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Monday, March 1, 2021

The weekly columnists in The Free Press are a great source of news and opinion - both local and global. Click on one below to start your journey.

  • Q: I have been having really frustrating conversations lately with my adult daughter. She seems more angry with me and unwilling to listen and accept my advice. I see her and her boyfriend making some mistakes that my husband ...
  • February 9: Denali, a New York–based tug with fuel barge, arrived from Portland and delivered 59,000 barrels of kerosene. It sailed February 10 for New York. February 14: Albanyborg, a 469-foot general cargo ship, arrived in Searsport ...
  • The Sketchbook. A builder’s journal: #12 Brushed
    I’ve become either smart or lazy with my paint brushes. I used to wash my brush, roller cover, and paint tray after every use. Not anymore. Water-base paint, primer and stain, with one exception, are what I use. If I’m ...
  • If you’ve been thinking of starting your own seeds indoors, this is the perfect time. Thanks to quarantines and lockdowns, winter has seemed interminable, and any new project involving soil and green growing plants ...
  • National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day is the first Saturday in February each year. Holidays like that are important. We as a culture start ignoring such major national festivals as that, and next thing you know, we’re wearing ...
  • Notes from Lime City: Fracking (with Summit Natural Gas) While the World Burns
    Did you just get a slick flyer in the mail from Summit Natural Gas claiming that “simplicity, convenience, efficiency and cleaner burning” will accompany the new pipelines it wants to lay throughout the midcoast this year? Sounds wonderful ...

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  • We are all now witness to the events of last Wednesday in Washington. I am bound for Shanghai to teach students from China and Europe and Africa about Law and Society in America. What should I say to them? So disturbed ...
  • Tom Sadowski: A 2020 Time Travelogue
    There is a photo making the rounds on the internet. It’s a scene from the 1985 movie “Back to the Future” where the eccentric professor, Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) is giving instructions on how to control the destination of the ...
  • Patrisha McLean: Peace, Joy and Freedom
    My daughter Jackie and I were on the phone, having fun figuring out a name for the new Finding Our Voices fund that would help women get out and stay out of dangerous relationships, now that money was coming into it from sales ...
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Over- growth, or SIBO, is a condition in which normal bacteria colonize the small intestine — where they do not belong — causing uncomfortable, sometimes painful gastrointestinal symptoms, the most ...
  • Morning Rounds: Vigilance Is More Important than Ever
    As we enter the eighth month of this pandemic, fears that cool weather would accompany a surge in the pandemic have proven well-placed. Cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in our coastal Maine communities and ...
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