December 12, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

Offshore wind ripe for scuttling

To the Editor:  In the article on the issue of a proposed 12- megawatt offshore wind project (“Maine energy officials applaud offshore wind project,” Dec. More...

Thanks for the memories, Bob

To the Editor:  Thank you so much for the wonderful article on Bob Bittner and WJTO, “The Memories Station” (Dec. More...

Arts review will chase artists away

To the Editor:  There are errors in tone and fact in the review of Judy Collins’s performance at the Chocolate Church Arts Center (“Review: Judy Collins at Chocolate Church,” Nov. 29, Page C1).  More...

Can’t play keyboard at store anymore

To the Editor:  I’ve played my keyboard for the past five years in front of Big Lots at Cook’s Corner.  I was a volunteer for the Salvation Army. When I moved to Maine from Peoria, Ill., I found many new friends here. More...

Universal coverage would help victims

To the Editor:  Your story “Couple recovering from bad crash but lacks insurance” (Dec. 2, Page A1) provokes feelings of sadness, anger, shame and relief.  More...

Time to think outside BIW box

To the Editor:  Whatever position one took in granting Bath Iron Works another tax break, there is one important thing the people of Bath are overlooking: the global interests of the United States; specifically, the economic importance of Asia, More...

D-Day reminds us BIW keeps peace

To the Editor:  Everyone, including writers with a strong political bent, is entitled to an opinion. More...

Becoming homeless wasn’t the hard part

To the Editor:  My name is Victoria. Due to unforeseen circumstances, I have suddenly found myself homeless.  Believe me, this could happen to anyone. I certainly never thought it would happen to me. More...

Merry Christmas to you, thieves

To the Editor:  My wife owns Hawkes Flowers in Bath. She bought $1,000 worth of wreaths and someone stole them, probably to trade for drugs.  More...

GOP’s only health plan: Destroy ACA

To the Editor:  I am a retired medical social worker who spent decades working in acutecare hospitals, including eight years in a trauma emergency department. More...

Holiday cheer for caregivers

To the Editor:  In the United States, approximately 42 million adults provide what is called “unpaid” care, yet many do not consider themselves to be caregivers.  More...

Mid-coast angels in our midst (Part 1)

To the Editor: On Sept. 15, my daughter was involved in a serious single-car accident on Interstate 295 in Bowdoinham. She had a very special passenger on board, as well: my 9-year-old granddaughter. More...

Mid-coast angels in our midst (Part 2)

To the Editor: We made a trip to Boston on Amtrak to see our daughter and family for Thanksgiving. On the way home, I had left my purse on a bench at the train station. I didn’t realize until we were on the train. More...

Officials negotiating job-killing trade deal

To the Editor:  If it’s not evident to you how various international trade agreements have affected the U.S. employment scene over the past decades, I guess you’ve been living in a vacuum.  More...

Georgetown kids helped for holidays

To the Editor:  Georgetown Central School would like to thank all community members who assisted us in putting together 21 baskets for local families for the Thanksgiving holiday.  More...

Unplug yourself for the holidays

To the Editor:  I think it’s a shame that stores stay open on holidays. That’s the time families should be together.  In the old days, weekends were family days. No one needed to go to the market, feed store or any other place. More...

Spirit of giving lives in Mid-coast

To the Editor:  On behalf of the employees of Bath Iron Works’ east Brunswick manufacturing facility, we wanted to extend a heartfelt thank you to the many Bath and Brunswick businesses for their donations in support of our annual Toys for More...

Brunswick deserves better postal service

To the Editor:  At 10:30 a.m. More...

Seniors be wary ‘medical alert’ scam

To the Editor:  This is a request for help in warning your older readers about a scam.  This morning, I had a persistent phone call telling me I had been given a “free medical alert,” presumably by someone in my family.  Th More...

Casting stones at a guilty priest

To the Editor:  Carroll and Glenna Pennell took me in when I moved to Brunswick in December 2004. More...