Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Stealing reality

The election has been stolen! The one in 2022, I mean! Never mind that the vote hasn’t happened yet. The fix is already in. The...
Andrew Marsters

A View from the Hill: The bay rests

Fall is a remarkable season for Casco Bay, the island-studded body of water that stretches out from the mainland to a line drawn from...

Your Viewpoint: Yes on 1 is yes to xenophobia

The debate on Question 1 has been one of the nastiest in recent memory. The worst part has been one particular tactic used by...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Both sides (not) now

When I saw the spot News Center Maine anchor Cindy Williams did for the Channel 6 in-house promotion series touting the station’s dedication to...
Bre Kidman

Unpacking the Sausage: In Government Inc. we trust?

I used to love a Barney Frank quote about how government is the name we give to the things we decide to do together...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Rise of the deer

The Maine deer herd – some 300,000 strong – has never been more prepared for hunting season. That’s because these gentle woodland creatures have...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Question 1 hogwash and greenwash

Contractor Larry Grondin is featured in one of the latest Mainers for Fair Laws television ads, telling viewers that his business could be shut...
Andrew Marsters

A View from the Hill: It’s about the journey, not the destination

The task was simple: Pick up a boat trailer at my daughter’s house on Babbidge Road in Falmouth and haul it to my boatbuilder...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Home is where the votes are

You know where you live. A house. An apartment. A condo. A cardboard box under a bridge. It may not be much, but it’s...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Firing the retro rockets

I wasn’t listening too closely, but I was pretty sure I heard that the latest TV spot from Central Maine Power Co.’s cronies supporting...