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Sunday, September 24, 2017
  • 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 . . .
  • Community Spay-Neuter Clinic of Topsham is asking residents of Androscoggin, Kennebec, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Oxford counties who are feeding or have knowledge of unowned or “community cats” (barn, feral, stray) . . .
  • Another summer has passed for the 40 Days of Summer program at the Thomaston Public Library. Our activities included a visit from Chewonki Foundation, Northern Stars Planetarium, Project Puffin Audubon Center and Pope . . .
  • It started August 29, with a workshop on the current state of civility in our politics by Carolyn Lukensmeyer of the National Institute for Civil Discourse. The workshop was hosted by Lincoln County Indivisible at Friends Meetinghouse . . .
  • It took 40 years, at least nine elections with instances of vote-splitting, numerous bills in the legislature over the past 15 years, grassroots activism, and a referendum in 2016, but finally, Maine spoke loud and clear on the desire for . . .
  • Local Community Rallies in Support of Pagurko Family—
    Ever since the Pagurko family escaped a house fire in Whitefield on September 3, the local community has been responding to their needs to help them move on from a tragedy that destroyed their 1850s farmhouse. . . .
  • Fall fast approaches, and with it our MOCA [Maine Old Cemetery Association] Annual Member Meeting where we appoint new board members and elect officers for the coming year. This fall, our most immediate need is for a candidate . . .
  • Did you laugh when you read that Donald Trump is sending a commission to New Hampshire to investigate voter fraud? He says that the state had “serious voter fraud” and charged that “thousands” . . .
  • Thanks for reinstating the TV listings. With so much other chaos in the universe, it is comforting to have them back. . . .
  • I am very sad that one of my favorite writers will no longer be available here. It has been a great pleasure to read Melissa Waterman’s incisive perceptions these many years. She is too modest. I think she is in E.B. White’s league . . .
  • An invitation is being extended to Maine State prison officers and staff to join the old staff, not-so-old staff and newbies at the Union Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 30, at noon. It is our hope to share some stories, laughter, and . . .
  • Many of us have been rocked as babies or flocked by organizations earning cash for special projects, but on Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Waldoborough Historical Society’s front stone wall was “rocked” by the FB Grace Rocks . . .
  • Last month’s benefit half marathon at Blueberry Cove raised more than $20,000. It also raised my spirits, to see 200 people of all ages, sizes and backgrounds, enjoying this beautiful corner of Maine together. . . .
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