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Politics & Other Mistakes: Give the credit where it’s due(3)

March 20, 2017

Here’s a rule they don’t teach in economics classes: It’s not just about lower taxes. It’s really about paying less in taxes than the competition. Allow me to use myself as an example. Years ago, I developed a successful scheme to reduce my tax bill: I decided to make my living as freelance political columnist, […]

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Letter to the Editor: Thanks from a Wilton resident

There are no words that can adequately express my gratitude for all the cards, flowers, gifts, pet care, food, visits, prayers and much more while I have been recuperating from my fall. There is no doubt the prayers are helping me heal, so please keep them coming. I know there are several people I should […]

Politics & Other Mistakes: Vanishing land

Nobody likes moderates, anymore. Once upon a time, middle-of-the-roaders were considered thoughtful and measured in their actions. They weighed a proposal’s advantages and consequences, and attempted to craft a course that produced as much as possible of the former and as little of the latter. They preferred pragmatism over ideology and were open to fresh […]

Coping with College: The SAT

By Ellie Duley The SAT, once known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, is used in Maine as a state assessment. This year the test will be mandatory for all juniors or third year students and offered on Wednesday morning, April 5. The SAT was redesigned in 2016 and caused all sorts of stress, worry and […]


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