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To the editor: Dear Portsmouth voters, A few people have raised questions as to “why now” for including new HVAC systems in the Portsmouth Schools Facilities Bond. All of the … more
To the editor: When I was elected in 2016, I volunteered to be the Town Council liaison to the Portsmouth Senior Center. Since then, I have had the privilege of getting to know people who for … more
To the editor: As chairman of the Board of Directors of the Portsmouth Multi-Purpose Senior Center (PMPSC), I was asked to serve on the Advisory Committee authorized by the Portsmouth Town Council … more
To the editor: I am writing to ask my Portsmouth constituents to vote to “approve” Question No. 2 in the Nov. 2 referendum. This question asks Portsmouth citizens to authorize the town … more
To the editor: The voters of Portsmouth have an opportunity to approve two ballot initiatives in a special election on Nov 2. Both are forward-looking projects that voters should give strong … more
To the editor: I am a long-time member and currently serve on the Board of Directors of the Portsmouth Senior Center. For over 40 years the center, with strong support from the Town of Portsmouth, … more
To the editor: Please vote yes on both questions.  It is essential that we maintain our school buildings. They are old, and we must realize that old buildings require more maintenance and … more
When elected by the residents of Ward 4 and entrusted to represent our taxpayers, I made a promise to be the voice of our residents, YOU. I believe the budget process is not a spectator event. The … more
To the editor: Three historic trees are about to be chopped down in south Warren.It has come to my attention that the new property owner of 933 Main Street, on the corner of tree-lined Maple … more
Parker Pond in Mt. Vernon, Maine lies nestled in the pine forests 20 miles northwest of Augusta.  Though called a pond, it would qualify as a midsized lake just about any place else.  … more
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