We are delighted by the news that RSU 12 is one of 13 Maine school districts to share in a $14.8 million Department of Education preschool expansion grant.
To date, all available research indicates the earlier children start learning, the better they do over life's long haul. We certainly support pre-K classes in concept. As always, however, the devil is in the details. Wednesday, December 17, 2014
My father always disliked Christmas because he never knew what gift to buy for his family. I always loved Christmas because I loved finding the gift that fit the person. Everyone in the family was easy to figure out - except my dad. Wednesday, December 17, 2014
On Friday, Dec. 12, I hired a person for some last minute work to ready my home for the holidays. I had to leave before the job was complete but could see the project was being done with care and attention to detail. I paid with a check and expressed my heartfelt appreciation. Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The news of the Genesis Community Loan Fund leaving Damariscotta as reported in the LCN on Nov 21, 2014 prompted me to clarify CEI's move to Brunswick, as reported in the LCN Aug. 28, 2013 - and to offer this bit of history and concept of community investing. Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Thank you to all the businesses (way too many to list) for your generous donations to the Ginny Ellison-Herald benefit supper and silent auction Dec. 13. It was an incredible turnout of family and friends to help support and honor the memory of Ginny. Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The United Nations Convention Against Torture was ratified by the United States in 1994. Thus, Americans who torture prisoners violate international law and the laws of the United States. Wednesday, December 17, 2014