January 19, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Iran threat mounts

To the editor: On Nov. 9, 2007, the Times Record published an opinion piece by PeaceWorks member Rosalie Paul sporting the title “Allow Bush to Attack Iran? No!” More...

Why I Occupy

To the editor: Why participate in the Occupy movement? Because the world can be made a better place, in part or in full, depending on who participates, for which reasons, toward what ends. More...

Focus shifts

To the editor: For decades, the 1 percent has managed to focus our attention on those beneath us financially. For example, President Clinton’s welfare-to-work initiative in 1999 kept us from looking critically at the 1 percent. More...

A tale of four fires

To the editor: Four fires, four months, all within a half mile radius of downtown Brunswick. The first fire site got rebuilt. The second still sits. The third was demolished and removed within weeks. The fourth got demolished recently. More...

Disrespect for flag

To the editor: I would like to apologize to my fellow veterans and the families of all veterans in the Bath area and all those who visit Bath, for the lack of respect show for the American flag by the Machinists union. More...

‘To serve’

To the editor: I write this letter in honor of our six AARP chapters in Maine who participated in the AARP chapter challenge to collect food and monetary donations for local food pantries. The chapters collected a colossal amount. More...

Exaggerated view

To the editor: In her Jan. 2 letter to the editor, (“Bullied by NNEPRA”), Julie Wise invited readers to personally view a “clear cut” area behind the homes on Bouchard Drive. More...

Humane services

To the editor: I am permanently disabled because of multiple sclerosis. More...

The sounds of silence

To the editor: It’s been over a month since I asked the Brunswick Town Council members and town manager to publicly respond to whether they agreed with the Bouchard Drive neighborhood train maintenance facility location. More...

Libertarianism

To the editor: In this era when increasing numbers of people seem to think "the world owes me a living," it was encouraging to see that Ron Paul’s libertarian philosophy was finding great appeal in the young. More...

Show some pride

To the editor: I was sitting down after supper reading I newspaper when I read a story about a wife and husband. They both work. The husband has health insurance. They have one child who is on MaineCare. We taxpayers are paying for this. More...

Blather season

To the editor: ’Tis the season, no not that season, that one is passed to return in 10 months or so. More...

Positive side effect

To the editor: I recently spoke with a friend who just returned from California. One of the things she noticed was they do not have the problem with prescription drugs that we do. She also said that medical marijuana was very easy to get. More...

Good health helpers

LETTER OF THANKS

To the editor: On behalf of Access Health, your Local Healthy Maine Partnership, we would like to offer a special thank you to the chefs and owners of the following establishments: Wildflours Bakery, Solo Bistro Bistro, Beale Street Barbeque, Henry & More...

Spreading it thick

To the editor: Someone said unemployment was down. More...

Gaming us?

To the editor: After reading in the Jan. 2 edition that Kestrel Aircraft Co. is negotiating with development officials in Wisconsin, steam is still coming out of my ears. More...

Our loss

To the editor: I believe the expression goes that things come in threes. For our sake, I hope it stops there, as we have lost three remarkable men in the Mid-coast area in the past few weeks. More...

Victory for consumers

To the editor: Kudos to President Obama for standing up for consumers last week and making a recess appointment of Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). More...

Meter concerns

To the editor: I am writing because of the huge amount of confusion about Central Maine Power’s push to put so-called “Smart Meters” on our homes. More...