By Kris Ferrazza - Jul 04
As my age continues to climb each June, I strive to accept new shortcomings with dignity and grace.
Things that once seemed simple and obvious now ...
By Victoria Bucklin - Jul 03
This weekend we will celebrate Independence Day. Our State Senator, Dave Miramant, wrote in a recent email “On July 4th we commemorate the ...
By Daniel Dunkle - Jul 03
So I started a garden.
My father, to his credit, has not said, "I told you so." When I was a child, he had vegetable gardens and patches of ...
By Betty Heald - Jul 02
This week's column is dedicated to all the people of South Carolina. Our prayers are with you all.
Chuck Roast Beef Barbecue
3 pounds chuck ...
By Diamond - Jul 02
I was asked to be the maid of honor in my friend’s wedding. I said yes without knowing what was expected. I had no idea that I was ...
By David Grima - Jul 02
Lately I have heard people beginning to mutter about the cost of living in Maine, especially in connection with groceries and housing. It has been ...
By Lynette L. Walther - Jul 02
The novelist John Updike called irises “ugly purple” tatters. Actually it was his fictional character, Harry "Rabbit" Angstrom, (in the 1960 ...
Deliberations necessary to protect town
Have "the people" really spoken?
I refer to Robert Dorr’s letter, which Lincoln County News printed in its ...
OUT As I Want to Be would like to thank all of its supporters and our Midcoast community for the outpouring of support for Stories ...
By The Courier-Gazette ... - Jul 02
The Supreme Court on June 26 affirmed by a vote of 5-4 the right of same-sex couples to marry all across the country. It seems right, with ...
By Reade Brower - Jul 02
“Silence will save me from being wrong (and foolish), but it will deprive me of the possibility of being right.” — Igor Stravinsky, composer ...
By Sally Fernald - Jun 26
Someone wrote years ago that no one cared about the Village Green but the Camden Garden Club, Mrs. Bok, Chauncey Keep, Cyrus Curtis, John Gribbel, ...
By Lawrence Reichard - Jun 26
Two weeks ago The Republican Journal ran, alongside my column, a guest column by first-term Second District Congressman Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, ...
By Barbara F. Dyer - Jun 25
Now that I have completed Volume I and Volume II of Who’s Who at Mountain View, there are many more people resting up at Camden’s largest and ...
By Lisa Millimet and ... - Jun 25
Sen. Lindsey Graham said about the shooting in S.C.: "There are bad people in this world who are motivated by hate. Every decent person has been ...
By David Grima - Jun 25
What will become of the Monhegan, the once-upon-a-time state ferry that was converted some years ago into a floating restaurant? It belonged to ...
By Chelsea Maude Avirett - Jun 25
When I first heard about the proposal to reconfigure the Recreation Department, I was tentatively in favor. While the Recreation Center and its ...
By Paul Ackerman - Jun 25
This is the common rhetorical flourish that President Obama uses as an introductory phrase, in order to highlight that whatever he is about to say ...
By Phil Crossman - Jun 25
I’ve just been elected to a three-year term on the Vinalhaven Board of Selectmen, a position I last held in 1990. That year I ran against others ...
By Sarah E. Reynolds - Jun 25
As regular readers know, Maureen and I have three dogs, two German shepherds and a cockapoo. I have written a considerable amount about these ...