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Sunday, February 19, 2017
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  • A group that calls itself Protect Monhegan is seeking to change existing legislation by introducing LR 1613, “An Act to Protect Monhegan.” The proposed legislation aims to move a University of Maine ocean test site from . . .
  • Kids Know How to Enjoy a Blizzard —
    “Blizzards don’t bother country kids” . . .
  • I voted early in November, and was told proudly by the clerk that no ID was necessary, other than providing my name. She explained: “Maine’s election policy prevents any interrogation that could be construed as intending to confuse . . .
  • The 2016 election is over. Mr. Trump has won, like it or not. I do not like it one bit, but I am not spending my time deploring the outcome of the least-democratic election process in the civilized world. (Isn’t it interesting that the Prime . . .)
  • A little over a year ago, I presented a concept plan to our School Board and community outlining a comprehensive approach to improving education in RSU 13, called the “Schools of Our Future.” Today I would like to report on the progress . . .
  • Now, in these times, we must speak plainly about what is real. About truth. And about absence of truth. Because we are facing an onslaught of untruth and false narratives from state and national administrations about very important . . .
  • It is good news that Republican elders are taking the initiative to address climate change. The Climate Leadership Council, a newly formed group of senior Republicans, is advocating the adoption of a carbon tax. Their proposal . . .
  • Every year, the Camden Rotary Club provides financial support in the form of grants to organizations that work to improve the lives of people in Knox County and Lincolnville. We are currently accepting applications for this year’s grants. . . .
  • Trump gives us so much material — where to begin? I offer up Steve Bannon. I am searching today for a relevant way to marshal my world-view gestalt, [that whole that is more than the sum of its parts], and my very finite . . .
  • I am writing to you to express my support for a “Resolution of Commitment to Promoting an Open, Respectful, Healthy Community” here in Rockland. A growing number of residents want the City Council to adopt this resolution . . .
  • As the oldest and most rural state in the nation, older Mainers and their families should be concerned with proposals taking shape in Washington to fundamentally change Medicare as we know it. Proposals to turn Medicare . . .
  • A billionaire who evaded the issue of gun violence in public schools and who seemed confused about the rights of children with disabilities during her Senate confirmation hearings squeaked through on the Vice President’s tie-breaking . . .
  • My name is Zoe Zwecker and I am a senior at Camden Hills Regional High School. I am involved in a group at school called Windplanners. Below is a description of our latest initiative. We are asking for community involvement. . . .
  • I am so grateful that the Camden Conference is focused this year on one of the most important challenges facing the world today — Refugees and the Global Migration: Humanity’s Crisis. Individually, and as a nation, we need all the . . .
  • Why does Mitch McConnell continually challenge me to cling to my Republican credentials? It’s astonishing enough, and speaks poorly of the people of Alabama, that this vacuous man . . .
  • Northport Avenue near Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast after Monday’s blizzard.
  • The weather was perfect and the crowds were smiling for the 13th annual Pies on Parade in Rockland on January 29 (always the Sunday before the Super Bowl). One family of five came all the way from Houston, Texas . . .
  • The following letter notes at the end that the first community input session will take place this Wednesday, February 15, and a free spaghetti supper will be served — The Camden-Rockport Middle School (CRMS) needs a new building. . . .
  • In response to President Trump’s cabinet nominees and his executive order on Friday aimed at undoing financial regulations adopted after the financial crisis of 2008, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders posted this on his Facebook page . . .
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