December 30, 2011 RSS feed / Letters

Keep Armory board

To the editor: I commend Bath City Councilor Kyle Rogers for introducing the order at the last council meeting to have a board of directors manage the Bath Armory building. More...

Target war, not poor

To the editor: I spent most of Dec. 14 in Augusta listening to public testimony on Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal for cutting Health and Human Services funding. The speakers made some very strong points: More...

War is not over

To the editor: I was taken aback with The Times Record’s choice of “War is over” as the headline for the Dec. 15 edition. More...

Cleaner air

To the editor: I want to share some important information and good news about an Environmental Protection Agency ruling that I recently received from the Natural Resources Council of Maine. More...

Thank you, Brunswick

To the editor: In my final days as a Brunswick town councilor, I would like to thank the residents of Brunswick for the opportunity to serve in this way. More...

Sound and fury

To the editor: Two recent articles (“Layover facility advisory panel grows,” Nov. 29, and “Private audience,” Nov. More...

Poison prevention

To the editor: Every time I pop some leftovers in the microwave, the thought runs through my mind that I might be eating an extra dosage of some 14-letter synthetic chemical, added to the plethora of components in the plastic container. More...

Enact stricter penalties

To the editor: I have written a letter similar to this one a few years in a row, and nothing has changed from the first time I recall writing about Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) or becoming a member. More...

Devastation looms

To the editor: These are desperate economic times. The status of state government finances is dire as evidenced by the news about proposed state budget cuts that are nothing short of devastating. More...

The gift of art

To the editor: At this extraordinary season of giving, I extend a special thank you and happy holidays to the visual artists, musicians, performers and arts organizations in our community, each of whom adds to the cultural magnificence of our surroun More...

We are to blame

To the editor: In an article you recently ran concerning hearings on proposed Maine Department of Health and Human Services reductions, a speaker noted that a society is judged on how it cares for its poor. I disagree. More...

Thanks to a quality town

To the editor: There are times when the word “final” can be associated with “reflection,” and seldom does someone thank a voting public after an election loss. More...

A great comfort

To the editor: I was in a car accident on the morning of Dec. 17 on Route 1 in Woolwich. I’d like to thank all the people who came to my rescue. More...

Heroic Czechs

To the editor: The recent death of former Czech President Václav Havel reminds us of the unique character of the two presidents chosen by Czechoslovaks to lead their country at moments of deliverance into freedom. More...

Nest plays Santa

To the editor: This Christmas my husband, Henry, is in a residential care facility for people with Alzheimer’s. While he has forgotten most of his personal history, I am grateful he still recognizes me. More...

War machine rattles on

To the editor: Your headline “War is over” on Dec. 15 was just a tad misleading. More...

Follow which star?

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Charge on

To the editor: I was extremely impressed with the Brunswick High School band at recent boys and girls varsity basketball games. These young musicians, under the direction of Mike Scarponi, play loud, clear and with great rhythm. More...

Help end hunger

To the editor: Bread for the World is a faith-based organization that advocates with the U.S. Congress to get legislation passed that we hope and pray will one day lead to an end to hunger and poverty in the world. More...

Unacceptable cuts

To the editor: Gov. Paul LePage’s budget cuts to minimize health benefits to Maine residents are going to affect a large population that depends on these benefits to stay alive. More...