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  • Letter: Martin's Point plan will increase local traffic

    I am concerned by the Martin’s Point proposal for the development of the Hamlin School property on Route 77, at the intersection with Sawyer Street, in South Portland. My daughter attends preschool at Casco Bay Montessori School on the corner of Parrot Street and Route 77. We often walk to ...

  • Capitol Notebook: No more help for immigrants? No more 'phantom ballots'?

    Lewiston Mayor Robert McDonald surprised some observers at a legislative hearing last week with a comment he made about Somali residents in his city. The combative mayor has in the past been critical of the influx of Somali refugees who have settled in Lewiston. But at the hearing, ...

  • Letter: Conservation groups thank supporters

    The Merrymeeting Conservation and Education Alliance would like to sincerely thank the community for the fantastic success of the first online auction. One-hundred sixty four items were auctioned off and over $24,000 was raised for the three partnering conservation organizations – the ...

  • Letter: Graham thanks District 109 voters

    Thank you to the people of Gray, North Yarmouth and Pownal for hiring me for two more years to represent House District 109 in Augusta. I thank Susan Austin for her gracious congratulations. Sue has served the people of Gray for eight years at the Statehouse and countles...

  • Letter: School counselor likes PossibilityU

    As a school counselor who relies on PossibilityU, I was surprised by the unbalanced article about the online college admissions services it offe...

  • Letter: Writer's identity wasn't verified

    Would it be wrong to hope that a letter to the editor actually was verified to have been written by the person whose name and town are listed beneath it? Last week, The Forecaster published a letter that people seem to think was written by me because there appears to be ...

  • Letter: Debate about Falmouth bus service is over

    One of the most resounding victories during this year’s election was Falmouth’s vote defeating a referendum that would have ended METRO bus service by the end of 2013. Voters rejected the referendum by 5,289 to 2,223, or 70 percent. Even though many voters don’t li...

  • Letter: Citizens United requires legal action

    Halsey Frank noted that speech is essential to democracy because people need information. I completely agree. However, when he asserts that money is...

  • Letter: Woodbury thanks voters, Tyll, legislators

    Thank you to the voters of Chebeague Island, Cumberland, Falmouth, Gray, Long Island, North Yarmouth and Yarmouth for your confidence in me as your state senator. It is an honor to represent you. Best wishes as well to Chris and Jen Tyll for a hard-fought and respectful campaign. I also wa...

  • Letter: Sobering experience for Freeport candidate

    Thank you for your coverage of the campaign for state Senate District 10, in which I was the Republican Party candidate. The coverage was balanced and accurate, a nice surprise for a first-time candidate who did not know what to expect. In fact it was one of a few pleasant surprises in what was p...