The humble Farmer: Mainers save money with solar panels and stay on the grid

Customers with only two dozen panels can reduce their power bills by $600 or so every year.

Port City Post: Phones turn us into manic recorders of everything that’s in front of us

Every performance is a chance to share something fabulous, or so we think.

Our View: Raise shows what really matters to UMaine

The university chose to give an administrator a substantial raise while making other cuts.

Another View: House bill would help improve treatment for mental illness

The reform package might not prevent the next Sandy Hook, but it could relieve a lot of families’ suffering.

M.D. Harmon: We need a simpler – and more equitable – U.S. tax code

Taxpayers and preparers spend 6 billion hours filling out the forms each year, a waste of up to $150 billion.

Charles Krauthammer: Full disclosure of campaign contributions falls victim to zealots

Political donor lists are being used to pursue and persecute citizens who hold contrary views.

Our View: Cutler’s tax plan starts right debate

It’s time to reform a tax code that was designed for another economic era.

Another View: Economic development efforts require a nuanced approach

Maine Voices: DHHS makes improvements to ensure safe, quality child care

Its licensing division aims to prevent violations of both law and parents’ trust such as those in Lyman.

Maine Voices: Implementing difficult decisions will make USM nimble and relevant

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