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  • From the Editor

    I didn't celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 16. Did you? But there's still a few days left to celebrate National Ice Cream Month, July, designated as such by President Ronald Reagan in 1984.

  • Mary’s Musings

    It’s always refreshing to read about folks who think outside the box, and while they’re certainly not the first to do it, we found ourselves intrigued by a San Francisco couple’s decision on living arrangements.

  • From the Assistant Editor

    Word that Ben Averill has moved on from his Wiscasset planner job was not a large surprise. Voters may bring back the job sooner or later, or never, and maybes don’t pay the bills.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Alna provides no services to its residents other than a volunteer fire company, yet has the highest taxes in Lincoln County.  Alna has school choice, and that, in spite of the exorbitant taxes, is what attracts new home buyers to Alna.

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  • From the Editor

    What news? Sun Media Group has agreed to sell its assets to RFB Holdings. Reade Brower, owner of Maine Today Media, as of Aug.

  • Mary’s Musings

    Remember the old TV show, “Truth or Consequences?” Well, under Maine’s new laws, the truth is, lobstermen and others who break the rules will face consequences — severe consequences.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Fair taxation began in 1862 where lower incomes ($600-$10,000) were taxed at 3% and higher incomes like $15,000 were taxed at 5%.  President Lincoln signed the bill to help pay for the Civil War.

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  • Mary’s Musings

    Not long ago we began hearing and reading about the strong opposition to public buildings in the south flying a confederate flag.  Some were adamant that they come down, while staunch southerners were loud and clear: Leave them alone.

  • From the Assistant Editor

    Signs are like milk. They should go away when outdated. The “Maine’s Prettiest Village” sign on Route 1 and Flood Avenue had a Sheepscot River Race announcement next to it ahead of the July 4 race.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    The below list of poverty causes is likely not complete. Comparing that list with a list of diseases or disease causes, you begin to recognize that like disease, poverty is always temporarily in the air.

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