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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: Gruber for Cumberland councilor

    As a Cumberland resident for 42 years, it was nice to read in The Forecaster that we have three very qualified candidates on the ballot for the at-large Town Council seat. It has been my pleasure to have actually met the three individuals. Each an impressive citizen of our good town. Choos...

  • Letter: Larson deserves re-election in Falmouth

    I would like to lend my support to the re-election of Analiese Larson to the Falmouth School Board. While as a fellow member of the Board, I may have disagreed with Ms. Larson on a number of issues, I believe that she has the best interests of the town and the schools at heart and mind, and bri...

  • Letter: Tucker seeks Falmouth School Board seat

    My name is Lucy Tucker and I am a candidate for Falmouth School Board. A native of Philadelphia, I attended Colby College, fell in love with Maine and decided to stay. After living in Portland while my children were preschool age, my husband and I moved to Falmouth 10 years ago for the sc...

  • Letter: School cuts, higher taxes hurt Brunswick

    Brunswick’s reputation suffers because the budget downgrades schools and raises taxes. The town wants to buy the most expensive location for a police station. Paying $1 million for 1.5 acres for the police station location when another available, good, central location is $200,000 wi...

  • Letter: Larson seeks re-election in Falmouth

    I am pleased to announce my candidacy for re-election to the Falmouth School Board. As a member of School Board, I have served three years on Finance Committee and the last two years as both finance chairwoman and vice chairwoman of the board. I have remained dedicated to maintaining top-q...

  • Letter: Support Kirby for Falmouth council

    As a former member of the Falmouth School Board and former state representative and senator, I welcome the opportunity to express my support for Patricia Kirby for Town Council. Our community is very fortunate to attract individuals of her caliber as candidates. Her impressive educational...

  • Letter: Hazard for Falmouth School Board

    I am writing to endorse the candidacy of Karyl Hazard for the Falmouth School Board. Karyl’s dedication to the schools has been evident for the past few years, as she both volunteered in classroom activities, as well as actively participated in the School Board meetings. It is her intent ...

  • Letter: Fishing rules must find a balance

    With all the issues going on in our nation right now, there are some extremely important ones that are frequently overlooked, one of which is overfishing. A fair share of our nation turns to our oceans for sources of food, as they have in the past, but in the process we are depleting the populati...