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Sunday, May 28, 2017
  • The Gatekeepers are asleep at their posts. Ryan and McConnell, daily, allow one of the most egregiously illegal presidents to market his brand out of our White House. There are at least two provisions of the Constitution . . .
  • In the March 29 issue [of The Free Press], columnist Tom Sadowski related an amusing tale of attempting to rehab the original windows in his vintage home. While the finished product looked great, the draftiness . . .
  • Midcoast Economic Development District (MCEDD), in partnership with Sundog Solar, is pleased to announce another Solarize Midcoast Maine program. “The response to last year’s program was very good! . . .
  • I do not understand how any human beings can be so unsympathetic to their fellows. The Republican budget proposals include getting rid of the 3-percent tax on income over $200,000 at the expense of funding . . .
  • I am writing to comment on a couple of articles written by Andy O’Brian in the April 27 issue of The Free Press. Article 1. “Offshore Wind Test Project,” somewhat inaccurate, there has been wind testing offshore. . .
  • Maine Family Planning learned on May 1 of the appointment of anti-family planning activist Teresa Manning to oversee the Title X federal family planning program. As Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs . . .
  • The public is being given the opportunity to vote on a name for Camden’s new park on the Megunticook River. I offer some thoughts on the subject of naming, based on my longtime experience as a public relations . . .
  • Each year West Bay Rotary undertakes several spring fundraisers to support our outreach efforts in the community. On Earth Day we hosted an expanded eWaste event in Rockport. This year we provided paper . . .
  • Please contact your state legislators and request they vote no on bill LD 366 – An Act To Ensure Compliance with Federal Immigration Law by State and Local Government Entities. This bill is not about . . .
  • On Thursday last we watched the movie “Tomorrow (Demain)” at the Strand. In it, after hearing a special briefing for the journal Nature announce the possible extinction of a major part of the human population . . .
  • Thanks to those of you who use the “Tax Check-Off” box on your Maine tax returns to fund programming and other good projects at the public libraries in Maine. The Thomaston Public Library has just concluded a series . . .
  • Hi! I was wondering if there was any possible way to put a section in the newspaper up for my puppy. He’s a 5-month-old Rottweiler, black Lab, and pitbull. Trigger has a few brown spots on his chest . . .
  • I know that many Rockland residents are vehemently opposed to the pay-per-bag proposals that have been soundly defeated twice in referendum. I also know that many including myself are extremely upset . . .
  • In 1998, an ice storm swept through Maine, quietly burying roads and towns. Some communities became completely inaccessible. Without general aviation, many towns and island communities would have . . .
  • This is a continuation of a response to Representative Casas’s letter “Why I Voted Against the National Popular Vote (NPV).” I earlier gave reasons for NPV as preferable to our present system. The latter . . .
  • Here is the bottom line: No tax breaks or other flimflam for the President, his family, their businesses, his billionaire cronies, or residents of Mar-a-Lago. Don’t be fooled by this talk of massive tax . . .
  • On Saturday, the Owls Head Conservation Commission and the Georges River Land Trust hosted an Old-Fashioned Ham and Bean Supper to raise money to cover costs for the Plaisted Preserve. . . .
  • While the earlier version of Trumpcare was considerably worse than Obamacare, the new version of Trumpcare does not even include traditional affordable coverage for pre-existing conditions. Coverage of . . .
  • President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order on April 28, directing the U.S. Department of the Interior to expand oil and gas development leasing to new areas along the Atlantic and Arctic coasts and review . . .
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