About Marc Dion

Marc Dion

Marc Dion

Marc Munroe Dion—award-winning veteran reporter and Pulitzer Price-nominated newspaper columnist—is an old-school newsman who fell out of a Frank Capra movie, complete with pipe and fedora. Born in the struggling former cotton mill town of Fall River, Mass., Dion’s sense of humor sounds more like a barroom than a newsroom, and his political observations are more concerned with issues than political parties. Dion’s column, “Living and Dion,” has appeared in The Herald News for 24 years.

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Groundhog of Eden Jun 17, 2019

As I have written before, groundhogs live in my yard. They're fat, furry, graceless, beaver-faced things and they live well in and out of their hole, feasting, not just on what grows, but on birdseed that's fallen from our bird feeder, and food throw... Read More

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Trade With Britain Jun 10, 2019

The United States of America has always traded with Britain, though sometimes it was less of a formal trade, and more of a swap. We stole our whole country from the British, and they invaded us in 1812. But, we sent Americans to help Britain in two w... Read More

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Storming the Beaches Jun 03, 2019

I heard Robert Mueller's statement on Wednesday, sitting in front of a dead microphone in the studio of WSAR, an AM radio station in Somerset, Massachusetts. I do a talk radio show four days a week. Just before the 11 a.m. break, during a commercial,... Read More