April 27, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

A state budget for all, not the chosen few

Beyond the Headlines

Budgets are all about priorities. Some are in tune with the needs of the general public and others miss the mark . . . by a lot.  The governor has proposed his two-year, nearly $7 billion state budget, and what’s his top priority? More...

Coming soon: a bountiful shed full of books

I was just checking out a DVD at Libby Library when I heard the sound of someone typing, and cursing even more, frantically at one of the patron computers. More...

Efforts are made toward job education

Legislative Lowdown

Unemployment is currently at its lowest ever rate in Maine. While that’s good news, there is a downside. Businesses lack skilled workers. Restaurants and retail stores are all speaking of part-time and seasonal worker shortages. More...