The February 7th Issue of The American

It has taken more than 23 years, but Ruth Moore of Milbridge has helped raise awareness in Congress and at the Veterans Administration. She’ll be in Washington, D.C., next week when U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) introduces the Ruth Moore Act, which would remove obstacles to benefits eligibility for veterans who have been sexually abused while in the service. Read her story. Page 1.

The Jackson Lab held its winter party for employees in Ellsworth Saturday and its new acquisition — the former Lowe’s Home Improvement Store. And we have the photo to prove it!

The Governor giveth and the Governor taketh away. Sounds like he wants to pay the state’s hospitals what they are owed AND tax them. Oh, and also reduce their Medicaid reimbursement. Page 1.

You probably knew the U.S. Postal Service has raised the price of a first-class stamp. But did you know Saturday mail delivery is going to cease? You know now.

And Democratic Congressman Mike Michaud, himself a former mill worker, toured the Verso Paper mill in Bucksport and pledged his ongoing support.

And you will be pleased to know that our latest edition of Health Quarterly is in today’s paper. The focus is on fitness, so drop that donut and let’s do a set of jumping jacks. Aw right! One-two, one-two, one-two ...
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