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Saturday, November 18, 2017
  • Health care has rightly held a dominant place in our national debate for many years now, and for good reason. It makes up a sixth of our national economy, and few policy areas touch us as personally as the debate over how . . .
  • I served as Mayor of Belfast for more than eight years. I know what’s involved in the job and what it takes. Nearly two years ago I met Samantha Paradis and she expressed interest in running for the position. At the time I was wrestling . . .
  • By voting “Yes” on Question 2 on November 7, you will be casting a ballot to provide 70,000 of your fellow citizens with health insurance. You will also be voting to support Maine’s hospitals and health service industry by bringing $500 million . . .
  • Some senior citizens like myself have spent plenty of time complaining about the young “millennial” generation. So why on earth would mature citizens in the oldest county in Maine want a millennial in the mayor’s office? A young professional . . .
  • Vote! The blue and yellow signs urge … Vote for Lisa Westkaemper. For Rockland City Council. I plan to, and encourage readers of your paper to consider doing the same. My reasons include: her considerable experience in serving . . .
  • Camden’s proposed “Unencapsulated Polystyrene Ordinance” needs your support. The Camden Conservation Commission urges Camden voters to approve this ordinance as one step in improving the health and beauty of our . . .
  • Here’s a sign of the times and how a local organization has decided to cope with them. Not too long ago, members of the Pen Bay YMCA, those who use the cardiac room at the Rockport facility, were able to keep up with the news of the . . .
  • MDOT’s Wiscasset downtown renewal plan, or Option 2, as it is widely known, is an unnecessary and costly ($8 million) “curb appeal” of downtown Wiscasset and not a traffic mitigation plan. Neither Option 2 nor Option 1 will do . . .
  • Dear MDOT Engineer Stephen Landry — This letter is in response to your letter to me dated September 22, 2017. Thank you for responding to my letter dated September 12 regarding the dangerous intersection and stretch of Route 17 in . . .
  • I am Lisa Westkaemper, a candidate for Rockland City Council. I have experience as a municipal leader, having served a full term as a City Councilor in my prior city of residence. I have the ability to research complex issues and make . . .
  • I am voting for Walter Ash for Mayor of Belfast. With decades of public service to the people of Belfast and Waldo County, Walter has the experience and knowledge to carry us into the future. Government is complicated these days and . . .
  • In October of 1992, the John Street United Methodist Church held its first worship service in its sanctuary, and on October 29, 2017, the church will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a service of rededication during its regular . . .
  • It is with pleasure that I endorse Samantha Paradis for Mayor of Belfast. Samantha is a gifted nurse at Waldo County General Hospital and a leader in Waldo County. I met Samantha when she started the group Aging Well in Waldo County. . . .
  • Year of Successful Weatherization Projects for Rockland Homeowners—
    On October 13, the Rockland Energy Advisory Committee hosted a celebration at Steel House in Rockland with participants, benefactors and contractors. The celebration was helped with donations from Café Miranda . . .
  • On October 5, one of Maine’s legends was chased by dogs then shot and killed. The attack was no accident. It was planned and had accomplices. The main perpetrator has not been arrested, nor will he be, and no charges will be . . .
  • Ghosts and ghouls and creepy clowns . . .
  • As soon as Lisa Westkaemper moved to Rockland she became active in our community, quietly observing its workings and offering her insight and past experience where she could, and I am confident that her desire and willingness . . .
  • I moved to Belfast from out of state when I fell in love with the quaint, yet energetic town on the coast. When Samantha Paradis moved from northern Maine to call Belfast home, I’m sure she had the same sentiment in mind. Since being . . .
  • Last week the “Vote Yes on 1” signs appeared in Rockland. Someone is in the process of spending several million dollars to try to get a license to open a casino somewhere down in York. Why should I care? I don’t. But I have heard . . .
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