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Thursday, June 21, 2018
  • I am writing to urge people in my community to vote for Erin Herbig on June 12 and again in November. As a clinical social worker who has worked with children and families in Waldo County since 1998, I have seen the public discourse . . .
  • I had a co-worker friend who used to say, “Every four years, they dig up Lincoln.” Of course, he was sarcastically referring to the Republican Party and presidential elections. In case you haven’t noticed, something else is dug up every . . .
  • I am excited to vote for Caitlin Hills for Maine House District 97. Five years ago, when I first moved to Belfast, Caitlin instantly stood out. She was always leading some effort in support of the local school and advocating for education . . .
  • Why should Adam Cote be your first choice in the primary June12? He brings the broadest range of experience to the office, entrepreneurial, legal, military, and expertise in renewable energy. He is deliberative. He and his . . .
  • The first time I met Caitlin Hills she was working as a volunteer for Barack Obama. As the Chairman of the Waldo County Democratic Committee, I got to know her over the subsequent years as a tireless advocate for the candidates . . .
  • Erin Herbig has been politically active since she was in high school in Belfast in the ’90s, and she has worked hard during her two terms in the House in Augusta. She is an open-minded Democrat and has been able to work effectively . . .
  • I knew we lived in a community of creativity, artistry and craftsmanship, but two events this week brought that home in spades. First, I was dragged to Camden Hills High School on Thursday evening, ’cause my son had a few of his . . .
  • I’ve been involved in the cruise ship debate for many years now; my husband and I moved to midcoast Maine in 2016 after almost a decade spent in Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is a beautiful port city where the . . .
  • Our Knox County Democrats’ 2018 Gubernatorial Forum was a great success, both for the folks who attended and for the amazing students who participated in the planning and production of the event. First, our thanks go to . . .
  • I am writing to express my support of Betsy Sweet in the upcoming Democratic primary for Governor. Betsy Sweet is the only Democratic candidate running clean. This means Betsy has gathered over 4,800 $5 contributions to . . .
  • Having been an active and enthusiastic member of numerous Waldoboro Boards and committees for some time now, I feel that I have developed a pretty good feel for how things work in the Town of Waldoboro, and sometimes . . .
  • As a Camden resident and parent of two, I write in enthusiastic support of Patrick McCafferty and his candidacy for the School Board. Having known Patrick since we were both high school students at the building which is now the middle . . .
  • Maine is ready for a change. It was ready when Governor LePage and Representative Bruce Poliquin were elected. But sadly Maine has fallen behind, stalled, or changed for the worst. June 12 is primary day. We need real change . . .
  • I believe that Adam Cote should be the next Governor of Maine. Here are my top three reasons: 1) Cote has the right values. He believes in a more accessible health care system, including the expansion of Mainecare. He understands . . .
  • I am writing to urge Waldoboro voters to say No to the Ordinance Prohibiting Retail Marijuana Social Clubs and Retail Marijuana Establishments in the Town of Waldoboro. First the disclaimer. I am a member of the Waldoboro Select Board. . . .
  • We have known Caitlin Hills for several years and have been impressed with her intelligence and her concern for others, be they children, students, families, seniors. Her scholastic achievements are impressive as is her extensive . . .
  • I enjoyed the Kearney cartoon you ran with the article on high and rising Maine and local vaccine opt-out rates. In the cartoon, the title of the article that the parent is reading in “Anti-Science News” is “Polio — It’s Not So Bad.” . . .
  • Eloquent support for Democrat Jared Golden has filled the Letters pages recently, citing his military service following 9/11, his volunteer teaching in Afghanistan, experience as a professional staff member on the Senate . . .
  • The Waldoborough Historical Society listened to members of the community who requested that our next calendar show more ships. We are pleased to announce that with the assistance of Laurie McBernie of Lincoln County . . .
  • It’s not often that we hear a fresh voice in politics. Betsy Sweet has brought Republicans and Democrats together in Augusta for 35 years. She’s the real deal with no equivocation about her positions. She believes that ranked-choice . . .
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