Opinion – Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel https://www.centralmaine.com Features news from the Kennebec Journal of Augusta, Maine and Morning Sentinel of Waterville, Maine. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 05:40:54 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Our View: Stop slow-walking bids for citizenship https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/our-view-stop-slow-walking-bids-for-citizenship/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/our-view-stop-slow-walking-bids-for-citizenship/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1127650 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/our-view-stop-slow-walking-bids-for-citizenship/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1127650_4017_20160408_naturalizat_3.jpgThree-quarters of a million foreign-born legal residents, who have met all the legal requirements, are stuck waiting behind an invisible wall that stands between them and citizenship.Sun, 18 Nov 2018 11:54:58 +0000 Community Compass: Holidays a risky time for teen drinking https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/community-compass-holidays-a-risky-time-for-teen-drinking/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/community-compass-holidays-a-risky-time-for-teen-drinking/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125730 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/community-compass-holidays-a-risky-time-for-teen-drinking/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2013/04/Parenting+Teen+Drinki_Semp.jpgFri, 16 Nov 2018 15:44:42 +0000 Maine Compass: Add food lessons to college curriculum https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/maine-compass-add-food-lessons-to-college-curriculum/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/maine-compass-add-food-lessons-to-college-curriculum/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1127658 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/maine-compass-add-food-lessons-to-college-curriculum/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2011/10/Harvest+Lunch++copy.jpgSun, 18 Nov 2018 11:56:50 +0000 View from Away: Trump’s false claims of ‘electoral corruption’ hurt America https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/view-from-away-trumps-false-claims-of-electoral-corruption-hurt-america/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/view-from-away-trumps-false-claims-of-electoral-corruption-hurt-america/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125734 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/view-from-away-trumps-false-claims-of-electoral-corruption-hurt-america/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/Trump-A_Wake.jpgFri, 16 Nov 2018 15:45:55 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/todays-editorial-cartoon-1817/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/todays-editorial-cartoon-1817/#respond Mon, 19 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125738 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/19/todays-editorial-cartoon-1817/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1125738_846873-11-15-Freedom-From-t.jpgFri, 16 Nov 2018 15:58:15 +0000 Our View: Holiday policy for schools should reflect growing diversity https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/our-view-holiday-policy-for-schools-should-reflect-growing-diversity/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/our-view-holiday-policy-for-schools-should-reflect-growing-diversity/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125726 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/our-view-holiday-policy-for-schools-should-reflect-growing-diversity/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2017/06/661388_APTOPIX-Afghanistan-Ramadan.jpgAfghan boys read the Quran during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan at a mosque in Kabul. Muslims throughout the world are marking the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, during which devotees fast from dawn till dusk.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:51:32 +0000 Jim Fossel: Questions follow Sessions’ ouster https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/jim-fossel-questions-follow-sessions-ouster/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/jim-fossel-questions-follow-sessions-ouster/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125574 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/jim-fossel-questions-follow-sessions-ouster/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/08/1520774_sessions-2ndld-writethru-d08ff3fe-a6d0-11e8-8fac-12e98c13528d.jpgTwo leading Republican senators have suggested that Attorney General Jeff Sessions could be replaced following the November elections.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:57:21 +0000 Commentary: Indepedents decide elections https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/commentary-indepedents-decide-elections/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/commentary-indepedents-decide-elections/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125578 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/commentary-indepedents-decide-elections/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1111794_711980-20181106-Election-6.jpgFri, 16 Nov 2018 15:55:29 +0000 Mascot does not celebrate history https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/mascot-does-not-celebrate-history/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/mascot-does-not-celebrate-history/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124282 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/mascot-does-not-celebrate-history/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:33:40 +0000 Ballot counters show integrity https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/ballot-counters-show-integrity/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/ballot-counters-show-integrity/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124286 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/ballot-counters-show-integrity/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:32:31 