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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
    November 23, 2022

    Editorial cartoon for Wednesday, Nov. 23

  • Published
    November 21, 2022

    Our adoption policies have harmed families and children

    On this anniversary of ASFA, we should relieve ourselves of outdated notions of providing “new families” for children, and instead work vigilantly to support communities and families in which all children can thrive.

  • Published
    November 20, 2022

    Jody Jalbert: A holiday gift to enlighten and entertain

    Over the next few weeks, you will be reminded of the many reasons why the gift of the Sun Journal is truly a gift that keeps on giving. It is also a wonderful last-minute gift because you can purchase it right up until the first present is torn open.  

  • Published
    November 17, 2022

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Ahmat Yassir, 33, Lewiston, fugitive from justice on April 23, 2022, dismissed. Travis J. Pearl, 32, Auburn, operating after registration suspended on March 18, 2022, found guilty, fined $150. Sampson Wilson, 18, Auburn, attaching false plates on March 21, 2022, dismissed. Ashley A. Beaulieu, 34, Auburn, motor vehicle speeding 30-plus mph over speed limit on […]

  • Published
    November 15, 2022

    Androscoggin County Criminal Court

    Christopher Hogan, 27, Lewiston, operating vehicle without license May 30, 2021, dismissed. Tamara Bullock, 39, Lewiston, unlawful possession of scheduled drug, violating condition of release and trafficking or furnishing imitation scheduled drug Oct. 5, 2021, first charge dismissed; second charge found guilty, sentenced to 30 days; third charge dismissed. Alicia M. Evans, 40, Auburn, operating […]

  • Published
    November 14, 2022

    We may be watching Twitter implode in real time

    By cutting much of the company’s ad team, Elon Musk has ended the all-important personal relationships that its executives had with big brands. A misconception about online advertising is that the entire business is driven by algorithms and programmatic auctions run by machines. That’s not the case.

  • Published
    November 14, 2022

    Harry Truman illuminates why Trump having classified documents is illegal

    The rise of the modern surveillance state and Watergate, prodded Congress into amending the Federal Records Act several times, however, and passing the Presidential Records Act in 1977. This law gave authority over presidential records to the National Archives and Records Administration, which became its own independent agency in 1984.

  • Published
    November 13, 2022

    Cyndy Tinsley: Every child deserves, needs support

    As a lifelong educator and children’s advocate, I am saddened by the thought that some children who might merely need a listening, caring person may not be given that option. I have listened to and encouraged many children in my life, and each one returned the attention with displaying confidence and being able to feel […]

  • Published
    November 13, 2022

    Rick McIlveen: Mills has earned her second term

    On Tuesday evening, when it was apparent that he had not won the election for governor, Paul LePage took the stage and provided a dramatic demonstration of why he is unfit to hold political office. He did not concede the race, berated his opponent, and angrily left the podium. Maine deserves better, and will have […]

  • Published
    November 13, 2022

    Vanessa Burke: Here’s hoping LePage goes back to Florida

    Paul LePage still doesn’t get it. He claims that he lost to Janet Mills because Mainers care more about abortion that heating oil. I don’t believe that. He lost because Mainers are sick of his lies. Yes, we are experiencing inflation that hasn’t been seen in years, but so is the rest of the world. […]

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