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  • Intentionally Unreasonable: The ocean speaks, if you pay attention

    The words that follow were written by the great singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett in the form of the song "A Pirate Looks at Forty." And almost every time I hear them I cry. Not with outward tears for the world to see, or with any measure of sadness attached, but instead, with an inward sense of pr...

  • Letter: Bath teacher personifies the profession

    Kudos to The Forecaster and Alex Lear’s article about Johnna Stanton, Sagadahoc County Teacher of The Year. And, of course, many kudos to he...

  • 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 ...

  • Letter: Orestis for Falmouth (no joke)

    I was wicked pumped to see that Chris Orestis is running for Falmouth Town Council. This guy is an all-star in any walk of life. Great family man, businessman, coach and concerned Falmouth resident. I've known him for many years now and he's just a top-notch guy. I know he'll do a great job for F...