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  • Abby's Road: My hope for happiness

    She ran with a soft smile on her face, her footfalls quiet, her toes pointed. Every third step, she leaped off the ground, raising her hands above her head and extending her fingers with a dancer’s grace. Back and forth, back and forth, back and forth, her cadence seemed to be putting her i...

  • The Universal Notebook: The fine-art confidence game

    A Portland art gallery has the local art scene buzzing over the propriety of charging artists to exhibit their work. That battle was fought and largely won by the Union of Maine Visual Artists back in the 1980s, when artist-activist Carlo Pittore led the charge against museums and gallerie...

  • Letter: Orestis for Falmouth council

    As a 15-year Falmouth resident and life-long Republican, I am supporting Chris Orestis for Town Council. Chris understands that though we live in a wealthy town, not all of us are wealthy. He believes in growth and development that can pay for and sustain itself. The new school is a done deal and...

  • Letter: Falmouth Question 1 is fiscally irresponsible

    On June 14 citizens of Falmouth will have a choice to make on Question 1, a decision on a plan that costs a minimum of $5.65 million. Last August, the Town Council reviewed seven options for developing this town center and settled on the most expensive. Question 1 no longer includes the T...

  • Letter: Question 1 an opportunity for Falmouth

    This week we come together at two parades in Falmouth, one to honor our residents who died fighting for our country and one to honor our school buildings that hide among their walls the echoes of our past. On June 14 we will make a decision at the polls that will dramatically affect key bu...

  • Letter: Larson, Tucker, Hazard in Falmouth

    I am supporting Analiese Larson, Lucy Tucker and Karyl Hazard for Falmouth School Board. All three are reasonable, sensible parents who value quality education and support the proposed school budget. Analiese Larson is the vice chairwoman of the board and has been instrumental in preserving the ... 2

  • Letter: Falmouth vote is over more than lattes

    On Feb. 8, The Forecaster quoted Jonathan Berry, now a Falmouth Town Council candidate, at the Feb. 7 School Board workshop, where he spoke in support of higher taxes: "'Falmouth has let kids down when it comes to kindergarten,' said Jonathan Berry, a father of two elementary-age boys. 'I would ...

  • Letter: Time to move on from Falmouth candidate's past

    The Falmouth School Board election has an elephant in the room: Michael Doyle. Whether you like him or not, agree or disagree with him, Doyle has conducted an issue-based campaign. He has knocked on doors, meeting and listening to the electorate. He has done his homework on the issues and ...

  • Letter: Orestis for Falmouth (no joke)

    I was wicked pumped to see that Chris Orestis is running for Falmouth Town Council. This guy is an all-star in any walk of life. Great family man, businessman, coach and concerned Falmouth resident. I've known him for many years now and he's just a top-notch guy. I know he'll do a great job for F...

  • Letter: Yes on Falmouth Question 1

    People of Falmouth, don't let this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity slip away because of short-sighted thinking and scare tactics. Think long term. Think of a library with children's teen, adult and reference sections; with expanded access to computers, where there is dry storage space,meeting room...