Last week I wrote an article about a nursing home in Union that recently hired refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This hire made ...
By Reade and Jesse Brower - Dec 02
“Work is a four-letter word.”
This week we decided to look at work ethic and how our cross-generational viewpoints might be different, and ...
Thank you, constituents
On Dec. 7 I will have completed my fourth and final term as your representative to the Maine Legislature because of term ...
By Betty Heald - Dec 01
This week's column is dedicated to Mary Dearborn of Camden who is still a "cooking lady."
Blue Hubbard Squash Soup with Croutons
4 tablespoons ...
By Louis Bettcher - Dec 01
A search through The Camden Herald archives revealed the following:
One year ago, 2015
The Rockport Public Library is moving to its temporary ...
By Terry Economy - Dec 01
Train to Boston
In the 1940s, my mother, sister and I took the train to Boston at least three times a year to visit our aunt and uncle who lived ...
By David Grima - Dec 01
Years ago, when I was a proper newspaperman, I used to look forward to the time between the elections and the holidays, which really boils down to ...
Column was 'galling'
I’d like to comment on the “Another View” column which was published in the Nov. 24 Courier-Gazette. I’m sure we have all ...
By Nathan Davis and ... - Dec 01
Food sovereignty is the assertion of local control over our food system, and the assertion against control by big agribusiness and nonlocal ...
By Paul Ackerman - Dec 01
I spent much of Election Day in the local town office doing a stint as a ballot clerk. It was a privilege to be asked to assist in this manner, ...
By Phil Crossman - Dec 01
An opportunity exists for the president and others to halt the confrontation at Standing Rock, N.D., before it gets out of hand. It’s unclear to ...
By Sarah E. Reynolds - Dec 01
Among the welter of stories popping up online these days are some claiming that Vice President-elect Mike Pence wants to subject gay and lesbian ...
By Lynette L. Walther - Dec 01
While the vegetable gardens have long-since been put to bed, there is a growing number of folks who consider growing food a process that encompasse...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - Dec 01
City, community and business leaders ought to be proud of themselves this week after a successful launch of the holiday season over the Thanksgivin...
By Marina Schauffler - Nov 30
“I hold one share in the corporate earth and am uneasy about the management.” — E.B. White, “Sootfall and Fallout,” 1956
Not long after the ...
Is E pluribus unum broken?
The U.S motto: E pluribus unum means “out of many, one” — a catchy bit of Latin penned by our founding fathers. In ...
By Barbara Dyer - Nov 24
Having lived in this beautiful village all my life, I have seen so many changes from when the population was 3,000 to now of about 5,000. My ...
Since the election of Donald Trump as the country's next president, people across the country have taken to the streets in protest. The right to ...
By Betty Heald - Nov 24
This week's column is dedicated to our ancestors who started it all.
4 cups firm fresh cranberries
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
Open letter to Maine's congressional delegation
Our nation’s democratic process has led to a variety of leadership challenges over the years, and ...