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There is a national emergency, but it's not at the southern border – it's in Washington, D.C. Astounding how members of Congress and the administration... [Read More]
it's arrogance in WashingtonFisherman's co-op buyers can be trusted to do the right thingJesuits offer lame excuse for handling of priests accused of sex abuseShow... [Read More]
Gov. Mills' plan to appoint a coordinator of Maine's approach to the opioid crisis is heartening. Addiction is a disease, and opioid addiction is one... [Read More]
it's arrogance in WashingtonDemocrats love to spend, until Trump has a project he wants fundedJesuits offer lame excuse for handling of priests accused of sex... [Read More]
In his Jan. 11 commentary, Mike Thibodeau rightly criticizes the declining level of political discourse in America. The former legislator's one-sided description of the issue,... [Read More]
If everyone affected by President Trump's shutdown (remember, he said he was "proud" to own it) would send copies of the bills they can't pay... [Read More]
For several years, I have felt our nation become increasingly divided. Many political issues are driving a wedge between families, friends, neighbors and communities, but... [Read More]
One way in which the state of Maine might help during the federal shutdown is to provide interest-free loans to federal workers who are going... [Read More]
I am responding to Sen. Susan Collins' recent statements on the newest crisis, the wall and government shutdown – her responses to which remain consistent... [Read More]
Let's look at Portland's working-waterfront development moratorium impartially. Essentially, this comes down to prioritizing maritime industry versus hospitality on our shores. But we can't forget... [Read More]
Today I learned ("Mortgage industry gets relief from the shutdown," Jan. 12, Page A7) that the $1.3 trillion mortgage industry (2,300 mortgage companies, brokers, commercial... [Read More]
My wife and I are rural Maine voters who are not getting our news from either Fox or MSNBC. We have a daughter and son-in-law... [Read More]
In his essay "On the Education of Children," the 16th-century essayist and philosopher Michel de Montaigne offers insights applicable to today's bluster and debate about... [Read More]
Unlike the more sane among us, I can't help but dwell on this "wall" thing. I've heard all the arguments for and against. It gets... [Read More]
As residents of South Portland and former South Portland city councilors, Tom Blake, Rosemarie De Angelis, Louie Maietta and I have collectively spent thousands of... [Read More]
My father died 10 years ago last week, on Jan. 8, 2009, as a result of a hospital-acquired MRSA infection. He was the third senior... [Read More]
Re: "Building that houses Freeport tavern of ghostly fame goes on the market" (Jan. 6): The Maine State Organization of the Daughters of the American... [Read More]
I read with interest the recent op-ed by Jeremy Fischer regarding the importance of investing in early childhood education in Maine (Jan. 4). When he... [Read More]
Hand-wringing is OK if you are a furloughed Transportation Security Administration worker and, without last Friday's paycheck, putting food in your month and a roof... [Read More]
I couldn't help but notice the irony by juxtaposing the Dec. 30 Maine Sunday Telegram front-page article on Gov. Paul Le-Page's legacy, including responsible fiscal... [Read More]