• Death Notices

    WASHINGTON COUNTY DEATHS James William Arnold, 73, of Milbridge, March 1 at his home. Committal service March 4, Evergreen Cemetery, Milbridge. Summer memorial service. Robert Charles Carter, 72, of Marshfield, March 5 at his home. Funeral service March 8, Machias Valley Baptist Church. Burial Longfellow Cemetery, Machias. Phillip L. Clark, 65, of Milltown, March 2.

  • Another rant

    Angry over opposition to several of his legislative proposals from Democrats and some members of his own Republican party, Governor Paul LePage lashed out in an hour-long news conference on Friday. The Governor promised to veto every bill sponsored by a Democrat until or unless his opponents back down and support his proposed constitutional amendment

  • Going South

    By Thomas Moore Leslie and I walk from our rented bungalow on Carpenter Street in Brunswick, Georgia, as far as Egmont Street. The mid-March drizzle turns into a steady rain. Several For Sale signs mark Victorian era houses, some in San Francisco multi-colors: green dormer shingles, yellow trim, blue shingles, red front door. Camellias are

  • Celebrate spring

    Dear Editor: Sunrise Easter morning Sun’s bright edge above horizon’s gray shroud Touches night-dark trees Beyond clustered house’s peaks Stretch sky’s blue stripes Where small white clouds stand sentinel Resurrection Day Green shoots break free On life’s ascent. Stanley Harrison Ellsworth