Maine Stream by George Smith

Maine could (and should) be energy independent. March 22, 2017

Collins should try a town meeting, March 15, 2017

Maine needs nurses, March 8 2017

New wildlife management plans, March 1, 2017

Problems on Swan's Island, February 22, 2017

Amazing research at University of Maine, February 15, 2017

Proud of Maine's conservation achievements, February 8, 2017

My legislative bills, January 31, 2017

Scott Pruitt should not lead the EPA. January 25, 2017

Advice on how to influence the legislature. January 18, 2017

Governor's address to the legislature in 1891, January 11, 2017

Time to focus on the rural Maine economy, January 4, 2017

Monhegan is the wrong place for this wind project, December 28, 2016

New pastor is a great Christmas gift, December 21, 2016

Political reforms, December 14, 2016

Sportsmen and women are conservation leaders, December 7, 2016

My Hunting Heritage, November 30, 2016

Time to get rid of counties and county governments, November 23, 2016

Single moms are a growing problem in Maine, November 16, 2016

Maine sporting camps - going, going, gone. November 9, 2016

You don't own your house. October 26, 2016

Top 5 world problems. Part Three - October 19, 2016

Top 5 world problems, Part Two - October 12, 2016

Top 5 world problems. Part One. - October 5, 2016

Great bio of George Mitchell - September 28, 2016

Ranked Choice Voting - September 21, 2016

A look back at a fascinating - and prosperous - time in the Winthrop  Lakes Region - September 14, 2016

