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September 12, 2016 RSS feed / Opinion

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Mom, what religion are we?

So, I said I’d stay away from politics in my column but I left out the other taboo topic — religion. Religion didn’t play much of a role in my upbringing. I knew we were Irish, so naturally I just thought we were lapsed Catholics. More...

LETTERS

A Treasure Hiding in Plain Sight Across Maquoit Bay from the much debated parcel at 946 Mere Point is a great real treasure. We have often walked the trail with our two dogs and always find it a treat — and so little used. Why is this? More...

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Monday, Sept. 12, the 256th day of 2016. There are 110 days left in the year.  Today's Highlight in History   More...

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Ranked-choice voting would alter electoral process

GUEST COLUMN

This is second in a three-part series opposing ranked-choice voting, Question 5 on the state ballot in November. What’s wrong with rankedchoice voting? More...

LETTERS

Frederic Wrong on Ranked-Choice More...

Dropping Off, Letting Go

JUST A LITTLE OLD

When my wife Tina’s youngest son Andy — ours is a second marriage — was four years old, he left Curious George, his favorite stuffed doll, at the library. Tina told him he’d have to call the library to see if they had it. More...

History’s Mysteries

Bath’s Customhouse

The former U.S. Customhouse and Post Office in Bath, a fine example of Italianate architecture, is located at 1 Front Street. More...

Extending Our Reach at SMCC

GUEST COLUMN

SMCC’s Midcoast Campus has always prided itself on bringing the benefits of a comprehensive college close to home for students from the Midcoast region. These days, our reach is increasingly extending well beyond the Midcoast. More...

Council Exposes Mere Point Scam in Real Time

GUEST COLUMN

As chair of the Brunswick Recreation Commission, I feel I now have no choice but to weigh in on what has become one of the slimiest incidents I have experienced in my time working in local government.  More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Try to learn something about everything and everything More...

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Considering Maine’s Ballot Question 5

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Many Mainers are vexed and perplexed by the twice-chosen gubernatorial presence of, one of a kind and largely disrespected, Paul Richard LePage. Democracy happens. More...

Question 4 is a Problem that Keeps Growing

A few weeks ago, Greg Dougal and Adam Lee each presented their viewpoints on Question 4, the minimum wage referendum, at the Maine Society of Association Executive Point- Counterpoint event.  More...

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 7, the 251st day of 2016. There are 115 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History   On Sept. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

When you have a great and difficult task, More...

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How to Solve the Illegal Immigration Problem

GUEST COLUMN

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s recent speech on immigration really missed the point. I understand Trump’s frustration over the U.S. government’s inability to control the U.S. More...

LETTERS

Other Priorities   More...