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  • 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...

  • The Universal Notebook: Lies, damn lies and Paul LePage

    Gov. Paul LePage is afraid to debate challengers Mike Michaud and Eliot Cutler because he can’t defend his abysmal record on the economy, education and the environment. So what does he do? He announces he won’t debate Michaud because Michaud has refused to repudiate a third-party ad t...

  • Letter: Falmouth candidate has 'extreme' views

    Falmouth citizens should be aware of Town Council candidate Bryan Dench’s history of anti-gay and anti-abortion rights activism.

  • Letter: Sachs is strong on health care

    I believe in Melanie Sachs. Melanie stands up for people from all walks of life. As executive director for the Consumer Council System of Maine, I have, in a previous role worked closely with Melanie as she traveled statewide to ensure that all Maine residents had a voice in their health c...

  • Letter: Norton in District 106 Democratic primary

    I urge District 106 voters to support Patrick Norton in the June 12 Democratic primary. As a former state representative and former deputy commissioner of the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, I knew and worked with Pat for 22 years in his role as a nonpartisan legislative analyst, inc...

  • Letter: Mahoney will move Falmouth forward

    Remember when Falmouth planned and embraced the future? We planned and achieved a more walkable and business friendly Route 1. We planned and purchased open space for fields and trails. We leveraged hundreds of thousands of dollars of private money. Falmouth worked with stakeholders in Pleasant H...

  • Letter: Johnson should represent Bath

    This letter is written in support of Paul Johnson, who is running to represent Bath's District 62 in the state Legislature. I know Paul, and believe his optimism, good humor and well-considered opinions will make him an effective legislator. Although he is a Bath native (his family ran the...

  • Letter: Jorgensen in Portland Democratic primary

    Across America we hear the sound of our legislators' minds snapping shut while they increasingly huddle in their respective extreme corners. Eventually this will bring us all down. One powerful remedy is to elect to our state legislatures people who, while sticking to their basic Democratic and R...

  • Letter: Cumberland legislator backs Porter

    The voters of Cumberland have some important decisions to make on June 12. This year there is a dynamic race for the SAD 51 School Board by two capable individuals. I have learned first hand the elements that make a good candidate and those that make a great candidate. Jeff Porter represents a gr...

  • Letter: Planning Board member backs Porter

    As the Cumberland Town Council and Planning Board have interacted in the last several years over occasionally divisive issues, Jeff Porter has shown me that he has our town's best interests at heart and a strong moral compass. My favorite comment from him is telling a crowded meeting that his job...