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There are jobs for anyone who wants to work here in Maine but nearly every small contractor and small business person I hear from tells me they cannot find enough help. It’s true in western Maine and in the Portland area as well. When South Portland’s famous Scratch Bakery recently opened a …

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In a recent editorial in The Conway Daily Sun, former New Hampshire state representatives Gene Chandler, Karen Umberger and Henry Mock made the case that the Democrats have put forth an extremely radical agenda that constitutes a direct assault on small business owners, our economy and citiz…

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 About 35 years ago, I took a jaunt down Modock Hill Road, in Madison. The portion of the road north of Colby Hill Road had not been maintained for most of a century, and some of it remains that way today, leading back into Conway on steep, rocky, washed-out slope. All maps back then spelled…

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Short-term rentals have become wildly popular throughout the United States as well as wildly destructive in many communities. The debate on the effects of short-term rentals is ongoing in cities and communities all over the country, and nowhere is this debate more apparent than in Kearsarge …

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I wish to recognize recent letters to The Conway Daily Sun responding to our county commissioners’ decisions concerning medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Colleagues and friends, N.H. Rep. Jerry Knirk (D-Freedom) and Beth Dyer along with retired emergency services physician Jon Burroughs, …

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On the Friday morning of my last visit to Washington, I spotted an unusual number of police along the National Mall and around Capitol Hill. Motorcycle cops encircled the James Garfield Memorial, standing around their bikes as though awaiting the start of a parade, and cruisers guarded each …

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For most of my life I’ve been glad that America is a society that relies heavily on tipping. First, tipping allows us to reward excellent service. Second, in a world of rising economic inequality, a 30 to 50 percent tip is a small but direct way to redistribute money to those who are working…

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CONCORD — Another presidential primary filing period ends as the state readies to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first-in-the-nation primary in 2020.

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Have we become a mutual scorn society? As the gulf between left and right in America steadily widens, it’s gotten to the point where primary divisions in our country are not racial anymore; they’re political. According to an article by Yoni Applebaum in the latest Atlantic: