Columns
  • Published
    January 21, 2019

    Amy Calder: Waterville man stocks up on memories

    Tom Greenwood is planning to move to the West, but he spent time watching the razing of the Camden National Bank building on Main Street and adding to his store of memories growing up in the area.

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    January 20, 2019

    J.P. Devine: Writing in the temple of the motorcar

    Serenity, shine and soft voices provide the setting for a big, metal box of delicious American dream, a Toyota SUV, where J.P. Devine is inspired to write.

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    January 16, 2019

    Liz Soares: What do I know, just by looking at someone?

    Attempting to take the Implicit Association Test was 'intensely uncomfortable,' writes Liz Soares, due to fear she would pick an answer that indicated she was subconsciously racist.

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    January 14, 2019

    Amy Calder: Sprint for a Saturday story

    Amid the police scanner's squawks, spits and squeaks, a message will come forth to drop everything and hit the road — in this case for a boy sliding down a hole, writes Amy Calder.

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    January 13, 2019

    JP Devine: The return of the top talking heads

    After extended Christmas vacations, the commentators of the television world are back to satisfy the needs of news hounds with time on their hands, writes J.P. Devine.

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    January 9, 2019

    Dana Wilde: Backyard winter midnight

    Much of what we see in the night sky was also seen by our ancient ancestors, writes Dana Wilde.

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    January 7, 2019

    Amy Calder: Beware the ice monster lurking outside

    Having suffered the pain of two major mishaps on ice and endured the lengthy recovery that came with them, Amy Calder issues a word of caution about what may be underfoot.

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    January 6, 2019

    J.P. Devine: The scent of victory

    Does it smell like bacon? Does it have the aroma that accompanies a happy tune? Maybe it's more a feeling you get from seeing the celebrations that accompany a swing in politics to what you yourself espouse, writes J.P. Devine.

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    January 2, 2019

    Liz Soares: Tiny adventures abound on a day trip

    Traveling, even short distances, brings random encounters with strangers that break through potential ruts in life, writes Liz Soares.

  • Published
    December 30, 2018

    J.P. Devine: The good, the bad and the ugly in 2019

    Everyone, they say, has their own dreams and scripts they favor, J.P. Devine writes.