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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Where I Keep My Catholic Church Aug 20, 2018

On a bookshelf in my home office, in the room where I am writing now, there is a set of rosary beads. They belonged to my father's mother, and to other family members before her. Family legend has it that, before my family came to Canada, they belong... Read More

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The Art of the Korean Deal Aug 13, 2018

North Korea got to keep its nuclear missiles. American got 55 boxes of bones. Shrewd. Apparently, North Korea has figured out who we are now. We are an America content with symbols and flags and fireworks and the anthem. We're a big, squalling, narco... Read More

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On the Loose in America: I Don't Need No Stinking Photo ID Aug 06, 2018

Let me tell you about my life as an American outlaw. A bandito. A scofflaw. The Hells Angels cut down an alley when they see me coming. A couple years ago, my driver's license expired. I didn't even notice. You think I'm the kind of guy who knows whe... Read More