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  • Policy Wonk: Thanks to LePage, Maine leaks revenue in 2 ways

    Gov. Paul LePage is nothing if not relentless in pursuit of a tea party fiscal agenda. He would directly cut state taxes (primarily for wealthy individuals and corporations) and indirectly give money to corporations by expanding and/or creating new tax expenditures, i.e., tax forgiveness, ...

  • Letter: Kitchel, Farber for Falmouth council

    With Town Council candidate Ned Kitchel we have an opportunity to bring back a member of the Falmouth community who once served in this important role, who understands the importance of listening carefully to all sides of an issue, who represents fairness, and who possesses keen common and busine...

  • Letter: Gideon for District 106 state rep

    Please join me in supporting Sara Gideon for state representative from District 106, Freeport and Pownal. Sara will bring years of experience as a Freeport Town Councilor and values sorely missing in Augusta, values like honesty, fairness and compassion. I have watched Sara work with many ...

  • Letter: Stay the course with Woodbury

    State Sen. Dick Woodbury is a smart, caring, independent legislator with almost eight years of Maine legislative experience, and an economist with a proven bipartisan record – especially during the last divisive session. Chris Tyll is a nice guy who owns a business and served in the militar...

  • Letter: Colleague urges Kaenrath's re-election

    I write to encourage the voters in South Portland's House District 124 to re-elect Rep. Bryan Kaenrath to the Maine Legislature. Rep. Kaenrath began his service in the House with me in 2006. Although he is among the youngest elected to serve, he has demonstrated maturity beyond his years. He abso...

  • 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...