Thursday, July 18, 2024

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Tag: Maine

Whose decline is more severe: Joe Biden’s or the news media’s?

The decisive problem right now isn't Joe Biden or the press; it is what is being done to the American people.

Light at the end of the quarantine tunnel?

The Massachusetts state government has asked camps to hang tight and wait for all the guidance to be finalized before making decisions about opening or closing, and Gov. Baker has said his administration’s guidelines will be out by Monday, May 18.

POEM: Badger-State Blues

I have this sense that what we took for granted for so long -- the way we lived, and moved, and had our being -- will be changed for all time

William Grady, 53, of Housatonic

William worked giving care as a CNA helping people live life to the fullest.

POEM: Anchors Aweigh!

The flotilla of uplifted houses sets out in search of Nova Terra Firma.

Vincent Ullrich, 69, of Brunswick, Maine, formerly of Sheffield

Vincent began his second career with GE, later Lockheed Martin, working with the Aegis Test Team at Bath Iron Works.

In the wheelhouse of the Russell I

Hilary Russell weaves the tugboat history into a telling of his personal quest to learn more about his family

Alan Chartock: Predictions for 2020

Every year it is my solemn duty to share my predictions for the coming year.

Betty A. Graham, 91, of Great Barrington, lover of chocolates and flowers

She was employed by the former Catherine’s Chocolates for 51 years where she loved her work in the art of hand dipping chocolates.

News Brief: District Attorney Harrington joins ‘Visit A Prison Challenge’

The “Visit a Prison Challenge” encourages all state and federal policymakers to visit a prison or jail.

Lorinda Mazur, 72, of Richmond

Lorinda was the first woman elected to the Unites States Telephone Association board of directors as well as chairperson of USTA’s Government Relations Committee, testifying on behalf of the telecommunications industry before the U.S. Congress, receiving an award from USTA for her service.

James MacArthur, 92, of Lee

Mr. MacArthur had a photographic studio in Bedford and operated a campground in Penobscot, Maine, in the late 1960s.

CONNECTIONS: Violence stalks the halls of Congress

It was, in its way, a precursor of the Civil War. The intensity of the fight for one side to preserve its wealth, power and way of life cannot be overstated.

Native American Elders share wisdom in Housatonic

Both men spoke about the sense of long tradition that was imbued in them as children.

Business Briefs: National Dance Presenters’ Forum; Berkshire Bank donates to CDCSB; Fitch Ratings upgrades Kimball Farms; Berkshire United Way community investments

The Community Development Corporation of South Berkshire has announced that the Berkshire Bank Foundation has made a $10,000 grant to the CDCSB.

EDGECAST: Berkshire activists sign up new voters at Pride Day, Portland ME

Let the 2020 campaigning begin. Politically engaged Berkshire residents in Portland, Maine, registering voters on Gay Pride Day 2019.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Heartflow: Honoring the Housatonic River’; Wild Thing trail race; ‘River Art Project 3’; Discover Connecticut bicycle tour; GoldenOak at Race Brook...

Prizes will be awarded to the male and female winners and runners-up of the 10K and 5K races, as well as to the top two “Best Dressed Native Species” racers.

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