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May 30, 2017 RSS feed / Opinion

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Ranked Choice Rejection May Be Opportunity

RE: MAINE

Supporters of ranked choice voting, enacted by referendum last November, are crestfallen. More...

A Pirate’s Life for Me

GROWING UP BRUNSWICK

I skipped out on you again. I’m sorry — that makes twice now I’ve let my writing duties slide but I promise I have a good excuse. This son of Brunswick was finishing up graduate school and earning his master’s in education. More...

LETTERS

Decision to Spray was Mistake   I am dismayed by the Brunswick School Department's decision to go ahead with spraying for browntail moth larvae. More...

LETTERS

Suicide Not An Answer More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Life is a tragedy full of joy.   More...

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Washington, Augusta Face Major Budget Choices

GUEST COLUMN

Big budget battles are under way now. In Maine, the Legislature struggles toward a bipartisan compromise, essential for adopting a state budget, with the central issues being tax cuts for the wealthy and education spending. More...

From the Principal’s Desk

JUST A LITTLE OLD

A committee assigned to find a new principal for a school like, say, Brunswick High School, might post a job description that read something like this: “The ideal candidate would have administrative experience at several different kinds of scho More...

Trump Can’t Add Things Up

We’re now getting a feel for what it was like to work in a business run by Donald Trump. More...

Graham, Collins, McCain Can Be Climate Champions Again

Earlier this month, lost amid the endless Washington noise that dominates the daily news cycle, three Republican senators committed an act of political courage by putting environmental stewardship above partisan politics. More...

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More Research Needed on Browntail Pesticides More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

A historian is a prophet in reverse.   More...

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Memorial Day Reflection On Patriotism

GUEST COLUMN

During my final year of high school I opted to “early enlist” in service of my country. Few in my graduating class chose to do so. More...

New Vehicles May Not Need Inspection if Bill Passes

If your car is less than 12 years old, you may be saving money in the near future.  Rep. Richard Cebra, R-Naples, has submitted a bill at the request of Gov. Paul LePage that would alter Maine’s vehicle inspection program. More...

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Lying and Liars More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

It is the weakness and danger of republics, More...

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The Whole Truth?

PROSE AND CONS

Most of us are well accustomed to telling the truth. It is a fact of life. If you don’t tell the truth there can be consequences. Sometimes the consequences are small, sometimes they are significant. More...