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Monday, September 26, 2016
  • On Friday, September 9th, the Knox County Recovery Coalition (KCRC) held its first celebration dance and fundraising auction. Expectations were greatly exceeded by a full house of guests at the Samoset Resort, giving . . .
  • Four hundred and eighty thousand (480,000) people in our country die from tobacco use annually, according to the CDC, whereas about 28,000 die from opioids. Why does the so-called opioid crisis flood the news, while . . .
  • I am a candidate for the State House District 95, representing Hope, Appleton, Warren and part of Union. Frustrated by the proposed cuts to support for children, families and our communities, I decided to run for the Maine . . .
  • I want to thank the citizens of midcoast Maine for the privilege and honor of serving as Representative in the Maine Legislature for the past eight years. It has been a fascinating, illuminating, and tiring experience and I am . . .
  • Hi, my name is Sharyn Pohlman and I am the Democratic candidate for District 3 Knox County Commissioner. I have lived in the Camden/Rockport area for almost 20 years and have worked with a number of local . . .
  • During my six-year tenure on City Council, I have worked hard to meet residents and actively seek community members’ concerns, suggestions and ideas on issues and projects to move Rockland forward. I’ve heard concerns . . .
  • Senator Chris Johnson understands a lot about big issues that matter to people in Maine, but he also cares about everyday problems that the people he represents can get help with. I’ve got firsthand experience with this. . . .
  • As an unaffiliated voter, I am writing to support John Spear for State Representative in District 92 on November 8. It was my good fortune to serve with John as a colleague for several years in School District MSAD 50 prior . . .
  • The more southern route of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline is a selfish, racist attempt to prevent any risk to Bismarck, North Dakota’s water supply; it is racist, because it willfully threatens instead the water . . .
  • The press is bent on demeaning Donald Trump which is fair game but let’s not forget that he bested his primary opponents because the people felt they were not being represented by the establishment. In a close look . . .
  • Another academic year has begun, and every year invites new opportunities for teaching and learning. As educators, our work is about designing a more powerful and relevant curriculum in a world in which sea change . . .
  • I am writing to enthusiastically endorse John Spear as the Democratic candidate for our state representative from District 92, Cushing, Matinicus, St. George, South Thomaston and Thomaston. I have known John for many . . .
  • I met Dave Miramant for the first time when I was still in high school, over 10 years ago. As a youth, I was impressed by Dave’s thoughtfulness, work ethic, and genuine love for Maine and its people. Now, as a State Senator . . .
  • I am attempting to bring events to the Union Fairgrounds, and as such there will be a most amazing Haunted House at the Union Frightgrounds. The dates of the event are Friday and Saturday, October 21 and 22, and Friday . . .
  • When someone asked Jonathan Fulford why he was running for State Senate from Waldo County, he said: “I’ve got five grandchildren. We have to take care of our problems and challenges today to leave a decent world . . .
  • I’m an independent voter and will be voting for Senator Dave Miramant for District 12 on November 8. Dave is a well-qualified leader who has a proven track record of working with his colleagues from all parties to craft . . .
  • The September 8 article by Christine Parrish “Attempts to Build Affordable Housing Stall in Rockland” presents a very one-sided and partisan view. Rockland residents and its Parks Commission are not “advocating for the . . ."
  • I share Bob Hardina’s (September 1 letter to editor) identification as a liberal, with the dictionary definition as a person “favoring progress and reform, as in politics, religion, etc., open minded or tolerant, characterized by . . .
  • Haynes Galleries Ends Season Early—
    Haynes Galleries will close for the summer earlier than previously planned. The final day to visit the gallery in Thomaston will be Saturday, September 17. The early seasonal closure is due to the road construction on Route 1 . . .
  • This election season has been brutal. The corruption in both the RNC and the DNC is not new, tragically. But this cycle thousands of us awakened from our slumber due to the Sanders campaign and Wikileaks revelations . . .
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