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  • Policy Wonk: Thanks to LePage, Maine leaks revenue in 2 ways

    Gov. Paul LePage is nothing if not relentless in pursuit of a tea party fiscal agenda. He would directly cut state taxes (primarily for wealthy individuals and corporations) and indirectly give money to corporations by expanding and/or creating new tax expenditures, i.e., tax forgiveness, ...

  • Letter: Farber deserves re-election to Falmouth council

    Please join me in voting for Karen Farber to continue her good work on the Falmouth Town Council for a second term. Karen has contributed her time to better Falmouth for years: on the School Board, on the Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee, and on the Town Council, just to name a few of he...

  • Letter: Falmouth Town Council needs Winslow

    Falmouth and its Town Council are in desperate need of a dose of fiscal responsibility. The council seems to never see a project it wouldn’t fund. The undesignated fund, much of it from the sale of Plummer-Motz and Lunt schools, has been significantly depleted. And property owners ar...

  • Letter: Brunswick Sewer District needs your vote

    The Brunswick Town Council has authorized the Brunswick Sewer District to seek legislation to amend its charter to increase the debt limit from $20 million to $25 million to fund the $22 million upgrade to the wastewater treatment facility. The charter amendment became law on May 03. However, it ...

  • The Right View: A student testing battle won, but the war continues

    Last week was very good for opponents of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. Smarter Balanced is the nightmare of testing that parents are opting their kids out of in droves all over the country, including here in Maine. WCSH reported these Maine Education Association numbers for t...

  • Letter: Elect Han to Falmouth School Board

    I support Cindy Han for Falmouth School Board. As a town councilor I stand witness to the diligence the School Board applies to the essential work of stewarding our schools. In addition to their passion for quality public education, I have seen how the intelligence, maturity and prudence of its m...

  • The Universal Notebook: The phantom punch heard round the world

    Back in March I had lunch in Portland with artist Charlie Hewitt and filmmaker Gary Robinov of White Dog Arts to discuss a film they wanted to make. I listened to the story they wanted to tell and went home that night and wrote it all down for them. “On the evening of February 21, 20...

  • Letter: Farber deserves re-election to Falmouth council

    Please join me in voting for Karen Farber to continue her good work on the Falmouth Town Council for a second term. Karen has contributed her time to better Falmouth for years: on the School Board, on the Comprehensive Planning Advisory Committee, and on the Town Council, just to name a few of he...

  • Letter: Farber, Kitchel for Falmouth Town Council

    Falmouth is fortunate to have two highly qualified individuals running for Town Council. Karen Farber is running for re-election. As chairwoman of the council this past year, she has brought a balanced approach to issues facing our community, advocating to broaden our business districts, p...

  • Letter: Han is right for Falmouth School Board

    I am writing in support of Cindy Han’s candidacy for Falmouth School Board. I have known Cindy since she moved to Falmouth several years ago. Cindy and I are both mothers of three children and since all of our kids are the same ages, I have had frequent chances to interact with Cindy...