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On Screen: Maine International Film Festival goes outside, online

The pandemic may be keeping movie theaters dark, but it’s also bringing fresh light to a certain retro film-going pleasure: the drive-in. And so...

Letter from Aroostook: Awaiting the bounty

Spring was slow in arriving in The County.  There was snow in early May, back-to-back frosts two weeks ago, and COVID-19 slowed the start...

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Another Viewpoint: Don’t blow it, Portland

My wife and I moved to Portland 36 years ago. We left Los Angeles just a few weeks before the 1984 Summer Olympic Games....

A View from the Hill: Climate change isn’t going away

The other day I was listening to some news on National Public Radio. The announcer was doing a handoff to a reporter. After introducing...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Break it up

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (motto: Please Call Back – Oh Wait, That’s the Maine Department of Labor’s Motto – Ours...

Our Viewpoint: A different Fourth of July

This July Fourth will be unlike any other. The three months leading up to this holiday week have brought a stark confluence of news...