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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

    I am writing to add my voice to the people in Falmouth supporting Chris Orestis for the Town Council election on June 14. Chris is a political moderate very much in the tradition of Maine politics where he grew up. Too often today we see our elected officials taking extreme positions that cater...

  • Global Matters: My own private Egypt

    In this paschal season, Jews have concluded the ritual observance of Passover, which celebrates, at its most basic level, the survival of the Jewish people in the face of Egyptian oppression. Of course, even now, thousands of years after the fact, the seder meal and the observance of the h...

  • The Universal Notebook: In concert with Neil Young

    Music, I am sorry to say, has not been a big part of my life since I graduated from college 40 years ago. Live music never was. Since I attended the Newport Folk Festival in 1966, I can probably count on two hands the number of concerts I have attended – Bob Dylan a couple of times, ... 3

  • Letter: Support Falmouth library, town center

    I encourage the voters of Falmouth to approve the renovation and reuse of the land and buildings at Lunt and Plummer-Motz schools. We have a unique opportunity to convert the Lunt building into the Falmouth Memorial Library and potentially turn Plummer-Motz into our Community Center.

  • Letter: Dill will bring experience to Senate

    Maine faces tough economic challenges that demand strong, intelligent and responsible leadership. Rep. Cynthia Dill has shown such leadership during her legislative service in the Maine House and will bring this valuable experience to the Senate. Cynthia is an effective legislator and a st...

  • Letter: South Portland mayor backs Dill

    I encourage voters, first, to get out to vote in the Senate District 7 special election on May 10. Second, I urge you to vote for Democrat Cynthia Dill. Cynthia is a smart, articulate, outspoken woman who knows the issues, understands the challenges and represents her constituents with both knowl...

  • Letter: Vote for Maietta for Senate

    I had the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to sit down with a small group of people to talk to Louis Maietta Jr. He told us that he is running so that he can represent the people of Senate District 7 and that his focus is on what the constituents see as important issues. He wants to work for wha...

  • Letter: Dill for state senator

    When voters in South Portland, Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth go to the polls on Tuesday, May 10, to elect a new state senator, I hope that they will choose Cynthia Dill. For as long as I've known Cynthia, she's been the kind of person who stands up for others, ponders each issue carefully...