February 22, 2012 RSS feed / Letters

Far from home

To the editor:  “ Destroyer going home,” read the headline.  The USS Laffey DD 724 was built at Bath Iron Works (BIW) in February 1944 as Robert Turcotte wrote in his letter to the editor (“ Fabled vessel,” Feb. 3). More...

A good investment

To the editor: I recently attended a meeting with some frustrated community members, mainly parents, led by a frustrated Regional School Unit 1 school board member. More...

A life-saving story

To the editor: I write in response to the Feb. 7 article about Phippsburg Police Chief John Skroski, recently honored for his life-saving heroism, (“Skroski speaks out on childhood abuse”). More...

Acts of loving kindness

To the editor: Many in our region are quiet partners with Tedford Housing in their mission to end homelessness in Midcoast Maine. More...

Don’t cut case managers

To the editor: Why has the state of Maine decided to cut case management services for children and adults with disabilities? Case managers help thousands of Mainers, and many people do not realize how big a part of our lives they are. More...

Board’s a barrier

To the editor: I was outraged when I read the local commentary from Art Boulay (“Let professionals make demolition calls in Brunswick,” Feb. More...

Letter of Thanks

Overwhelming support On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, Bath United Methodists took their annual Christmas gift collection program for the United Methodist Economic Ministry (UMEM) in Salem Township, Maine, to the Bath City Hall parking lot on Front Street. 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. More...

Make care a priority

To the editor:  Thanks for publishing “Ability to pay determines ability to spay,” on Feb. 8. More...

Good deed appreciated

To the editor: Thank you to the person who found my wallet in the parking lot for Starbucks, Subway and Cold Stone Creamery at Cook’s Corner and gave it to the Subway team. Your kindness is much appreciated! Donna KarkosTopsham More...

Undue suffering

To the editor: Thank you so very much for your splendid editorial of Feb.10 (“Human targets”) concerning Gov. Paul LePage’s efforts to gut MaineCare for thousands of our most vulnerable citizens. More...

Promote e-fairmess

To the editor: There is no question that times are tough in Maine and around the country. Local business and local jobs are suffering because of a legislative loophole that has gone unnoticed for far too long. The issue is e-fairness. More...

Station must stand out

To the editor: A picture of the proposed Brunswick police station appeared recently in The Times Record. Taking a shot at someone’s architectural taste is risky. They are entitled to their own view of what is pretty and what is ugly. More...

Blamer in chief

To the editor: I read in “Monday Meter” on Feb. 13 titled “Game blame.” Although it was briefly thought-provoking, I wonder if the piece was worth the valuable column inches devoted to it. More...

Full probe warranted

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