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  • Letter: Yarmouth town councilor knows value of communication

    Thank you to the Yarmouth Town Council and, more specifically, Counselor Andrew Kittredge, on increasing the communication being distributed to residents. The use of social media is a fantastic vehicle for getting information out to the public to invite participation with those issues and decisio...

  • Letter: Did Brunswick officials violate their own policy?

    After reading the Oct. 31 issue, I am finding difficulty in understanding the “concern” of Brunswickk's town councilors. An article states “since the policy was enacted in 1995, town managers have allowed employees, on a largely informal basis, to collect extra vacation time.&rd...

  • Letter: Denno for state rep in District 45

    I am writing to endorse Democrat Dale Denno, whom I have known since 1985, for state representative from House District 45. Dale has extensive legal and financial experience, having worked in both private industry and for the state as an assistant AG and as head of the largest agency within the D...

  • Letter: Don't gamble on withdrawal from RSU 5

    I am the mother of three boys and this is my ninth straight year with a student at Freeport High School. The benefits from Regional School Unit 5 are obvious to our family. The youngest has had more academic opportunities especially in science, stronger sports teams and a far more diverse social ...

  • Letter: Elect Pierce in House District 44

    Having worked with Teresa Pierce for years on the board of the Falmouth Education Foundation, I know that she is hard-working and committed to quality public education, accessible to all Maine children. As a town councilor, Teresa proved to be a dedicated and inclusive leader, collaborating with ...

  • Letter: Vote for Breen in state Senate District 25

    Here's why I’m supporting Democrat Cathy Breen in state Senate District 25: Cathy Breen has a proven record of public service, she believes in strong public schools; she supports quality health care, including mental health services; she is a creative, cooperative thinker who is will...

  • 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...