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  • Letter: Vote Denno for Cumberland House seat

    The town of Cumberland is fortunate to have a well-qualified candidate to represent House District 45. Democrat Dale Denno has lived in town for 30 years and been an active member of our community. Denno served on the School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors and was elected chairman. ...

  • The Right View: Mutual tolerance is not an option

    “COEXIST”? I don’t know about you, but I’m rather tired of being lectured to by liberals via bumper-stickers. You don’t coexist with animals who cut off people’s heads with knives and send the footage out around the world on YouTube, or drive tens...

  • Letter: Breen values Maine's economy, environment

    As someone who has a deep appreciation for Maine’s environment, I support Democrat Cathy Breen for state Senate in District 25. Breen recognizes that Maine’s environment and culture make it an enticing place to live and work. Under informed leadership, environmental and cultura...

  • Letter: House District 25 no place for GOP PAC

    I’m concerned that a national political action committee has picked state Senate District 25 as one of 14 races to focus on nationally

  • Letter: Vote Denno for Cumberland House seat

    The town of Cumberland is fortunate to have a well-qualified candidate to represent House District 45. Democrat Dale Denno has lived in town for 30 years and been an active member of our community. Denno served on the School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors and was elected chairman. ...

  • The Right View: Mutual tolerance is not an option

    “COEXIST”? I don’t know about you, but I’m rather tired of being lectured to by liberals via bumper-stickers. You don’t coexist with animals who cut off people’s heads with knives and send the footage out around the world on YouTube, or drive tens...

  • Short Relief: Minimum wage discussion is too important to keep under wraps

    The United States has had a national minimum wage since 1938, when Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act. It was the result of a long, public, contentious process. As part of his New Deal to combat the Great Depression, President Franklin Roosevelt had been trying to find a way to p...

  • The Universal Notebook: Farewell, Route 1, Yarmouth

    Last week Carolyn and I sold our home of 32 years and moved on. I will miss a great deal about fair Yarmouth – the terrific library, the excellent schools, the outstanding dump, the great public employees, the lovely parks, Royal River Books, Pat’s Pizza, Bruce’s Burritos...

  • Forecaster Forum: Money motivates opponents of South Portland 'Clear Skies'

    Maine is not an oil-producing state and there are no refineries here. Maine gets its refined petroleum products from refineries in Saint John, New Brunswick, and, to a lesser extent, Montreal. This simple geographic fact must be repeated several times, apparently, in order to understand wh...

  • Letter: Columnist paints incomplete portrait of LePage

    In Julie McDonald-Smith's column about “what the press won’t tell you about Paul LePage,” she lists what she vi...