January 23, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

A moral imperative

To the editor: Thanks to Dr. Julie Keller Pease for her excellent commentary concerning the need for universal health care (“Universal health care can’t wait,” Jan. 13). More...

On the same page

To the editor: We extend our wholehearted support for the Brunswick- Bowdoin Community Read, and we urge you to participate. 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...

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...

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...

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Inciting bigotry

To the editor: In the Jan. 13 story, “ DA drops sex assault charges against two men from Brunswick,” what on earth prompted you to specify the race of the two men charged? More...

Help shape schools

To the editor: The Brunswick School Department has some important projects and meeting dates that may pique your interest in the coming weeks and months. More...

Reconsider raze request

To the editor: As a citizen of Brunswick for 84 years and a taxpayer for 64, may I take this opportunity to express my view of the appointed Village Review Board’s denial of All Saints Parish’s application to raze the building that stands 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...

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...

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...