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Thursday, September 21, 2017
  • Members of UAW Local 3999 Bath Marine Draftsmen’s Association (BMDA) agreed over the weekend to extend their contract by one week and continue negotiations. A deadline to strike has been set for Monday, September 25, upon . . .
  • Just wanted to say how much I appreciate, and learn from, Andy O’Brien’s in-depth articles about what affects Maine. . . .
  • In the wake of the news that the credit-reporting firm Equifax had been hacked, many consumers across the country were left feeling vulnerable. However, no matter which entity is hacked, there are important steps each of us . . .
  • 11th Annual CLC YMCA Sanford Tennis Open—
    The September 15 and 16 Sanford Open Tennis Tournament at the Central Lincoln County (CLC) YMCA, followed by festivities at Carl and Dru Sanford’s riverside home, was by all accounts a great success . . .
  • To Mayor Will Clayton and Members of the Rockland City Council: First I would like to thank Audra Caler-Bell for the commendable job she did as Acting City Manager during a difficult transitional period, and to wish her the best of success . . .
  • On Wednesday, September 13, at about 3:30 p.m. I went down to the Rockland Public Landing expecting to work on my boats. At the landing I have a dinghy with a season sticker and a larger sailboat on a mooring that is on a space . . .
  • Hurricanes Harvey and Irma remind us of the importance of emergency sheltering to individuals, families, their pets and service animals. According to the Humane Society of the United States, nearly 65 percent of all homes in America . . .
  • The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) urges Congress to follow the president’s direction to legislate permanent protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA allowed “Dreamers” to “come out of the shadows” . . .
  • Mid Coast Maine Indivisible (MCMI) is a member of the national network of over 6,000 Indivisible Action groups dedicated to resisting the Trump agenda. We act locally, holding our elected representatives accountable for their positions. . . .
  • We [the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM)] have reviewed the leaked memorandum to the President from Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, but the implications of the report for Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument . . .
  • As Mr. Trump called out “Good luck!” to Houston’s hurricane victims, he planned to focus on the FY 2018 budget proposals which include deep cuts to many agencies and departments that have provided up-to-date information on natural . . .
  • With true gratitude, the Georges River Land Trust wishes to thank everyone who has been involved to this point to help make the Grand Opening of the Langlais Sculpture Preserve such a success this past Saturday. . . .
  • I try to restrain myself from responding to Mr. Deford’s constant whining for the good old days of President Obama and President Trump’s inexperience. So here I go. Mr. Obama’s experience had been limited to an incomplete . . .
  • The Camden Rotary Club would like to thank everyone who supported this year’s Super Raffle, which culminated during the Camden Windjammer Festival with our prize drawing. Congratulations to our winners: Mark Gerald of New York City . . .
  • Rockland Public Library wishes to thank the Rockland City Council for recognizing that children who read succeed and for voting to eliminate the library card fee for children’s cards in Knox county! Thanks should also go to the Friends . . .
  • A School Requirement—
    In 2004, Congress passed Public Law 108-447 designating September 17 as “Constitution Day” and the week of September 17 to 23 of each year as “Constitution Week.” The celebrations commemorate the signing of the Constitution . . .
  • Calling on DOT to Make Route 17 in Union Safer—
    To MDOT Commissioner David Bernhardt, This letter is in regards to a very dangerous and busy intersection and stretch of Route 17, called the Heald Highway in Union. It’s been a busy summer in Union with Founder’s Days and . . .
  • Having read the recent August 30 article on VillageSoup entitled “Community Skeptical of Hospital Unification,” I feel the need to write this letter in order to note the main reasons why in 2008 the Board of Directors and Incorporators . . .
  • Vox populi, anaplasmosis, Irma. If you had never heard or read these words before, and you had to guess what they meant, you might think that vox populi was an infectious disease, Ana Plasmosis might be a new neighbor . . .
  • I had freckles, a really big smile and the atom bomb . . .
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