Latest Rockland, Maine, weather
GO
search sponsored by
Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • Last night, I attended the annual RSU 13 budget hearing to decide the warrants for next year. This meeting, the presentations, the questions, and the discussion, expressed a very, very high level of quality, in every way. True, previous . . .
  • Wretch that I am, I must apologize for being a Republican. After reading your “news” story on the GOP candidates for governor of Maine, there can be no other conclusion to be drawn than that every candidate is mortally flawed to the core. . . .
  • Do you walk or bike around Rockland? Then you might have noticed some of the same challenges that we have: sidewalks that end without notice, crosswalks to nowhere, crumbling shoulders, a lack of bike lanes, and in . . .
  • Citizens who make a living or just find spiritual renewal on Penobscot Bay have some serious summer reading to do. The first is a Virginia Tech paper titled “Fish Farming in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems” by Louis A. Helfrich and George Libey. . . .
  • It was early June in the year 1818. Excitement was growing in the up-and-coming town of Belfast, Maine. Historian Joseph Williamson writes in “The History of the City of Belfast, Vol. I,” “From the restoration of peace [ending the . . ."
  • Mark Eves is getting my #1 vote because it matters how our next governor will do their job. We need a leader who knows listening is important, somebody who has experience sitting down at the table and having real conversations . . .
  • I support Caitlin Hills for House District 97 (Belfast, Northport, Waldo), despite my not living in her district. I have read the many informative supporting letters by those who do live in her district, and wonder if I dare mention the . . .
  • With all the recent media attention for the conventions of Maine’s Republicans and Democrats, voters shouldn’t forget that it won’t be only these party candidates who run for Governor this coming November. Nor should they forget . . .
  • Like many of you, I don’t pay much attention to the state office races until the day before voting, at least not until this time! Chloe Maxmin, a Democratic primary candidate for the four towns in District 88, had left a flyer in our door while . . .
  • This year we have a wide range of highly qualified and capable candidates running for Governor, but one stands above the crowd: Mark Eves. Mark is a proven leader who has clearly shown the ability to find solutions . . .
  • We hear that Wall Street financed the election of so many people in Congress that Republicans were able to roll back the 2008 regulations that were put on banks — after the lack of regulations enabled them to steal until they crashed . . .
  • Mainers have a unique chance, in the coming gubernatorial primaries, to vote in a way that is both practical and idealistic. Ranked-choice voting allows citizens to give their greatest support to those who will uphold their values, while . . .
  • Having the opportunity to hear her ideas and concepts of what would make for a more equitable society, it is obvious why I shall be casting my vote for Ann Matlack of St. George for Representative of House District 92 on June 12. . . .
  • I thought that all human tragedy had been fully described by Aeschylus, Sophocles, Dante, Shakespeare, et al. I find, however, that we are in an age of decadence, abhorrent behavior, sinfulness and ignoble human acts that reaches new . . .
  • The problem is that with the plurality voting rule in use throughout the United States, the winners of many of our elections, at all levels of government, take power despite the fact that the majority of those going to the polls did not . . .
  • Until last week, the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution embodied the principle of the equal right to life of a mother and her unborn child. This is the same principle that the Right to Life movement in the USA would like to enforce . . .
  • I firmly believe that Jared Golden is the best candidate to defeat Bruce Poliquin. Golden holds a strong ethic for a duty to serve and walks his talk. A lifelong Democrat, Jared was a professional staff member on the Senate Homeland . . .
  • As the lead organizer for the Maine Lobstering Union, I understand the importance of people acting collectively to effect change. Chloe Maxmin has the ability to effect change in House District 88. I believe that Chloe will be a legislator . . .
  • When I first met Caitlin Hills she was holding a “Ban Assault Weapons” sign. I was holding a similar one and we were both on the corner in downtown Belfast immediately after the Parkland school shooting. Some events demand that . . .
  • The Trump administration continues its attack on women. Now it wants to deny funds to any organization that provides abortions or counsels women on the option of abortion. Of course, it is already illegal for these organizations to use . . .
12
Looking for something older? Try our archive search