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Opinion

  • Letter: Send Manchester, Payeur to the Legislature

    We rarely get the chance to vote for candidates like Republicans Cathy Manchester and Greg Payeur, with long records of real accomplishment. Cathy is running in state Senate District 25. Maine's first female chief of police, a trained professional, now a highly successful Realtor, Cathy wi...

  • Letter: Talbot for Topsham in House District 54

    Living in the growing region of Topsham, I’m concerned with decisions moving forward that will affect our residents. In the coming election we need a fresh voice that will reflect the makeup of our community in developing business while maintaining our quality of life. Republican Kim...

  • Letter: Pierce for Falmouth in House District 44

    We write in enthusiastic support of Democrat Teresa Pierce's election to represent House District 44. Teresa has served Falmouth and the surrounding community for years with exceptional energy, competence and good humor, most recently, as an active and inclusive chairwoman of Falmouth's Town Coun...

  • Letter: Former state rep endorses Watson for House

    House District 51 citizens are fortunate to have the opportunity to send Republican Byron Watson to Augusta this fall. Byron is a hard-working single father of two toddlers and dedicated public servant whose family has lived in our community for generations. Byron knows the district inside and ou...

  • Letter: Breen has right background for state Senate

    As a graduate of Falmouth High School and a young person living in Falmouth, I support Democrat Cathy Breen for state Senate District 25. Breen has been a leader on the issues impacting young people, from education to jobs and health care. I moved back to Maine after college because I miss...

  • Letter: Support Pierce in House District 44

    I support Democrat Teresa Pierce as Falmouth’s representative in state House District 44. Teresa’s active support of Falmouth’s school district provides evidence of her ability to advocate for the educational policy and the funding necessary for Maine’s students. A long li...

  • Letter: Education matters to House candidate Denno

    Providing and supporting a high-quality, cost-effective secondary school education for our children is our single most important responsibility. Our representatives in Augusta have significant influence over the direction and funding of our public school system. Democrat Dale Denno has the right ...

  • Letter: Cutler's chances are better than Beem thinks

    Has it occurred to Edgar Allen Beem that there are actually intelligent civic-minded Republicans who will not vote for Gov. Paul LePage or Mike Michaud and will choose Eliot Cutler? Has it occurred to him that the waffling on gun control, choice, and demanding accountability from the Veterans Adm...

  • Letter: Manchester is the Cathy for Senate District 25

    There are two Cathies running for the state Senate in District 25: Cathy Breen and Cathy Manchester. I have worked with both of them. Both have been town councilors; both believe in strong public schools. Both are capable and care about people. I’m enthusiastically supporting Republi...

  • Forecaster Forum: Money motivates opponents of South Portland 'Clear Skies'

    Maine is not an oil-producing state and there are no refineries here. Maine gets its refined petroleum products from refineries in Saint John, New Brunswick, and, to a lesser extent, Montreal. This simple geographic fact must be repeated several times, apparently, in order to understand wh...