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  • Intentionally Unreasonable: The flag isn't South Carolina's only problem

    There is an old Scottish proverb with more than a little Biblical linkage: “Confession is good for the soul.” Always aspiring to provide goodness to the soul (mine or to others) I go forth today with a timely and topical deep-fried confession. For many years now I’ve held...

  • Capitol Notebook: Country finds grace, LePage faces a fall from it

    Friday, June 26, dawned like many recent June days; gray clouds hung in, and an unexpected rain had dampened the ground over the night. When that day ended, the world had shifted, moved by two stunning events. The United States Supreme Court affirmed that same-sex marriage is legal ...

  • 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...

  • Letter: Yes on Falmouth Question 1

    People of Falmouth, don't let this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity slip away because of short-sighted thinking and scare tactics. Think long term. Think of a library with children's teen, adult and reference sections; with expanded access to computers, where there is dry storage space,meeting room...

  • Letter: Berry for Falmouth Town Council

    I am writing to endorse Jonathan Berry for a seat on the Falmouth Town Council. I believe that Jonathan will bring insightful analysis, common-sense leadership and personal integrity to the work of the town. I am proud to call Jonathan my friend and law partner. He has consistently struck...

  • 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...