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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: Former councilors for Falmouth Question 1

    As former Falmouth town councilors, we recognize the need to be fiscally prudent with taxpayers’ money. We also recognize that there is something sorely lacking in this great town, something that has been needed for a very long time. Falmouth needs a central place where all residents can co...

  • 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: 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...