December 30, 2013 RSS feed / Letters

Power poles are an aesthetic disaster

To the Editor:  I am writing in support of Gary Anderson’s column “Power poles are so 19th century” ( Dec. 10, Page A6), and would like to expand on his point that power poles and lines are an aesthetic disaster.  More...

Brunswick isn’t on top of spending

To the Editor:  Would someone please answer me who’s idea was it to buy the Bowdoin College building and again never did their homework on what it would cost us to renovate it.  Why the cost of $992,032, when it’s a new building More...

Chocolate Church has $2.5M problem

To the Editor:  Ten years ago, my son, Edward Moll III, did a structural survey of the Chocolate Church Arts Center. More...

Satan attacks Salvation Army

To the Editor:  Satan is very much alive and well this Christmas season. More...

Fire Mayhew over rides debacle

To the Editor:  I have been dismayed since the beginning of August with the dismal performance of Mary Mayhew, Maine’s Secretary of Health and Human Services.  More...

Freeport RSU 5 vote is far from mandate

To the Editor:  Lest we think that Freeport’s Dec. More...

Bath arts center is moving forward

To the Editor:  The Dec. 10 story “Cash woes at Chocolate Church?” (Page A1) was not news and was incomplete at best.  More...

Red kettles belie anti-gay positions

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Fueling change at Bowdoin College

To the Editor:  Bowdoin College is to be commended for its efforts to decrease its carbon footprint in order to become carbon neutral by 2020.  Next, the college needs to step up and divest from the fossil fuel industry, which deceives the More...

Freeport not long for RSU 5

To the Editor:  I am voting “yes” on the ballot question in Freeport on Dec. 17 that will open the conversation and begin a process to return to a Freeport school district and withdraw from Regional School Unit 5. More...

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...