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  • Capitol Notebook: Trying to break Maine’s bottle bill

    A few weeks ago, several middle-school students holding a bottle drive arrived at my doorstep to raise money for their sports team. Fortunately, I had a full bag to give them. Bottle drives, redemption centers, and the bottles that are left out on trash pickup night for folks to take and r...

  • The Universal Notebook: A Portland Museum of Art Biennial beef

    The Portland Museum of Art Biennial has become an important exhibition of new Maine art. This year it will be held from Oct. 8 to Jan. 3, 2016, but it is already generating controversy because of the way the artists were selected. The exhibition is underwritten by a bequest from the estate...

  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Bath sister-city program

    On behalf of the board of the Bath-Tsugaru Sister City Exchange Program, thank you to the many community members who contributed to the success of our first Japan culture celebration. And to the people who...

  • Letter: Investigative reporting is appreciated

    I would like to thank Mario Moretto and Emily Guerin for their investigative reporting on area municipalities breaking the laws governing the important right of people to information. Nor should there be any hourly fee for information that belongs to the citizens. Town workers are already well pa...

  • Letter: Schools must make better decisions

    Gillian Graham and Emily Guerin recently reported on school budget cuts in the Mid-Coast area. None of us want to eliminate what we conside...

  • Letter: Churches a key part of The Gathering Place

    We would like to thank you for the article about The Gathering Place in your Mid-Coast edition. I want to reiterate a point made in...

  • Letter: No Gathering Place without the churches

    May I offer a few comments relative to your article about The Gathering Place? First, and most significantly, the community ought to be m...

  • Letter: Family thanks those who tried to save pet

    To all the folks who stopped to help our beloved Rumor when he was hit on Route  88 on Valentine's Day, although he eventually succumbed, your quick collective thinking and actions, both at the scene and at the Falmouth Veterinary Hospital, gave him the best chance he could have had. We ap...

  • No Sugar Added: Where the babes are

    Men’s Health magazine recently released its March issue, and in it, declared our own fabulous Portland, Maine, No. 2 on its list of “where the babes are” – an assessment of 100 cities across the country, apparently offering a helpful tool for single men wondering where the... 1

  • The Universal Notebook: Ron Paul is America's crazy uncle

    As the Republican Party stumbles along on a debate-strewn course toward nominating yet another spoiled rich kid who feels entitled to be president, we have all been treated to the GOP’s carnival sideshow of hopeless hopefuls: Michele the Madwoman of Minnesota, Herman the Horny Pizza ... 81