Columns
  • Published
    April 30, 2015

    Addition of fifth basketball class addresses population flux

    Biggest change in 50 years to high school sports aims to alleviate burden of smaller schools on Class C and D.

  • Published
    April 26, 2015

    Weaning Maine off cars

    Bill Basford of Fairfield says the state would be in better economic shape if people walked or bicycled more and drove less, Amy Calder writes.

  • Published
    April 24, 2015

    Faint-hearted wanderlust

    Travel is for others, there's enough to see and do right close to home, says J.P. Devine.

  • Published
    April 22, 2015

    Getting your mind right with the weather

    It's time to just accept that from now on, March is February and April is March, Dana Wilde writes.

  • Published
    April 19, 2015

    Cancer shawls bring warmth — inside and out

    Waterville 91-year-old knits shawls for patients at the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care in Augusta, Amy Calder writes.

  • Published
    April 17, 2015

    In defense of hoodies

    Criminals may have given them a bad name, but J.P. Devine says there's nothing better for keeping warm or — with the help of earplugs connected to nothing — avoiding the world.

  • Published
    April 15, 2015

    Listen my children, let’s give Patriot’s Day its due in Maine

    It's about Lexington and Concord and the beginning of the American Dream, so let's not let Longfellow down, Maureen Milliken writes.

  • Published
    April 10, 2015

    Relics for posterity

    If Don Draper's coat from "Mad Men" can make the Smithsonian Institute, so can J.P. Devine's personal papers, the columnist writes.

  • Published
    April 8, 2015

    A spider in winter

    Spiders find innovative ways to survive the winter, Dana Wilde writes.

  • Published
    April 5, 2015

    Big hearts help little Troy Union Church

    The community has banded together to help save the 175-year-old church which is closed because of structural problems, Amy Calder writes.

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