February 19, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

An appreciation for Dale Fussell

To the Editor:  A week ago, I received the very sad news that my friend Dale Fussell had been killed in an explosion in her home.  More...

Bath Public Works gets praise for snow clearing

To the Editor:  Along with my two sons, I had the eye-opening privilege of assisting Bath Public Works crews with hauling off the enormous amounts of snow left from the blizzard last weekend.  I have a newfound appreciation for the hours an More...

Some of us like Gov. LePage

To the Editor:  One would have to say that Gina Hamilton’s weekly opinion pieces on the editorial page of The Times Record seem to be nothing but her chance to talk negatively about Gov. 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. 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 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...

Charter schools no cure-all for Maine

To the Editor:  I congratulate Gina Hamilton on her excellent article about charter schools in your Feb. 13 issue (“Some charter schools offer virtually nothing to Maine,” p. More...

How is Parkview harming community?

To the Editor:  In response to the editorial that appeared in The Times Record on Jan. More...

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. More...

‘Little’ nuclear plants dangerous as big ones

To the Editor:  Now the nuclear industry is raising its hungry careless head again. 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.  I think it was good for Armstrong to come clean, but I can’t forgive him for his actions and par 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...