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  • Editorial: North Yarmouth sends the wrong message by pulling the plug

    If you're of a certain age, you probably remember the opening narration of the early 1960s sci-fi TV show, "The Outer Limits": "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will brin...

  • The Universal Notebook: Art in my life

    For the most part, my life in art has remained pretty much out of these columns, except perhaps when I was inveighing against our benighted governor a few years ago for his political attack on the Maine Labor History Mural for being too pro-labor. But art has been a big part of my personal and pr...

  • Letter: Pierce, Orestis for Falmouth council

    As my second and final term on the Falmouth Town Council draws to a close, I offer the following election endorsements: Teresa Pierce and Chris Orestis. Pierce has made tremendous contributions during her first term and will build on those in her second. Orestis is a local businessman and he w...

  • Letter: Former councilors for Falmouth Question 1

    As former Falmouth town councilors, we recognize the need to be fiscally prudent with taxpayers’ money. We also recognize that there is something sorely lacking in this great town, something that has been needed for a very long time. Falmouth needs a central place where all residents can co...

  • Letter: Hazard for Falmouth School Board

    We were thrilled to learn that Falmouth was recently honored as one of the best places to "live and learn" in the nation. While this is certainly outstanding news it is not time to rest on our laurels. We will vote for Karyl Hazard for School Board because it is a vote that is sure to continue Fa...

  • Letter: Falmouth fortunate to have O'Shea

    In recent months, the Falmouth school business manager, Dan O’Shea, has faced accusations questioning his personal ethics and professional conduct. These actions are completely unfounded. We are fortunate to have civil servants, such as O’Shea, who perform their jobs with a true sense... 5

  • Letter: Tucker for Falmouth School Board

    I am writing to show my support for Lucy Tucker on her decision to run for the Falmouth School Board. I have known Lucy for all of the seven years we have lived here. She has always been knowledgeable about our town and schools and is very supportive of our school system. Her father, an educat...

  • Letter: Kirby for Falmouth council

    On June 14, citizens of Falmouth will have the privilege to elect Pat Kirby to serve them, their families and their Falmouth businesses as a member of the Falmouth Town Council. Our Town Council creates vision for our community, provides leadership and stewardship for the citizens of Falmouth, ou...

  • Letter: Leavitt for Cumberland council

    The residents of Cumberland have the opportunity to elect Sally Leavitt to the Town Council on  June 14.  Sally will bring new ideas and a fresh perspective to the council.  She is concerned that Cumberland stay affordable for a wide spectrum of citizens and will work hard to make&...

  • Letter: Cumberland should elect Leavitt

    On June 14 I am voting for Sally Leavitt to be Cumberland's next town councilor.  I have known Sally all her life and know she will be a strong advocate for the citizens of Cumberland.  She is compassionate about the issues that affect our town from the mundane everyday h...