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Sunday, June 25, 2017
  • Respect for the dignity of all people, honoring diversity, encouraging civil discourse, and environmental stewardship — these are the commonly shared community values that a group of Camden volunteers are highlighting in a statement . . .
  • Our democracy is going to get a workout. This 200-plus-year experiment in governance we call the United States is now entering new ground with the confluence of a Trump presidency in the time of binary party politics. . . .
  • As we here in the State of Maine are well aware, a minority of voters can win the day when the electorate is faced with choosing among three or more candidates. We have seen this in the last two gubernatorial races and the “spoiler” . . .
  • Last week’s national headlines focused on James Comey’s appearance before Congress and Russian election tampering, while across the Atlantic, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May made big headlines herself. She had . . .
  • I am concerned about cuts the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would make to Medicaid, cuts that would be in the billions of dollars. Medicaid (in our state known as Maine Care) is a lifeline for millions of Americans. It provides . . .
  • I am a young Maine resident, raised in Gray and newly returned after 15 years working away, and I am writing to express my profound dismay at the proposed repeal of the voter-approved ballot measure for Ranked Choice . . .
  • Despite the recent action of the President in withdrawing from the Paris Accord, cities and states across the country understand the need to continue reducing carbon emissions to protect our shared planet. One critical step towards . . .
  • With an overwhelming majority of the State’s voters supporting the concept of Ranked Choice Voting, making it the law, the idea that our elected leaders (elected using the two-party system that serves itself) might reject that vote of . . .
  • Does the University of Maine’s Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program help Maine? Ask the hungry people who received over 250,000 pounds of food grown last year by Master Gardener Volunteers . . .
  • We’re all sick, tired and suspicious of politicians and government. Why has it come to this? In large part because our two-party system breeds extreme divisions, corruption and moneyed influence. In his farewell address to the nation . . .
  • On behalf of the Trekkers staff, students and the Thomaston Trek 2017 planning committee, I want to express my sincere gratitude to all the local businesses and individuals who helped make our June 4th 5K/10K Run & 5K . . .
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