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Scott and Helen Nearing

In 1973, I moved from Boston to central Maine, having been transferred by UPI to cover, among other things, Maine government and politics. I settled in a small, rural Maine town, Mount Vernon, a village of around 300 people. 693 more words

Bill Frederick

Pictures in the Washington POST

Most of the posts on this site go back a few years. My career stretches back into the late 1960s, and I’ve wanted to include examples of the different kinds of writing that I have done over the years. 187 more words

How Massachusetts Blue Cross audited hospitals

There’s nothing really exciting or interesting about this story except this: since I’ve been putting this blog portfolio together, I’ve been struck by how similar the news 30-40 years ago was to now. 600 more words

The governor's hole in the ground

Every state probably has one of these — a specially built and fortified emergency shelter in case somebody drops the big one on the State House. 562 more words