April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Proficiency-based grading? Not all reforms make sense

The Right Side

“Follow the money” is always good advice as we look at the public arena. When any level of government spends our money, we should demand it do so only when there is a concrete benefit to society as a whole. More...

Be aware of contract zones

To the editor:   I am a resident of Simpson Road in Saco and an abutter to the property that may well become the new home of The Ecology School. Since no one can do NIMBY better than an abutter, I will try to live up to my reputation.  More...

Plant a pinwheel, save a brain

Library Links

One snowy April afternoon, I was browsing the new non-fiction books at Libby Library hoping to find the newly released biography of Bartholomew Brimgaard, developer of the first artificially intelligent dentures, whose teeth were hacked during the 20 More...

In Augusta and politics, it’s a lobbyist first mentality

Beyond the Headlines

I often talk about the influence of lobbyists at the statehouse in Augusta. More...

Did You Hear?

Did you hear? Saco Grange Hall was hopping this past Saturday, April 7 as grange members and volunteers hosted a public bean supper to benefit and support the hall, which hosts many groups and activities throughout the year. More...