August 26, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page


Let’s Reclaim Summer


School is beginning again next week, and once again, with few exceptions, something has been noticeably absent over the summer.  There haven’t been many children on their own, riding bikes, playing games, or just running around on our stre More...


Lobbying for a Carbon Tax

In late June I had an opportunity toattenda3daynationalconference in Washington DC with about 600 members of Citizen’s Climate Lobby (CCL), a rapidly growing, nonpartisan, volunteer organization whose mission is to advocate for stabilizing the More...


Anna Marie Burgess Allen

WOOLWICH — Anna Marie Burgess Allen, of George Wright Road, Woolwich, Maine, passed away at Bowdell House, Brunswick, Maine, on Aug. 20, 2014, after a period of declining health.  More...


Maine ACLU: Drug testing plan is unconstitutional

AUGUSTA   The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine on Monday called on Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration to halt plans to require some welfare recipients to receive drug tests, which it says is unconstitutional.  More...


Obama addresses vets in trip laden with politics

WASHINGTON   Three months after a veterans’ health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental wellbeing of veterans. More...