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  • The Right View: This Christmas, say a little prayer for us

    For me, Christmas is a time of reflection. A time to take stock of the year past, and things I’d like to see changed going forward. Nothing as schlocky as your typical New Year’s resolution, but rather, a refocusing on my family, and pondering what is happening to us as a nation. ...

  • The Universal Notebook: Season's greetings and other political corrections

    Season’s Greetings, dear readers in Forecasterland, (& various others appended by ampersand). We wish holiday cheer and a glorious year end To citizens public & private, old foe & good friend. Bonne Année, Messrs. LePage et Michaud, (Whi...

  • Letter: King doesn't flip-flop on issues

    Maine deserves a senator who votes based on principle and fact, not to appease his party. That’s why Angus King has my vote. Reproductive rights and  environmental protection are good examples.

  • Letter: Cassida, Sachs for Freeport Town Council

    I’m writing to urge voters to support Jim Cassida and Melanie Sachs for Freeport Town Council. Jim, who is running for the District 4 seat, brings to the table decades of experience in environmental issues and law. I’ve served with him on the council this last year. I've been impresse...

  • Letter: Nelson deserves another term in Augusta

    State Rep. Mary Nelson has represented Falmouth effectively in the Legislature for four years. As a former chairwoman of our Town Council, she is keenly aware of how actions taken in Augusta can impact our local budget. As a member of the Legislature’s Education & Cultural Affairs Commi...

  • Letter: Re-elect Nelson as Falmouth representative

    Please add my voice to those endorsing the re-election of Rep. Mary Nelson to the Maine House of Representatives in District 112.

  • Letter: Keep North Yarmouth in SAD 51

    School Administrative District 51 is consistently rated in the top 10 districts in the state. Our students excel in academics, arts and athletics. Our graduation rate is 96 percent, with 92 percent of those students continuing their education. Education is one of the greatest investments, financi...

  • Letter: Saxton will stand for Maine's neediest

    As a senior citizen, I am at the stage when health becomes more fragile. I have the pain of severe rheumatoid arthritis, and I am grateful that I have good health insurance.  Every senior citizen should have access to health care.  However, this will soon not b...

  • Letter: Keep the Falmouth Flyer running

    I am a Portland resident urging Falmouth voters to defeat local Question 1, to save the Falmouth Flyer bus. I am a nurse practitioner working in Falmouth, having recently moved to Portland. Believing the bus to be a consistent and logical transportation option, I sold my car to commit to l...

  • Letter: Re-elect Nelson in House District 112

    Residents of Falmouth are fortunate to have an outstanding member of the Legislature representing them in Augusta. State Rep. Mary Nelson has served four years in the House and is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs. Her major areas of focus are education, t...