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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: Legislator endorses Egan in Freeport

    I am convinced that Kristina Egan has the skills to bring together the conflicting perspectives consuming so much of the Freeport Town Council’s time. She values involving all citizens, including those with active concerns, in the town’s big decisions. At the same time, she strikes me...

  • Letter: Arno for a change in Freeport

    I know Kate Arno and she is a very thoughtful, articulate woman. She will serve the citizens of District 2 and Freeport well when she is elected to the Town Council. She is knowledgeable about the issues and the challenges that Freeport will face in the coming years. She is committed to m...

  • Letter: Migliaccio in Freeport District 3

    Nov. 8 is our chance to choose who will represent us in town government. I hope that the Freeport District 3 residents reflect upon the strong contributions that Joe Migliaccio has made and re-elect him to the Town Council. Joe demonstrates a strong commitment to his district by listening to ou...

  • Letter: Arno for Freeport Town Council

    I encourage residents of Freeport District 2 to support Katherine Arno for Town Council. Kate was born and grew up in rural Maine and understands the challenges small communities like Freeport face. She knows how important it is that all residents in Freeport have the opportunity to be heard an...

  • Letter: Egan for Freeport town council

    If you value Freeport’s rural character, thriving main street businesses, and strong school system, Kristina Egan is your candidate for town councilor. I've worked with Kristina for over a decade, first in Massachusetts and more recently in Maine. She has managed multi-faceted organi...

  • Letter: Vote for Migliaccio in Freeport

    I have lived in Freeport for more than a decade and have known and worked with Town Councilor Joe Migliaccio in a professional context on many occasions. I have consistently found Joe to be capable, committed and skilled in working with emerging and small businesses in the state. Joe sees throu...

  • Letter: Former Freeport councilor backs Egan

    I encourage Freeport voters to consider Kristina Egan for Town Council in District 3. I no longer live in Freeport, but I spent 18 enjoyable years as a resident, including a term as District 3 councilor. I ran in a special election following the abrupt resignation of the previous councilo...

  • Letter: Falmouth library damage could have been worse

    On Tuesday morning, Oct. 18, when they arrived for work, the staff of the Falmouth Memorial Library was greeted by water cascading down from the library’s ceiling onto computers, books, shelving, etc. We at the library would like to thank all the volunteers from the BNI meeting that was be...