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  • The Universal Notebook: Socialism and the Pledge of Allegiance

    South Portland High School students Lily SanGiovanni, Morrigan Turner and Gaby Ferrell are to be congratulated for their efforts to defend American freedom. The students have drawn criticism in some quarters for asking that students be informed that they should only recite the Pledge of Allegianc...

  • The Right View: Welfare fraud is a fact Maine can't ignore

    One of my father’s favorite sayings was “don’t let me confuse you with the facts.” For all of the emoting, victim parading, and LePage bashing that is currently going on regarding the governor’s attempts at combating welfare fraud in Portland and beyond, all o...

  • Letter: Woodbury for state senator

    I am writing in support of Dick Woodbury’s candidacy in Senate District 11. As the president of an investment management and trust bank, I have worked with Dick when he served in the Maine House on income and estate tax issues. I am consistently impressed with Dick’s vision and...

  • Letter: Nelson deserves re-election to House

    Now is the time to support state Rep. Mary Nelson in her campaign to return to the Maine House representing District 112 in Falmouth. She is an accomplished legislator who has watched out for the interests of Falmouth. She has been most effective in preserving Falmouth bus services with Me...

  • Letter: Support the South Portland school bond

    I am writing in support of the initiative to renovate South Portland High School. I recently took advantage of the opportunity to tour the high school and it didn’t take long for me to witness the extreme condition which has the school’s accreditation on warning status. After l...

  • Letter: SPHS needs local support

    With regards to the South Portland High School bond, claims such as “the total cost with interest is $70 million” (Albert A. Dimillo Jr.) are inaccurate and misleading. Please do not be fooled by the exaggerated numbers presented in last week’s letters to the editor. Acco...

  • Letter: School plan is right for South Portland

    We are writing to urge a yes vote for the renovation of South Portland High School. The deterioration of the building is well known, and most reasonable people agree that something must be done. The project being proposed has been carefully designed to provide the best value to the citizens of ...

  • Letter: Sisterly support for Corthell

    I want to urge the citizens of Scarborough to vote on Nov. 2 for Kerry Corthell for Town Council. Kerry is not a career politician, this being her first run for office, but she has a long and varied history of service to her community. In addition to possessing those qualities that one hopes to f...

  • Letter: Re-elect Pagurko to Bath council

    I am writing to endorse Ruthe Pagurko for Bath City Council from Ward 7. Ruthe is running for re-election this November and has proved to be a hard-working, fiscally responsible member of the council. Ruthe faithfully polls her constituents before voting on key issues to truly represent the vot...

  • Letter: LePage for governor

    Maine desperately needs a proven and courageous leader to rescue us from its death spiral; that leader is Paul LePage. Reality has been denied for too long, and we can’t afford to hide the truth any longer. Forbes magazine just released its report identifying “the best states ...