Articles by George Danby
on April 03, 2015, at 1:54 p.m.
Healthy lifestyles everywhere.
By George Danby on April 02, 2015, at 11:24 a.m.
Too much pain medication Gov. Paul LePage has advocated a controversial change in addiction treatment. Addiction is devastating to individuals, families and society in general; effective treatment is essential. There is insufficient treatment of any kind for those who need and want it. We do not have enough qualified Suboxone …
on April 02, 2015, at 5:19 a.m.
The 2016 presidential contest begins!
on April 01, 2015, at 9:37 a.m.
A growing movement to change the $20 bill to put images of women on American money. (Here is another take on the issue.)
on March 31, 2015, at 6:32 a.m.
The news articles about Portland hosting the world’s top bowlers, with the Professional Bowlers Association in Maine for the first time, gave way to a cartoon idea. Gov. Paul LePage, Bowling for Dollars : Trying to reform the tax code is harder than it looks!
on March 30, 2015, at 6:07 a.m.
on March 29, 2015, at 9:58 a.m.
The governor vs. the municipalities.
on March 27, 2015, at 12:11 p.m.
Comment on Sen. Mike Willette’s comments.
on March 26, 2015, at 3:45 p.m.
Hillary 2016. Ready for takeoff…
on March 25, 2015, at 4 p.m.
Portland and Bangor have discussed raising the minimum wage at the municipal level. A public forum on City Councilor Joe Baldacci’s proposal for Bangor is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. April 9.
on March 24, 2015, at 3:53 p.m.
Limited parking spaces is a problem for Mainer drivers…but this time of year the biggest problem seems to be the potholes. Craters from another planet!
on March 23, 2015, at 3:55 p.m.
City officials continue to work on a proposal to charge for parking on certain downtown streets in a bid to create more spaces for patrons of downtown businesses as well as generate revenue for future parking infrastructure. Officials said this week the primary goal of the plan is to stop …
on March 22, 2015, at 11:20 a.m.
The LePage comments concerning Stephen King’s residence and tax situation made me think of past criticism about the governor’s residency. The issue in 2010 was about tax breaks, a home in Florida and claiming the Blaine House as his primary residence. Scary!
on March 20, 2015, at 12:56 p.m.
The governor wants to slow the flow of revenue from Augusta to local budgets. Sort of like the slow moving tapping of trees to produce maple syrup.
on March 19, 2015, at 4:26 p.m.
State support is in question as local food movements grow, especially the focus on local fish.
on March 18, 2015, at 4:15 p.m.
Fresh lobster led Maine exports for growth in 2014. Wood product values fell. – News Item Instead of considering adding Babe the Blue Ox to the Paul Bunyan Statue, perhaps we should replace it as a sign of the times.
on March 17, 2015, at 3:37 p.m.
Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, calls for a repeal of term limits. Why? He’s doing just fine hanging onto power for over 50 years…with or without term limits.
on March 16, 2015, at 4:35 p.m.
The LePage budget fight with lawmakers, local officials, advocates of the poor and former allies. A decreased stream of state money that flows into local coffers.
on March 15, 2015, at 10:23 a.m.
News Item: New panel suggests charging for parking. Committee to present new downtown Bangor plan. Always new plans to help alleviate the limited parking space problem.
on March 13, 2015, at 4:27 p.m.
Hillary is starting to look a little like Nixon around the eyes…