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Opinion

  • Letter: Freeport should not withdraw from RSU 5

    Since December 2013, Freeport has spent an inordinate amount of time discussing governance and an inadequate amount of time discussing educational offerings or outcomes. The Regional School Unit 5 withdrawal proposal provides no educational vision. It provides an unconvincing financial ana...

  • Letter: Rixon for Freeport town councilor at-large

    I urge you to consider Bill Rixon for Freeport town councilor at-large. Bill is a retired teacher, engineer and coach with an affable and earnest personality. As a 30-year resident of Freeport and an active community member, he knows the town's needs better than anyone. As a retired teacher, he u...

  • Letter: Volunteer urges support for Falmouth library

    I support the proposed expansion of Falmouth Memorial Library and plan to vote yes on Nov. 4. I am a regular volunteer and frequent user of the library, and I understand the urgent need for this project. The work that I do for the library several times each week helps to raise much needed funds, ...

  • Letter: Cumberland voters should do the math

    Merriam-Webster defines majority as “a number that is greater than half of the total number.” As a percentage it is greater than 50 percent. In preparation for its 2009 Comprehensive Plan, the town of Cumberland surveyed its residents. The residents were asked specifically about conne...

  • Letter: Fox for South Portland city councilor

    Brad Fox is a candidate for South Portland City Council who reflects the best interests of the people of our city. Your vote for Brad Fox will be a vote for a councilor who cares about the health and well-being of our citizens. Brad supports the hard work the council and many citizens put ...

  • Letter: Republican Watson grateful for support

    With Election Day nearing I want to thank all of the local citizens who have taken time to let me into their homes to discuss House District 51 and the state as a whole. Regardless of political affiliation, you opened your arms to me and for that I am grateful. I’m proud to announce ...

  • Letter: Daughtry deserves re-election to the House

    I urge the voters of Brunswick House District 49 to re-elect Democratic Rep. Mattie Daughtry. Mattie is one of our young legislators helping Maine move forward. She has worked tirelessly to improve the chances for Maine students to attend college, and then to find decent wage jobs. She supports h...

  • Letter: Return Graham to the state Legislature

    I’m writing in support of Democratic Rep. Anne Graham in House District 46. I’ve worked with Anne in Augusta, and I can say from experience that she is persistent, asks good questions and doesn’t let go until she gets an answer. A nurse by background, Anne cares deeply about chi...

  • Letter: Columnist should read history, not Shakespeare

    This is regarding Julie McDonald-Smith's The Right View column, "Michaud stars in left's theater of the absurd." How about a political...

  • Letter: Vote Timmons in House District 45

    We in Cumberland are so lucky to have Republican Mike Timmons as a candidate in House District 45. Mike is a hard worker with a truly impressive record of accomplishment on the key issues of fiscal responsibility and education. Maine High School Principal of the Year was just one of Mike’s ...