February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Full probe warranted

To the editor: In Maine, the state treasurer is constitutionally prohibited from “engaging in any business of trade, commerce, brokerage …” More...

Health-care disaster

To the editor: In his Feb. 2 letter to the editor, “Health care delusions,” Martin Jones criticizes Dr. Julie Pease for advocating adoption of a singlepayer health insurance system. More...

First class coach

To the editor: It is said that sports reveals character more than it builds character. Those of us at the women’s basketball game on Saturday between Bowdoin College and Connecticut College saw sports do both. More...

Single-payer success

To the editor: Martin Jones’ Feb. 2 letter to the editor, “Health care delusions,” about the single payer health insurance plans and the European debt crisis give some wrong impressions that need correction. More...

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. history. More...

A broken system

To the editor: Two percent of the registered Republicans in the state voted in the recent caucuses. Is that an accurate representation of the party? More...

Partial results

To the editor: It is an absolute outrage that the Maine Republican Party thinks that with only 83 percent of Maine’s caucus votes for the 2012 presidential preference poll, that they can discredit the potential votes of 8,000 members of their p More...

Look at Frosty’s go

To the editor: Apparently people really like doughnuts. At least that’s what the constant line out of Frosty’s Donuts on Saturday would suggest. People also like newness, tradition and hope. More...

Two great men

To the editor: Let us never let a Feb. 12 pass without candles to Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin, both born Feb. 12, 1809. 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...