February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

King is wrong to back drone strikes

To the Editor: Predator and Reaper drones are not humane. More...

Parkview editorial neglected facts

To the Editor: After reading the editorial “State must reject bid to save Parkview” (Jan. 30), I am compelled to respond. More...

‘Little’ nuclear plants dangerous as big ones

To the Editor: Now the nuclear industry is raising its hungry careless head again. It wants us to pay to develop “little” nukes around the country. More...

Area benefits from Parkview

To the Editor: I was dismayed to read, as I have for years, another push to close Parkview hospital (“State must reject bid to ‘save’ Parkview,” p. A6, Jan. 30). More...

Videos do not promote violence

To the Editor: After the Sandy Hook shooting, this nation has been asking itself many questions. One of which is how to prevent another shooting like this one. Obviously, the solutions started to fall on gun rights. More...

Occupy thanks Brunswick council

To the Editor: We are delighted that the Brunswick Town Council, by a vote of 6-3, approved a resolution backing a constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United. More...

Lance’s lying hurts his fans

To the Editor: One of the biggest questions lately in the news has been the issue of Lance Armstrong’s apology on the Oprah show. More...

A market approach to kids and violence

To the Editor: We are very lucky to live in a part of the world relatively devoid of extreme violence, political upheaval, poverty and all the other bits of chaos we witness in the news on a regular basis. More...

How to end homelessness

To the Editor: Homelessness in Maine is a solvable problem. The most effective way to end this problem is to make more supported housing and put people in those instead of shelters. Supported housing is cheap apartments for homeless people. More...

The basic facts of gun life

To the Editor: Sure, Gordon Weil seemed all middling and even a bit informed on gun issues (OpEd: “Does the 2nd Amednment probibit gun regulation?” p. A8, Jan. 25). He does, however, seem unaware of a few basic facts of gun life: More...

Parkview means having choice

To the Editor: The Times Record’s recent editorial about Parkview Adventist Medical Center (“State must reject bid to ‘save’ Parkview,” Jan. 30) struck me as a low-road PR job, full of opinions meant to discredit. More...

Citizens united on climate change

To the Editor: As one of the signers of the petition to the Brunswick Town Council, I was proud to witness the council’s approval of a resolution backing a constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Court’s decision on Citizens Unite More...

MRRA ignores rules, town values on habitat

To the Editor: The Feb. 26 Brunswick Planning Board meeting may be the last stand for 22 acres of “critically imperiled” habitat hosting state endangered and threatened plant and bird species. More...

It’s a long-running campaign vs. Parkview

To the Editor: I read with dismay the Jan. 30 editorial “State must reject bid to ‘save’ Parkview.” More...

Baldacci started hospital reform

To the Editor: In the governor’s State of the State address to Mainers, he has every right to applaud whatever he considers to be his accomplishments. But he should do that without resorting to distortions of the truth. More...

Reducing violent behavior in society

To the Editor: Human misbehavior is not caused by weapons. Many psychiatric practices, however, do create deep upset and defiance in people, and do seem to be contributing to an increase in irrational behavior in our society. More...

Honor choices for patients

To the Editor: I am shocked and saddened to see that the smear campaign to close Parkview Hospital is still ongoing. More...

Can’t afford failed chief executive

To the Editor: The next gubernatorial election is two years away, and it’s way too early to speculate who the Democratic nominee will be. More...

Raise sales tax, not property tax

To the Editor: I’m writing in response to Gina Hamilton’s very well written article on Jan. 30 (OpEd: “Socked with state costs, towns, cities in shock,” p. A6) regarding Gov. More...

Local organization seeks shipmates

To the Editor: The Fleet Reserve Association was founded in 1924. It is made up of former enlisted members of the U.S. More...