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  • Published
    March 10, 2010

    Letters to the editor: March 10, 2010

    Readers comment on the Rainy Day fund; a concert review; John Richardson's candidacy; and abortion providers.

  • Published
    March 9, 2010

    Letters to the editor: March 9, 2010

    Students support wind power project These letters are written by students in science teacher Jonah Rosenfield’s class at Waynflete School, a private academy in Portland.   In reference to the Feb. 12 article “Group seeks allies to block new wind farm,” we believe the benefits of constructing a wind farm in Highland Plantation outweigh the […]

  • Published
    March 8, 2010

    Letters to the editor: March 8, 2010

    Transgender rules draw controversy I am a fourth-generation Mainer and was raised in the belief that our cultural way of life allows all peoples to live freely without interference or condemnation from others. The present flap over guidelines for transgender students flies in the face of this basic tenet of fairness and equality that is […]

  • Published
    March 7, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: March 7, 2010

    Wind project raises serious concerns There is a tide in Maine that is threatening to sweep away many of our state’s treasures. The mountains of rural Maine have been targeted by our lawmakers and the wind industry for rapid development. A proposal to build Maine’s largest wind complex in Highland Plantation, at the doorstep of […]

  • Published
    March 6, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: March 6, 2010

    Health care reform offers opportunities and costs The recent Associated Press article (“Survey: 1 in 10 Mainers lack health insurance”) reports disturbing statistics on the lack of insurance coverage in Maine, but it fails to address the precarious situations many Mainers with health insurance are still in. Those of us who buy insurance independently in […]

  • Published
    March 4, 2010
    Motorcycle

    Letters to the Editor: March 4, 2010

    Turn down volume on motorcycles I applaud the Portland Press Herald’s stand against loud motorcycles (“Motorcycle noise annoys too many too much to ignore,” Feb. 24). But it is not just a few who are bothered by excessive motorcycle noise. Countless Mainers throughout the state are acoustically assaulted by bikers operating with illegal loud pipe […]

  • Published
    March 3, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: March 3, 2010

    Readers comment on 'folks from away,' paid sick days and Exxon Mobil.

  • Published
    March 2, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: March 2, 2010

    Readers comment on the State Theatre, non-citizen voting, 'misidentified' workers and Cumberland's road repairs.

  • Published
    March 1, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: March 1, 2010

    Readers comment on nuclear power, a Cheverus athlete's eligibility and Falmouth's e-mail policy.

  • Published
    February 28, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: Feb. 28, 2010

    Pull trigger on guns in Acadia? When listening to debate on L.D. 1737, I was struck by the words of state Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, D-Brunswick, and felt compelled to express my concerns. Specifically Sen. Gerzofsky stated ”Maine people need a place that they can enjoy and be guaranteed that no one will have loaded firearms.” […]

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