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  • Letter: It takes a liberal to know a liberal

    It didn't take long to realize that Julie MacDonald-Smith's columns were short on substance and long on trying to depict liberals as the enemies of all things American that conservatives wish for in a political opponent. But her Sept. 5 column ("Mutual Tolerance is not an option") still managed t...

  • Letter: Pierce will provide support for environment

    Falmouth is very fortunate to have Democrat Teresa Pierce running in state House District 44 in November. Teresa is a dedicated supporter of the environment and knows its value as quality of life to Maine citizens and as an economic driver across the state. During her recent tenure on the Falmout...

  • Letter: Support expansion of Falmouth Memorial Library

    I am in favor of the Falmouth Memorial Library expansion. The current site is next to the business district, where the library belongs. The design is appropriate. It keeps the good and replaces the outdated. The volume level will go from the noisy children’s center through an expanded compu...

  • Letter: Byrnes pushed Bath arts center in new direction

    As the Chocolate Church Arts Center embarks on the 2014-2015 performance season, it is appropriate to publicly thank outgoing President Joe Byrnes for his support of CCAC. A little over a year ago, CCAC was in dire financial straits and the community was threatened with the loss of its ico...

  • Letter: Vote for Snow in House District 47

    On Nov. 4, residents of Yarmouth, Chebeague Island and Long Island will have an important choice to make regarding which legislative candidate receives their vote. As a voter in House District 47, I am proudly announcing my support for Republican Rick Snow. Rick is a small-business owner w...

  • Letter: Bond referendum will transform Falmouth library

    I was thrilled to watch the Falmouth Town Council vote unanimously in support of a Nov. 4 bond referendum to borrow up to $2.8 million for the renovation of Falmouth Memorial Library. I plan to vote wholeheartedly in favor of this bond. I am the mother of two adolescent children and currently the...

  • Letter: Topsham's Talbot in House District 54

    I will be voting for Republican Kim Talbot in House District 54 this November because she has the qualifications I am looking for in a state representative. Kim has run a successful business for over 20 years and has also spent time in the public sector. She has experience managing budgets...

  • Letter: Pierce stands for education, strong economy

    For a Maine workforce that is vibrant and provides Maine with workers who have the skills to compete nationally and globally, then join me in electing Democrat Teresa Pierce to the state Legislature from House District 44. Teresa has been involved in education for years: she served for six...

  • Letter: Maine state Senate needs Falmouth's Breen

    I was pleased to hear that Maine Conservation Voters has endorsed Democrat Cathy Breen in November for the state Senate District 25 seat. She deserves it. The organization has been an environmental watchdog in Augusta for more than 25 years, promoting forward-thinking policies that protect...

  • Letter: Re-elect Vitelli in Senate District 23

    It’s been shown that the early years of a child’s development are critical for their future. That’s why investing in early childhood education is key to economic opportunities for all our children. So I was pleased to see that Democratic state Sen. Eloise Vitelli’s ...