September 30, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

Elect Jane Millett to Town Council

To the Editor:  I strongly urge Brunswick citizens in District 6 to vote for Jane Millett in November. More...

Byron Watson for school board

To the Editor:  I really hope the citizens of Brunswick give Byron Watson a chance at the opening for the school board. More...

Rail facility foes need your donations

To the Editor: If you have concern for local control and protection of your neighborhood, the story of Brunswick West neighbors’ fight against an industrial, Walmart-sized building in its midst should frighten and make you mad as heck. More...

Let the whistles blow in Brunswick

To the Editor: While I appreciate Ms. Lois Gordon Crawford’s concerns about the potential health impact of train whistles in Brunswick (“Brunswick must do more on train noise,” Sept. More...

Maine needs jobs in new energy

To the Editor: “Fracked” gas is poisonous. I’m proud of the workers laying the new natural gas lines. They work hard and they earn their pay. More...

Group thanks Bath field turf backers

To the Editor: Fields For Our Future would like to acknowledge all the individuals and businesses, most from Mid-coast Maine, who generously donated their time, gifts and money toward the construction of our beautiful new artificial turf field at McM More...

Incompetent planning for Brunswick schools

To the Editor:  Let me understand this. The new elementary school has just opened for its second year and is already over capacity (“Options eyed to help Brunswick enrollment woes,” Sept. More...

Plenty ails Maine jails

To the Editor:  What was the Legislature’s incarceration policy when it became fiscally responsible for county jails?  More...

Cut the right way in Georgetown

To the Editor:  Concerning forest management in the Ipcar Preserve and Round the Cove forests, I attended a field trip Sept. More...

Number 13 and the mother of bluegrass

To the Editor:  The number 13 is one of the lucky numbers beside 4 and 7.  I still have 13 silver coins my mother gave me in January 1962, when I returned to the United States from Italy.  I always choose the number 13 when I travel ar More...

Value, not just cost, at issue in Harpswell

To the Editor:  I am a person who has, in the past, owned land across which locals needed to pass in order to access beaches. More...

This land is your land, this land is my land

To the Editor:  In regards to “Harpswell selectmen subvert beach access” by Marie-Claire Wheeler, (Sept. More...

BDC violates state Constitution

To the Editor:  The Maine Constitution gives the Legislature two tools with which to foster development in the state: It can sell state land or property, and it can guarantee loans.  More...

Plenty of ways to fund development

To the Editor:  Last Tuesday’s Times Record included a guest column by Scott D. More...

McLellan Building a white elephant

To the Editor:  I would respectfully suggest that the directors of the Brunswick Development Corporation arrive a few minutes early for their Sept. 18 meeting at the McLellan Building and take a brief walk around the outside of the building. More...

Slow down, school’s in session

To the Editor:  I am a resident in Durham, which is a wonderful, quiet town with a great school system. More...

SNAP a savior for a hungry state

To the Editor:  September is hunger action month. For many Mainers, this is a difficult time of year, particularly where food is concerned. More...

It’s simple: Don’t bomb Syria

To the Editor:  It was a spur-of-the-moment decision to attend the meeting — a meeting where people wanted to share their concern about U.S. More...

Governor’s staffer has unique resources

To the Editor:  The mission of a Governor’s Account Executive is to work collaboratively across state government to help resolve business-related issues and to listen for opportunities that may exist to make meaningful changes to Maine's e More...

Support Bath council but not BIW’s TIF

To the Editor:  Each Bath city councilor chose to run for their seat on the council. Why? Because they want to help shape policy in the best interests of the people of Bath.  More...