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Saturday, July 11, 2020
  • As the Rockland City Council, among other officials in the state of Maine, tries to determine how to best keep the public safe while also encouraging a return to work and resumption of consumer purchasing, the aim of this ...
  • Hannaford in Camden is endangering the health and lives of our community by not enforcing the state-mandated wearing of masks indoors where social distancing is not possible. It shows such a lack of regard for the health and well-being ...
  • Maine is fortunate to have a citizens’ initiative process where we can have a measure of direct democracy. On the ballot this year is an effort by Stop the CMP Corridor to prevent a huge project with few benefits and lots of risk for Mainers....
  • Tears rolled down my cheeks
    as I watched you lying there ...
  • I am writing to urge my fellow Mainers to vote in the primaries on July 14 and in the general election on November 3 because the health of every Mainer depends upon it. This historic moment has caused the death of over 115,000 of ...
  • I am writing to recommend Jann (Joanne) Minzy for re-election to the Waldoboro Select Board. Jann has lived in Waldoboro for many years, raised her family here and added to our community in so many ways. She taught in local ...
  • Presently 10 military installations are named for defeated Confederate generals such as forts Benning, Bragg and Hood. The time is now ripe to rename them for successful Union generals, including the three Maine Civil ...
  • I am not woke. And I am not racist. However, I realize we are now in a time that to even make that comment makes me “racist.” The death of George Floyd was terrible, and, yes, there are myriad examples of racism (from multiple ...
  • On Friday, June 19, two other volunteers and I were working — planting new flowers in the traffic triangle at Pascal and Route 1. This was our third day, having prepped the bed, shopped for the plants, and now we were planting....
  • Jan Minzy is an excellent Waldoboro selectman. She listens with an open mind to all sides of an issue before deciding what is in the best interests of the residents of Waldoboro. She is knowledgeable, experienced and level-headed....
  • It is almost certain that historians will look back at this November’s election as a turning point in the history of the United States. If Donald Trump succeeds in his re-election bid and the Republicans retain control of the Senate ...
  • Everyone is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in midcoast Maine. Washington has failed us, and Susan Collins has failed us. We need to send Betsy Sweet to Washington. Betsy will continue her life’s work of ...
  • July 14 is an important Election Day. Many of us have already sent for absentee ballots, which will be in the mail soon. We also need to hear from our municipalities about on-site voting for those of us who prefer to vote in ...
  • I have made several choices in the past couple of years that I have come to regret. One choice I certainly do not regret making is that of supporting Jan Dodge for state representative. Jan continues to be one of those rare public ...
  • I am writing to express my support for Chip Curry to represent Waldo County in the Maine State Senate. I first met Chip when he advised on challenges and opportunities with the AmeriCorps program through the Maine ...
  • I enthusiastically support Betsy Sweet in the Democratic Primary July 14. Betsy has spent the last 37 years advocating for policies that are now in the spotlight. I met Betsy at a Belfast town hall last September. I was immediately ...
  • I am pleased to announce that I voted for Chip Curry to represent Waldo County in the Maine State Senate in Maine’s Primary Election. Yes, I already voted! For the first time in my voting hsitory, I resquested an absente ...
  • COVID-19 heralds some good news for this Independence Day. We won’t be facing heavy traffic. And, the scarcity of meat will keep our outdoor grills safe. Folks who grill hamburgers and hot dogs face a nasty choice. The U.S. ...
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