April 1, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

Pantry appreciates help from community

To the Editor: The St. More...

Of course we should pay our hospital bills

To the Editor: Regarding the governor's efforts to pay our hospital bills: Of course we should pay our bills, all of them, according to our ability. I wonder, though, why the governor’s focus on unpaid hospital bills? More...

Investing is easy when risk isn’t yours

To the Editor: Isn’t it amazing that the words “revitalization” and “redevelopment” seem always to be associated with taxpayer funding? More...

Proud of what we do at Bath Iron Works

To the Editor: I can’t believe the letter Kendall Merriam wrote to The Times Record downing the shipbuilders of Bath Iron Works (“Shame on you, Bath Iron Works,” page A6, Feb. 28). More...

To solve health care, Medicare for all

To the Editor: Thanks to Gordon Weil for his cogent explanation of the cost problem our health care system faces (“The problem with health care is cost, page A10, March 15). “Problem” is a charitable term. More...

Goodall, Democrats want more welfare

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Selection of pope should aid animals

To the Editor: I was delighted to learn that the newly elected pope chose for himself the name of St. Francis of Assisi, generally known as patron saint of the animals. More...

Maine must ban leghold traps

To the Editor: While Mainers are concerned about all kinds of policies that affect them, it is time for a crusade against animal trapping. More...

Horse sense for meat eaters

To the Editor: Recently, food safety officials in United Kingdom, France and Sweden found traces of horse meat in ground beef sold across Europe. Massive recalls and lawsuits are ensuing. More...

Guns kill people, and they do it well

To the Editor: Guns do kill people. Killing is what they are designed for. When you need one for protection, you rely on that reality. A gun’s proficiency exceeds the proficiency of most gun users. A gun rarely kills someone on its own. More...

Bath Food Pantry thanks community

To the Editor: The Bath United Methodist Church wishes to thank the citizens of Bath for their generosity in gifts of food and funds for the Bath Food Pantry. More...

Gun rights 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...

Cuts to seniors are ‘disgusting’

To the Editor: I am dismayed and outraged to read on the front page of your newspaper that Meals on Wheels for disabled and senior citizens will be cut to only one delivery a week (“Sequestration takes its toll on Mid-coast seniors,” Page More...

Film lauds police who serve, protect

To the Editor: We must never forget our fallen law enforcement heroes. Westbrook and Waterville are fortunate to host a special evening dedicated to honoring the living and fallen heroes of law enforcement in Maine and across our great country. More...

Obama the spender helped avert recession

To the Editor: There are those critical of then-U.S. Sen. Obama for referring to President Bush as irresponsible and unpatriotic for increasing the budget deficit $4.9 trillion during his eight years in office. More...

Wind farm killed my dream home

To the Editor: In 2000, I purchased Black Island in the middle of Saponic Pond because of the beauty and majesty of Passadumkeag Mountain. A little bit of Maine not covered with industrial waste. More...

You could be an everyday hero

To the Editor: March is Red Cross Month, when the American Red Cross recognizes the Everyday Heroes who help their communities by giving of themselves. More...

New building wrong for Woolwich

To the Editor: The town of Woolwich is contemplating bucking the “belt tightening” trend and discarding its debt-free security in order to increase its town office space. More...

Make the right choice with vaccinations

To the Editor: The Mid-coast region is home to many intelligent, highly educated residents. They’re not afraid to ask questions or make their own decisions. In many ways, this is excellent. More...