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/todays-editorial-cartoon-1816/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/todays-editorial-cartoon-1816/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125562 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/todays-editorial-cartoon-1816/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1125562_846873-11-14-Bowling-for-Mu.jpgSat, 17 Nov 2018 19:02:32 +0000 Congress must restrict guns https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/congress-must-restrict-guns/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/congress-must-restrict-guns/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124290 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/congress-must-restrict-guns/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:42:19 +0000 We must protect Mueller probe https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/we-must-protect-mueller-probe/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/we-must-protect-mueller-probe/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124294 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/we-must-protect-mueller-probe/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:43:47 +0000 The View From Here: Health costs headed for a crisis https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/the-view-from-here-health-costs-headed-for-a-crisis/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/the-view-from-here-health-costs-headed-for-a-crisis/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1127622 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/the-view-from-here-health-costs-headed-for-a-crisis/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/Columnist-Kesich-e1441211688709-1.jpgJohn Patriquin/Staff Photographer.Wed. July,25, 2012. News room mug shots Greg Kesich. (Photo by John Patriquin/Staff Photographer)Fri, 16 Nov 2018 19:12:48 +0000 CMP’s powerline would help climate https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/cmps-powerline-would-help-climate/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/cmps-powerline-would-help-climate/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124298 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/cmps-powerline-would-help-climate/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:40:22 +0000 Politicians can be sore losers https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/politicians-can-be-sore-losers/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/politicians-can-be-sore-losers/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124302 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/politicians-can-be-sore-losers/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:35:24 +0000 Students’ voting rights questioned https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/students-voting-rights-questioned/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/students-voting-rights-questioned/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124306 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/students-voting-rights-questioned/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:39:23 +0000 Nemitz makes reader’s day https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/nemitz-makes-readers-day/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/nemitz-makes-readers-day/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124310 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/nemitz-makes-readers-day/feed/ 0 Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:36:56 +0000 Community Compass: Inland Hospital offers help for post-partum depression https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/community-compass-inland-hospital-offers-help-for-post-partum-depression/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/community-compass-inland-hospital-offers-help-for-post-partum-depression/#respond Sun, 18 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1125558 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/18/community-compass-inland-hospital-offers-help-for-post-partum-depression/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2016/12/1126198_Mommy_Brain_05575.jpg-3012.jpgA mother holds her newborn baby in Corpus Christi, Texas. A study released Monday shows pregnancy affects not only a woman's body: It changes parts of her brain structure, too.Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:52:57 +0000 View from Away: Amazon played American cities for suckers https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/view-from-away-amazon-played-american-cities-for-suckers/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/view-from-away-amazon-played-american-cities-for-suckers/#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124206 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/view-from-away-amazon-played-american-cities-for-suckers/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/07/bezos-bg-97b7d182-8911-11e8-8aea-86e88ae760d8-1.jpgThu, 15 Nov 2018 16:15:09 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/todays-editorial-cartoon-1815/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/todays-editorial-cartoon-1815/#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124226 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/todays-editorial-cartoon-1815/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1124226_846873-11-15-Twoheaded-Turt.jpgThu, 15 Nov 2018 16:29:58 +0000 Maine Compass: CMP’s history breeds skepticism on clean energy initiatives https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/maine-compass-cmps-history-breeds-skepticism-on-clean-energy-initiatives/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/maine-compass-cmps-history-breeds-skepticism-on-clean-energy-initiatives/#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124202 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/maine-compass-cmps-history-breeds-skepticism-on-clean-energy-initiatives/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/10/1056842_609043-CMP.jpgPosters around central Maine express opposition to the proposed 145-mile CMP power line.