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  • Letter: Override governor's veto of LMF bonds

    I thank Sen. Cathy Breen and Rep. Michael Timmons for supporting LD 1378, and ask for their continued support by voting to override the governor’s veto. My family relies on access to water bodies and public lands that are part of the legacy of the Lands For Maine’s Future program....

  • Capitol Notebook: While you were at the LePage investigation ...

    With headlines focused on the pending investigation of embattled Gov. Paul LePage, it’s time to step back and review some other issues and say farewell to some key bills that were doomed by this Legislature. The Legislature is by nature conservative, and as an institution is uncomfor...

  • Letter: Anderson for Falmouth Town Council

    I write to encourage Falmouth residents to vote for Russ Anderson for Town Council. As a long-standing resident of Falmouth, Russ has proved he is an effective leader in business, non-profit and community initiatives. Russ brings a thoughtful, balanced and collaborative approach to his work along...

  • Letter: Re-elect Campbell to SAD 51 board

    As a SAD 51 parent, I am writing to support Karen Campbell’s re-election to the School Board. Karen is committed to ensuring that all students in our district have access to high-quality education. Karen has served as a committed volunteer in the classroom, for Arts Alliance, for Foundation...

  • Letter: There is a debt farce, but not Newman's

    Perry B. Newman’s column “The farcical debt debate” was most enlightening. The government spends money by actually spending mo...

  • Letter: Farber is an asset to Falmouth

    I enthusiastically support Karen Farber for Falmouth Town Council. She is already an incredible asset to the Falmouth community through her thoughtful contributions as a volunteer to the town.  Karen and I served on the Long Range Planning Advisory Committee together.  What stand...

  • Letter: Support for Gideon in June primary

    I support the candidacy of Sara Gideon for Democratic candidate in House District 106. Since 1974, I have been a resident of Freeport, where I have raised my family. I have had the pleasure of working with Sara as board members of Freeport Community Services. Sara is als...

  • Letter: Is Greely athletics anti-family?

    The Greely High School athletics program has apparently become anti-family. During the past few months student athletes have been penalized for spending time with their families during school vacations. Recently, lacrosse players were forced to sit out a game because they went on planned family v... 2

  • Letter: Gideon's qualities set her apart

    We write with enthusiastic support for Sara Gideon as a candidate for state representative from Freeport and Pownal.

  • Letter: Freeport, Pownal Dems should back Sachs

    I am writing to endorse Melanie Sachs of Freeport in the Democratic primary for House District 106 in Freeport and Pownal. Knowing Melanie on a personal and professional level as a Girl Scout Troop leader, she has my full support. Melanie is a natural leader who has enriched our community with he...