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  • Letter: Falmouth school budget deserves support

    The 2013 Falmouth school budget is one the Town Council and the voters should support. The district has done an admirable job of reducing operating costs (which include a projected savings of $85,000 in middle school heating costs due to a new wood chip boiler there) and coping with the loss of f...

  • Letter: Tax policy for Web businesses is unfair

    Say what you will about Gov. LePage, but when it comes to his support of the Marketplace Fairness Act, he’s right on the money. For too long, small businesses like ours have endured a severe competitive disadvantage when it comes to tax policy. While we’re required to charge st... 1

  • Letter: Democrats should support Gideon

    I am writing in support of Sarah Gideon in her bid to be the Democratic nominee in House District 106 for the towns of Freeport and Pownal. Sara is presently on the Freeport Town Council and has shown her willingness to listen to all parties and try to find a solution that works best for all of...

  • Letter: Gideon for Freeport state representative

    Some of the best things about living in Freeport are the many relationships I have with neighbors, fellow parents, local business owners, and members of nonprofit organizations. These connections allow me to feel ...

  • Letter: Falmouth ski coaches deserve thanks

    Last month Louise Abromson and Cindy Talbot announced that they would be stepping down as co-coaches of the Falmouth Middle School Nordic program.  We have had two children participate in the program and want to thank Louise and Cindy for their many years of hard work and dedication. ...

  • No Sugar Added: You can't take New Jersey out of the girl

    This past weekend, I once again took my life in my hands and drove south, through the maze of highways that leads to my homeland: New Jersey.

  • The Universal Notebook: The end isn't near!

    If you want to sit back in the comfort of your own home and watch the long, slow, steady decline of America, I suggest you tune in to the National Geographic Channel and take a long hard look at “Doomsday Preppers.” This new series focuses on people stockpiling, fortifying, and... 24

  • Forecaster Forum: Close North Yarmouth Memorial School? Not so fast

    The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors held their board meeting in North Yarmouth last week to hear the views of Cumberland and North Yarmouth citizens on the recommendation to close North Yarmouth Memorial School and to move 341 fourth- and fifth-graders to the Greely Middle Sc... 1

  • Letter: RSU 5 teachers are being ignored

    I was quite disappointed with The Forecaster’s coverage of the Regional School Unit 5 education forum. Your reporter focused nearly ...

  • Letter: Closing of Stonyfield Cafe 'a huge loss'

    I was stunned and saddened to read of the sudden closing of the Stonyfield Cafe.  It was one of the first restaurants my husband an...