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  • Letter: Hoffer is the source for high school sports

    As the parent of a high school athlete, I always look forward to Michael Hoffer's wonderful coverage of games. His detailed observation of the contest is always put into the context of the teams' histories and futures. His enthusiasm for high school sports infuses everything he writes, and he alw...

  • Intentionally Unreasonable: It's Stevoe versus the status quo

    Let me begin this new column with a proper introduction; my name is Stevoe and I’m an unreasonable man through and through. This self-designation is borrowed from George Bernard Shaw and his maxim, “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists i...

  • Letter: Cooper's work merits re-election in Yarmouth

    Several residents of Gables Drive in Yarmouth lost their homes 15 months ago in a propane explosion. One man died. To add insult to injury, those of us without homes were required to pay a real estate tax based on the full value of our destroyed residences. Democratic state Rep. Janice Coo...

  • Letter: Pierce's experience right for state House

    The town of Falmouth has benefited from Teresa Pierce's leadership, dedication and decision making during her recent tenure on the Town Council. We believe Falmouth is a better place to live and raise our children thanks to her work and that of her fellow councilors over the last several years. W...

  • Letter: Robbie Foundation founder offers thanks

    The Robbie Foundation wants to extend a heartfelt thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers and participants who made our second annual Robbie Foundation 5K a huge success. The event, which took place Sept. 13 at Back Cove in Portland, drew more than 200 runners, walkers and kids who participated in...

  • Letter: Support for Stromgren in Topsham House race

    Green Independent candidate Daniel Stromgren is a strong advocate for those whose voice is not always heard. He is knowledgeable and informed about the most pressing issues. I had the pleasure of working at the same mental health agency as Daniel. His belief in working with everyone to find resol...

  • Letter: Re-elect Graham in House District 46

    Of great importance to me is the spirit of cooperation between people of all political stripes as we work together to make our town a great place to live. Democratic state Rep. Anne Graham, running for re-election in North Yarmouth's House District 46, has been part of that community spiri...

  • 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...

  • The Universal Notebook: 'Now we are orphans'

    When my father died back in February an odd thing occurred to me as I sat at his deathbed with my two younger brothers. “Now we are orphans,” I said to them, our mother having passed away seven months earlier. We tend to think of orphans as young children whose parents h...