Many who live in the Damariscotta region may not fully realize how fortunate we are to have a first class hospital right here to serve our medical needs. A hospital is only as good as its medical, nursing, ancillary and administrative staffs and the Miles staff is as good as they come. Recently I experienced Miles as an inpatient, and while a hospital stay is not necessarily a matter of choice, I was most impressed with my experience.
To the Editor:
I read with great interest Douglas Wright’s article entitled “All Creatures Great and Small” in the January 1st edition of your paper.
On Jan. 27, voters in the towns that comprise School Union 49 (Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Edgecomb, Southport), School Union 74 (Bremen, Bristol, Damariscotta, Newcastle, Nobleboro, South Bristol) and Jefferson will go to their polls to vote on the question of whether or not their Town should consolidate with the other towns to form the Central Lincoln County School System.
Aren’t babies wonderful? The sweet softness of their downy hair, their cute little hands and feet, those innocent eyes . . . they are so precious. To hold a newborn baby is one of the best things on earth. I’m a mother of four– I should know.
The Newcastle Planning Board will hold a public hearing on changes to the Land Use Ordinance that could protect land in several areas of town. The changes to the Shoreland Zone map, mandated by the Dept. of Environmental Protection must be updated to comply with state regulations.
It has been over two months since our lives suddenly changed and my husband found himself in the worst of circumstances: a freak accident that every carpenter dreads happened with a table saw after more 40 years of experience. His left hand was mangled and fingers were severed.
To the Editor:
Once again, it’s Palestine versus Israel, or shall we say Islam vs. Judaism.
Given the attention rightly focused on the historical significance of our 44th President taking office this week, it might be easy to take our eye off the ball of history we have to make right here at home.
From Nov. 24, 2008, through Jan. 5, 2009, the organization known as The Friends of Fort Edgecomb (FOFE) has been much in the news. Let me provide some explanation and clarification of this organization’s mission and goals.
I understand, from recent letter writers to LCN, that you take a meat cleaver approach to letters whose contents you do not agree with.
Concerning the classification of Mr. Goldenson’s property in Bremen in last week’s paper I say ‘caveat emptor’.
Mr. Goldenson’s property – formally of a maritime use (remember Zahn) is bordered on both southern and northern sides by – surprise – maritime use. Didn’t he see the mud flats when he bought it?
To the Editor:
Volunteers are the essence, lifeblood and a living gift to non-profit organizations throughout Lincoln County.
I was in Skidompha looking for a DVD and found myself picking up “Roots,” the 1977 series based on the book by Alex Haley, which I never saw.
Joined by the anti-war and anti-Bush liberal print and TV media, the Democrats promoted and extolled the belief that the reason why the USA invaded Iraq was Saddam’s WMDs. Not true! The real issue was and is the threat posed by Syria, Iran and Al Qaeda as manifested by the murder of over 3000 US citizens on 9/11.