Category: Letters

Who are we to judge?

I’m not sure what to make of your August article looking at the legacy of the Skolfield family and its “ties to slave economy.” The article seems to suggest that we would all do well to “reexamine” this family and its legacy in the light of “new research.”

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Thank you, Harpswell

Thank you, Harpswell, for your very generous support of Chuhuiv, Ukraine. Your contributions totaling $25,691 enabled the war-torn city to buy four vehicles for transportation of its residents and those in surrounding villages to a “humanitarian hub” and will also be used by workers who are repairing buildings damaged by Russian bombings.

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Harpswell Art Tour

Are you an artist in Harpswell who is interested in engaging with our community and fostering connection with other artists? We are a painter and a potter living and working here who would like to develop an open studio event — a Harpswell Art Tour.

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Pick up after your dog

This letter is to remind dog owners that Mitchell Field is a “pick-up-after-your-dog park.” The town of Harpswell provides you with free doggie bags in two locations: one at the top of the park and one at the bottom.

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Mainers have climate clout

It’s easy to feel powerless when it comes to fighting climate change, but we Mainers have a reason to be optimistic. Maine is the only state fortunate enough to be represented by two senators, independent Angus King and Republican Susan Collins, on the bipartisan Senate Climate Solutions Caucus.

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