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  • The Right View: Film raises the question of a world without 'America'

    Dinesh D'Souza's "America" was not what I was expecting. In the promotions for the documentary, D’Souza states, “America. Imagine what the world would be like without her.” It was a fascinating concept to me, to see one person’s interpretation of what the world woul...

  • The Universal Notebook: Confessions of a (recovering) soccer dad

    Our daughter Tess played soccer from the time she was a little girl until she got to college. Prior to her taking up the sport, I had little or no interest in the game. Then we lived the devoted lives of soccer moms and dads through travel team to premier and high school varsity soccer. It...

  • Letter: Thanks for successful Relay

    As chairwoman of this year's American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Brunswick volunteer planning committee, I would like to thank residents of the Mid-Coast community for their generosity and support. I would also like to thank Brunswick High School for hosting this event. Eighty-eight teams part...

  • Letter: A pastor's position

    Steven Priestly's letter deserves comment. His characterization of Leviticus as "a long-winded, spiteful and seemingly arbitrary tirade" misses the fact that Leviticus 18 not only prohibits homosexual conduct, but bestiality and incest – sexual relations with the same persons menti... 1

  • Letter: Yarmouth candidate apologizes

    I am writing to apologize to Yarmouth Town Councilors Karl Steinbach and Jeff Darrell for conveying an error as part of an ad that I placed in The Forecaster pertaining to my candidacy for Town Council. In my ad I incorrectly stated that none of the current councilors had children in the Yarmouth s...

  • Letter: Don't waste your 2nd chance

    As I logged into Cumberland's Web site to view the results of the school budget vote on May 26 I was shocked and disappointed not only by the result of the vote, but the fact that only 583 of the 5,837 registered Cumberland voters chose to let their voices be heard. To the 10 percent who voted...

  • Letter: Brown for SAD 51

    We are writing to ask for your support for Mike Brown as a candidate for School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors. Mike has been a resident of Cumberland for more than 10 years and has always been interested and involved in the community, most recently as the vice chairm...

  • Letter: Every vote really counts

    True story: I picked up The Forecaster last Tuesday and read about the SAD 51 budget and that there was to be a vote scheduled for that day. It was 3 p.m. so I didn't have much time, but raced to the polls to vote.

  • Letter: Don't restrict dogs on beach

    On June 9 there will be a vote on the South Portland school budget at the South Portland Community Center. There will be a couple of citizen-initiated petitions you may be asked to sign when you go to cast your vote. One of them is to ban access for people who walk their dogs on Willard Beach f...

  • Letter: Vote yes to save Main Street

    We've seen the signs urging us to "Save Main Street" in Cumberland by voting no on June 9. Instead I urge you to vote yes. This issue is about preserving one of the few remaining small business locations on this stretch of road. If we don't keep the businesses we have, Main Street c...