Saturday, May 21, 2022


Arts & Living

Angel Falls

Do go searching for waterfalls

The key to a successful waterfall hunt is your stealth approach.  Movements should be slow and steady as you draw closer, lest you risk scaring...
"Herbert's Garden," by Lynne Drexler

Art Seen: 2 Maine artists get hot

Fine art has no intrinsic or practical value. Its monetary value is based entirely upon what someone is willing to pay for it. So...



Andrew Marsters

A View from the Hill: Mockingbird in the catbird seat

The editor told me this is the annual bird issue. I hope everyone else got the memo. It is highly appropriate for this newspaper to...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: An entire column without the word ‘abortion’

The average Maine citizen neither knows nor cares who their state representative is. Or their state senator. And they know more about the latest...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Roe v. Republicans

After the initial shock and anger at the U.S. Supreme Court’s plan to force women to give birth whether they want to or not,...

Your Viewpoint: Beem’s threat ignores the bigger picture

Over the years I have been a fan of Edgar Allen Beem’s writing on the arts and usually find his columns on political issues...