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  • Short Relief: Reasonable force depends on a system of reason

    Our attitude toward law enforcement fluctuates wildly. At one moment, such as in New York and Virginia on 9/11, or in response to all-too-frequent mass shootings, police are selfless heroes, risking their own lives, charging into danger in order to save people regardless of their race, rel...

  • Letter: Delogu fails to accept Maine's 'new reality'

    Orlando Delogu's thoughtful opinion laments the Democrats losses in Maine and blames the loss on Eliot Cutler, bear baiting, low turnout and just about everything except the fact that some folks think Gov. Paul LePage has done a pretty good job running the state. The good professor is unha...

  • Letter: Orestis offers Falmouth unique choice

    I am writing in support of Chris Orestis for Falmouth Town Council. Chris will be a forceful voice for sensible governance in Falmouth. His experience in the political arena combined with his entrepreneurial spirit offer a unique set of skills that will benefit Falmouth as we strive to ensure t...

  • Letter: Falmouth Question 1 is about community

    My husband grew up in Falmouth, and our family decided to return here with our family because it is a wonderful community. We love the idea of having a central place to congregate with our friends and neighbors. We understand that the logistics of finding space for local programming have become m...

  • 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 ...