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    May 22, 2020

    Letter: Not enough words for how wrong Beem is

    While I am used to the vitriol, deceit and truth twisting which characterize Edgar Allen Beem’s columns, his “The selfish minority” piece achieves new highs for mendacity and hypocrisy. But maybe I am being too judgmental. Perhaps he is deserving of pity, not scorn, as he seems to have difficulty in assessing reality and a […]

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    May 22, 2020

    Cooking at the Cove: Immunity boost on the menu

    As people are starting to be out and about a bit more, we need to keep our immune systems in tip-top condition. This soup/bread/fruit combo can be served for a savory supper or divided for brunches or lunches. I don’t know about you, but I need to lay off the chips, ice cream and queso […]

  • Published
    May 21, 2020

    Brunswick High School Honor Roll: May 29

    The following Brunswick High School students demonstrated academic excellence and earned honors and high honors: Honor Roll Grade 9 Lily Allen, Michaela Anderson, Alexander Arnold, Lila Ashburn, Leila Bannon, Gavin Barbour, Brianna Bergeron, Charlotte Blakemore, Lydia Blood, Tymon Bojarski, Celia Boyd, Laura Butterfield, Kipp Butts, Iain Clendening, Emma Comparato, Ryan Couture, Jack Culbertson, William Dolley, […]

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    May 21, 2020

    Letter: Support Sara Gideon for US Senate

    I now live at Ocean View Retirement Community in Falmouth, but lived in South Freeport for many years before and that is when I first met Sara Gideon. At that time she was running for Freeport Town Council. She was also very young, and very sincere, when she knocked on our door asking for our […]

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    May 21, 2020

    Letter: Forecaster missed several points about Falmouth project

    Although last week’s “Planners postpone vote on Falmouth project” attempted to report proceedings of the May 5 Falmouth Planning Board meeting, several important points were missed. Notably, to an objective listener, it was virtually clear that final acceptance of the West Falmouth Development, LLC was a foregone conclusion. The Planning Board stated its intention to […]

  • Published
    May 21, 2020

    Letter: Sachs is a common sense House candidate

    Cast your Freeport/Pownal vote for Melanie Sachs in the Maine state primary July 14. Long before the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation and the world, Melanie Sachs has been working for the people of Maine. Melanie has proven herself in all levels of government, serving locally on the Freeport Town Council both as chairwoman and […]

  • Published
    May 20, 2020

    Letter: Falmouth family grateful for response to birthday

    Thank you to the Falmouth Fire-EMS, Falmouth Police and Skillins Greenhouse for going the extra mile to recognize Mary T. Honan’s birthday. On May 6, she celebrated 95 years of life and living in Falmouth, still in the house she grew up in on Foreside Road. In these challenging times of sheltering-at-home, her family couldn’t […]

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    May 20, 2020

    School Notebook: May 20

    St. Brigid School students show their love Seventh grade students at St. Brigid School in Portland expressed their thoughts and emotions earlier this month with a project called “Love Your Neighbor.” “The task was to creatively demonstrate what it means to love your neighbor and its importance in our lives as Christians,” said Erica Papkee, […]

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    May 20, 2020

    People & Business: May 20

    Restaurateur responds Cape Rotarian singled out for international award Anton “Tony” Wagner was presented with the Service Above Self Award by Rotary International award at a recent Rotary District World Understanding and Peace dinner. The award is one of the Rotary’s most prestigious, as its International’s Board of Directors recognizes no more than 150 individuals […]

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    May 19, 2020

    The Universal Notebook: Do we really have to believe all women?

    For reasons probably having to do variously with male lust, human nature and political dirty tricks, allegations of sexual misconduct seem to surface predictably when a political candidate rises to the top of the heap. Often these allegations are decades old, but they get reheated if it looks as though a man may advance to […]

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