Talk

  • From the editor

    I don't pretend to be a techie. I've learned on the run since our website expanded from a seed to a mighty oak but I am still on the first set of branches when it comes to knowing processes, terms ... what does what? And I don't think I will climb much higher on the "tree of lifelog."

  • From the assistant editor

    Summer is coming.

    That play on a buzz phrase from HBO’s “Game of Thrones” might give you the wrong idea. I’ve never watched the epic show.  It looks well done, but I’ll take my soap operas, although the show sounds part soap opera. So maybe I’ll give it a look someday.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Public access to the shore and water in Edgecomb continues to be on the mind of many inland residents of Edgecomb.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    To quote George Bernard Shaw: “A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”

  • From the editor

    OK, Rick Charette, you're going to get what you love.

  • From the assistant editor

    You know who you are.

    You love it here, but have the good sense to fly or drive south before the first icy wind foretells the season of the white sky, with its six months of snow and total of four days of sun and blue sky, preferably including Wiscasset Winterfest.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    Each state has its own child protective agencies and protective laws.  Yes, that system has worked the majority of times, but each has its list of children who died at the hands of their parents and foster parents. 

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    We have elected a new majority in the state legislature and a new administration that is disconnected from the people of Maine.

  • From the editor

    April 7-13 is National Library Week.

  • From the assistant editor

    One of the hardest parts to observe in a homicide trial can be the autopsy review. The medical examiner speaks in extensive detail and we include some of that detail in our coverage, because we need to show, this is the case the state presented, and this is how the defense responded.

  • From the editor

    Do you have earworm? Earworm, which I only recently discovered as a real word, is a term for songs that you can't get out of your head because of their catchy melody or repeated stanzas.

  • From the assistant editor

    It has been good having Chris Cooper back moderating Alna's annual town meetings after a hiatus. I've only ever seen competent moderators there and elsewhere, but with resident Cooper, you could almost charge admission.

  • letter to the editor

    Dear Editor:

    The beginning heroic act was made by two Muslim greeters welcoming faithful prayers. “Good morning brother,” and the terrorist response was two shots ending their lives.