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Opinion

  • Letter: Don't pick that flower

    I am very sad and angry. Last year while walking my dog on Cousins Island, I discovered a pink lady's slipper growing a little ways off the road. I was thrilled. I have rarely seen this plant on the island. Pink lady's slipper, also known as Cypripedium acaule, is one of our largest orchids, a ...

  • Letter: Farrell for Charter Commission

    Please join me in supporting Paul Farrell for the Portland City Charter Commission. Paul has tremendous enthusiasm and is very excited to have the opportunity to help steer Portland's growth in a way that respects the people and the neighborhoods that make this city great. Portland stands at a ...

  • Letter: Shedding light in South Portland

    Recently the South Portland City Council asked staff to look at reducing street lights (2,011) for two reasons: cost ($26,033 Central Maine Power rental fee per month) and reduction of light pollution. Code Enforcement began the process of choosing the lights to turn off. No lights in or near i...

  • Letter: Brunswick's conflict

    The May 8 Forecaster printed two columns with relevance to each other: Jonathan Crimmins criticizing Councilor Karen Klatt for trying to resolve conflict of interest in Brunswick, and Steve Mistler after attending a reporting conference in Boston. If The Forecaster allowed Mistler to do investigat...

  • Letter: People matter, not programs

    I have been quiet about the School Administrative District 51 budget, expressing my concerns directly to the Board of Directors. However, if the fiscal 2010 budget passes, and I say nothing, I will feel like I should have spoken up. I am very concerned about the property taxes in our community...

  • Letter: Wrobleski, a leader

    Want a Town Councilor who diligently researches issues? Want a Town Councilor who asks well-thought-out questions? Want a Town Councilor who listens to all sides of an issue before voting? You already have one: Joe Wrobleski. Joe has been an outstanding councilor for thr...

  • Letter: Campbell for school board

    We are writing to ask for your support for Karen Campbell as a candidate for MSAD 51 School Board. Karen is a Cumberland resident and a mother of three children currently in grades 5, 8 and 11. She has experienced through her children the K-12 curriculum in the MSAD 51 district. She is an effe...

  • Letter: Wrobleski, a thoughtful public servant

    We would like to encourage Falmouth voters to reelect Joe Wrobleski to the Town Council. Joe has been active in our community since he and his family moved to Falmouth in 1992. He and his wife Sara have two daughters in the Falmouth school system. He has coached soccer for Falmouth Community Program...

  • Letter: Vote Wrobleski, Armitage

    I am writing to encourage Falmouth voters to support Town Councilors Joe Wrobleski and Will Armitage on June 9. Wrobleski has worked tirelessly on such issues as natural resource protection, transparent governance and effective land use planning. Armitage has been an effective chairman and has pro...

  • Letter: Vote for Fred

    Before voting on June 9, ride around town and see Falmouth's beauty and assets. From the clear waters of the Presumpscot to pristine lakes, observe the results of hard work by Falmouth citizens. Fred Chase worked as hard as anyone. Breathe deeply the river air and thank Fred that yo...