February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

The Right Side

FGM should not be a Dem, Rep issue

First off, I must warn you that the subject matter of this week’s column is quite disturbing. More...

Birthdays

Feb. 8: Happy birthday Alan Mullett from GMACC.  Feb. 9: Happy birthday Erin Rice from GMACC.  More...

Legislative Lowdown

What should we be doing about student loan debt?

The numbers are shocking. Even if every high school student stays in Maine after graduation, our labor force will decline by 50,000 over the next 10 years. More...

Beyond the Headlines

Being ‘Clean’ is important

I talk often about the need to reduce big money interests in our politics and in our government, but Maine is actually one of just a handful of states that has a mechanism limiting outside money in legislative races.  It’s aptly named the More...

Library Links

February is a feast of fun at Libby Library

One fine evening, I was searching through the new biographies at Libby Library, hoping to find Luigi Shimtopolis’ highly recommended book about the early life of Otis Beoglethorpe, the children’s author whose attempts to interest publishe More...