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February 9, 2018 RSS feed / Opinion

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The Council’s Smart Approach to Spending More...

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Trump Claims Credit, Could Get Blame

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The American economy remains in one of its longest recoveries in history. Does President Trump deserve the credit?  The memory of the 2007 financial meltdown fades. Unemployment is down. Incomes are beginning to increase. More...

Julie Zimmerman’s Shining Light

JUST A LITTLE OLD

On rare occasions, you meet someone whose whole life is dedicated to shining a light upon those in the dark. My good friend Julie Zimmerman is such a person. More...

Meeting Maine’s Workforce Needs

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Alec Young has worked at a grocery store, a hardware store and, most recently, for a small construction firm since graduating high school several years ago. More...

The Bath Rotary and the Rotary Foundation

The Rotary Foundation is the main “drive gear” of the work of Rotary. More...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2018. There are 325 days left in the year.  Today’s Highlight in History   On Feb. More...

Parlez-vous Anglais?

Quebec is a winter wonderland where outdoor sports flourish. Skiing, skating, mountaineering and other activities abound. However, a visit has challenges.  More...

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Today in History

In 1587, Mary, Queen of Scots was beheaded at Fotheringhay Castle in England after she was implicated in a plot to murder her cousin, Queen Elizabeth I.  In 1693, a charter was granted for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg in the V More...

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BIW Tax Break Disputed by Company’s History

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After receiving two decades of taxpayer “economic development” for the sake of a promised “competitiveness,” Bath Iron Works is now forthrightly saying that all that hasn’t ultimately improved their fate in actually acqu More...

What makes child care so expensive? Overregulation.

Maine’s Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services recently held public hearing for a flurry of child care bills that share the same goal — to make child care more accessible and affordable for Maine parents. More...

LETTERS

Vote Hayes for Governor   I am writing to ask people to consider Terry Hayes for Governor.  Terry has a lot of experience as a mother, school board member, legislator and currently as state Treasurer. More...

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Do not read as children do to enjoy More...

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More Feel-Good Liberal Legislation

Christian Britschgi at Reason.com recently published a column that poignantly illustrates yet another example of knee-jerk legislation based upon an embarrassing lack of research. More...

Today in History

In 1497, “The Bonfire of the Vanities” took place in Florence, Italy, as followers of Dominican friar Girolama Savonarola burned a huge pile of items considered to be sinful distractions, such as books, artwork, fine clothing and cosmetic More...

O.J. Trump

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More than 20 years ago, the nation was riveted by the slow-motion chase of a white Bronco and the trial that followed. The evidence that O.J. More...

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