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  • Viewpoint: In support of a K-8 education

    By Katrina Linscott Throughout my 14 years teaching at Tremont Consolidated School, I have witnessed the myriad of ways K-8 education serves our students. The incredible events of last Friday clearly demonstrate this fact. In the effort to meet curricular requirements for music and physical education, PE teacher Emmy Watson and music teacher Allison Putnam

  • Letter to the editor: A pattern of discrimination

    To the Editor: In defending Donald Trump from accusations of racial discrimination, Richard Montalbano wrote (“Look for the Good,” Jan. 16) “in a building he owned, once he was made aware of it, he fired the building manager and made it right.” No big deal. Right? Not quite. For the record, when the Department of

  • Letter to the editor: Legalization provides protections

    To the Editor: Ms. Goldthwait believes that cannabis’ lack of harm justifies her position that the substance should not be legalized (“State of Maine: State should rethink marijuana and vaping,” January 16). But just the opposite is true. It is precisely because cannabis may pose potential risks to certain consumers, or when it is consumed

  • Viewpoint: Health Coverage Act will offer choices

    By Janet Mills   Campaigning across the state in 2018, I met so many people worried that they’ll never be able to afford health care. Small business owners bracing for unpredictable hikes in costs for the health insurance their employees all need to stay healthy and stay working. Seniors who are rationing prescription drug medications

  • Big Moose to perform

    Big Moose to perform

    BAR HARBOR — The first contra dance of 2020 will be held at the Jesup Memorial Library on Saturday, Jan. 25, starting at 6:30 p.m. The Big Moose Band will perform, with Chrissy Fowler as the caller. From 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. there will be free dance instruction for first time contra dancers to

  • The Calvineers film project

    The Calvineers film project

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Maine filmmakers Thom Willey and Laurie Flood will talk about their current film project, “The Calvineers Movie,” at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 1:30 p.m. This film, currently in production, documents and shares the work of the Calvineers, a North Atlantic right whale conservation group from the

  • Viewing of “Rocketman”

    Viewing of “Rocketman”

    BAR HARBOR — A screening and discussion of the film “Rocketman” is planned for Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jackson Laboratory. The event is part of a series of discussions based on stories of addiction as portrayed in literature and film. The series is presented by Acadia Family Center and the Jackson

  • Walking the Dingle Way

    Walking the Dingle Way

    TREMONT — Callie Gothard, Ken Olson and Suzanne and Pete Madeira will speak about their recent trip to Ireland on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. at Pacific Hall. They will share their adventure of walking on the ancient paths, tracks, roads and boreens of the Dingle Way. Contact 244-3798.