January 30, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Dashing hope

To the editor:  On the spur of the moment, I went to Augusta to attend the candlelight vigil outside the State House just before Gov. Paul LePage’s State of the State address.  More...

Fueling a safer nation

To the editor: New fuel efficiency standards proposed by President Obama, the auto industry, Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Transportation would double the current standards by 2025. More...

Most vulnerable at risk

To the editor: I am deeply disappointed by the Health and Human Services Committee’s vote to reduce or even eliminate the state’s Medicare Savings Program (MSP). More...

Make them answer

To the editor:  Reading The Times Record is one of my daily routines, and lately it seems there have been numerous letters from Brunswick citizens questioning the decisions of the town manager and/or the Town Council.  Citizens ask councilo More...

In praise of King

To the editor:  What man has been more moving and famous in our country’s history than Martin Luther King Jr.?  My father was famous nationally for his oratory and his promotions to New England college students for his many books on g More...

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...

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...

A great feed

To the editor:  Last week, I had the opportunity to go to lunch at the café at Bath Regional Vocational Center. More...

No-fault termination

To the editor: I had the misfortune of learning exactly what the nofault termination law means for employees in the state of Maine. Apparently, an employer is allowed to fire you for no reason, and it is perfectly OK. More...

Hypocrisy reigns

To the editor:  Newt Gingrich led the charge against President Clinton when he transgressed in his husbandly duties to Hillary.  Gingrich not only led the charge, but he took up arms to get Clinton impeached.  What gives him a higher p More...

Stellar effort

To the editor:  On Friday, Jan. 13, after a hellacious snow, rain, ice and wind storm, we lost power at 2:20 p.m.  Central Maine Power was called to inform them of the outage. More...

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...

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.  Majority rule, though somewhat chaotic, sho More...