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Opinion

  • Letter: Scarborough write-in candidate doubts board's attention

    A heartfelt thank you to the 1,284 people who voted for me as a write-in candidate at the Scarborough Board of Education election. I am truly humbled to think that many people would take the time to wade through two ballots and write my name in. Write-in candidates rarely stand a chance of...

  • Letter: After the vote, time for reconciliation in Cumberland

    I am proud to live in America. Americans are able to peacefully talk about issues on the ballot, put up signs, try to persuade their friends and neighbors, and then vote in a free election. Now that Cumberland has voted on a couple of contentious issues – the Payson Property and the Ha...

  • Letter: Timmons thanks Gray, Cumberland voters

    I would like to thank Cumberland and Gray voters for electing me as your new state representative in House District 45. I will listen to your concerns, and issues that will impact our communities. I will do my best to keep open lines of communication. We have many serious matters coming before us...

  • Letter: Cumberland's Denno grateful for support

    I want to thank the voters of House District 45 for taking me just 17 votes from victory (out of almost 5,000 cast) against overwhelming political headwinds. Thank you, Cumberland voters, for giving me a win in my hometown. Unfortunately, the margin wasn’t enough to overcome my short...

  • Letter: Yarmouth has lost sight of pathway's purpose

    When I saw the construction start on Route 1 in Yarmouth, for the expansion of the Beth Condon Pathway, I was incredulous. I never imagined the Town Council would lose sight of the reason for the pathway. Following Beth's accident, our community responded in a very appropriate manner. We made eve...

  • Letter: Fundraising up next after Falmouth library vote

    On behalf of the trustees and staff of Falmouth Memorial Library, I would like to thank the voters in Falmouth for resoundingly supporting the library expansion referendum. The vote demonstrates the important role the library plays in our community. Library trustees are excited about embar...

  • Letter: LePage's people may be slobs, but they vote

    Edgar Allen Beem claims in his column that Eliot Cutler "has snob appeal the same way LePage has slob appeal." Based on the results of the election, it looks like the slobs from Maine, who operate businesses and create jobs, and those who want less government and lower taxes, outnumber the...

  • Letter: Graham says campaign ads lied about her record

    I thank the people of North Yarmouth, Gray and Pownal for allowing me to serve you for the past four years in the Maine House. Know that I worked for you every day regardless of your party affiliation. I worked to earn your trust. For the people of House District 46, I am deeply saddened t...

  • Letter: Green candidate sees 'seeds of change' in vote

    I write to congratulate Democratic state Sen. Stan Gerzofsky on re-election, and Republican Jennifer Johnson on a strong showing, in Senate District 24 (Brunswick, Harpswell, Freeport, Pownal and North Yarmouth). To everyone who supported me, especially my family and the thousands of citizens who...

  • Letter: Brunswick councilor-elect promises to listen

    I would like to thank the people of Brunswick for coming out to vote, in masses, and especially for giving their support to me for the at-large seat on the Town Council. I have been truly humbled by the people I have met and the support I have received. I promise to do my best to represent all th...