Gun sales background check initiative - September 7, 2016

It's time to keep Maine clean - August 31, 2016

The Maine that shaped me - August 24, 2016

Maine is lucky to have these news reporters - August 17, 2016

Maine's top five challenges - August 10, 2016

Three groups doing a wonderful job for Maine - August 3, 2016

Republican Party History - July 27, 2016

Gratitude - July 20, 2016

Pooping Geese - July 13, 2016

Remembering Lubec's Children, July 6, 2016

Fascinating talks at Margaret Chase Smith Library, June 29, 2016

Are female game wardens an endangered species?, June 22, 2016

Missing the five and dime stores, June 15, 2016

Home town heroes, June 1, 2016

Pigs and Property Taxes, May 25, 2016

Campaign buttons and posters, May 18, 2016

Augusta is divided and dsyfunctional, May 11, 2016

Appreciate access to private land, May 4, 2016

Aquaculture taking off in Maine, April 27, 2016

The amazing Senator George Mitchell, April 20, 2016

Wildfire is back!, April 13, 2016

Amazing work for Maine children at Educare, April 6, 2016

LePage wrong on taxing conservation lands, March 30, 2016

Mild winter was devastating for outdoor industry, March 23, 2016

Immigrants are the new Mainers, March 16, 2016

Big Game Management Plans, March 9, 2016

Feeling irritated today?, March 2, 2016

The power of the sun can set us free, February 24, 2016

These newspapers offer a fascinating look back, February 17, 2016

Land for Maine's Future gets A+, February 10, 2016

Environmentalists and Sportsmen must work together, February 3, 2016

Property Tax Killing Small Rural Towns, January 27, 2016

Remembering my grandmother and sardines, January 20, 2016

Advice for the legislature, January 13, 2016

Shut down the state lottery, January 6, 2013

What I love about Maine, December 30, 2015

We've killed Maine's downtowns, December 23, 2015

Want to be a Mainer? Or a Maineiac?, December 16, 2016

How hunting has changed in my lifetime, December 9, 2015

Time to be positive about Maine's economy, December 2, 2015

Two inspirational events in Portland in one night, November 25, 2015

Making kids pay to play is wrong, November 18, 2015

Making Maine the first state where no child is hungry, November 11, 2015

Champions for Children, November 4, 2015

Rural libraries are like sporting camps, October 28, 2015

My Dream Political Reforms, October 21, 2015

The Clean Elections Initiative, October 14, 2015

Water Requires More Protection, October 7, 2015

Become an Upstander to Stop Domestic Violence, September 30,2015

Leon Gorman, Politics, and God's Game, September 23, 2015

Commission debates future of Maine's public lands, September 16, 2015

History Matters, September 9, 2015

Lubec is restorative and relaxing. September 2, 2015

What's your big idea on climate change?, August 26, 2015

Climate change is boring - NOT!, August 19, 2015

It's all about branding, August 12, 2015

Loss of fisheries in the Belgrade Lakes is a sad story, August 5, 2015

Unfortunate news from atop Mount Katahdin, July 29, 2015

Legislature tightens rules on exotic animals, July 22, 2015

Put Margaret Chase Smith on the $10 Bill, July 15, 2015

Too few kids roam free today, July 8, 2015

Summer Reading, July 1, 2015

Ranked Choice Voting Delivers Many Benefits, June 25, 2015

Book provides insight into end-of-life care, June 17, 2015

An amazing speech about health care, June 10, 2015

So, you want to be a Mainer? June 3, 2015

Roxanne Quimby's biography, May 27, 2015

Ask permission to recreate on private land, May 20, 2015

Solar Power could make Maine energy independent, May 13, 2015

Republicans are (were) the conservationists, May 6, 2015

Mt Vernon Elementary Students' Summer Wish Lists, April 22, 2-15

A wish list for Maine's fish and wildlife, April 15, 2015

Life after high school, April 8, 2015

April fools at the State House, April 1, 2015

Town Meetings are government at its best , March 25, 2015

Nosing through the newspaper, March 18, 2015

With thanks to the Togus Hospice Unit, March 11, 2015

Dangerous Driving and Explosive Trains, March 4, 2015

Support needed for Fish and Wildlife Department - February 25, 2015

Distracted Driving - February 18, 2015

Dog Day at the Maine legislature - February 11, 2015

Maine Could (Should) Be Energy Independent - February 4, 2015

10 Best Places to Live in Maine - January 29, 2015

Governor LePage's Tax Reform Bombshell - January 22, 2015

In case you are worried about a nuclear attack - January 15, 2015

Life in Prison - Eight Hours at a Time - January 8, 2015

Of libraries and books - January 1, 2015

'Twas the day before Christmas - December 24

The Family Violence Project - Worthy of a Christmas Gift - Dec 17

Time Sharing at Christmas, December 10, 2014

Travel-trocities, December 3, 2014

Bear Referendum Lessons, November 26, 2014

Advice for Bruce Poliquin, November 19, 2014

Dad's letters to the editor - November 12, 2014

Environment Maine's economic lessons - November 5, 2014

My gubernatorial campaign promises - October 29, 2014

What I want from the next Governor and legislature - October 22, 2014

Truth Telling for the Bear Referendum - October 15, 2014 

Governor LePage is Strangling Local Government - October 8, 2014

Eliot Cutler is a very funny man - October 1, 2014

Mike Michaud has a great sense of humor - September 24, 2014

Restaurant blueberry pie is as close as Michaud gets to home-cooked meal.

September 24, 2014

Road slobs drink Bud Light and smoke Marlboros

September 17, 2014

Still Republican and Still Proud of It

September 10, 2014

What's it take to be a Mainer?

September 3, 2014

Potholm explains Maine politics

August 27, 2014

Tom Hennessey's art and writing can't be beat

August 20, 2014

Everything you wanted to know about Ed Muskie

August 13, 2014

We bought 50,000 acres for just $7 a piece

August 6, 2014

Shawn Moody for Governor - Someday

July 30, 2014

Maine is the Garden State

July 23, 2014

Exploding wildlife populations a growing problem in Maine

July 16, 2014

Surprise! Govenor Paul LePage is on welfare.

July 9, 2014

8 principles for politicians

July 2, 2014

Try other whitefish, just for the hake of it

June 25, 2014

Survey uses humor to learn more about gubernatorial candidates

June 18, 2014

Father's Day tribute to my Dad

June 11, 2014

Margaret Chase Smith Library's Maine Town Meeting was all about partisanship

June 4, 2014

Private landowners deserve respect - and a thank you

May 28, 2014

Elementary students appalled by road litter

May 21, 2014

LePage's slogan: Just Say No

May 14, 2014

The Kennebec River fishery and economy is ailing

May 7, 2014

To all the pets I've known and loved

April 30, 2014

Granddaugher born before parents could move to Maine

April 23, 2014

Living an outdoor life in Maine means keeping an eye on ticks

April 16, 2014

If it's tourist season, why can't we shoot them?

April 9, 2014

Water bond enjoys broad support and might even pass this time

April 2, 2014

Howard Hill is a spectacular place and conservation project

March 26, 2014

My Campaign for Governor Takes Off!

March 19, 2014

Hydro, wind, solar have greatest potential

March 12, 2014

Looking back on a life in print

March 5, 2014

Brook trout are true treasure in the North Woods, not metals

February 26, 2014

Child Labor

February 19, 2014

Law enforcement is inefficient and ineffective

February 12, 2014

Dishwashing: It's a man's job

February 5, 2014

My gubernatorial announcement

January 29, 2014

Russ Libby reminds us of how important farming is to Maine

January 22, 2014

Shenna Bellows will surprise you

January 15, 2014

Saying thanks through art and letters

January 8, 2014

New Year's resolutions are not supposed to be fun

January 1, 2014

Christmas Wishes for Mainers

December 24, 2013

No Taxes for Washington County - a pie in the sky dream

December 18, 2013

Vanagon memories: breakdowns, chicken pox, and baby raccoons

December 11, 2013

Changes coming for our newspapers

December 4, 2013

Gubernatorial race must raise Maine, not knock us down

November 27, 2013

Deer hunting's the cure for slow heart beat

November 20, 2013

Kennebec River could lure people to downtown Augusta

November 13, 1023

Warden Service not the place for landowner relations

November 5, 2013

Climate Change is Personal

October 30, 2013

Students Teach Me About Sustainability

October 23, 2013

Are they needy or greedy? Take my quiz!

October 16, 2013

Rat snakes and pythons may be slithering in your neighborhood

October 9, 2013

Vegetable Garden Obsession

October 2, 2013

Expect to be surprised in 2nd District Races

September 25, 2013

Climate Change Threatens Maine's Brook Trout

September 18, 2013

Going Maine Stream

September 11, 2013

Property Taxes are Punishing

September 4, 2013

Lubec and Campobello share more than a bridge

August 28, 2013

Water Bond Deserves Support

August 21, 2013

When the wild critters move in to your home

August 14, 2013

Nature Wars

August 7, 2013

I'm Getting Old!

July 31, 2013

Italian Lessons for Maine

July 24, 2013

From the skys to the rails, just how safe are we?

July 17, 2013

LePage Might Be Vulnerable in Republican Primary

July 10, 2013

Tourists Look for Experiences First

July 3, 2013

You Know You Live in Maine if...

June 26, 2013

Sportsmen Need Support of Public

June 19, 2013

Legislative Reforms Needed to Clean up the Clutter

June 12, 2013

Respect and Honesty Needed at Legislature

May 29, 2013

We've got too much law enforcement - and it's too expensive

May 22, 2013

Here's what to say when tourists ask you questions

May 15, 2013

Teachers Need a Pep Talk

May 8, 2013

Still hoping for DIF&W Funding - after 59 years

May 1, 2013

Problems of Violence Require More Than New Gun Laws

April 24, 2013

North Pond Hermit

April 17, 2013

Still a Republican after all these years

April 3,2013

From Avian Haven to the Legislature - a long flight

March 27, 2013

Steve Woods' Rural Cleansing Plan

March 20, 2013

Fiddlehead Felons - Stealing from Private Landowners

March 13, 2013

Maine Should Repeat Economic History

March 6, 2013

Concealed permits illogical, expensive

February 27, 2013

Too Many Turkeys

February 20, 2013

Election Reforms Must Include Runoffs

February 13, 2013

Time to Educate Legislators About Guns

February 6, 2013

The Taxing Issues of Taxes

January 30, 2013

Time Share Robbery

January 23, 2013

Land For Maine's Future? Maybe Not!

January 16, 2013

How to be an effective legislative lobbyist.

January 9, 2013

Debating Guns

January 2, 2013

Finding Answers at My Brother's Keeper

December 26, 2012

Remembering Russell Libby

December 19, 2012

Mainers Taxed to Death and Beyond

December 5, 2012

Advice for Democratic Legislators

November 28, 2012

Saving Money - Saving Energy

November 21, 2012

Campaign Clean-up

November 14, 2012

Government should get out of the liquor business

November 7, 2012

My Salute to Teachers

October 31, 2012

Angus King Endorsement

October 26, 2012

Some Successes, Many Failures - Updating the Brookings Report

October 17, 2012

Talking Trash

October 10, 2012

Loons and Lead

Octobeer 3, 2012

We're All Subsidized

September 26, 2012

Native Brook Trout Need Protection

September 19, 2012

Access to Private Land Requires Clean-up

September 12, 2012

Moving from Political Combat to Compromise

September 5, 2012

Saving Moonbird

August 29, 2012

Must the Mail Go Through?