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:18:48 +0000 Commentary: Broad gun-control restrictions are not the answer https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/commentary-broad-gun-control-restrictions-are-not-the-answer/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/commentary-broad-gun-control-restrictions-are-not-the-answer/#respond Sat, 17 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124218 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/17/commentary-broad-gun-control-restrictions-are-not-the-answer/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/09/AP18244808600516.jpgA large group of gun rights advocates gathered Saturday show support for the Kittery Trading Post as the Resistance Seacoast group held a protest in front of the sporting goods store. The protest is the latest effort by gun control advocates to target retailers that sell assault weapons following the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida and other high-profile shootings. (Ioanna Raptis/Portsmouth Herald via AP)Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:17:05 +0000 Our View: Ranked-choice voting passes major court test https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/our-view-ranked-choice-voting-passes-major-court-test/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/our-view-ranked-choice-voting-passes-major-court-test/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124566 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/our-view-ranked-choice-voting-passes-major-court-test/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/announcment.jpgAUGUSTA, ME - NOVEMBER 15: Deputy Secretary of State Julie Flynn, left and Secretary of State Matt Dunlap announce that Jared Golden has won the second congressional district at 12:26 p.m. on Thursday Nov. 15, 2018 in the Elkins Building in Augusta. (Staff photo by Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer)Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:08:50 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/todays-editorial-cartoon-1814/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/todays-editorial-cartoon-1814/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124046 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/todays-editorial-cartoon-1814/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1124046_846873-11-15-Border-Crossin.jpgThu, 15 Nov 2018 16:12:56 +0000 Bill Nemitz: After votes are counted, Shawn Moody and Bruce Poliquin present a study in contrast https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/bill-nemitz-shawn-moody-and-bruce-poliquin-studies-in-contrast/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/bill-nemitz-shawn-moody-and-bruce-poliquin-studies-in-contrast/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124814 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/bill-nemitz-shawn-moody-and-bruce-poliquin-studies-in-contrast/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/Moody-Poliquin-2-pack.jpgThu, 15 Nov 2018 23:05:38 +0000 Another View: FERC nominee should be blocked https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/another-view-ferc-nominee-should-be-blocked/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/another-view-ferc-nominee-should-be-blocked/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124042 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/another-view-ferc-nominee-should-be-blocked/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/08/1524350_Trump_05549.jpg-67dee.jpgA group of coal miners are seen before President Trump takes the stage at a rally by President Trump in support of the Senate candidacy of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:38:59 +0000 Cony High principal: Resource officers make our school better, safer https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/cony-high-principal-resource-officers-make-our-school-better-safer/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/cony-high-principal-resource-officers-make-our-school-better-safer/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124058 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/cony-high-principal-resource-officers-make-our-school-better-safer/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1107526_468205-20160527_School_Re2.jpgSchool resource officer John Dalbec confers with a buddy, Zachery Derosier, Oct. 10 in the lobby at Oak Hill High School in Wales. Dalbec said the best part of his job is speaking with students. Derosier is a junior.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:25:37 +0000 Maine Compass: All-out effort needed to prevent climate disaster https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/maine-compass-all-out-effort-needed-to-prevent-climate-disaster/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/maine-compass-all-out-effort-needed-to-prevent-climate-disaster/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1124154 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/16/maine-compass-all-out-effort-needed-to-prevent-climate-disaster/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2016/11/783826_348448-20141016_SkiEnergy_0.jpgWorkers installed more than 800 solar electric panels at Mt. Abram Ski Area in Greenwood in 2014, followed by the installation of 25 low-energy snow guns in 2015. The ski resort was one of many Maine businesses investing in clean energy.Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:11:22 +0000 Our View: With pre-K programs, it’s the results that matter https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/our-view-with-pre-k-programs-its-the-results-that-matter/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/our-view-with-pre-k-programs-its-the-results-that-matter/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122802 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/our-view-with-pre-k-programs-its-the-results-that-matter/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2013/05/k+prek+1+copy.jpgWed, 14 Nov 2018 16:02:06 +0000 With taxes, you get what you pay for https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/with-taxes-you-get-what-you-pay-for/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/with-taxes-you-get-what-you-pay-for/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122634 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/with-taxes-you-get-what-you-pay-for/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:38:38 +0000 His mouth is moving https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/his-mouth-is-moving/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/his-mouth-is-moving/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122638 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/his-mouth-is-moving/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:27:21 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/todays-editorial-cartoon-1813/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/todays-editorial-cartoon-1813/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122658 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/todays-editorial-cartoon-1813/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1122658_846873-11-14-November-Recou.jpgWed, 14 Nov 2018 16:03:16 +0000 Make Nov. 11 Armistice Day https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/make-nov-11-armistice-day/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/make-nov-11-armistice-day/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122642 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/make-nov-11-armistice-day/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:26:12 +0000 GOP wrong to attack election officials https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/gop-wrong-to-attack-election-officials/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/gop-wrong-to-attack-election-officials/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122646 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/gop-wrong-to-attack-election-officials/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:25:02 +0000 Paradis a hero in space program https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/paradis-a-hero-in-space-program/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/paradis-a-hero-in-space-program/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122654 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/paradis-a-hero-in-space-program/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:23:58 +0000 Greg Kesich: Everyone has a story. We want to hear yours https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/greg-kesich-everyone-has-a-story-we-want-to-hear-yours/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/greg-kesich-everyone-has-a-story-we-want-to-hear-yours/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122650 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/greg-kesich-everyone-has-a-story-we-want-to-hear-yours/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/07/Columnist-Kesich-e1441211688709-1.jpgJohn Patriquin/Staff Photographer.Wed. July,25, 2012. News room mug shots Greg Kesich. (Photo by John Patriquin/Staff Photographer)Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:56:46 +0000 Just let person with most votes win https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/just-let-person-with-most-votes-win/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/just-let-person-with-most-votes-win/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122626 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/just-let-person-with-most-votes-win/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:18:45 +0000 Fearful citizens show hypocrisy https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/fearful-citizens-show-hypocrisy/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/fearful-citizens-show-hypocrisy/#respond Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1122630 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/15/fearful-citizens-show-hypocrisy/feed/ 0 Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:28:38 +0000 Our View: Dentists sound alarm on our broken system https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/our-view-dentists-sound-alarm-on-our-broken-system/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/our-view-dentists-sound-alarm-on-our-broken-system/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1121222 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/our-view-dentists-sound-alarm-on-our-broken-system/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1121222_635873-20181102_free-dent2.jpgCharity care, such as is provided one day a year by the Dentists Who Care For ME event, is no substitute for a functioning health care system. Mainers need access to affordable dental care.Wed, 14 Nov 2018 07:14:16 +0000 George Smith: 2019 may be Maine’s year for clean energy https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/george-smith-2019-may-be-maines-year-for-clean-energy/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/george-smith-2019-may-be-maines-year-for-clean-energy/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1121006 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/george-smith-2019-may-be-maines-year-for-clean-energy/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2016/11/783826_348448-20141016_SkiEnergy_0.jpgWorkers installed more than 800 solar electric panels at Mt. Abram Ski Area in Greenwood in 2014, followed by the installation of 25 low-energy snow guns in 2015. The ski resort was one of many Maine businesses investing in clean energy.Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:54:13 +0000 Commentary: Amazon’s new HQ, and how politics and business intersect https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/commentary-amazons-new-hq-and-how-politics-and-business-intersect/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/commentary-amazons-new-hq-and-how-politics-and-business-intersect/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1121018 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/commentary-amazons-new-hq-and-how-politics-and-business-intersect/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/08/amazon.jpgTue, 13 Nov 2018 15:58:50 +0000 Commentary: Limiting social media to 10 minutes a day can improve mental health https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/commentary-limiting-social-media-to-10-minutes-a-day-can-improve-mental-health/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/commentary-limiting-social-media-to-10-minutes-a-day-can-improve-mental-health/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1121042 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/commentary-limiting-social-media-to-10-minutes-a-day-can-improve-mental-health/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/01/AP18012646105333.jpgFILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, file photo, a man demonstrates how he enters his Facebook page as he works on his computer at a restaurant in Brasilia, Brazil. Facebook is once again tweaking the formula it uses to decide what people see in their news feed to focus more on personal connections and take the spotlight off brands and news articles. Facebook says it will highlight posts people are most likely to engage with and make time spent on social media more "meaningful." (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:56:22 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/todays-editorial-cartoon-1812/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/todays-editorial-cartoon-1812/#respond Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1121010 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/14/todays-editorial-cartoon-1812/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1121010_846873-11-13-Stan-Lee-RIP.jpgTue, 13 Nov 2018 16:01:06 +0000 Our View: Ranked-choice voting result will honor will of people https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/our-view-ranked-choice-voting-result-will-honor-will-of-people/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/our-view-ranked-choice-voting-result-will-honor-will-of-people/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1119998 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/our-view-ranked-choice-voting-result-will-honor-will-of-people/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/88820-20181112_Golden_Recou.jpgAUGUSTA, ME - OCTOBER 12: Secretary of State's Office employee Tom Bull moves Monday November 12, 2018 ballot boxes during a tabulation of votes for Maine's second congressional district race between Jared Golden and Bruce Poliquin in Augusta. (Staff photo by Andy Molloy/Staff Photographer)Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:44:49 +0000 View from Away: New gun control laws? This California law should be used more https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/view-from-away-new-gun-control-laws-this-california-law-should-be-used-more/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/view-from-away-new-gun-control-laws-this-california-law-should-be-used-more/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1119774 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/view-from-away-new-gun-control-laws-this-california-law-should-be-used-more/feed/ 0 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0000 Noah Smith: Democrats should aim high https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/noah-smith-democrats-should-aim-high/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/noah-smith-democrats-should-aim-high/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1119778 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/noah-smith-democrats-should-aim-high/feed/ 0 Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0000 Today’s editorial cartoon https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/todays-editorial-cartoon-1811/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/todays-editorial-cartoon-1811/#respond Tue, 13 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1119766 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/13/todays-editorial-cartoon-1811/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2018/11/1119766_846873-11-8-Congressional-O.jpgTue, 13 Nov 2018 04:00:00 +0000 Our View: All veterans share commitment to America, regardless of where they were born https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/12/our-view-all-veterans-share-commitment-to-america-regardless-of-where-they-were-born/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/12/our-view-all-veterans-share-commitment-to-america-regardless-of-where-they-were-born/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:10:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1116854 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/12/our-view-all-veterans-share-commitment-to-america-regardless-of-where-they-were-born/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2014/12/352833_WW1-Christmas-Truce.JPEG-0a.jpgIn this image provided by the Imperial War Museum, World War I German and British soldiers stand together on the battlefield near Ploegsteert, Belgium during Dec. 1914. Soldiers who had been killing each other by the tens of thousands for months climbed out of their soggy trenches to seek a shred of humanity amid the horrors of World War I. Hands reached out across the divide and in Flanders Fields a century ago, a spontaneous Christmas truce ever so briefly lifted the human spirit.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:44:14 +0000 Maine Compass: Help is available for veterans in crisis https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/12/maine-compass-help-is-available-for-veterans-in-crisis/ https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/12/maine-compass-help-is-available-for-veterans-in-crisis/#respond Mon, 12 Nov 2018 09:00:00 +0000 https://www.centralmaine.com/?p=1116814 https://www.centralmaine.com/2018/11/12/maine-compass-help-is-available-for-veterans-in-crisis/feed/ 0 https://multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/2/2014/11/342481_619261-20141111-Homeless-2-e1451946436825.jpgVeterans raise the colors Tuesday on new flagpoles that were dedicated at the Bread of Life Ministries Veterans Shelter in Augusta. Shelter veterans helped erect the poles and raise the flags during the ceremony.Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:45:13 +0000