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 Daniel Dunkle - Nov 19
I don't love raking leaves, but I don't mind it either.
It's more fun than mowing the lawn, because there is no noisy engine involved. You just ...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - Nov 19
Two stories in this week's edition reflect the current state of our society when it comes to the right to own, carry and sell firearms.
In one ...
By David Grima - Nov 19
The world is in chaos, the bombs are going off, the jets streak across the sky, the police sirens are screaming through the city, but all is not ...
By Jan Dolcater - Nov 19
Here is a statement from whitehouse.gov/economy: "President Obama will not be satisfied until every American who wants to work can find a job. ...
By Lynette Walther - Nov 19
As the brilliance of fall fades and trees go bare, winter landscapes benefit from touches of green or gold or berry-producers. Discover some ...
By Phil Crossman - Nov 19
Off-season is coming and a long and difficult winter — like last year’s — sometimes alters the capacity of a mind, particularly a mind shut away ...
Column was an 'eye-opener'
What an eye-opener the article by "Another View" titled "A witness to history" was to me. A young, 10-year-old girl ...
By Betty Heald - Nov 19
This week's column is dedicated to all the other "Betty's" out there.
8 ounces wide noodles, cooked, drained
1 1/2 cups turkey, ...
By Corelyn Senn - Nov 19
Beside the road, a half-mile up Wentworth Road, standing at a slight angle, is a 6-foot monument with five names. On one side is:
By Diamond - Nov 19
Last week my son asked me if he could bring his roommate to our family Thanksgiving this year. This guy has to work the next day and ...
By Reade Brower - Nov 19
“The world cares very little what you or I know, but it does care a great deal about what you or I do.”
--- Booker T. Washington (1856-1915)
By Maria Libby - Nov 12
If you are a mother, you probably experienced the phenomenon of suddenly noticing a lot of pregnant women in the course of your daily comings and ...
By Betty Heald - Nov 12
This week's column is dedicated to our young people who are working hard to make our Earth a safe place for everyone.
(Dough Ball ...
By David Grima - Nov 12
Last week I wrote this too early to know how the city elections would turn out, and this week I am perhaps too late to worry too much how they did ...
By Chelsea Maude Avirett - Nov 12
Many of us notice that Rockland is at a turning point: downtown buildings and the industrial park are almost full, there is interest in redevelopin...