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  • From the editor

    I am thankful for my family and friends every day of the year but on this Thanksgiving week, I would like to thank some other people (some are friends, too!) who contribute very much to getting this newspaper out each week and who don’t always get my/our acknowledgment.

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  • From the Assistant Editor

    My mother has told me over the years about a train ride to Boston when she was 10, for my Uncle Charlie’s college graduation. Riders seeing television antennae on the roofs of tar-paper shacks in Freeport began saying how awful it was that poor people bought TVs.

  • Mary’s Musings

    On this Thanksgiving holiday, as we sit down with family and friends to share both good food and conversation, let’s not forget the thousands all over the world who are less fortunate.

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  • Mary’s Musings

    Two recent wind storms brought down a tremendous number of trees. Maine is the most heavily forested state in the nation, with an estimated 24.3 billion.Even before the latest blow, we noticed that we’ve lost a lot of trees in recent months and years.

  • From the Editor

    While writing this column, the clock was ticking toward the end of another year of my existence. Yes, I turned 61 this week. Not a memorable number, for sure, but birthdays tend to not only creep up on you faster than you want, but they also prompt memories of a life lived.

  • From the Assistant Editor

    Wiscasset voters elected the school committee and selectmen. Property owners and fee-payers fund the school and town services out of their paychecks, savings and any other means they can. Two pockets get the money, but it’s all for Wiscasset and is on Wiscasset taxpayers’ hard-earned dime.

  • Commentary

    On Oct.5, I went to Las Vegas as part of the Red Cross Response to the mass casualty shooting at Mandalay Bay Resort Concert. From the moment I arrived the morbid feelings of chaos, panic, loss, intense anxiety, shock, disbelief, depression, and grief were paramount.

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  • From the Assistant Editor

    Arguably the biggest election night surprise in Wiscasset didn’t come at the polls at Wiscasset Community Center. Selectmen delivered it down the road, in their majority vote to go to court over downtown parking and the Haggett building.

  • letter to the editor

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  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Three women, in our early 70s, ready to drive out of your charming town ... then we stopped, because we saw a parking spot in front of the shops.