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Thursday, August 17, 2017
  • Every year, following the Waldoboro Annual Town Meeting and Referendum vote, the Waldoboro Select Board goes through the process of appointing, and reappointing, numerous members to the Town’s committees and boards. . . .
  • Thank you for publishing the recent press releases for the Camden-Rockport Historical Society. The society is very grateful and invites the public to its annual meeting at the Conway House & Museum in Rockport on Wednesday . . .
  • The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) announced recently that the organization will be donating $3,749.50 to Lady Knox Chapter, NSDAR, Rockland, Maine, for their Tolman Cemetery Project. . . .
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  • Stories about the opiate addiction epidemic appear daily in the papers but many people in our community are unaware of how serious this problem is in our own community. It is the nature of addiction to be secretive and to appear . . .
  • In opposition to the proposed Order #62 — Amending the City of Rockland’s Harbor and Waterfront Fee Schedule — Cruise Ship Fees . . .
  • The staff and trustees at Merryspring Nature Center would like to thank everyone who played a part in making our 2017 Kitchen Tour another wonderful, successful summertime event. More than 500 people went on this . . .
  • Kudos to Eva Murray for her recent “from Offshore” article, “Grateful” (July 27, 2017), re: being “… grateful for those who make us happy.” Some folks, young or old, have a natural ability to make us feel good no matter the circumstances. . . .
  • Now that the Republican base has effectively shrugged off that the President is a White Supremacist, a groper, and an incompetent — ignorant, impulsive and vindictive — why not give him a pass on this whole Russia business . . .
  • As Navy veterans we would like to take this opportunity to respond to the July 27, 2017 letter to the editor entitled, “Destroyer is not family entertainment” in which the writer asserts that it was inappropriate for the . . .
  • Camden will hold a special Town Meeting on Tuesday, August 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Washington Street Conference Room, to request voter support for the construction of a municipal solar power array. The array will provide a . . .
  • Ranked Choice Voting remains the only reasonable choice for we who have felt disenfranchised by the political status quo and the most effective way for us to take back the power that the Constitution intended we should have all along. . . .
  • In the last two Maine legislative sessions, Maine legislators have voted in favor of two bills that would have been a first step to create some sort of solar policy that Maine lawmakers would have a hand in. Then the governor, as expected . . .
  • Two senators, Collins and Murkowski, set the stage for the last Senate lion to put an end to the ACA repeal movement. They endured threats and insults to protect their constituents. Senator McCain, no Milquetoast, took the heat for senators . . .
  • With the failure of Congress’s attempt to repeal and replace the ACA (i.e., Obamacare), several [elected officials whose statements about their votes were published in last week’s Free Press], including Senator Collins, should think . . .
  • Thanks to the passage of Question 5 last November, Maine voters look forward to using ranked choice ballots in the June 2018 state and federal elections. This is a very big deal! This is a big deal especially in the gubernatorial . . .
  • Under the current House Representative of the Second District, we are faced with shrinking support for low-income elderly, the physically and mentally handicapped, and underpaid middle class members of our society. In other words . . .
  • On behalf of the officers, board of directors and members of the Maine Lobster Festival, we would like to take a moment to thank you! A huge thank-you to all of our nearly 1,300 volunteers who worked tirelessly . . .
  • Volunteers Sought for Project in Croatia—
    Are you interested in a volunteer home repair team project in Croatia this fall? Local resident Rick MacIntyre of Swanville has taken volunteer home building teams to six countries in the past ten years with Habitat for Humanity and . . .
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