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  • Letter: Denno has right background for Legislature

    As a Cumberland resident, I am grateful we have a candidate like Democrat Dale Denno prepared to represent our community in House District 45. Dale has the skills and experience to make our government more cost-effective and responsive to all Maine citizens. With an extensive business background,...

  • Letter: Denno for Cumberland state representative

    Democrat Dale Denno, a long time Cumberland resident, is getting my vote for state representative in House District 45. Dale has worked in the public and private sector, and contributed countless hours to public service. In his various roles, he has had the opportunity to successfully work with b...

  • Letter: Wage-earners should support Michaud, Bellows

    Some businesses think that paying workers more than the current minimum wage will hurt the bottom line. But most economists disagree, and believe that increasing the minimum wage has a positive effect on the overall economy. When people make more money they have the ability to spend more money. T...

  • Letter: Breathing easier after South Portland tar sands ban

    I want to thank the mayor and City Council of South Portland for creating the Clear Skies Ordinance. They realized that although the Waterfront Protection Ordinance lost by a slim margin, the majority of the citizens, including many of the city councilors themselves, were against tar sands. Our c...

  • Letter: Vote for McCreight in state House District 51

    It is an honor and pleasure to write supporting Democrat Joyce “Jay” McCreight for state representative in District 51. I have been a resident of Orr's Island, Harpswell, for over 12 years. During eight of those years I ran a small business in South Portland and Brunswick, whic...

  • Letter: Send Manchester, Payeur to the Legislature

    We rarely get the chance to vote for candidates like Republicans Cathy Manchester and Greg Payeur, with long records of real accomplishment. Cathy is running in state Senate District 25. Maine's first female chief of police, a trained professional, now a highly successful Realtor, Cathy wi...

  • Letter: Talbot for Topsham in House District 54

    Living in the growing region of Topsham, I’m concerned with decisions moving forward that will affect our residents. In the coming election we need a fresh voice that will reflect the makeup of our community in developing business while maintaining our quality of life. Republican Kim...

  • Letter: Pierce for Falmouth in House District 44

    We write in enthusiastic support of Democrat Teresa Pierce's election to represent House District 44. Teresa has served Falmouth and the surrounding community for years with exceptional energy, competence and good humor, most recently, as an active and inclusive chairwoman of Falmouth's Town Coun...

  • Letter: Former state rep endorses Watson for House

    House District 51 citizens are fortunate to have the opportunity to send Republican Byron Watson to Augusta this fall. Byron is a hard-working single father of two toddlers and dedicated public servant whose family has lived in our community for generations. Byron knows the district inside and ou...

  • Letter: Breen has right background for state Senate

    As a graduate of Falmouth High School and a young person living in Falmouth, I support Democrat Cathy Breen for state Senate District 25. Breen has been a leader on the issues impacting young people, from education to jobs and health care. I moved back to Maine after college because I miss...