By Tom Dowd - May 28
There was a peer of mine whom I would often call and have to leave messages. She would never return my calls. As soon as I sent her an instant ...
By Lawrence Reichard - May 28
I had never before seen such skinny legs. From ankle to calf they were no bigger around than broomsticks, and the calves weren't much better. The ...
By Dale Landrith Sr. - May 28
Any doubt about the desire of the Federal Government to take over our local schools has been erased. The recent edict from President Barack Obama ...
By By Phil Crossman - May 27
You and I and many of the others gathered here for graduation have a great deal in common. We each finished high school in Vinalhaven and we each ...
By Chelsea Maude Avirett - May 27
Local crime is at its lowest rate in 40 years. Some of this decline mirrors a national decline; some is a product of Walmart’s defection to ...
By David Grima - May 26
My dear friend D-Con O’Meara of the Bangor Dreadful News is writing about discovering mice (or weasels) in his barn this week. In all my years in ...
By Tom Seymour - May 26
The following happened to me this spring and I didn’t know why. But I soon found out. Let’s start at the beginning.
Last fall, taking my own ...
Apology in order
The Village Soup recently criticized the mayor and myself, in an editorial, for asking questions of Councilor Pritchitt concerning...
By Karen Brace - May 26
The reasons we live in (and visit) Camden are many. We love the seashore, the mountains that border the town, the region’s cultural flavor, and ...
By Debby Atwell - May 26
The evening of May 4, Mayor Louise MacLellan-Ruf accused Councilor Pritchett of ethics violations. She grilled him at length on camera during a ...
By Betty Heald - May 26
This week's column is dedicated to the Ladies of Grey Birch in Augusta — lots of fun and stamina!
Gingerbread Coffee Cake
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Memorial Day is celebrated annually on the last Monday of May to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally ...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - May 26
City voters are fortunate to have a choice in the election of a new city councilor in the June 14 election.
Adam Ackor, who owns Shore Village ...
By Sarah E. Reynolds - May 26
We are about to turn a corner, in more than one sense. Having arrived at Denver, our route now turns north, towards Wyoming and Montana. And once ...
Memories of John
I first became acquainted with John Christie when we each were 5 years old and beginning the Wondrous World of Kindergarten. That ...
By Reade Brower - May 26
“Neither a man, nor a crowd, nor nation, can be trusted to act humanly or to think sanely under the influence of great fear.”
— Bertrand Russell, ...
By Diamond - May 26
I have just gotten home from my first year of college and I absolutely hated it. I went away for it and I missed my family and I ...
By Tom Dowd - May 21
Have you ever been on a conference call and waited several minutes after the start time of the meeting to actually begin? What if each time a ...
By Phil Crossman - May 20
I’ve been struggling with a simple truth visited on me a couple of years ago. I’ve known for years that it was coming and when it was coming and, ...
By Reade Brower - May 20
“Understanding a person does not mean condoning; it only means that one does not accuse him as if one were God or a judge placed above him.”