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Opinion

  • Letter: Expand bus service to Freeport, Yarmouth, Cumberland

    I read with great interest the recent article about expanding the Metro bus service to include Cumberland, Yarmouth and Freeport ("Metro eyes ...

  • Letter: Orestis brings 'passion, practicality' to Falmouth

    Chris Orestis has provided invaluable leadership, creativity and a balanced perspective for the past three years as a Falmouth Town Councilor. The school system, the environmental goals and the economic policies of the town are just a few of the issues that have been positively affected by Chris'...

  • Letter: Reasons to back Breen in Senate District 25

    Here’s why I’m voting for Cathy Breen in the Senate District 25 Democratic primary. Cathy’s a Clean Election candidate. She has no big money contributors and her personal fortune isn’t bankrolling her campaign. Her slogan, “Clean Elections – the way elec...

  • Letter: Hemphill will help Falmouth get things done

    I support Caleb Hemphill for Falmouth town councilor for many reasons. Serving on committees, Caleb is always ready to develop the programs needed and actually do hands-on work to make it so. I share his values of family, friends, and community for good stewardship of what has lasting value and m...

  • Letter: Reasons to back the RSU 1 budget proposal

    The RSU 1 Board of Directors has adopted a 2014-2015 budget that continues to build on a tradition of excellence that is the mark of our schools. The budget provides for continued expansion and strengthening of our pre-K program, early intervention for math in the elementary grades, a new nature-...

  • Letter: USM deserves more of the UMaine pie

    Orlando Delogu’s piece about how to improve our UMaine system is spot on. We 1.3 million Mainers, in the age of distance learning, don’t need seven campuses. Moderate tuition increases, for instance 2 percent per year for 10 years, could raise millions in needed revenue. I got my MBA ...

  • Letter: Woods can lead Wyman Station resolution

    The future of the Wyman Power Station (economic and environmental) and its destiny is a complex issue with far-reaching implications for Yarmouth, Casco Bay, the state and beyond. On June 10 we head to the polls to consider candidates the Senate District 25 Democratic primary, including Steve Woo...

  • Letter: Democratic candidate Tucker thanks Brunswick voters

    We would like to thank our Brunswick friends, neighbors and townspeople for 37 years of happiness in this town. Our three children learned from you the meaning of empathy and community, as they grew to adulthood. Over the decades your lives have touched ours in sickness and in health, in schools ...

  • Letter: Hemphill for Falmouth Town Council

    I support Caleb Hemphill as Falmouth’s next town councilor. Much of the council’s focus over the next few years will be the implementation of Falmouth’s 2013 Comprehensive Plan. Policies that spring from it will shape our town for generations. Critical to this process is ...

  • Letter: Yarmouth should elect Bickford Hamrock

    I am writing in support of Tamson Bickford Hamrock for Yarmouth Town Council. I met Tamson soon after she moved back to Maine and have been impressed with her vibrancy, clarity of vision and commitment to our community . With deep roots in Yarmouth and a broad perspective from her business career...