February 1, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

GOP caught with hand in ethics cookie jar

Beyond the Headlines

We are living in some very interesting times, politically.  We are now officially in an era of fake news, used as a political tactic by at least one party as a means to undermine the credibility and destroy the character of sitting lawmakers.&nb More...

Birthdays

Feb. 3: Happy birthday Louise Rice from GMACC . . . happy birthday Daddy (Steven Lacroix), love, Gavyn, Dylan and Alyssa. Feb. 6: Happy birthday Charlie Towne from GMACC.   More...

The thing I learned today

Library Links

I love trivia. When I read a book, I often think to myself, remember this tidbit, it may come in handy during a game of Trivial Pursuit. Two years ago, my sister came from the West Coast for a summer visit. More...

Is it time for Maine to enact Voter ID?

The Right Side

Every two years at least one lawmaker introduces a bill in the Maine Legislature to require voters to show identification when they cast their ballots. Is this voter suppression or a common sense means to prevent fraud in our elections?  More...

Help exists for filing returns, getting refunds

Legislative Lowdown

Tax season is on the way, and this column is just a friendly reminder to start preparing. Getting an early start will help you gain the greatest advantage from new tax policies. More...