Letters to the Editor

6 March 2015

Dear Editor,

"First and foremost, 26 states, including Maine’s thanks to Gov. LePage, have stopped the President’s lawless and unconstitutional overreach on immigration.

5 March 2015

VAN BUREN - Virginia Manuel, the state director for USDA Rural Development and a former Senior Advisor to the International Trade Administration, wrote the following letter to the editor on March 2, 2015:

3 March 2015

"For hundreds of years, men and women have had the right to life; but many are now searching for the right to die. Assisted suicide and euthanasia is one of the world’s most controversial topics. Many people think it is only fair that one may choose their own destiny even if that means death. Opposers of assisted suicide and euthanasia use the argument that every life is special, and should not be taken even with the person's permission. The government should put laws in place to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia so that men and women can die with dignity.

25 February 2015

Dear Editor,

Lawmakers recently had the opportunity to meet with nearly 100 employers, workers, students and community leaders during our three day jobs tour in Aroostook County. We were grateful for the opportunity to listen and hear from so many people.

6 January 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - In a letter to the editor dated Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, Harold Daigle of Cross Lake shared his thoughts on the night R.F. Chamberland, Inc caught fire. (Click on the Fiddlehead Focus story Three fire departments battle trucking company blaze in St. Agatha for more details about the fire.)

8 December 2014

Hi Andrew,

I received an early Christmas present of Fiddlehead Focus from my husband.

1 December 2014

November 22, 2014

"In response to the burning of that old abandoned house on Frenchville Road in Fort Kent. (http://fiddleheadfocus.com/content/0028311-fort-kent-firefighters-safely-burn-down-old-home-during-vital-training-exerciseThat was not just an old house, it had a history with many memories. It was built in 1917 by my grandparents. Many hours of love, entertainment and teaching occurred in that home. It belonged to my parents for over 70 years. They loved their home and worked very hard to maintain it until God brought their souls to heaven a few years ago. He was 95, she was 91.

18 November 2014

"I had a choice for my operation. I could have gone to Bangor, to Portland or to Boston. I did have a choice, but I opted to go to the hospital in my home town, in the St. John Valley, Northern Maine Medical Center. I have not stopped thanking my lucky stars ever since.

12 November 2014

To the Editor:

Kaci Hickox and Ted Wilbur are leaving Fort Kent for the warmer climes of Freeport-Portland. It was bound to happen since less than 100 percent of the people of Fort Kent and northern Maine agreed with them.

30 October 2014

Ms. Hickcox, I would like to ask you to please reconsider your decision to fight the 21 day home quarantine.

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