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  • Letter: Vote Denno for Cumberland House seat

    The town of Cumberland is fortunate to have a well-qualified candidate to represent House District 45. Democrat Dale Denno has lived in town for 30 years and been an active member of our community. Denno served on the School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors and was elected chairman. ...

  • The Right View: Mutual tolerance is not an option

    “COEXIST”? I don’t know about you, but I’m rather tired of being lectured to by liberals via bumper-stickers. You don’t coexist with animals who cut off people’s heads with knives and send the footage out around the world on YouTube, or drive tens...

  • The Right View: Equal opportunity shouldn't guarantee equal outcome

    This is for all of you hard-working parents with kids in college, or who are sending one off to school for the first time this fall, and are enjoying the soaring tuition costs our country has been experiencing since 1980 (almost 800 percent in fact, according to Cecillia Barr of

  • Short Relief: Effective immigration policy requires sound foreign policy

    In the fall of 2012, I was in San Diego for business. One afternoon, I had some time off and decided to check out Tijuana, Mexico. I took the red trolley down to San Ysidro and walked across the border. The path to Mexico is a poured concrete sidewalk, lined by fence on both sides. It mean...

  • Letter: End of the line is right place for Amtrak layovers

    I concede that the current schedule for the trains east of Portland are not the best, but I do have a beef with Edgar Allen Beem's July 28 column,

  • Letter: Topsham House candidate wants to debate

    As the Maine Green Independent candidate in state House District 54, the message I hear from voters is that today's politicians have lost touch with their constituents. Due to this feedback, I have invited both my opponents to participate in two town hall-style debates involving direct participat...

  • Letter: Disconnect in Boston bedevils the Downeaster

    I read with interest Edgar Allen Beem's comments about the Downeaster ("The Trouble with Trains," July 28). I agree wholeheartedly with th...

  • Letter: Beem sees judicial stooges in his own light

    Edgar Allen Beem, in his July 16 column “The Supreme Court Is Against My Religion,” stated that the activist ...

  • Letter: Breen for state Senate in District 25

    I’m excited about Democrat Cathy Breen running for the Maine Senate District 25 seat. During her six years on the Falmouth Town Council, Breen’s peers elected her chairwoman twice because of her ability to find common ground with her fellow councilors and to get things done. In additi...

  • Letter: Michaud was AWOL when it mattered most

    While Vermont independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Florida Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller were slugging it out last weekend in our nation's capitol to reach a compromise on the Veteran's Health Care Reform bill, Maine Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud was slogging it out in Maine on the campaign...