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    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 […]

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    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 […]

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    March 4, 2010

    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.

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    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.” […]

  • Published
    February 25, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: Feb. 25, 2010

    Anthem coverage costs outrageous I am a native and current resident of Maine. I have lived in worked in many other parts of the world, including Europe and Canada. I currently spend half of my year in Canada. When I explain to Canadians that people in America can face financial ruin if they cannot afford […]

  • Published
    February 24, 2010

    Letters to the Editor: Feb. 24, 2010

    Voting should precede citizenship I am writing with regard to the article about immigrant voting rights (“Non-citizen Portland residents seek right to vote,” Feb. 12). The article states that getting citizenship can take 10 years because that’s how long it takes to master the English language. As an immigration attorney, I know that even if […]

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