Entries by Website Editor

Letters to the editor: Never ending detours

To the editor: I live out on the never-ending-detour road. All my neighbors are scoping out the new neighbors we rarely see on a pleasant 4 mile-ish roundabout. Not bad, but the 25 mph, narrow, no center line, blind hills, roadside brush/trees; it takes what seems to be ten minutes, each time back-and-forth; when will […]

Obituaries, Week of September 13, 2018

FLORA M. RICHARDSON BRIDGTON – Flora (Auntie) Richardson, 79, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018 following a brief illness. She was born in Vassalboro on November 1, 1938, the daughter of the late Raymond A. Bronn Sr. and Margueite (Peggy) Sylvain She was brought up in Palermo and attended local schools. She met her […]

FOR YOUR HEALTH: What To Do When The ‘Lice Letter’ Comes Home

(NAPSI)—If any of America’s 56 million schoolchildren is yours, you are probably familiar with the “lice letter” alerting parents that a head lice outbreak has been identified at school. When the letter comes home, some parents panic while others delay action because “it wasn’t my child.” Fortunately, there are steps you can proactively take to […]

Legal Notices, Week of September 6, 2018

STATE OF MAINE PROBATE COURT COURT ST., SKOWHEGAN, ME SOMERSET, ss NOTICE TO CREDITORS 18-A MRSA sec. 3-801 The following Personal Representatives have been appointed in the estates noted. The first publication date of this notice August 30, 2018. If you are a creditor of an estate listed below, you must present your claim within […]

COMMUNITY COMMENTARY: Sheepscot Lake annual water quality update

by Carolyn Viens Sheepscot Lake Association Water quality testing on Sheepscot Lake has been done since 1977, initially by the Maine State DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) and for the past eight years by the Sheepscot Lake Association (SLA). Again this year, as with previous years, the testing has demonstrated the outstanding health of the […]