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  • The Universal Notebook: Socialism and the Pledge of Allegiance

    South Portland High School students Lily SanGiovanni, Morrigan Turner and Gaby Ferrell are to be congratulated for their efforts to defend American freedom. The students have drawn criticism in some quarters for asking that students be informed that they should only recite the Pledge of Allegianc...

  • The Right View: Welfare fraud is a fact Maine can't ignore

    One of my father’s favorite sayings was “don’t let me confuse you with the facts.” For all of the emoting, victim parading, and LePage bashing that is currently going on regarding the governor’s attempts at combating welfare fraud in Portland and beyond, all o...

  • 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...

  • Letter: Kittredge for Yarmouth Town Council

    I would like to encourage other Yarmouth residents to join me on Election Day in casting a vote for Andrew Kittredge for Town Council. I have known Andy for close to 25 years and he is one of the most honest, hard working, and down-to-earth people that I have ever met. He is always there to lend ...

  • Letter: SAD 51 board urges support for budget

    The citizens of SAD 51 have some important work to complete before we can head to the beach. On June 9 we gather at Greely High School to review the budget proposed by the School Board. The theme of this budget is continuous progress toward greater student achievement despite the economic...