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  • Intentionally Unreasonable: The flag isn't South Carolina's only problem

    There is an old Scottish proverb with more than a little Biblical linkage: “Confession is good for the soul.” Always aspiring to provide goodness to the soul (mine or to others) I go forth today with a timely and topical deep-fried confession. For many years now I’ve held...

  • Capitol Notebook: Country finds grace, LePage faces a fall from it

    Friday, June 26, dawned like many recent June days; gray clouds hung in, and an unexpected rain had dampened the ground over the night. When that day ended, the world had shifted, moved by two stunning events. The United States Supreme Court affirmed that same-sex marriage is legal ...

  • The View From Away: This limited-edition, one-of-a-kind beer is for you, Maine

    One of the many reasons I love Maine is it hasn’t been completely taken over by the mass culture/franchise system. Los Angeles has some good qualities, but the constant barrage of slick consumerism wears you down. Sure, there are still successful unique small businesses, but you hav...

  • Letter: Zoning request is a bad deal for Freeport

    Freeport’s Town Council should deny Seacoast United’s new zoning change request. This latest effort to pave the way for the construction of a 62,000-square-foot building is just an effort to get around the planning board’s November ruling that such a building and business don&rs...

  • Superintendent's Notebook: Grant opens a world of possibilities for Portland schools

    It’s hard to keep a secret, especially one with great news for the thousands of young people who attend Portland’s public high schools. But that’s what I had to do for two, long months. We got word in mid-December that the Nellie Mae Education Foundation had awarded a mu...

  • Letter: Nothing crazy about Ron Paul's beliefs

    With regard to our “Crazy Uncle” Ron Paul, if Edgar Allen Beem were nearly as bright and informed as he’d like us to think... 7

  • 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...