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  • Letter: Chace for state representative in District 46

    This November, I hope you'll consider voting for Republican Paul Chace in House District 46. Paul will give a new voice to represent our community. We need someone with Paul's business experience, who will help advance common-sense, business friendly policies. We need a legislator who understands...

  • Letter: Library is a valuable Falmouth resource

    I am writing in support of the Falmouth Memorial Library expansion project. Falmouth has among the best schools in the state, wonderful athletic fields, modern hockey rinks, parks and open space. But while these facilities are used by specific pockets of our population, our library appeals to and...

  • Letter: Don't take pot vote lightly in South Portland

    A long-term medical study by the New Zealand and Australian governments concluded that 70 percent of teenagers who used marijuana never graduated from high school. Further, the Association for Addiction Professionals does not support any ballot initiative that supports the legalization of marijua...

  • Letter: Vote yes in Falmouth for library expansion

    As a 13-year resident of Falmouth and as a former trustee of Falmouth Memorial Library, I am in favor of the library expansion. The library is open for use by all people, young and old, and the expansion of the library's space will meet growing needs for all patrons. The Town Council has h...

  • Letter: Pierce is 'not a single-issue' candidate

    Democrat Teresa Pierce has my vote to represent Falmouth House District 44 in Augusta. Her commitment to Falmouth and Maine is clear. Her tenure on the Falmouth Town Council was marked by fiscal responsibility, infrastructure improvements, strong support of public education, preservation of open ...

  • Letter: Talbot for state rep in House District 54

    On Election Day, I'll be supporting Republican Kim Talbot for state representative in House District 54. Kim is energetic and ready to make a difference in Augusta. We need a representative for Topsham with new ideas and who has a willingness to listen to all sides. That person is Kim Talbot....

  • Letter: Cooper's work merits re-election in Yarmouth

    Several residents of Gables Drive in Yarmouth lost their homes 15 months ago in a propane explosion. One man died. To add insult to injury, those of us without homes were required to pay a real estate tax based on the full value of our destroyed residences. Democratic state Rep. Janice Coo...

  • Letter: Pierce's experience right for state House

    The town of Falmouth has benefited from Teresa Pierce's leadership, dedication and decision making during her recent tenure on the Town Council. We believe Falmouth is a better place to live and raise our children thanks to her work and that of her fellow councilors over the last several years. W...

  • Letter: Robbie Foundation founder offers thanks

    The Robbie Foundation wants to extend a heartfelt thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers and participants who made our second annual Robbie Foundation 5K a huge success. The event, which took place Sept. 13 at Back Cove in Portland, drew more than 200 runners, walkers and kids who participated in...

  • Letter: Support for Stromgren in Topsham House race

    Green Independent candidate Daniel Stromgren is a strong advocate for those whose voice is not always heard. He is knowledgeable and informed about the most pressing issues. I had the pleasure of working at the same mental health agency as Daniel. His belief in working with everyone to find resol...