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Friday, March 24, 2017
  • We are extremely concerned about the very real and dangerous implications of Speaker Ryan’s plan. It’s not surprising this plan was kept secret until the last minute — even a quick review suggests it will create chaos in the system . . .
  • “The true measure of any society can be found in how it treats its most vulnerable member” (Mahatma Gandhi). I worry about the lack of compassion that we’re seeing in many of our elected officials — in our state of Maine, other states . . .
  • To the Rockland City Council, re: Resolution to Promote an Open, Respectful, Healthy Community; Promoting inclusiveness through this resolution is a non-binding, non-partisan way of saying that we as a community stand together . . .
  • Monhegan Island is my home. As a resident who lives and works here, I feel compelled to respond to the opinions expressed in the recent op-ed “Yes in My Front Yard.” The issue is the siting of the UMO/ Maine Aqua Ventus wind . . .
  • Monday’s Rockland City Council meeting was phenomenal. A standing-room-only crowd of 100 or so, people were lined up from the mic all along the rear wall and the opposite side of the City Council chamber. There was a palpable feeling . . .
  • Kudos, Andy O’Brien, for your ironic headline “Mayhew Touts ‘Brighter Future’ for Poor Families by Eliminating Their Food and Housing Assistance,” with its substantive story. They say “a picture is worth a thousand words” and . . .
  • The Fresh Air Fund invites families in southern Maine to consider signing up to host children from New York City this summer. The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free out-of-the-city summer experiences . . .
  • Corporate media, confused about its role in a democracy, seems unwilling to discern fact from falsehood, as in: “Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief insisted that the Wall Street Journal wouldn’t label Trump’s . . ."
  • Resolution of Commitment to Promoting an Open, Respectful, Healthy Community. What’s not to like about this Resolution? Who would want to weaken anything it supports? Why would anyone even object to any of its assertions? . . .
  • “We are well past the time for any political niceties or benefits of the doubt. We need an independent and thorough investigation of Russia’s meddling in our democracy and its ties to the President and his allies,” wrote veteran CBS . . .
  • What a proud night for Rockland on Monday! Standing room only in City Council chambers! Just when I wondered if our country could make its way back from all the hate and bigotry that has filled these last 10 months or so . . .
  • The Russians have long attempted to undermine our democratic process. Putin is both skilled and ruthless in his attempts to have Russia return to its former glory days of world influence and power. Political parties and ideologies aside . . .
  • President Trump has loudly proclaimed his assault upon Federal regulations. He seems to view every legal guideline or constraint as excessive, unjustified, and part of a conspiracy of over-regulation intended to hamper business . . .
  • With Trump’s recent announcement that he will roll back emission standards for vehicles, he has given every indication that every single environmental protection enacted since 1970 or even before is under threat of severe weakening . . .
  • I have so many concerns about the future of our county that it is hard to choose one to focus on, but it seems that all of them may hinge on the Supreme Court, which is why I am most concerned about the nomination . . .
  • Dear Senator Collins, I am one of your constituents. I have resided in the Camden, Maine area (04843) for 30 years and been a partner in a small business, an architecture practice, for 20. For my entire career, I have worked for . . .
  • “Sad” is a word often used by President Donald Trump at the end of his tweets on anything he disagrees with. This could include undermining the press, or responding to what he considers to be fake news. Sad does, however . . .
  • I heard recently that the Tannery Committee had finally, at long last and after several years of deliberation, propelled itself to the conclusion that Camden’s former tannery property on outer Washington Street could indeed become . . .
  • Last November’s passage of the initiative for Ranked Choice Voting — or “RCV” for short — demonstrated that a majority of voters believe this change to our election system is a good thing. After digging into RCV implementation . . .
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