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November 10, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

MRRA by the Numbers

GUEST COLUMN

The Department of Defense and the Association of Defense Communities have both recognized the redevelopment of the former NAS Brunswick as the most successful reuse effort of the 26 major bases involved in the current base closure round. Why? More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Men get opinions as boys learn to spell, More...

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GOP Loses, But Dems Need to Unite

GUEST COLUMN

There are two problems with the Trump administration’s tax reform proposal.  First, it’s not Trump’s. More...

Our Country Needs the Dream Act of 2017

Guest Column

The United States is on the brink of a colossal mistake, unless Congress quickly passes the Dream Act of 2017, reversing the effects of the recent rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. More...

Downeaster Has a Problem Moving East

Complaints of excessive noise from Amtrak Downeaster train movements in Brunswick have become a significant public issue. A formal complaint has been filed with the town, along with numerous complaints by email. More...

On Ghosts, A Tree, A Car and A Raccoon

JUST A LITTLE OLD

“What was that?” whispered my wife Tina in the middle of the night, although she was half asleep and doesn’t remember asking. “Ghosts,” I responded, having heard nothing to cause concern. More...

Rotary Club of Bath Awarded Karakin Foundation Grant

Rich Cromwell, a member of the International Services Committee for the Bath Rotary Club, has announced that the Karakin Foundation, a charitable organization supporting philanthropy and volunteerism worldwide, awarded a grant of $80,000 to continue More...

Veterans, Thank You for Your Service

“On this day, Veterans Day, We are Commemorating The service of Veterans of all wars.” “We remember how Men and Women set aside their civilian pursuits to server their Nations cause, defending the Freedom of Mankind and preserving o More...

Today in History

Today is Thursday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2017. There are 52 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History   On Nov. More...

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Bath’s Tree City USA vs Central Maine Power

GUEST COLUMN

Whether the “City of Ships” or “Maine’s Cool Little City” wins out as Bath’s main moniker, its identity is also distinguished by being a “Tree City USA” noted for its dedication to maintaining the diver More...

LETTERS

Thanks to Brunswick Voters   I want to thank ALL of Brunswick for voting yesterday, and of course, I especially want to thank all who voted for me.  Once again, I am humbled by the commitment and sense of community that is ever present in B More...

LETTERS

Thanks for All You Do   I sit here in my warm house and hear the pouring rain and wind I begin to think of all the people who have jobs that require them to be outside in the elements. I hope people thing to thank them for their service. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

One never notices what has been done; one More...

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Another Mass Shooting, More ‘Thoughts and Prayers’

“Reports out of Texas are devastating. The people of Sutherland Springs need our prayers right now,” U.S. House Speaker Paul J. Ryan, R-Wisc., tweeted to widely — and entirely justified — derision on Sunday. Save it, Mr. More...

The Power of Written Words

PROSE AND CONS

The Power of Written Words… More...

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Where Does the Money Come From?

During the 2016 presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton had an unexpected aggressive challenge from Vermont senator, Bernie Sanders. Sanders was particularly well received by the millennials as he campaigned across the country. More...