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April 20, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

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Capitol Classroom: Education and Democracy   More...

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Redefining Tipping

GUEST COLUMN

I’ve never understood the logic of tipping as it’s usually practiced. The operative rule when dining out is that one should leave a gratuity commensurate with the total expenses incurred. More...

LePage Offers Real Solution to Combat Rising School Costs

While liberals ridicule Gov. Paul LePage’s stance on school regionalization, the real issues plaguing Maine’s public school system get lost in the fray. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“If anyone tells you something strange about More...

LETTERS

Memories of Cy   A very noteworthy article which I hope will bring fruitful results (“In Search of Cyril” by Fred Karhl, The Times Record April 14). More...

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Young Brunswick Poets’ Earth Day Musings

A celebration is coming! Saturday, April 22 is the 47th anniversary of Earth Day, a day to honor the gifts we receive every day from our astonishing home planet.  More...

Why Don’t All Jobs Matter?

President Donald Trump is still promising to bring back coal jobs. More...

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Taxing Electric Vehicles Takes Maine Down Wrong Road

The state of Maine should be doing everything it can to promote the use of electric vehicles, because zero-emission transportation is an important part of combating man-made climate change, especially when combined with clean power sources such as so More...

Brunswick School 2017-18 Budget Proposal Raises Questions

Here are the questions that I asked at the April 12th School Board budget meeting plus a few more. More...

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Supporting Solar More...

Today in History

In 1775, Paul Revere began his famous ride from Charlestown to Lexington, Massachusetts, warning colonists that British Regular troops were approaching.  In 1865, Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrendered to Union Maj. Gen. William T. More...

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The Senate Moderate Who Wasn’t

RE: MAINE

Last month, the foreboding that had settled on Washington eased, as congressional Republicans tried and failed to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. More...

A Subject the Media Should Cover

MAKING SENSE

Sometime this month I hope our rabid anti-Trump media find a little time to cover a subject that has been very important to me since I was eight — child sexual abuse.  Child abuse of all kinds is an epidemic here and around the world.  More...

LETTER

Vote Down L.D. 366   More...

Today’s Highlight in History

On April 17, 1937, cartoon character Daffy Duck made his debut in the Warner Bros. animated short “Porky’s Duck Hunt,” directed by Tex Avery.  The Associated Press   More...

In Search of Cyril

WEST OF WOOL’ICH

As Reed & Reed marches smartly ahead toward completion of the Route 1 viaduct over Bath, I think we have been presented with a wonderful opportunity to re-discover Cyril E. Leeman. More...