September 29, 2014 RSS feed / Letters

Vote for Elliott

Alice Elliott is the first candidate for public office who lives outside of my district about whom I have written a letter in the more than 40 years I have followed Maine politics. More...

McCreight has what it takes

The election season brings out people looking to gain an edge over their opponent with wild and sometimes silly assertions. More...

Endorsing Watson

As a two-term state representative, I am pleased to endorse Byron Watson for the District 51 Maine House Seat. The Maine House needs more people like Byron, who understand the needs of Maine people and the communities we come from.  More...

Vote for Tepler

I invite my friends and neighbors in Topsham to join me in enthusiastically supporting and voting for Denise Tepler to represent us in the Maine House of Representatives.  More...

Supporting Gerzofsky

I am writing to express my strong support for my friend and colleague, Senator Stan Gerzofsky.  Stan and I have served together since we were both elected to the Maine Senate in 2008. More...

Trust in Talbot

Kim Talbot is hoping to represent us in Augusta. She is smart, compassionate and a hard worker. I've known Kim for 20 years and have seen her excel in her roles as mother, wife and my employee. I trust Kim to represent us in Augusta. More...

Daughtry exactly what we need

In just her first term, Matthea Daughtry has been a dedicated, engaged, innovative, passionate, energetic and effective legislator. As a person, she has integrity, compassion, intelligence and a good sense of humor. More...

Downeaster needs more riders per train

My Sept. 9 guest column noted statistical discrepancies in the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority’s reporting of Amtrak “Downeaster” passenger traffic. More...

Elect Denise Tepler

What do the people of Maine need in Augusta? They need legislators who are more concerned about the people of Maine than about politics. More...

Vote for McCreight

The voters of House District 51 (Harpswell, West Bath, and East Brunswick) have the opportunity to elect an exceptional new legislator in November. More...

Lost Valley will be missed

I learned how to ski at Lost Valley. You make dreams come true. You are like a family to us. You helped me in so many ways. I met my goal and mastered the big hill. I also raced in my first community ski race at Lost Valley. More...

Vote for Tepler

Denise Tepler is a good listener. Denise is a hard worker. I will vote for her to be our House Representative in Augusta. Denise believes Topsham is a great town. She’s thought a lot about how to make Topsham an even better place to live.  More...

Join the vote for Tepler

Denise Tepler and I met working together on a committee urging the local government to adopt the Cool Communities initiative. More...

Michaud would make fine governor

In this era of divisiveness in our federal government, Mike Michaud’s record of bipartisanship stands out like a green oasis in a barren desert. It was Congressman Michaud who worked alongside Sen. More...

Vote for Kim Talbot

On Election Day, I’ll be supporting Kim Talbot for state representative.  Kim is energetic and ready to make a difference in Augusta. We need a representative for Topsham with new ideas and who has a willingness to listen to all sides. More...

Michaud’s work admirable

Let the political win blow with a little more understanding than the editorial titled “The Way the Wind Blows” (The Times Record, Sept. 12), especially against Mike Michaud. I served with him in our legislature. More...

Black bears are dangerous

The press reported a bear killed a hiker on Sept. 22, in Apshawa Preserve in Passaic County, New Jersey. This is a preserve for hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, natural study and fishing. More...

Vote for Mike Nov. 4

What happened to those childhood admonitions “nobody likes a bully?” They must have been wrong. Apparently there are many Mainers who think bullies should be leaders. I’m saddened by the fact that Gov. More...

Join the Life Chain

“I wanted to meet my biological mother mostly to see if she was okay and to thank her, because I’m glad I didn’t end up as an abortion,” Steve Jobs, adopted as a newborn, is quoted as saying in Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson. More...

Bellows the real moderate

Why do Mainers keep reelecting Republican Susan Collins? We taxpayers subsidize her annual salary of $174,000 plus benefits. More...