A New Home for the Museum
After too many years of the Millinocket Town Museum being o the top floor of the Municipal Building, the museum has a chance to get a new home.
Dec 1, 2007 - 8:58:15 PM
Speaking Out In Millinocket
When Councilor Busque spoke out about the logging practice of one of the big land owners; he was threatened that if he didn't apologize, access to the trails would be taken away.
Aug 20, 2007 - 12:24:38 PM
A small group of people were called fiscal hawks by a member of the town council. If I was one of those people he considered a fiscal hawk, I would take that as a compliment.
May 20, 2007 - 2:39:47 PM
A Small Group
When Rep. Herb Clark spoke to the legislative committee considering the grant that he was sponsoring for the Katahdin Cultural Center, he referred to those who voiced opposition to it as a "small group of insurgents." There has been a small group of people who have been extremely vocal in Millinocket, but they have a big group of people supporting them.
Apr 28, 2007 - 8:35:15 PM
The New Reality
This Bill will be going to the Approriations Committee for a grant of $125,000 dollars to pay for start up cost for a Culture Center in Millinocket.
Apr 4, 2007 - 3:11:57 PM
My Heritage, My History, My Culture
For anyone to be a spokesman for my history or heritage or culture, they should share some of that history or culture before they take it as their own.
Mar 12, 2007 - 5:20:24 PM
Protecting our Culture and Heritage
Many of the citizens of Millinocket know that their history of their town needs to be protected, we have lost too much of our history and we cannot afford to lose more.
Feb 25, 2007 - 4:03:06 PM
Tourism and the Millinocket Economy
With almost no snow in the Millinocket region last winter, many of the town's businesses were hurt, and never recovered.
Jan 31, 2007 - 2:00:24 PM
Discussing the Issues
Talking over our difference is a good idea but unfortunately some people will not listen.
Jan 22, 2007 - 11:02:50 AM
Citizens and their Town
For any community to grow, the citizens of that community need to have a voice in their future. Without the citizens input, their community will be taken over by special interest groups.
Dec 27, 2006 - 2:34:10 PM
Tomas de Torquemada
How the president of the Millinocket Area Growth and Investment Council (MAGIC) could compare Tomas de Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition to questions that were asked by a member of our town council is beyond the comprehension of anyone in Millinocket who knows the history of the Spanish Inquisition.
Dec 11, 2006 - 10:35:06 PM
The Blame Game
In Millinocket, misinformation is when the liars are caught telling their lies, and the information they put out is proven to be false or misleading.
Nov 26, 2006 - 1:16:00 PM
The voices of the people were finally heard in Millinocket, and the people voted not to give the organization called MAGIC thirty thousand more dollars.
Nov 21, 2006 - 11:06:00 AM
Throughout the years, the citizens of Millinocket have had community spirit; they of themselves to make their town a better place to live.
Nov 5, 2006 - 12:01:00 AM
Last Wednesday was the night that all the candidates who were running for office had the chance to tell the people why they were running.
Nov 2, 2006 - 7:52:00 AM
Magic of the Past and Magic Now
Millinocket became know as the Magic City a little over a hundred years ago.
A paper mill was built in the middle of the woods and from that mill, the town
of Millinocket grew; it was like magic.
Oct 28, 2006 - 4:23:00 PM
Speaking for the People
Two members of the Millinocket Town Council think they should be involved with any talks about the future of the woods of Northern Maine with Roxanne Quimby.
Oct 13, 2006 - 7:05:00 PM
Election Time is Near
Another Election is coming up in November and like all elections important issues will be voted on.
Sep 25, 2006 - 7:42:00 AM
Four Who Voted for the People
At last Thursday's council meeting, four members of the council voted not to rezone an area for condos.
Aug 29, 2006 - 9:42:00 PM
Respect is something that anyone holding public office has to be earn. It is
not a God-given right to the office holder to have the public's respect.
Aug 13, 2006 - 3:19:00 PM
Growing up in Millinocket and spending most of my life here, the word culture wasn't a word that was heard much, but we did have culture.
Jul 22, 2006 - 5:39:00 PM
Culture of Corruption
A culture of corruption occurs when the good citizens ignore the corrupt officials in their mist.
Jul 15, 2006 - 6:36:00 PM
Ties that Bind
It is class reunion time in Millinocket; it is a time for old friends to get
together and enjoy each others company; time to remember the good times and be
with old friends.
Jul 9, 2006 - 8:00:00 AM
I Am Miffed
Marsha Donahue is miffed because citizens are using their right as citizens to ask questions regarding the cultural center.
Jun 26, 2006 - 12:15:00 AM
Condominiums in Millinocket
With all the money that has been spent on MAGIC to help bring employment to
Millinocket, their latest plan is to bring condos here. No jobs, but housing for people with money.
Jun 18, 2006 - 6:51:00 PM
MAGIC and the Press
The only press that the Millinocket Area Growth and Investment Council (MAGIC) Board of Directors likes, is one that they can control.
Jun 3, 2006 - 5:00:00 PM
It has been stated that the natives of Millinocket do not trust newcomers into their community and that we should trust people whom we do not know to work together for the betterment of our community.
May 19, 2006 - 4:05:00 PM
MILLINOCKET -- Monday night, at a Town Council workshop that was supposed to be about economic development, the Magic City Morning Star came under attack from supporters of the Millinocket Area Growth and Investment Council (MAGIC).
May 2, 2006 - 11:20:00 PM
Budget Accountability Workshop
It is again budget time in Millinocket and all the department heads are going over their budgets, line by line, but not MAGIC.
Mar 31, 2006 - 8:22:00 PM
A New Cultural Center in Millinocket
With high unemployment, lowering wages, and rising costs for food, fuel and
eveything else going up, $900,000 cultural center isn't exactly what Millinocket
Mar 17, 2006 - 3:55:00 PM
Diversity in Millinocket
The Katahdin Area had an economic summit, which came to the conclusiom that the
area needed both manufacturing and tourism in order for it to grow.
Mar 13, 2006 - 6:58:00 AM
A Public Meeting in Millinocket
There was a public hearing in Millinocket so the council members and the public could give their opinions on the land swap for Baxter Park.
Feb 27, 2006 - 4:42:00 PM
Another Land Swap in the Works
The Katahdin Area is looking at another land swap that might affect the area
with more loss of land for hunting, trapping and timber harvesting and
Feb 12, 2006 - 2:05:00 PM
A First Step for New Jobs
Thursday night the town council approved a loan for Bob
Moscone and Dickey Day to bring manufacturing jobs to Millinocket.
Feb 3, 2006 - 5:15:00 PM
A Town Meeting In Millinocket
At Last Thursday's night town meeting; the public was asked to speak on a new
Jan 28, 2006 - 4:34:00 PM
The High Price of Lawyers
In Millinocket, they always paid a high price for having a town lawyer.
Dec 25, 2005 - 3:34:00 PM
Christmas in Millinocket
This was a week that the people in Millinocket celebrated the birth of Jesus
Dec 20, 2005 - 2:33:00 PM
Who Gets the Money in Millinocket
At last night's town meeting, it was brought up that the lawsuit against the town cost the taxpayers five thousand dollars.
Dec 9, 2005 - 2:45:00 PM
Citizens Speak Out
From southern Maine to the north woods, the citizens of Maine are speak out.
Dec 2, 2005 - 2:36:00 PM
How The News Can Win Elections
With the power of the press, elections can be won or lost; if the press is without ethics anything goes and good candidates go down in defeat.
Nov 21, 2005 - 5:43:00 PM