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Judith Meyer is executive editor of the Sun Journal, Kennebec Journal, the Morning Sentinel and the Western Maine weekly newspapers of the Sun Media Group. She serves as vice president of the Maine Freedom of Information Coalition and is a member of the Right to Know Advisory Committee to the Legislature. A journalist since 1990 and former editorial page editor for the Sun Journal, she was named Maine’s Journalist of the Year in 2003. She serves on the New England Newspaper & Press Association Board of Directors and was the 2018 recipient of the Judith Vance Weld Brown Spirit of Journalism Award by the New England Society of Newspaper Editors. A fellow of the National Press Foundation and the Knight Center for Specialized Journalism, she attended George Washington University, lives in Auburn with her husband, Phil, and is an active member of the Bicycle Coalition of Maine.

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  • Published
    February 6, 2023

    Free COVID care will be gone soon. Should you worry?

    The people most directly impacted will be the uninsured and those who treat them, says Lindsay F. Wiley, a professor of law and Faculty Director of the Health Law and Policy Program at the UCLA School of Law.

  • Published
    February 6, 2023

    Mapping the world, one centimeter at a time

    It’s hugely irritating when Google Maps gets thrown off in dense areas, or when it sends you in all sorts of directions and doesn’t recognize U-turns.

  • Published
    February 6, 2023

    Beware ChatGPT trying to teach your kids math … or anything

    When I asked Julien Cornebise, an honorary professor of computer science at University College London, if he would ever trust it as a homework tool, he replied, “Absolutely not, not yet.”

  • Published
    February 2, 2023

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Joshua Darby, 41, Hartford, Connecticut, fugitive from justice on Dec. 17, 2021, dismissed. Cameron J. Irish, 19, Auburn, operating vehicle without license-conditions/restrictions and two counts operating under the influence on Aug. 19, 2021, first charge dismissed; second charge dismissed; third charge found guilty, fined $700, license suspended 150 days. Dana J. Alderson, 54, Lewiston, indecent […]

  • Published
    February 1, 2023

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Michele Belmont, 63, Auburn, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer on April 23, 2022, found guilty, fined $250, restitution $116.24. Dusty Shortreed, 27, Norridgewock, attaching false plates on May 27, 2022, filed without costs. Vanessa Lavoie, 21, Auburn, violating condition of release on April 30, 2022, found guilty, unconditional discharge. Michael W. Bristol, 24, Lewiston, […]

  • Published
    January 30, 2023

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Chad D. Gomes, 45, Auburn, Auburn, unlawful possession of scheduled drug on March 28, 2022, found guilty, fined $400. Thomas E. Lumpkin, 45, Lewiston, violating condition of release on April 30, 2022, found guilty, fined $500. Linwood Edwards, 31, Lewiston, domestic violence assault on May 6, 2022, dismissed. Craig Reed, 43, Auburn, burglary and violating […]

  • Published
    January 30, 2023

    Boomers, talk to your kids about their inheritance

    It’s natural to want to keep things “in the family” without an outsider privy to it all. But if it means you’ll have a more productive discussion, it’ll be well worth it for all parties involved.

  • Published
    January 30, 2023

    Evidence is mounting that COVID is bad for the brain

    The best we can do is be thankful we’re still alive and functioning, get a flu shot as well as COVID boosters, wear a helmet for dangerous sports, don’t binge drink, and don’t waste too much mental energy agonizing about the past.

  • Published
    January 30, 2023

    This column may, or may not, cause an allergic reaction

    Food allergy sufferers deserve that information, and the FDA can play a large role in providing it.

  • Published
    January 29, 2023

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Heather Bryson, 31, Auburn, unlawful possession of methamphetamine and unlawful possession of scheduled drug on March 14, 2022, first charge dismissed; second charge found guilty, fined $400. David Butcher, 35, Cambridge, Massachusetts, two counts operating under the influence on Jan. 16, 2022, first charge dismissed; second charge found guilty, fined $600, license suspended 150 days. […]

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