Tag Archives: newspapers

An Obituary for the JT

A particularly sad story came out of York County this week. The Journal Tribune will publish its last edition on October 12, putting an end to 135 years of local newsgathering in Biddeford, Saco and surrounding towns. As soon as … Continue reading

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The power of writing: A reminder from my distant past

Hi Crime Writer fans. Maureen here, in my chilly writer’s garret, with loyal dog and cat at my feet, waiting for the first snowflakes of winter to fall. Writers lead fairly insular lives. That’s not a secret. In fact, it’s … Continue reading

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History in the Obituaries

Susan Vaughan here. Some people may feel that unless you know someone who has recently passed away, browsing the obituaries in the local newspapers (yes, print media!) is morbid. But I find I can learn a lot about history and … Continue reading

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