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Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Anti Gun Violence Walk Out March 14, 2018 Lincoln Academy
    Lincoln Academy student leaders Riley Stevenson, Hannah Davis, and Riley Golding, left to right, organized a March 14 walkout protesting the lack of action on gun control laws, like expanded background checks and waiting periods . . .
  • Rock City Coffee Officially Becomes a Worker Cooperative
    When Susanne Ward and her late partner Patrick Reilley moved to Rockland from California in 1991, they knew it wasn’t easy to make a living in midcoast Maine and they had to get creative. “Two of the things we really missed . . .
  • Lawmakers Ask Why Logs Not Delivered to Mill Owners Who Oppose LePage
    Chris and Jason Brochu, who own and operate four Maine sawmills and strongly favor tariffs on Canadian lumber, were expecting a February delivery of logs from Maine state forests to keep the sawmills operating smoothly. . . . 
  • Updated February 8 — Prompted by Governor LePage’s hostility to land conservation, which he considers property-tax evasion by wealthy landowners who enjoy scenery at the expense of other property-tax payers, the passage of the state budget last June . . .
  • Chasing Down the Great American Eclipse of 2017
    Apparently, planning a trip where the ultimate goal is to intersect with the Great American Eclipse along its very narrow “path of totality” requires a bit more planning than getting into the car with a valid credit card and a can of Pringles to munch on along the way
  • Rockland Debates Ambitious “New Urbanism” Ordinance
    Once upon a time, Rockland and other large towns and cities across Maine were built for pedestrians. Neighborhoods were more densely populated and closer to the downtown. Residents could easily pop down to the local hardware . . .
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