Write a Letter to the Editor

One of the best ways to impact public opinion and to make your point of view felt by a member of Congress is to write a letter to the editor of a local newspaper. A movement of people who share their sincere thoughts can change the tide. Below is a list of Maine newspapers that accept letters to the editor. Follow the links below to submit your original thoughts.  Please be sure not to send the same letter to the editor to multiple newspapers.

Bangor Daily News: submit a letter to http://bangordailynews.com/opinion/submit/ online, or to BDN, ATTN: Letter to the Editor, 1 Merchants Plaza, P.O. Box 1329, Bangor, ME 04402. Requirements: 250 words or fewer, with your your name, town of residence and daytime telephone number at the bottom.

Belfast Republican Journal: send a letter by e-mail to news@villagesoup.com or mail your letter to The Republican Journal, 156 High St., Belfast, ME 04915.

Brunswick Times Record: send a letter by e-mail to letters@timesrecord.com or mail your letter to The Times Record, 3 Business Parkway, Suite 1, Brunswick, ME 04011.

Camden Herald: send a letter by e-mail to news@courierpublicationsllc.com or mail your letter to Camden Herald, 91 Camden St., Suite 403, Rockland, Maine 04841.

Ellsworth American: send a letter by e-mail to news@ellsworthamerican.com or mail your letter to The Ellsworth American,
30 Water Street, Ellsworth, Maine 04605.

Franklin Journal: send a letter by e-mail to editor@thefranklinjournal.com or mail your letter to The Franklin Journal, 187 Wilton Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

Kennebec Journal: submit a letter here to http://www.centralmaine.com/letters-editor/ or mail your letter to The Kennebec Journal, 36 Anthony Ave., Augusta, ME 04330.

Lewiston Sun Journal: submit a letter here to http://www.sunjournal.com/submit/letter or mail your letter to The Lewiston Sun-Journal, P.O. Box 4400, Lewiston, Maine 04243-4400. Requirements: 250 words or fewer, with your your name, town of residence and daytime telephone number at the bottom.

Lincoln County News: submit a letter here at http://lcnme.com/submit-other/ or mail your letter to The Lincoln County News, 116 Mills Road, Newcastle, ME 04553.

Portland Press Herald: submit a letter here to http://www.pressherald.com/reader-services/letters-editor/, or fax your letter to (207) 791-6920, or mail your letter to Portland Press Herald,
Attn.: Letter to the Editor, 295 Gannett Dr., South Portland, Maine 04106. Requirement: 300 words or fewer, with your name, town of residence and daytime telephone number at the bottom.

Rockland Free Press: send a letter by e-mail to copyedit@freepressonline.com or mail your letter to The Free Press, Attn.: Letter to the Editor, 8 North Main St., Suite 101, Rockland, ME 04841.

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