“If basic decisions, like who should hold public office, are made by anybody other than the people, that’s not democracy,” Gordon L. Weil writes.
ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer a webinar about preparing edible holiday gifts from 2–3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Topics include cost-effective ways to make edible holiday gifts, food safety tips to consider, and Maine foods to use in soup and baking mixes and preserved products. UMaine Extension staff will demonstrate […]
BRUNSWICK — “The encouragement and formation of vocations in the Church is the task of all of us. We cannot depend on others to meet our needs.” The words of Bishop Robert Deeley, part of his message for National Vocation Awareness Week in early November, encourage the creation of environments in which young people can […]
A recent IRS ruling tying up a loose end in the 2020 economic-relief law could force many small businesses to pay taxes on government aid meant to help through the pandemic.
King says senators from both parties have been negotiating through the holiday break to prepare a significant relief package for Congress to consider in the next few weeks.
ELLSWORTH & PORTLAND — The Maine Community Foundation’s Community Building Grant Program is open and accepting applications from nonprofit and public organizations seeking funding for projects that strengthen communities. The 2021 Community Building Grant Program will focus on funding to build community resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic, with changes to program criteria, priorities, and types […]
Friends of Sears Island and the Belfast Free Library will be co-hosting a live Zoom presentation titled, “Seasonal Habits of Maine’s Mammals” by Laura Craver-Rogers at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The northeast has a diverse population of mammal species, and coastal Maine is no different. From deer to fishers, snowshoe hares to bobcat, […]
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Without dissenters like Matthew Dunlap, Trump’s insistence — still false — that there was widespread fraud in the 2020 election might have been given more serious consideration.
WISCASSET – The Christmas season is more than just gifts, and Wiscasset Holiday Marketfest is more than just shopping. In addition to shopping local in the Village, Marketfest will offer a hearty dose of holiday good cheer from Friday, Dec. 4 through Sunday, Dec. 6. Community events dot the calendar, all safe with masks and […]
ORONO — University of Maine Cooperative Extension will offer two opportunities for livestock owners to get updates on forage resources and crop insurance starting at 10 a.m and again at 6 p.m. Dec. 9. “Got Livestock, Need Hay?” features UMaine Extension professor Rick Kersbergen sharing information for livestock owners on assessing how much feed is […]
Ryan T. Carleton, 43, formerly of Guilford, was taken to the Piscataquis County Jail in Dover-Foxcroft.
A panel of U.S. advisers will meet Tuesday to vote on how scarce, initial supplies of a COVID-19 vaccine will be given out once one has been approved.
Most testing locations in Maine were closed on both Thursday and Friday, so numbers could remain low through the weekend due to the temporary dip in testing.
President Hassan Rouhani said that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh’s death would not stop its nuclear program.
“In stripping gray wolves of their Endangered Species Act protection across the country, the responsible federal agency went against both science and public opinion, and declared the species ‘biologically recovered,'” Collette Adkins writes.
Pat Ricard, a Massachusetts native, was an All-America defensive lineman at the University of Maine.
With apologies to Mr. Peabody and Sherman.
Many health care workers are pleading with Mainers to take preventive steps now that could lessen the number of people who end up in the hospital in the coming weeks.
“She is an irreplaceable kind of person. Who is going to do what she did?”