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Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • We are faculty, administrators, and staff at institutions of higher education in Maine, writing to urge you to vote “no” on Kavanaugh when the nomination is brought to the Senate floor. There are credible allegations of sexual misconduct from . . .
  • Mr. Kavanaugh’s recent testimony reveals him to be a political zealot, a man who will crusade for “conservative” causes. If you agree with his philosophy, you are pleased by his nomination. If you object, you are concerned. . . .
  • Having served four consecutive terms in the Maine Legislature from 2008 to 2016 representing several towns in Knox County, I’d like to share some insights on the upcoming election. First of all, I’m very concerned about how divided we . . .
  • People need to have more surrounding awareness while driving, even walking. I want to share an event that happened to me on my way home from work the other day. While passing by Ayers Park in Union on Route 235, there was a group of ducks . . .
  • In the upcoming November 6 election, Maine voters will be able to choose amongst different voices. In the gubernatorial race the choices are between an establishment Democrat, successful politician, Augusta insider, and a member of a well . . .
  • Senator Collins must realize that an investigation with a set time to end and only certain witnesses allowed is only a sham. She must think of the big picture. Voting for Kavanaugh under the pretense that an incomplete . . .
  • There is a proposal to repeal the cap on short-term, non-owner occupied rentals in Rockland. While I understand it’s a good idea to revisit the issue and see if it’s working as intended, or if it could be improved, I am opposed to repealing . . .
  • I am writing in support of Erin Herbig, candidate for the Maine State Senate District 11. Throughout the nine years that I have known Erin, she has been committed to helping the people and businesses of Waldo County. A native of Belfast, Erin . . .
  • I have known Jayne Crosby Giles for well over 20 years. Jayne sat on the governing board of Broadreach Family & Community Services during some of the time that I served as its executive director. During that time, I marveled at her skill . . .
  • The voters of House District 88 (Chelsea, Jefferson, Whitefield and part of Nobleboro) have an opportunity to elect a Representative to the Maine legislature who will bring fresh ideas to the pressing issues facing Maine: Chloe Maxmin. . . .
  • Ballot Question 1 has very good intentions. It asks: “Do you want to create the Universal Home Care Program to provide home-based assistance to people with disabilities and senior citizens, regardless of income, funded by a . . .
  • WCTC Helps Register First-Time Voters—
    Waldo County Technical Center (WCTC) helped their students take an important step toward becoming responsible citizens by participating in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 25. With the help of volunteers from . . .
  • My name is Dorothy Meriwether, and I’m running for County Commissioner for District 1, which includes Rockland, Thomaston, Owls Head and South Thomaston. Before I tell you a little about myself, I have to acknowledge that talking . . .
  • Senator Collins has often been touted, by herself and by the media, as being Maine’s moderate Senator. I expect Collins to be misleading in that description but I expect the media to do their homework before they try to ram such . . .
  • Third Annual Camden Snow Bowl Trail Fest Draws Crowds of All Ages—
    The third annual Camden Snow Bowl Trail Fest is produced by Baxter Outdoors, Trail Runners of Midcoast Maine, and Midcoast Maine New England Mountain Bike Association. The weekend kicked off on Friday with an evening of Maine-made . . .
  • This November Rockport voters will be asked to approve a Bond Referendum to build a new library in Rockport. A new design has been completed with a budget of $3.5 million, of which $2 million will be funded privately. This represents . . .
  • Rockport Library Capital Campaign—
    The Rockport Library took a giant step closer to reality with the unveiling of a building-sized mural and the announcement that the capital campaign is halfway to its $2 million goal to build it. “We’ve seen overwhelming support early on from . . .
  • To Members of the Rockport Select Board and the Library Building Committee—
    I respect the fact that the SB [Rockport Select Board] has designated Stephen Smith as its current (third) library architect, and, as you know, I had volunteered to contribute to his efforts. However, the choice of architect is not . . .
  • The Historic Thomaston Research Group is launching a Thomaston Pride event that will run for the month of October in the form of an Architectural Scavenger Hunt. The intent is to provide awareness of Thomaston’s many varieties of . . .
  • Renovation Project Under Way in Camden—
    Last year the parishioners of St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church discovered that the mortar beneath the large stained-glass window on the Chestnut Street side of the church has begun to degrade. Moisture filtration and the deterioration of the . . .
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