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  • Intentionally Unreasonable: The flag isn't South Carolina's only problem

    There is an old Scottish proverb with more than a little Biblical linkage: “Confession is good for the soul.” Always aspiring to provide goodness to the soul (mine or to others) I go forth today with a timely and topical deep-fried confession. For many years now I’ve held...

  • Capitol Notebook: Country finds grace, LePage faces a fall from it

    Friday, June 26, dawned like many recent June days; gray clouds hung in, and an unexpected rain had dampened the ground over the night. When that day ended, the world had shifted, moved by two stunning events. The United States Supreme Court affirmed that same-sex marriage is legal ...

  • Letter: Falmouth residents endorse Anderson, Dench for council

    Our thanks to Will Armitage and Fred Chase for their service on the Falmouth Town Council. We are writing to endorse Russ Anderson and Bryan Dench to fill their seats in the upcoming election. Like Will and Fred, both candidates are committed to maintaining our first class schools and public serv...

  • Letter: 'Bloated' SAD 51 budget should be rejected

    This is in reference to the April 19 article, "SAD 51 budget could raise taxes nearly 8 percent." If you are a property owner, are you happy about this? Do you believe an 8 percent tax increase is slightly more than unacceptable in this economic climate? SAD 51 Finance Director Scott Poulin, alon...

  • Letter: Scarborough athletes thank community for support

    The Scarborough girls' lacrosse team would like to thank the entire town of Scarborough for its generous support. We are looking forward to a great season with all of you behind us. Thank you again. Red Storm lacrosse

  • Letter: Lawsuit isn't helping South Portland

    Albert DiMillo needs to understand that his lawsuit is the reason South Portland taxpayer money is being spent to settle the health insurance benefit issue.  His lawsuit was totally unnecessary and challenged the City Council to take on the cost to defend itself. A ...

  • Letter: Gideon for House District 106

    I am writing in support of Sara Gideon for District 106 state representative. I have had the pleasure of working with Sara for the past two years on the Freeport Town Council.

  • Letter: Freeport Democrats should back Gideon

    When we moved to Freeport eight years ago, Sara Gideon became one of our family’s first friends, introducing us to the richness of the Freeport community. As a friend, I admire her deep character: She is generous, passionate, dependable, fair, and committed to her values. Sara knows peopl...

  • Letter: Ginn family responds to Cape Elizabeth complaints

    As the family of the recently deceased David B. Ginn of the Sea Barn Road rentals, we feel that we can no longer allow our neighbors and the media to defame our loved one's name and homestead. Over the last several months, the renting of our home has been under intense scrutiny by our neig...

  • Letter: Beem column provokes thought about violence

    Thank you, Edgar Allen Beem, for your thought-provoking column, "Stop watering the seeds of violence." Violence, in all its ...