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    October 29, 2020

    Behavioral health professional training program offered

    TURNER — MSAD 52 Adult Ed is offering a Behavioral Health (BHP) Professional training and certificate program. The BHP course consists of 12 on-demand online modules and a virtual live session with a certified BHP instructor. Children’s behavioral health services are vital to Maine’s children with intellectual disabilities, autism and mental health disorders and their […]

  • Published
    September 30, 2020

    Plans for Maine Maple Producers Weekend include recipe contest

    AUGUSTA — The Maine Maple Producers Association (MMPA) and its members postponed Maine Maple Sunday, traditionally held the fourth Sunday in March, due to COVID-19. The association has announced the event will take place Friday through Sunday, Oct. 9 to 11, with new virtual elements and in-person experiences at a variety of sugar houses. The […]

  • Published
    September 30, 2020

    Community briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 30

    Free financial aid sessions for adults announced FARMINGTON — The Maine Educational Opportunity Center will host free individualized sessions on “Financial Aid” for adults 19 and over who are looking for a new career or returning to higher education. The virtual sessions are being held at the following dates and times: At 10 and 11 […]

  • Published
    September 29, 2020

    Dunlap invites residents to join in community walk

    WILTON — Outdoorsman and author Doug Dunlap recently completed a goal of walking and paddling 1,000 miles in support of United Way and to encourage others to enjoy the outdoor recreation opportunities in the region. Dunlap continues to walk throughout September, exceeding his goal. To celebrate the culmination of his journey for United Way, and […]

  • Published
    September 26, 2020

    Ellen Field: Trump ‘a totally immoral man’

    President Trump grabs women inappropriately, calls them ugly names, and mocks them. He’s been accused of assault by many women and reportedly cheated on all three wives. He promotes violence and thinks protesting should be forbidden. He dislikes John McCain and others in the military and never served (“bone spurs”). He also dislikes the disabled […]

  • Published
    September 26, 2020

    Deanna Nyberg: Support for Laurel Libby

    Maine’s budget is in big trouble. We had a surplus two years ago; sadly today we’re $1 billion short due to overspending. To get out of this horrible predicament, the state Legislature needs to understand the difference between a want and a need. This task will require common sense, creativity, a clear vision for the […]

  • Published
    September 26, 2020

    In rebuttal: Scott Roberts: Four seasons, one life

    Al Castagna, who wrote in favor of letting students play sports in the pandemic (Sun Journal, Sept. 18) because “[t]hey only get four seasons!” should be reminded of a more important number: one, as in the one life they get. Scott Roberts, Livermore Falls

  • Published
    September 25, 2020

    Matthew Theriault: Libby for House District 64

    In today’s climate of unrest and stagnation, Laurel Munsell Libby will provide House District 64 with the representation and leadership that is sorely needed in our Maine Legislature. Laurel’s integrity, morality, and loyalty to the virtues that make a state and nation prosper are without limit. She has an in-depth knowledge of the needs of […]

  • Published
    September 25, 2020

    Susan Weiss: Supporting Ned Claxton

    I am writing as an educator to let people know about Ned Claxton’s record on education and to encourage voters to reelect Ned to the Maine State Senate. Many, many people admire Ned for his medical knowledge and advice, but do they know that Ned co-sponsored a bill to address student hunger? This bill keeps […]

  • Published
    September 25, 2020

    Peg Hoffman: Vote for Jared Golden

    I urge the reelection of Jared Golden to the U.S. House of Representatives. In his first two years in Congress, Jared has worked to ensure that all Mainers have strong, accessible health care. Now, when our health and safety are at risk from COVID-19, Jared has worked to defeat efforts to undermine that vital protection. […]

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