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Opinion

  • Letter: Richard, Harris for Falmouth

    We in Falmouth are very fortunate. We have two candidates for the state Legislature whom we can easily support, even though we can only vote for one. Mark Richard is an honest, straight-shooting, level-headed young man who has shown his willingness to listen and his strong prudence with ou...

  • Letter: Foster in House District 109

    As we march toward the November election it is time to point out some differences between candidates for House District 109. I have watched the main two candidates and know the basic philosophy of both. Gary Foster is a conservative Yankee. He has shown fiscal restraint strength in the var...

  • Letter: Richard for Falmouth state rep

    Mark Richard will make a great representative for the citizens of Falmouth. Mark listens, he is collaborative, he gets things done, he operates from well developed principles and he has integrity. I have known Mark for almost 20 years and have watched him grow into an effective business leader an...

  • Letter: Re-elect Nelson in Falmouth

    I will be voting for Mary Nelson on Nov. 2 because of her record as an effective, responsible state representative from Falmouth. Her track record includes fiscal responsibility, supporting business and maintaining sports and the arts in the school curriculum. Because of her family’s...

  • Letter: Gruber in House District 108

    The citizens of Maine’s 108th House District have a marvelous opportunity this Nov. 2: they can elect Tom Gruber to represent them. Tom’s not a politician; he hasn’t sought public office since he moved to Cumberland in 1981. But he’s exactly what the district needs:...

  • Letter: Why he works for Richard

    Mark Richard first caught my attention when I heard him speak at a Town Council meeting. His words projected common sense. Hearing him at a later forum, again I heard common sense. Frankly, what the issue being debated at either of these meetings was, I didn’t recall. But, I did rememb...

  • Letter: Graham in House District 109

    Voters in House District 109 have a real choice next month. A choice between a candidate who understands the needs of Maine people and a candidate who is dramatically out of touch with the reality of life for thousands of families in Cumberland and North Yarmouth. Gary Foster is a town cou... 3

  • Letter: An independent lens for Dist. 11

    Clearly, the next Governor of Maine will set the direction for state government and that race is critically important. Equally important however are the legislative races taking place throughout our state. Recently I hosted a small reception in my Falmouth home for Dick Woodbury who is run...

  • Letter: Students requiring restraint should be expelled

    Anyone mystified by the poor results of our public education system despite ever increasing public funding needs look no further that the recent series in the Forecaster on school policies governing "physical restraint" of students who apparently cannot comport with behavior not requiring “... 1

  • Letter: High school renovation will keep taxpayers in town

    I encourage all property tax payers in South Portland to support the bond issue for high school renovation. If you think voting no is a way to keep your taxes low, please consider: Parents with children in elementary grades are watching this vote closely. If this bond fails, those who can ...