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  • Letter: Denno is uniquely qualified for the House

    It has been my pleasure to get to know Democrat Dale Denno as he has campaigned this year for the state House of Representatives representing Cumberland and Gray. Dale is a highly capable individual with long experience in business as well as important experience in government as a department hea...

  • Letter: Cumberland needs waterfront access

    Somehow, we have lost Cumberland's connection to the sea. What public property we did have along our shore became private and exclusive. When we think of Cumberland, we think of fields and farms, woodlands and open space. Cumberland needs to re-establish waterfront access for all. The Pays...

  • Letter: Michaud, not Cutler, spoils the election

    Clever ploy by columnist Steve Woods (an admitted Michaud supporter) to paint Eliot Cutler as the spoiler when it’s Mike Michaud who is the spoiler (

  • Letter: Too many unanswered questions about Payson property

    Residents of Cumberland will soon vote on borrowing $3 million to purchase part of the Payson property, 179 Foreside Road, with noteworthy tidal shorefront. This beautiful property appropriately carries significant restraints on town use due to its conservation easement. Recommended restrictions ...

  • Letter: Don't be chicken, vote for Breen

    I am supporting Democrat Cathy Breen this November in state Senate District 25 because she helped my chickens come home to roost. Geoff Dyhrberg

  • Letter: Vote Snow for state rep in District 47

    Please consider voting for my friend Rick Snow as House District 47 representative. I have known Rick since my family moved to Maine over three years ago and I can’t think of a better person for the job. Rick has volunteered his time to help the scouting program be successful here in Yarmou...

  • Letter: Send Manchester, Payeur to the Legislature

    When you vote please keep uppermost in mind the welfare of Maine’s residents. In this important election we need to focus on quality representation. Who will best serve Maine’s interests? I’m enthusiastic about two candidates’ qualities; their sound judgment, good h...

  • Letter: Leland for Freeport Sewer District board

    I served on the Freeport Sewer Board of Trustees for 18 years. I know what is expected of those who serve on the board, as well as the time commitment involved. Sally Leland is energetic, resourceful, engaging and thoughtful. She wants to ensure the sewer district is strategically prepared for fu...

  • Letter: Elect Pierce in House District 44

    Please join me in voting for Democrat Teresa Pierce in Maine House District 44. Teresa has a proven record of leadership as a two-term Falmouth town councilor. She displayed tremendous fiscal responsibility by pursuing opportunities for regionalization to save costs without loss of service. Teres...

  • Letter: Vote yes to regain control of Freeport schools

    Freeport will have the chance to join more than 20 other towns in Maine who are fed up with the forced assumptions of involuntary school consolidation. The shortcomings of that 2008 law are evident in our RSU: unequal funding burdens cause friction, discontent and a five-year string of opposition...