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Friday, November 16, 2018
  • Today I turn on the radio . . .
  • We have two major electric companies in Maine, and they control 95 percent of the market for the entire state. Originally Maine companies, the former Bangor Hydro (now Emera) is a Nova Scotian company, and Central Maine Power (CMP) . . .
  • As another Fire Prevention Week goes into the books, Rockland Fire and EMS would like to continue to build upon the lessons delivered to local schoolchildren by addressing the adults among us. Our fire safety educators were a . . .
  • The recent epidemic rise in opioid use disorders and overdoses has put the spotlight on two elected positions that hold the key to local change. Why? Because most of those arrested in our community have a substance use disorder . . .
  • On October 2, 2018, a broad low-pressure disturbance named Hurricane Michael formed in the southwestern Caribbean Sea. Just eight days later, on October 10, the storm slammed into the Florida panhandle at Mexico Beach. . . .
  • The Board of Directors of the Parent Program of Mid-Coast Maine, Inc. (PPMM) would like to extend our gratitude to Pam Gormley and co-workers at the Skidompha Public Library. The members of the Skidompha Public Library helped support . . .
  • Join Our Town Belfast for a screening of the unforgettable, original Ghostbusters. Special thanks to the Colonial Theatre for hosting this event to benefit the work of Our Town Belfast. The movie will be shown on Monday, October 22 . . .
  • Citizens of Camden will have the opportunity to take the lead on banning single-use plastics on the November ballot. Article 2 bans single-use bags and puts a fee of 10 cents on paper bags at stores selling food staples. Article 8 bans the . . .
  • I support the ordinance on the upcoming Camden ballot which will ban single-use plastic bags. Although thin plastic grocery bags don’t seem to amount to much and it’s easy (yes, I do it) to cave in and grab them, I know they’re emblematic . . .
  • I believe the proposed use of Tannery Park, as agreed upon by the members of the Tannery Park Work Group, has shifted from multi-use with significant green space to primarily a commercial building. This is based on a visit with . . .
  • On November 6 the Rockport Select Board asks your help in building a new library for the town. For the past six months a team of local architects, engineers, builders and residents has worked to develop a plan for our library . . .
  • What a long, strange trip it has been.… For over five years the citizens of Rockport have wrestled with what to do about a deteriorating town library. A year-and-a-half ago this very lack of progress prompted me to run for the . . .
  • Rockland Heart & Soul needs your help — your thoughts and ideas about the future of our city. After over 300 interviews with members of our community, we have lots of information, but we couldn’t talk to everyone. We’ve drafted a . . .
  • Although I will not be eligible to vote in Rockport on election day next month, I want to express my disappointment in the manner our town officials have handled the issue of locating a replacement for our beloved village library. . . .
  • Do we want to invest in a new library on land that is inaccessible to the majority of residents? One that will not meet space needs for larger programs? One that adds to traffic congestion and serious parking issues? One that cannot . . .
  • I’m voting to send Jayne Crosby Giles to represent me in Augusta in the State Senate. I’ve come to know Jayne through her volunteer work but what impresses me is Jayne’s work experience helping small business, which are the . . .
  • I am writing to express my strong support for State Senator Dave Miramant, who is running for re-election this fall. I think he’s a great Senator for this area, and especially for people like me, who are young people inspired by great leaders. . . .
  • Although a lifelong Republican I wholeheartedly support Erin Herbig to represent Waldo County in the State Senate. Before I retired as the director of the Maine State Library I was aware of Erin’s reputation as an effective leader in the . . .
  • As a Maine House Democrat, I have reason to support other Democratic candidates at this time of year. Growing our caucus means growing our majority — and getting more done. That said, I write to praise an independent incumbent, Rep. Owen Casás . . .
  • In last week’s Free Press, Kerin Resch noted that some accuse his wife, Paula Sutton, of “walking the party line.” Here are two regrettable significant instances in which she does just that. Last year our legislature had the opportunity to join . . .
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