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  • From the editor

    Hurricanes, earthquakes, nuclear threats, riots, Obamacare debate … As the world churns, we always have sports to turn to take our minds off of the tragedies and political disagreements happening daily.

  • Mary’s Musings

    What’s more annoying than a telemarketer? Their phone calls usually come at an inopportune time.  You’re just started eating. You’re watching something on TV you really want to see. You’re having a nap. You’re in the bathroom.

  • From the Assistant Editor

    Not a lot of jobs carry the risk of a horrible incident like the one a Wiscasset officer experienced last week, getting stuck with a syringe Police Chief Jeff Lange said had allegedly been used for heroin and had blood on it. That is more than a bad day.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Maine can’t afford to expand Medicaid for healthy adults without children.

  • From the editor

    Road construction projects, especially on a main thoroughfare such as Route 27, are a pain to motorists. Long waits, driving on uneven pavement and impatient drivers drive up the stress.

  • Mary’s Musings

    Devastating. Mind-boggling. Heartbreaking. Unimaginable. There are plenty of words to describe Hurricane Irma.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    In 1915, the San Diego city council, pressured by the San Diego Wide Awake Improvement Club, decided to hire the “moisture accelerator” Charlie Hatfield to solve a low reservoir problem, only later in 1916 to painfully learn many lessons.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • From the Assistant Editor

    Kudos to our fire departments for coming together on fires big and little over Labor Day weekend. Even the smaller emergencies take multiple hands, for the firefighters’ safety and everyone else’s.

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    Dear Editor:

  • From the editor

    September: Schools are back in session; the grass grows a little slower; and the last vestiges of summer activities continue for about three more weeks.

  • Mary’s Musings

    We’re counting our blessings this week as we share in the sorrow of thousands of Texas residents who have suffered damage to or loss of their homes and businesses, or have been forced to leave their communities because of unrelenting rain and floods.