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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: Approve the Falmouth school budget

    For six years we have served as elected members of the Falmouth School Board. As our terms end, we thank the voters for their trust. We satisfied that trust by doing our best in weighing the needs of our school system against the need to keep taxes in check. For the second year running, the bo...

  • Global Matters: Timely message on the wings of Honor Flight

    It’s not something I’m particularly proud to admit, but I am not an especially patient person. My impatience is more pronounced when I travel. I bristle at long lines. I find other travelers annoying, and generally I don’t like crowds. When I travel, I like things to go my way.

  • Letter: Westbrook councilor backs Rodden in Falmouth

    Though I am not a resident of Falmouth, I am writing to you in support of Bonny Rodden for the Falmouth Town Council. I have come to know Bonny the last few years through her tireless work to bring public transportation to your community. Bonny is a tremendous and thoughtful leader. She truly car...

  • Letter: Cumberland should re-elect Perfetti

    When looking for a responsible, engaged and passionate candidate for Cumberland Town Council, our vote will definitely be for Michael Perfetti. Mike has contributed a great deal to the Town Council meetings in his first term. His voice is heard with substantial informative commentary. Mike scours...

  • Letter: Falmouth board needs Miller

    My wife, Marna Miller, is running for Falmouth School Board, and I cannot imagine a better candidate. Marna combines a background in higher education with a strong spirit for volunteerism and the enthusiasm of a parent with kids currently in the Falmouth schools. Marna is a creative thinke...

  • Letter: Murry for Falmouth School Board

    Mainers lament that our children go or stay away post education, settling elsewhere to make their living. Chris Murry Jr. has chosen to return to Falmouth to live his adult life and begin his career in Maine. Further, he hopes to participate civically by being elected to the Falmouth School Boa...

  • Letter: Re-elect Perfetti in Cumberland

    I support Michael Perfetti for re-election to the Cumberland Town Council . As president of my condominium association, I have appeared before the council and found Councilor Perfetti to be willing to listen and take initiative to understand all aspects of an issue before casting his vote. I also...

  • Letter: Re-elect Perfetti in Cumberland

    I am writing in strong support of Mike Perfetti for re-election to the Cumberland Town Council. Mike has earned my support thanks to his pragmatic, common-sense approach to issues before the council. Mike carefully considers the facts, engages all points of view and reaches out to constit...