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Opinion

  • Letter: Be proud of Falmouth High School debate team

    My wife and I have spent many a hot/cold, dry/wet and day/evening on the sidelines and in the bleachers of Falmouth high school athletics. This year, however, our sophomore joined the debate team. We were introduced to a community of students who are learning life skills few adults ever acquire: ...

  • Letter: Skeptical about Oak Hill project in Scarborough

    There is an application before the Scarborough Planning Board for an 81-unit assisted living facility to be built on Blackpoint Road about 300 feet from the Oak Hill intersection, with entry off Blackpoint and covering 8.5 acres. I am definitely opposed to this project because I am an abutter to ...

  • Letter: Beem is correct about the Republican right

    I would welcome the opportunity to take on in public debate anyone of the mindset displayed by Tom Crotty in his criticism of Edgar Allen Beem'...

  • Letter: Open Highland Lake to all Maine taxpayers

    As I understand it, Highland Lake in Falmouth has been stocked routinely for decades even though access has been restricted. Second, the taxpayers of Maine own the land where the boat launch is located; it’s the one with large boulders that block the way to the waters edge. Third, at taxpay...

  • Letter: LePage school plan benefits the rich

    Regarding Edgar Allen Beem’s "LePage, Bowen let down public schools," some disagree with his conclusion, but I am of a different opi...

  • Letter: More to life than the 14th Amendment

    Tom Crotty's letter criticized Edgar Allan Beem for failing to do his homework, but Crotty's assertion that Hitler and Mussolini were left-wing...

  • Letter: Beem evokes sarcasm about Ron Paul

    How dare Edgar Allen Beem write about Dr. Ron Paul in terms that make him look like a self-serving, disoriented buffoon, when we know that only gold, grits, guns and God will save this Republic. And to denigrate his charming son Rand? Shame on you, Mr. Beem. You would never say those mean things ... 1

  • Letter: Yarmouth will miss Vogel, Sultan

    I just wanted to write to you and let you know that I was extremely pleased to see the charming article about Officer Mike Vogel and his K...

  • Letter: Don't change Freeport's landscape

    A fact sheet on the Seacoast United soccer project is posted on Freeport’s website. It contains misleading information. It appears that the purpose of this document is to somehow substantiate that granting a request from a commercial developer for an amendment to zoning laws that protect o...

  • The Universal Notebook: LePage, Bowen let down public schools

    The LePage administration’s education agenda, it should come as no surprise to anyone, comes straight out of the ultra-conservative American Legislative Exchange Council playbook, by way of the ultra-conservative Maine Heritage Policy Center, by way of the ultra-conservative Commissioner of... 9