Monthly Archives: September 2012

Waldo County Legislative Candidates and the Mega-Tank

Tanya Mitchell of the Republican Journal reports on the forum last Friday.  The forum can be easily watched by going to the “Video” page. Candidates speak out on Searsport tank proposal, east-west highway By Tanya Mitchell | Sep 25, 2012 Belfast — Some of … Continue reading

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Searsport residents speak out

A thorough recap of last week’s Searsport Selectmen’s meeting by Tanya Mitchell of the Republican Journal. Residents take board to task on security questions Argument continues after meeting adjourns By Tanya Mitchell | Sep 22, 2012 Searsport — Residents used words … Continue reading

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Growing at the Common Ground Country Fair

Just back from the Fair and it was Excellent; a phenomenal event. Maine is one special place to have a strong network of organic growers, outlets and consumers. We told our story to hundreds of people from all over; Brooklin, … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead

“What’s going on here?” We really have to wonder. In the coming months, we will research and write some of the questions the mega-tank project is prompting us to ask; with a focus on its economics. For instance, if the US, especially … Continue reading

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Four Letters

Four letters to the editor ran in the Republican Journal Sep. 6  Read them all here. Questions writer’s facts In response to Peter Petersen’s letter of August 23, 2012, to The Republican Journal. Mr. Petersen cites a number of different … Continue reading

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For some, the Earth is flat in Searsport

A thoughtful op-ed from September 9, 2012 Bangor Daily News By David N. Berg, Special to the BDN Personally speaking as a Searsport resident, I think some here still think the earth is flat and ends at the Searsport town … Continue reading

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The Maine Fuel Board’s Decision

Word came late last week the Maine Fuel Board had approved the DCP Midstream project on September 5. This was the last piece missing before DCP Midstream can go before the Searsport Planning Board for their building permit. While this … Continue reading

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Tankers & Windjammers

After a recent meeting with a 30-year merchant marine veteran, concerns over the safety zones for navigation of LPG tankers came to focus. For instance in Tampa, according to federal regulations, vessels carrying LPG are permitted to enter and transit … Continue reading

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