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  • letter to the editor

    Comprehension

    Dear Editor:

    Did he understand Pinocchio?

    Larz Neilson
    East Boothbay

  • From the Editor

    Meetings and more meetings

    I am finding that as I get older, I just want to “go with the flow.” I know that meeting with co-workers, family members or group members to plan projects is important for success, but most of the time, these meetings drag on and on — unless you have a good moderator.

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  • On Eating and Loving Food

    A burger and some fries, please

    I know I’ve written about burgers and fries before, but some things never get old. That combination is the most popular lunch in America, plus I had one of the best burgers I’ve ever had last weekend. The fries were pretty spectacular, too.

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  • Mary’s Musings

    Marijuana legalization: Not without its problems

    Maine folks who favored legalizing the sale and use of recreational marijuana were probably unaware of the problems state and local authorities would be facing.

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  • In praise of Aaron Robinson

    Dear Editor:

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  • letter to the editor

    Fact-based reporting

    Dear Editor:

    In response to Mr. Topinka’s letter dated March 2, I agree that we need a free press, but it has to be fact-based and honest. If not, it is doing a great disservice to the American people who need to be told the unbiased truth.

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  • letter to the editor

    Great tour of BRHS

    Dear Editor:

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  • letter to the editor

    The continuing story of public education

    Dear Editor:

    As has been said, there are three parts to every well crafted story, and that includes the institutional establishment of public education in our country:

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  • letter to the editor

    Wild wiretap allegation

    Dear Editor:

    With apparently nothing to back it up President Trump had alleged on March 4 that former President Obama had wiretapped or in other ways ordered surveillance on the Trump campaign and Trump Towers. This is a serious allegation for a president to make. It is a felony.

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  • letter to the editor

    Don't defy will of voters

    Dear Editor:

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  • letter to the editor

    Trump’s budget

    Dear Editor:

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  • Commentary

    In support of early learning

  • letter to the editor

    Education and the will of the people

    Dear Editor:

    Growing up, we took it for granted schools were being built for all children free of charge to their parents. Free public schools (K-12) are funded wholly by government collected property, sales, and income taxes.

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  • letter to the editor

    Our harbor needs more dock space

    Dear Editor:

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  • letter to the editor

    Governor’s plans?

    Dear Editor:

    The malodorous air announcing the presence of accidental governor, Paul LePage, as he enters a room may be connected to Tea Party spawn, or more precisely, to his inability to cast off his aura of a pettifogged, two-bit politician swimming up from a small-town mayoralty.

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