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  • Letter: Good conscience prevents voting for Cutler

    The stakes are high for those voters now supporting independent Elliot Cutler for governor, rather than Democrat Mike Michaud. There is little question that Cutler has what it takes to govern Maine. The problem is, that view is shared by less than 20 percent of prospective Maine voters, according...

  • Letter: Re-elect House to South Portland School Board

    On Nov. 4 I’m voting for Mary House for one of the two at-large seats on South Portland’s School Board. As a mom with children in the school system, Mary cares about the kids and families in our community. She is fully committed to the success of our students and has been activ...

  • Letter: Cooper appreciates constituents' response

    As the November election campaign comes to an end, I would like to thank the many residents of Yarmouth, Chebeague Island and Long Island whom I visited this summer and fall. Their kindness and interest in the issues facing Maine was so encouraging. Without exception, as I “did doors,&rdquo...

  • Letter: Yes on South Portland marijuana question

    I urge my fellow South Portland residents to vote for the marijuana ordinance. Adults should be allowed to use marijuana in the privacy of their homes, if they so choose. We as a society have said it is acceptable to use alcohol, so why not marijuana, a safer substance? Public use would remain il...

  • Letter: RSU withdrawal would hit Freeport athletics

    Before moving to Freeport, my family did a lot of research on school systems, and concluded that the public education offered by Regional School Unit 5 is better than where we were moving from. My oldest son is a gifted math student and he’s had a first-rate educational experience. He has b...

  • Letter: Vote Beeley for Scarborough town councilor

    Roger Beeley is running for the Scarborough Town Council. I think that is great news and urge all Scarborough residents to wholeheartedly support his candidacy. I met Roger well over 25 years ago after coming to work for the Scarborough Economic Development Corp. I have worked with him on a numbe...

  • Letter: Payeur for District 44 state representative

    Voters in Falmouth will have the opportunity to elect a lifelong Falmouth resident in House District 44. His name is Greg Payeur. I’ve known Greg for most of my life because he and I were in the same class in the Falmouth school system. After high school Greg joined the Marine Corps and ser...

  • Letter: Waeldner for Yarmouth Town Council

    I speak in support of Rob Waeldner for Town Council in Yarmouth without reservation. I have had the pleasure and the privilege of working closely with Rob as a member of the Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce executive committee when I was its president. He has lived in Yarmouth long enough to understa...