Send Ellie to Augusta
Elinore Goldberg has my vote to represent District 95 in the Maine House of Representatives.
When you find a piece of land ...
Maine traditionally has had few drought concerns, as it is a water-rich state; however, in the last two months Knox and Waldo county residents ...
By Betty Heald - Sep 22
This week's column is dedicated to grandchildren — they keep us young!
Mustard Chicken with Deviled Crumbs
1/2 cup Dijon mustard
1/4 cup dry white ...
By Barbara F. Dyer - Sep 22
It is not long before we vote again for a new president. We have watched all the debates to eliminate many and the debate between Hillary Clinton ...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - Sep 22
Buck up, city councilors! We believe you can find a good city manager.
It may seem like an impossible task to the five councilors, who dutifully ...
By David Grima - Sep 22
Last week, for better or worse, I provided some genuinely absurd newspaper headlines from a Galaxy Far Away known as Britain, and foolishly I ...
By Kris Ferrazza - Sep 22
If I live to be 100, I have no doubt the mystery will remain alive in my relationship.
After 25 years together, two-thirds of it married, one ...
By Chelsea Maude Avirett - Sep 22
During discussions about the recent Air BnB ordinance, residents frequently voiced concern that the city’s Life Safety code is too stringent. ...
By Dale Landrith Sr. - Sep 22
This week an email from Rep. Chellie Pingree arrived, and in part of that email, she proclaimed that she was proud of the new Katahdin Woods and ...
By Phil Crossman - Sep 22
There is a critical distinction between us on these islands, any small island, for that matter, or between any isolated community, and populations ...
Sewer bond is 'financially responsible'
Soon we all can vote. For Rockland voters, one item is about our old sewers. Voting for a $10 million bond ...
By Lynette L. Walther - Sep 22
Not many would disagree that this has been a wicked dry summer in Maine. Even my gardening friends in Canada have complained about the lack of ...
By Sarah E. Reynolds - Sep 22
For anyone who lives in the country, rodents are an inevitable fact of life. They are predictably unpredictable, turning up in places you never ...
By Reade Brower - Sep 22
“There is no such thing as a ‘self-made’ man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one ...
By Diamond - Sep 22
We sent our 16-year-old son to an educational program this summer where he met a girl. They seemed to hit it off and have visited ...
By Betty Heald - Sep 15
This week's column is dedicated to doctors who know that "Time heals all wounds!"
BBQ Ham Sandwiches
3 cups ketchup
3/4 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup ...
Good boss, tireless worker
Many years ago I was part of Ellie Goldberg’s crew, restoring and painting houses and buildings in the Midcoast area. ...
Is anyone else confused about why Rockport and the Maine Department of Transportation are building a crosswalk across Route 1 from the Market ...
By Jan Dolcater - Sep 15
The “news” rarely, if ever, discusses the problems of out-of-wedlock births, the decline of the family unit, the decline of the influence of the ...
By David Grima - Sep 15
Not a moment too soon, my longtime foreign correspondent Mr. Limerock has sent me a list of desperately underwhelming newspaper headlines from ...