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Opinion

  • Letter: Woods can lead Wyman Station resolution

    The future of the Wyman Power Station (economic and environmental) and its destiny is a complex issue with far-reaching implications for Yarmouth, Casco Bay, the state and beyond. On June 10 we head to the polls to consider candidates the Senate District 25 Democratic primary, including Steve Woo...

  • Letter: Democratic candidate Tucker thanks Brunswick voters

    We would like to thank our Brunswick friends, neighbors and townspeople for 37 years of happiness in this town. Our three children learned from you the meaning of empathy and community, as they grew to adulthood. Over the decades your lives have touched ours in sickness and in health, in schools ...

  • Letter: Hemphill for Falmouth Town Council

    I support Caleb Hemphill as Falmouth’s next town councilor. Much of the council’s focus over the next few years will be the implementation of Falmouth’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan. Policies that spring from it will shape our town for generations. Critical to this process is ...

  • Letter: Yarmouth should elect Bickford Hamrock

    I am writing in support of Tamson Bickford Hamrock for Yarmouth Town Council. I met Tamson soon after she moved back to Maine and have been impressed with her vibrancy, clarity of vision and commitment to our community . With deep roots in Yarmouth and a broad perspective from her business career...

  • Letter: Breen 'an excellent candidate' for state Senate

    I am recommending Cathy Breen as the Democratic candidate for the Maine state Senate in District 25. I have known Cathy for several years. She has a keen sense for identifying problems and finding solutions that serve the common good. She served on the Falmouth Town Council for six years and dist...

  • Letter: Elect McBrady to Falmouth Town Council

    I've had the pleasure of knowing Charlie McBrady as a friend and neighbor for over 15 years. I have also worked with him on a number of professional projects. Myself as a software engineer, husband and father of two, and the official Falmouth Little League photographer, I know a few things about ...

  • Letter: Group hopes to correct Scarborough tax policy

    Like many of our fellow Scarborough residents, we have been astounded, shocked and, at times, mystified by the current town budget process. We have been dismayed by a five-year history of out-sized real estate tax increases. Our taxes have increased 25 percent during a period when inflation has i...

  • Letter: Hemphill will make difference in Falmouth

    As a retired, life-long resident of Falmouth, I am excited that Caleb Hemphill is running for Town Council. Caleb is truly aware that rising costs may drive many of us out of the town that we helped grow. As a small business owner, he is aware of the vitality that business brings to our co...

  • Letter: Woods cares about jobs, quality of life

    I am writing in support of Steve Woods for state Senate in the District 25 Democratic primary. In his role as chairman of the Yarmouth Town Council, he has been very supportive of Yarmouth’s cultural environment. He supported and worked for the Merrill Library bond issue. He also helped the...

  • Letter: Cape Elizabeth councilor counters former colleague

    I have served on the Cape Elizabeth Town Council since 2008. In a recent edition of The Forecaster, former Councilor Sara Lennon was quoted as saying “people in Cape don't want development; that's why we moved here.” I don’t believe the issue is as black and white as Ms. Lennon ...