December 2, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

Fueled by fantasy

To the editor: You have to hand it to Patrick Rael. The man can write like nobody else. His words are chosen with care. His sentences sparkle and pop. He is an academic who speaks like a regular guy. More...

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Respect The Park as an asset to Bath

I write in response to remarks written by Jackie Dwinal about the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark, in her Nov. 4 local commentary titled “ Bath residents deserve more respect from city councilors.” More...

Brunswick residents deserve better protection

The citizens of Brunswick should feel insulted by the recent verdict against Orville Ranger, whose property at Maine and Mason streets was destroyed by fire on April 17, 2011. More...

Embracing the shadows

As Brunswick officials consider weighty matters such as building a new police station, redeveloping Brunswick Naval Air Station and welcoming passenger rail to town, they frequently encounter accusations that their deliberations lack transparency. More...

Trains, residences don’t mix

Layover and maintenance facilities for passenger rail service operate at localities across the country, and while they may differ in size and traffic volume, most seem to have one thing in common: They operate in industrial areas. More...

Astonishing outcome

To the editor: My wife and I were astonished to read the Nov. 25 front page article about the outcome of Orville Ranger’s court proceedings related to the fire at his 45 Maine St. property. More...

Where is this ‘unbridled’ capitalism?

Michael Tucker brought up some interesting points in his recent commentary, (Nov. 18. “Conservatives’ symbolism, scapegoating divides nation”). More...

We remember

Army Sgt. 1st Class Dennis R. Murray, 38, of Red Broiling Springs, Tenn., died Nov. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. More...

Against wind farm

To the editor: Highland Wind came to our town two and a half years ago with a plan that sounded exciting on the surface. More...