorations. Garlands and wreaths, bows and ribbons, candles and lights can brighten up the long winter nights! Decorate your business or residence . . .
  • The following is the text of the letter I sent to both Senators King and Collins. If you feel similarly, I encourage you to do the same. Given the results of the recent election, I am most concerned about the current vacancy on the Supreme . . .
  • If you voted for Trump and now feel like your non-Trump supporting friends have turned an angry cold shoulder at you, if you feel you are being unfairly attacked as a racist, a misogynist, a xenophobe, or a science-denier, if you feel . . .
  • From all of us at Cash for Clothes a huge thank-you for participating in our fall sale and making it possible to give $6,300 to Coastal Opportunities. Many thanks to our sponsors; the Waterfront Restaurant in Camden and . . .
  • Now, more than ever, is the time for us to come together. The values that we share to create a healthy community where we all are able to find work, afford to live, and act as stewards of our land and water, are values that . . .
  • In the searing aftermath of the Presidential election, much has been said and written on both the left and right about the nature of the job and what our expectations, better and worse, might now be for it and for Mr. Trump. Rather than ...