February 20, 2014 RSS feed / Letters

Bellows indeed outracing Collins

To the Editor:  By attacking Shenna Bellows’s fundraising record in his factuallychallenged letter of Feb. 14 (Letter: “Collins-Bellows a race? More...

Sorting out boosters of Freeport business

To the Editor:  My thanks to Rosanna Garguilo for her nice article about Kelly Edwards becoming interim director (“Edwards in charge at FreeportUSA,” Feb. 17, Page A1). More...

Protected but not appreciated

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Fire victims grateful for aid

To the Editor:  The neighbors of Ware Road, Freeport, held a fundraising dinner to benefit two families who lost a great deal in fires on the same day.  More...

Pols overstepped bounds as chairman

To the Editor:  I am addressing this not only to the Town Council chairman but to the rest of the council and the residents of the town of Brunswick.  More...

Collins-Bellows a race? Nice try

To the Editor: Nice try, but your editorial, “Collins vs. Bellows. It’s a race” (Feb. 4, Page A6) is so riddled with factual errors and blatant disregard for reality I almost thought I was reading a fairy tale. More...

Pols criticism ‘over the top’

To the Editor:  Wow. With regards to your “(Pols’s) Secret Dealings” editorial (Feb. 12, Page A6) on Town Council Chairman Bennett Pols, I am disappointed. More...

Thanks governor for income tax cut

To the Editor:  My wife and I are retired and live on a fixed income. Imagine my pleasant surprise when completing my state income tax to see that we didn’t owe any taxes thanks to Governor Le- Page’s tax cut.  More...

Public service crucial to Harpswell

To the Editor:  There are many rewards in public service, paid or unpaid. In my position as a selectman, I have met people from all over Harpswell and the surrounding communities that give of themselves for the betterment of the greater good. More...

Maine products should be favored

To the Editor:  Having local governments purchase local products is the tip of a more potent topic: the advantage of having the state “Buy Maine.”  In other words, have our government exclusively — but within reason &mdash More...

So long and thanks for all the fish

To the Editor:  Thank you to the human who left the fish behind the kiosk on Thorne’s Head.  Our owners try to teach us good manners. More...

‘Terrific’ staging of ‘Elephant Man’

To the Editor:  We just saw the Studio Theatre of Bath’s production of “The Elephant Man” at the Chocolate Church in Bath.  It was terrific. More...

MRRA pays taxes, contrary to letter

To the Editor:  I’d like to respond to Mr. Blanchard’s Feb. 10 letter regarding taxes at Brunswick Landing (“Brunswick Landing costs us money,” Page A6). More...

Obamacare is communism

To the Editor:  We have just learned that Obamacare is going to plunge us further into poverty and is going to destroy 2.5 million jobs.  As a Republican and a conservative, this comes as absolutely no surprise to me. More...

Revenue sharing essential to towns

To the Editor:  The Maine House took the first step toward preserving $40 million in revenue sharing to Maine towns in an overwhelming 114-21 vote Thursday. More...

Brunswick Landing costs us money

To the Editor:  The Mid Coast Regional Redevelopment Authority has recently been touting its success in attracting business to Brunswick Landing. This comes at a very high price, which you the taxpayer, are actually paying. More...

‘Fuel for Friends’ needs some friends

To the Editor:  If you ever wanted to show your support for your neighbors, knowing how much of a challenge this winter has been already, now is the time to do so.  More...

‘Take me to Parkview’

To the Editor:  Recently I injured my knee and had to have a surgical procedure to repair the damage. When given the choice I knew that I would receive great care at Parkview Adventist Medical Center.  More...

Commentary masks inequality problem

To the Editor:  In his Jan. 20 commentary (OpEd: “The wrong way on income inequality,” Page A6), David Brooks began with an extremely condescending tone regarding income inequality, his subject, as the latest media favorite.  More...

Expand coverage to older adults

To the Editor:  We’re already a month into the legislative session and we need to address the continuing discussion about expanding health care coverage to thousands of struggling Mainers.  More...