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Our View: Government by veto causes state to stall

On health care, energy and human services, Gov. LePage has been happy to stand pat.

Another View: Seniors got along without it before they met it: the Web, that is

Members of Maine’s older generation may use it less, but when the power goes out, they also miss it less.

Maine Voices: USM vision needs serious revision

The university should ditch its leanings toward corporatization and instead focus on what Mainers want and need.

Maine Observer: Man recalls mission to help Bug Light

A reader recalls obstacles faced in 1971 as he embarked on cleaning up and stabilizing the deteriorating South Portland light.

Commentary: Warrantless cellphone search versus suspect's right to privacy

The Supreme Court hears two cases that will guide how courts apply safeguards against unreasonable searches in the age of technology.

Commentary: Big ideas don’t work in politics

The more ambitious the plan, the worse the repercussions tend to be.

Survey suggests the real meaning of Easter is ... candy


Michael Cuzzi: USM deserves steadfast leadership

The current crisis stems from governors and legislatures that failed to prioritize higher education spending and modernize its delivery.

Our Views: Thumbs up, thumbs down; a week in Maine news

A new ferry for Portland and a new way of getting dental care for everyone were among the stories that caught our eye.

Maine Voices: For Portland’s Congress Square plaza, design – not size – is what really matters

Urban design studies have shown that crowds will avoid plazas if the space is too large.

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