February 26, 2016 RSS feed / Letters

Councilors are abusing email use

To the editor:   After attending the Feb. 17 South Portland City Council meeting, it’s becoming clear that certain councilors are abusing their positions with little regard for the concerns of the residents they purport to represent.  More...

Put your money where mouth is

To the editor:   In a Feb. 12 letter to the editor, Ernie Stanhope takes school board members Rick Carter and Tappan Fitzgerald to task for opposing private advertising in our public schools. More...

Work with others to encourage recycling

To the editor:   I would like to provide my perspective of the recycling program with the Portland Housing Authority and express my frustration on the lack of appropriate recycling containers in the Bayside neighborhood area.  More...

Don’t break parental bonds, cherish your parents

To the editor:   Parents are the key to our success. If they weren’t in our lives, encouraging us to do our best, we wouldn’t get to be the best of who we are.  More...

General assistance helped letter writer

To the editor:   General assistance supports immigrants and nonimmigrants. It covers things such as rent, food, medication, gas and other necessary things for those who are financially eligible. More...

Thank you for story on heroin addiction

To the editor:   Thank you Ben Meiklejohn, Terri McLeod and the others who contributed to the very sad story about heroin addiction in the Feb. 12 Sentry, “Heroin’s fatal grip worsens a mother’s pain.”  More...

Students to present letters

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Alcohol abuse affects many youth, educate early

To the editor:   There is no single age group of people more affected by alcohol than young people. A million people over the age of 14 are addicted to alcohol. Some of them don’t go to school but use alcohol instead.  More...

Youth should be careful who they look up to

To the editor:  Nowadays, politicians are not only expressing their ideas in the newspaper but making appearance in TV shows. This can affect the educational development, character and personality building of our children.   More...

Raising minimum wage in cities helps all people

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