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Letter to the Editor: NECEC will lower electric costs(0)

November 17, 2018

The New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC) will lower whole sale electric costs $40 million a year for 20 years. Do the math, that is a lot of savings, which is why the companies selling electricity into the wholesale market are fighting the project. Retirees like myself pay close attention to electric costs. Maine has […]

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Letter to the Editor: Education informs the voting process, it does not intimidate it

I have been a life time resident of Franklin County, five of my family of six have received their education and degrees from University of Maine Farmington. The youngest of my children is currently attending RIT in New York where he voted by absentee ballot. We have raised our children to be respectful and highly […]

Politics & Other Mistakes: Uncivil war

Now that the election is over, Maine Democrats can get back to doing what they do best: Hating each other. The Democratic Party stayed remarkably united throughout this long campaign, but that unity was artificial, formed not from some common purpose (difficult to accomplish when you don’t actually stand for anything), but by fear. The […]

Letter to the Editor: Thanks for your support

I would like to thank all who supported my run for House District 113, especially my wife Brenda who puts up with all my time away from home, Senator Tom Saviello for his insight, the Franklin County Democrats and Jeffrey Willey and the College Democrats and all those who voted for me. Thanks also to […]

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