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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
    January 27, 2023

    Looking for a local fishing derby?

    The Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School’s Senior Class Project this year is a fishing derby ON Pennesseewassee Lake in Norway. The family-friendly event is scheduled on Sunday, Feb. 12, and there will be cash prizes. For more information, call Travis Turgeon at 207-461-2217. The same day, Traps for Kids will host a “kids only” derby […]

  • Published
    January 24, 2023

    Franklin County Criminal Court

    Douglas A. Rundlett, 58, Jay, fish violation of number, amount, weight or size on May 10, 2022, found guilty, fined $100. Stanton C. Stanhope, 67, Livermore Falls, failure to kindle in prudent manner on May 11, 2022 offense committed. Russell M. Gallant, 67, Rumford, unlawful possession of scheduled drug, violating condition of release and operating […]

  • Published
    January 23, 2023

    Madonna’s upcoming tour will defy society’s limits on female pop stars

    One wants her to be as dynamic as she was decades ago. After all, there’s a good deal of nostalgia embedded in this tour.

  • Published
    January 23, 2023

    Investors risk making a classic portfolio mistake

    If there has been a regime shift in which stocks and bonds are more likely to move together than in opposite directions, and inflation proves hard to kill, and investments respond more to war and politics than constructive economic activity, all core portfolios are endangered.

  • Published
    January 18, 2023

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Travis R. Young, 50, Lewiston, domestic violence assault on Nov. 28, 2021, probation violated, sentenced to 270 days, probation partially revoked. Drake Corliss, 19, Lewiston, robbery and criminal threatening on Nov. 19, 2021, all charges dismissed. Amber M. Morin, 29, Lewiston, unlawful possession of heroin and violating condition of release on Nov. 29, 2021, all […]

  • Published
    January 16, 2023

    In travel chaos, flight crews also suffer and still get blamed

    For decades, flight crews have been trying to bargain for better working conditions, for pay that starts when the job starts — not when the airplane doors close, for investment in staffing and infrastructure, for more-predictable schedules.

  • Published
    January 16, 2023

    U.S. banks have millions of consumers to thank

    The benefit of lending more as interest rates rise is booming revenue: JPMorgan and Wells Fargo both reported near 50% growth in net interest income for the fourth quarter over the prior year.

  • Published
    January 10, 2023

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Kulcharan Singh, 24, Lewiston, domestic violence assault Oct. 23, 2020, found guilty, sentenced to 364 days with all but four days suspended, probation two years. Cody Tribble, 35, Livermore, domestic violence assault Sept. 1, 2020 and domestic violence criminal threatening on Oct. 21, 2020, first charge dismissed; second charge found guilty, sentenced to 120 days. […]

  • Published
    January 9, 2023

    America’s food waste problem is a hunger solution in disguise

    The twin goals of solving hunger and curbing food waste have never been more urgent nor more relevant across party lines.

  • Published
    January 9, 2023

    Veterans’ demands can improve access for everyone

    Looking back to early American veterans’ demands for access to federal services reveals how individuals who served their country have consistently advocated for themselves and their comrades. Further, when those in power listen and respond, the result can be creative solutions that not only benefit veterans but Americans more broadly.

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