February 13, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Speak up for schools

To the editor:  As a coach at the junior high and after tutoring in the local school system for four years, I am very disturbed by the cuts facing our school system.  More...

Positive governance

To the editor: The proposal to table the decision of whether the Brunswick Town Council should send a letter to the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority ( NNEPRA) requesting that they build the train maintenance facility in accordance with M More...

Boycott big banks

To the editor: Boycott the big banks. Move your money. Speaking as one who has done it, I can tell you that, although it isn’t easy, it absolutely can be done, and it is something that anybody with a bank account can do. More...

More than fair

To the editor: The neighbors of the Plant Home take exception to your Feb. 3 editorial, “Be Fair to the Plant Home,” because the city of Bath has been more than fair to the Plant Home. More...

Clear choice exists

To the editor: Chris Johnson, the Democrat Party candidate for the special election in Senate District 20 on Feb. 14, has made his top campaign priority very clear. He is running to represent the people of Senate District 20. More...

Wealth and greatness

To the editor:  I have a worthwhile observation on presidential politics.  I read an article recently on the topic of the wealth of presidents.  Mitt Romney, if he becomes our leader, would by far be the richest president in U.S. More...

Smart food

To the editor: Thanks to Howie Barter for his kind letter (“A great feed,” Jan. 30) about lunch in the Culinary Café at Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC). More...

Fabled vessel

To the editor: I read with interest your article “ Destroyer Going Home,” on page A5 of the Jan. 25 edition. More...

Alternatives to cuts

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A well-run operation

To the editor: Recently, I had an opportunity to sit in on a portion of the board meeting for the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark. The quality of leadership demonstrated by the board compels me to write. More...

Mirror or wall?

To the editor:  I recently read the report ( Feb. 6, “ Bowdoin College group unplugs from Facebook”) about Bowdoin College students deactivating their Facebook accounts.  More...

Hear all voices

To the editor: Last week, the Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee voted to table a bill that would require voters to present a photo ID when voting. Voting is a privilege, and we should encourage it as much as possible. More...

Our link to lynx

To the editor: I am writing to express my deep concern about the proposed Incidental Take Permit that could allow for trappers to avoid penalty and responsibility for the deaths of Canadian lynx in Maine. More...

Great shows

To the editor: Brunswick is fortunate to have a little gem of a theater in its midst. More...

A unifying movement

To the editor:  Occupy Brunswick invites the community to join a conversation about the Occupy Movement on Sunday at 4 p.m. at Curtis Memorial Library, 23 Pleasant St., Brunswick.  More...

Reconsider rectory vote

To the editor: In a souvenir booklet issued on the 50th anniversary of St. John’s parish in 1927, it states that the land and home on the corner of Union and Pleasant streets was purchased in 1876 from Capt. McManus. More...

‘Success’ for whom?

To the editor: I am responding to Rep. Kim Olsen’s local commentary, titled “GOP legislators build on 2011 success,” which was published on Jan. 20. More...

Magic meters?

To the editor: Our latest flier from Central Maine Power (no. 00083876) is titled “New online map tool gives you information during an outage.” More...

Health care delusions

To the editor: Among solutions to important public policy issues, the most seductive — and the most deceptive — is the single-payer option Julie Pease advocates for health care, (Local commentary, “ Universal health care can’t More...

Not acceptable

To the editor: By far the leading cause of domestic violence is an abusive personality that seeks control and power over the victim. Regardless of the cause, domestic violence and abuse are not acceptable for any reason. More...