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  • October 22, 2014

    Fear has skewed election; our state will be loser

    We again have a three-way race for governor in Maine. It seems many people will be voting against one candidate by voting for the one they think can win, not the one they feel is best qualified to lead our state. Fear has stepped in to skew this election, making our fear the winner and […]

  • October 22, 2014

    Augusta needs a mayor with Dowling’s business savvy

    The time has come for residents of Augusta to stop playing the blame game and to elect a no-nonsense mayor who will use common sense to move Augusta in the right direction. We have some people in authority, such as councilors, city manager and assistant manager, who would rather concentrate on getting more money from […]

  • October 22, 2014

    Mayhew has plan to bring jobs to Waterville

    I’m voting for Sydney Mayhew for Waterville City Council, Ward 4. I encourage other residents of Ward 4 to learn more about Mayhew and his plan on how to move Waterville forward. I first met Sydney a few months ago when he announced his intention to run. I was extremely impressed with his ideas and […]

  • October 22, 2014

    Lancaster will make Somerset safer place to live

    I have known and worked with Dale Lancaster for 40 years. He has the experience and knowledge to be elected sheriff of Somerset County. He has lived and enforced laws in Somerset County for 40 years. Your vote for Dale will make this county a safer place to live. Emery H. McIntyre Maine State Police […]

  • October 21, 2014

    Voters need to stop return of dependency policies

    Building a life with self-reliance, personal responsibility and continual self-improvement leads to a fulfilling life of self-governance, because you cannot tax your way to prosperity. A government that offers a helping hand in bad times achieves more self-respect for that individual than a life of serfdom. Voters’ help is needed to stop the return of […]

  • October 21, 2014

    Warren has values, skills we need in Maine House

    On Nov. 4, residents of Hallowell, Manchester and West Gardiner will vote for someone new to represent them in the Legislature. I’ll be voting for Charlotte Warren, a Democrat from Hallowell, and here’s why. With complex issues from Ebola to the economy, I want a legislator who seeks out the best information and makes thoughtful […]

  • October 21, 2014

    Hickman is the most responsive public servant

    Rep. Craig Hickman, D-Winthrop, has been a consistent community presence as a member of many different service organizations, including the Winthrop Hot Meal Kitchen, Sons of the American Legion, and the Winthrop Area Rotary Foundation since well before his election to the Legislature. Craig remains the most responsive public servant I know. He was very […]

  • October 21, 2014

    Voting for Cutler same as pulling lever for LePage

    Regarding the upcoming gubernatorial election here in Maine, I just would like to appeal to the many frustrated and disgruntled independent and moderate Republicans voters in our state. No matter how unappealing Mike Michaud might be to them, a vote for Elliot Cutler is the same as a pulling the lever for Paul LePage. I […]

  • October 21, 2014

    Karter sees residents, businesses as partners

    As an educator, community volunteer, parent and businessman, Jibryne Karter’s vision is one of economic prosperity, job growth and tax relief. His candidacy has no personal agendas, which is why he will empower our residents and businesses by seeking their opinions. It’s time to begin a new era, where residents and businesses become partners with […]

  • October 21, 2014

    Strom cares about Pittsfield’s growth, success

    I met Scott Strom, Republican from Pittsfield, in 2008 when considering to joining the Navy; Scott was the local recruiter. Scott was influential in my decision, since accomplishing so much in his career. He joined as a submariner and later volunteered as recruiter for central Maine, where he hoped to help build careers and opportunities […]