August 22, 2012

Political Scorecards and Endorsements

August 15, 2012

Problems At Crescent Beach State Park

August 8, 2012

Governor Should Be Proud of Maine and Mainers

August 1, 2012

Novelist Monica Wood's Memoir of Mexico, Maine is Stunning!

July 25, 2012

Lilly Ledbetter Defines Women's Issues

July 18, 2012

Searching for the Elusive Center in Maine Politics

July 11, 2012

Money and Politics

July 3, 2012

Maine's Bumpy Rural Economy

June 27, 2012

Internet Sales Tax A Terrible Idea

June 20, 2012

Remembering Angus

June 13, 2012

June 12 Primary Election Predictions

June 6, 2012

Republican-led Legislative Session Was Good Not Great

May 30, 2012

The Long Moosehead Trail was a Trial for Plum Creek

May 23, 2012

Do Maine Newspapers have a Future?

May 16, 2012

North Woods Tourism Initiative Needs Help

May 2, 2012

Environmentalists and Sportsmen Are Formidable Allies

April 25, 2012

Listing for Maine's Final Moo

April 18, 2012

Thinking Back to the Good Old Days of Maine Politics

April 11, 2012

Land for Maine Future is Out of Gas

April 4, 2012

Of Unclean Elections and Vote Buying

March 29, 2012

Fighting for my Republican Party

March 21, 2012

Good Compromise on Takings Bill

March 14, 2012

Farmers Will Regret Merger with Conservation Department

March 6, 2012

LePage Seeks Secrecy

February 31, 2012

University System Finally Chooses Mainer as Chancellor

February 22, 2012

County Government Should be Abolished

February 15, 2012

Protecting the Integrity of Maine's Northern Forest

February 8, 2012

Tourism Is Not Funny

February 1, 2012

Renewable Maine Energy is Moral Imperative

January 25, 2012

Republican Disappointed by LePage's Broken Promises to Sportsmen

January 11, 2012

Civility and Courtesy Long Gone

January 4, 2012

A Tale of Two Charities

December 21, 2011

Landowners Deserve Christmas Thanks

December 14, 2011

Obesity Concerns All of Us

December 7, 2011

PETA's Deer Myths and Lies

November 30, 2011

Energy Conservation Starts With You (and me)

November 23, 2011

Merger of Ag and Conservation Departments Won't Please Everyone

November 16, 2011

North Dakota Pheasant Hunt - Made in USA?

November 9, 2011

Maine Environment Fosters Good Writing

November 2, 2011

LePage Must Hear From Small Businesses

October 26, 2011

Wild Crops And Local Foods Fuel Winter

October 19, 2011

Land Trusts Play Critical Role in Conservation

October 11, 2011

Robbins Family Good Forest Stewards

October 5, 2011

What Can Church Do For You?

September 28, 2011

Ride Grindstone Scenic Byway and Ponder National Park

September 21, 2011

Special Fees, Permits, and Licenses Taxing Mainers To Death

September 14, 2011

Conservation League Issues Environmental Scorecard

September 7, 2011

How to Expand Maine's Fishing Economy

August 31, 2011

Tourism Needs a Boost

August 24, 2011

It's All About Habitat

August 17, 2011

Excellent Customer Service Defines Maine Businesses

August 10, 2011

Dave Trahan Had Career Year at Legislature

July 27, 2011

Wind in the Wilderness

July 21, 2011

Maine Needs to Move Tourists Inland

July 6, 2011

Did Governor LePage Keep His Promises?

June 22, 2011

How the Legislature Really Works

June 15, 2011

LURC Needs Fixing

June 8, 2011

Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Needs Public Support

June 1, 2011

Saviello Leads the Way on Environmental Issues

May 25, 2011

Costa Rica and Conservation

April 27, 2011

Sunday Hunting - Never in Maine

April 20, 2011

Vernal Pools and a Landowner's Rant

April 6, 2011

DEP and Sand Dunes Stop Wells Motel Expansion

March 23, 201

Tradition of Land Access Changing

March 16, 2011

Tourism Drives the Economy

February 23, 2011

Eat Local Foods

February 16, 2011

Advice for Commissioner Woodcock

February 9, 2011

Shouting Whoopie (Pie) in Augusta

February 2, 2011

Beer and Bathrooms

January 26, 2011

Poetry and Politics

January 19, 2011

Raye of Hope for Washington County

December 15, 2010

 

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