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  • Letter: Farber, Kitchel for Falmouth Town Council

    Falmouth is fortunate to have two highly qualified individuals running for Town Council. Karen Farber is running for re-election. As chairwoman of the council this past year, she has brought a balanced approach to issues facing our community, advocating to broaden our business districts, p...

  • Letter: Han is right for Falmouth School Board

    I am writing in support of Cindy Han’s candidacy for Falmouth School Board. I have known Cindy since she moved to Falmouth several years ago. Cindy and I are both mothers of three children and since all of our kids are the same ages, I have had frequent chances to interact with Cindy...

  • Letter: Library, town center will make Falmouth proud

    As a longstanding resident of Falmouth, I have become a frequent use of the Falmouth Memorial Library, which has been most helpful to me, especially when I wish to take out a volume by inter-library loan. The librarians have always been courteous and helpful to me when needed. Recently, the libra...

  • Letter: Bath comes through with Japan aid

    On behalf of our board and our sister state, a big thank you to the greater Bath community. We have raised approximately $10,000 for aid to our sister state in Japan. Thanks to the generosity of many individuals and businesses, we have and are continuing to collect funds to send for relief...

  • Letter: Keep Cumberland residential areas residential

    Last year, when Randy Copp was removing the forest of trees from his 47-acre lot of land, he told his neighbors he was doing this to build his home, have pastures for animals and a nice view. He told us that he had bought seed that he was going to lay down for grass. Little did we know that his...

  • Letter: Defeat the South Portland school budget

    The South Portland School Board reported in January that over the past three years the school over-budgeted expenditures and that the school surplus (excess of revenue over expenses) increased by over $3.4 million, as compared to the budgets that forecast a $2.8 million decrease, so they were off...

  • Letter: Dill mirrors District 7 values

    Rep. Cynthia Dill has my enthusiastic support in her bid to become the District 7 state senator in the special election on May 10. And I'm not alone in that support. Dill has received the endorsement of the Maine League of Conservation Voters because of her record protecting the environmen...

  • Letter: Vote for Dill, South Portland school budget

    On May 10 the voters of South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and part of Scarborough will be casting ballots for their school budgets, and electing a state senator. To continue supporting a cornerstone of our society, I would encourage you to support our children and the education budget of South Portl...

  • Letter: South Portland baseball fields not a dog park

    Some local dog walkers have been using South Portland National Little League fields as a substitute for their own backyards. It is not OK and not within your rights as a taxpayer to run your dogs on the fields, which are clearly marked with signs that say “No Dogs.” SPNLL leases the...

  • Letter: Dill for Maine state Senate

    For those of you who love the state of Maine and are concerned about what you have heard and/or read coming out of Augusta, please know that Rep. Cynthia Dill is the right person to be the District 7 state senator. Cynthia is experienced, smart, hard working and understands the real issues faci...