March 6, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

Tedford’s partners warmed local homes

To the Editor: On behalf of the Warm Thy Neighbor heating assistance program, I wish to thank the very caring citizens of the Greater Brunswick area for generously responding to our recent request for assistance. More...

Brunswick Landing is its own municipality

To the Editor: The Maine Constitution — Article IV, Part 3 Section 14 — says, “Corporations shall be formed under general laws and shall not be created by special acts of the Legislature, except for municipal purposes.” More...

Invest in America, tax Chinese products

To the Editor: Cyber-espionage, trade market barriers and currency controls is what China considers right and normal. More...

Shame on you, Bath Iron Works

To the Editor: A number of years ago, a friend and I attended the last launching of a frigate, sternfirst, into the Kennebec River at Bath Iron Works. More...

Church votes request to take action on guns

To the Editor: We write from our faith perspective to call upon President Obama, Gov. LePage and our federal and state elected officials to ban the possession and use of assault weapons by members of the general public. More...

Cheaper gas not worth the risk

To the Editor: One of my dear friends hates to pay his electric bill. He has domestic hot water, a clothes dryer, home heating and the kitchen range all powered by gas. More...

Gun rights, like all, are not absolute

To the Editor: It has again become painfully clear in the recent public debate on gun violence that one of the greatest frauds inflicted upon the American public is the gun lobby’s version of the Second Amendment, claiming it guarantees the rig 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. 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. Paul LePage and the Republican Party. 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...

Watson should run for school board

To the Editor: It is the year 2013 and I feel it is time for political change in our area. This new year brings some wonderful and exciting things our way. More...

Dismiss Zumba case and name the ‘johns’

To the Editor: The name of the woman accused in the prostitution case in Kennebunk is printed almost daily in local newspapers. Most everyone is aware of this woman by now. She is accused of more than 100 charges of prostitution. More...

Back to the future with Simpson-Bowles

To the Editor: President Obama bids fair to be the chief executive who accumulated the most debt of any CEO in American history. More...

Here’s a big wave for the plow people

To the Editor: As you should know, we have had quite a winter for snow. I think those who plow our roads, driveways, parking lots, etc., deserve an extra round of thanks. How about a big wave as they drive past? Jean RichterOrr’s Island More...

Decker also missed from Bath community

To the Editor: As tragic as was the death of Dale Fussell, there was another death that week that has left a gaping hole in our community. Steve Decker took a lot of love with him, too. More...

There are things that work in education

To the Editor: Movies, articles and books have moaned on and on about the state of education in the nation. There are many success stories that we never hear about, including the excellent job that our Brunswick teachers do day in and day out. More...

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...

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...