By Betty Heald - Nov 26
This week's column is dedicated to Sylvia who does so much for everyone.
Crockpot Apple Chicken Stew
Another way to vote
We are going to be able to vote in Maine in a referendum next November, on whether to have Ranked Choice Voting (for U.S. ...
By David Grima - Nov 26
An important element of the gothic lifestyle, even here in Rockland, is an intense appreciation for the principle of comic disaster.
Normally when ...
'Appalled and enraged'
I am appalled and enraged that Gov. LePage has ignored much of his constituency in declaring that he will essentially arm ...
By Sarah E. Reynolds - Nov 26
With the recent terrorist attacks in France, Nigeria and around the world, the anti-immigrant ugliness at home (even here in Maine) and suffering ...
By Chelsea Maude Avirett - Nov 26
In the Nov. 3 election, Rockland voters overwhelmingly supported (786 to 410 with 108 abstaining) Question 2, asking whether “the City [should] ...
By Paul Ackerman - Nov 26
If you are confused, or even insulted, by the callousness of the above headline, don’t be. This is essentially what the president of the United ...
By Phil Crossman - Nov 26
Thanksgiving is nearly here and I need to remind myself of the many things I have to be grateful for. One of those is to be living in a country ...
By Tom Seymour - Nov 26
It seemed as though my asparagus foliage would never turn brown. Even with nighttime temperatures in the 20s, the fern-like foliage remained ...
To a man, who was the founder and CEO of MBNA, and spent years of his life making Camden, Rockland and Belfast better places in which to ...
By Karen Brace - Nov 26
In July when I started in my role as Camden’s community development director, I began to see people and organizations that are making an impact, ...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - Nov 26
This week's edition falls on the day marked on our calendars as Thanksgiving. We thought it might be a useful exercise to consider not simply what ...
By Diamond - Nov 26
Over the years I have acquired a lot of gifts, trinkets, books, and, well, "stuff." I'm a pretty practical person and fully intend ...
By Reade Brower - Nov 26
“Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.”
— Theodore Roosevelt, 26th president of the United States of America (1858-191...
By Jordan Bailey - Nov 25
Gov. Paul LePage threw around a lot of facts at the Town Hall meeting in Rockland Nov. 4. We attempt to verify several of his statements here.
By Barbara F. Dyer - Nov 19
Land titles in Goose River (Rockport) came from grants of the Twenty Associates to take up farms. Some were called “Settlers’ Permits," some were ...
By Elizabeth Hebert - Nov 19
The front door was one of the selling points when we bought our home in Northport last year. I imagined guests strolling the worn path of inset ...
By Dwight Collins - Nov 19
Merriam-Webster defines tolerance in three ways. The capacity to endure pain or hardship; sympathy of indulgence for beliefs or practices differing...
Will history repeat itself?
“In 1887, the beautiful spire of the church was cut down, to the sorrow of all who admire the graceful heavenward ...
By Stell Shevis - Nov 19
It was probably Bill Clayter, the mailman, who told us this story.
The new Rockport library was planning to dump a big lot of old books to make ...