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LETTER

To The Times Record: Think Before You Print   This letter is in regard to a news article that appeared Aug. 17, “Brunswick man’s death investigated,” about the death of Brunswick resident Seth Caron.  More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

The chains which cramp us most are those More...

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Uncomfortably Uneducated

PROSE AND CONS

Have you ever been asked a question and wondered, before you answered it, why the question was asked in the first place? A little more on that in a moment.  More...

Airshows Cause Turbulence Coast to Coast

What do you believe the purpose of the Air Show is? Why not show up to protest the air show this year at Brunswick Landing on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to noon?  More...

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Gov. LePage’s Veto of Medicaid Expansion has Pushed Hospitals to the Financial Brink

Last year, half of Maine’s hospitals ran an operating deficit. According to figures from the Maine Health Data Organization, two thirds of Maine’s hospitals have just one month’s cash on hand (or less). More...

Failing All Tests of the Presidency

We are leaderless. America doesn’t have a president. America has a man in the White House holding the spot, and wreaking havoc as he waits for the day when a real president arrives to replace him. More...

LETTERS

Give, Don’t Just Take The Brunswick Town Council and Finance Committee are proposing a Property Tax Assistance (relief) Program for Brunswick Citizens. Currently only a draft ordinance, it is loaded with foggy questions. More...

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Workers Deserve Better than Hobson’s Choice

RE: MAINE

The last two decades have been hard for Maine’s public employees, and things aren’t getting any easier. The two largest state employee bargaining units were recently offered a Hobson’s choice by Gov. Paul LePage. More...

Learn When to Shut Up, Mr. President

MAKING SENSE

As we’ve said here before, Donald Trump has to learn to just shut up and let things go. The failure to do that is the worst Achilles heel of a president who seems to have half a dozen Achilles heels. More...

LETTERS

Thank You to BDA for Outdoor Arts Festival   The folks at the Brunswick Downtown Association deserve everyone’s gratitude this time of year for their success in running the Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival.  What a lot of hard work it More...

Today in History

In 1831, Nat Turner launched a violent slave rebellion in Virginia resulting in the deaths of at least 55 whites. More...

Can you pass a Quiz on Immigration?

When the subject is immigration, everyone has an opinion. Illegal immigration is, in most eyes, bad because it violates U.S. law, threatens sovereignty, and displaces American workers. More...

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The Political Divide Grows Wider

GUEST COLUMN

The white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, provides strong evidence of the widening division in American politics. More...

Flying Confederate Flag is Un-American

We were driving up Interstate 81 last Sunday afternoon, the radio on, the sun setting into the hills, when we passed a tractor trailer truck, and saw Old Glory proudly snapping in the strong wind behind the cab. More...

LETTER

‘Let Us Now Try What Love Will Do’   More...

In Case They Ask...

JUST A LITTLE OLD

What if a child or grandchild or any young person, for that matter, asked for your advice on living a good life? After all, since you’re getting up there in years, you should have learned something along the way, right? More...