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Auditor: Wiscasset schools are financially “solid”

Auditor Ron Smith of RHR Smith & Company gave the Wiscasset School Department high marks on December 14. Speaking to the school committee, Smith said the department’s deferral balance fell from $ 1.4 million in 2019 to about $ 1.3 million in 2020. “The good news is you have forecast …

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Note to media: Printing issues arise for several Vermont newspapers

Click to enlarge File: CALEB KENNA © ️ Seven days The headquarters of the Rutland Herald Printing problems cause chaos in the Argus timetable and Herald of Rutland newspapers, delaying home deliveries and annoying readers who expect to receive the newspaper at the same time each day. “Our newspapers did …

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19th-century Maine captain ran the only newspaper published at sea

PORTLAND, Maine – Captain Edward Payson Nichols of Searsport raised the telescope to his eye. Nichols could barely make out a small vessel about two miles away, drifting in the Atlantic Ocean, just south of the equator. He could see that the lifeboat the size of a lifeboat had an …

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Aaron Sorkin Condemns Jeremy Strong’s “Distorted” New York Profile, Newspaper Responds

Aaron Sorkin condemned a recent profile of Jeremy Strong in The New Yorker, saying it paints a “distorted” image of the actor. Written by journalist Michael Schulman, the feature film entitled “On Succession, Jeremy Strong does not understand the joke” was released on December 6. It includes quotes from Strong’s …

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Editor’s column: Managing a newspaper is unique and often misunderstood

The inner workings of newspapers, especially small community newspapers, are a mystery to many people. For example, some residents are confused about the differences between publishers and publishers. For the record, I was editor-in-chief of Whidbey News-Times, the South Whidbey Record and Whidbey crosswind for many years. I assign articles …

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Pssst: Here is a journal tip

The couple and their two children had just enjoyed a good meal at a local Mexican restaurant. The children doused their spicy delicacies with soft drinks; adults avoided beer or margaritas, opting for good old H2O instead. Everyone had a good time. When the check arrived – let’s call it …

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Newspaper finds delays in fire inspection plan

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A Las Vegas rental property inspection program, which was launched in response to the deadliest residential fire in city history, got off to a slow start, with visits to only two of 36 potentially risky complexes, a newspaper found. City lawmakers last April allowed code inspections …

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A different Brian Williams, a high school newspaper, the latest “Jeopardy!” steamroller and more. – Poynter

Here is my Poynter Power Rankings: a look at those people, places and things that have had a big impact on the media. They were the movers, shakers and influencers of the week. Just when we thought it was safe to return to our lives, we got slapped in the …

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Who is Ethan Crumbley? Oxford shooting suspect featured in newspaper for school project

OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN: The November 30 shooting at Oxford High School that left three dead and eight injured shocked and devastated people. Officials say the gunman – who has been identified as Ethan Crumbley, 15 – opened fire inside the campus just before 1 p.m., killing 16-year-old Tate Myre; Hanna …

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