All posts by The Forecaster

  • Power plant

    Cape’s 1st home wind turbine quietly does its job  CAPE ELIZABETH — Walking out into his back yard on a chilly March morning, Warren Roos...

  • Correction

    An article in last week’s edition should have said that the letters of Mrs. Colcord will be read by Beth Muldoon at a dramatic reading...

  • A learning experience that teaches, too

    I am an instructor at Southern Maine Community College and I teach English Language Learners. My students are from all around the globe, taking on...

  • Investigator to probe South Portland layoffs

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city has agreed to work with an outside investigator looking into the layoffs of five veteran city employees.  The decision came...

  • Annual hawk watch at Bradbury Mountain

    FREEPORT — Freeport Wild Bird Supply, formerly of Yarmouth, has partnered with Nikon Sport Optics to sponsor the 2009 Spring Hawkwatch at Bradbury Mountain State...

  • Madeline Point plan OK'd by Yarmouth Planning Board

    YARMOUTH — Although it did not discuss project costs, the Planning Board has approved an amended version of a pier and float project at Madeline...

  • Mollys make their mark at Endicott

    By Keith Wehmeyer For Endicott College in Beverly Mass., the I-95 corridor from Maine has become a pipeline of women’s lacrosse talent. Maine won’t be...

  • School Notebook

    Dean’s List Cumberland Jessica Howard, Bates College;  Molly Sowles, Endicott College; Graham Dryden Collins, Babson College Falmouth Thomas Bowdon, Bates College; Emily Jewett Bowden, Gettysburg College....

  • Brunswick could be master tenant of train station

    Council to decide if town should negotiate with developer BRUNSWICK — The town could end up holding the keys to the 2,100-square-foot train station and...

  • Maine Mall tax appeal delayed

    SOUTH PORTLAND — An administrative hearing scheduled for April 8 in Augusta for the owners of the Maine Mall to appeal their 2006 property tax...

  • Forum on income rate reduction slated for April 6

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city’s legislative delegation will host a community forum on Monday, April 6, to discuss tax reform legislation that will be considered...

  • Falmouth teacher a semi-finalist for award

    FALMOUTH — A second-grade teacher at Lunt School has been named a semi-finalist for Maine Teacher of the Year. Kevin Grover is one of six...

  • Design chosen for South Portland plane crash memorial

    Group begins fundraising efforts SOUTH PORTLAND — A group of residents hoping to build a memorial to the state’s biggest aviation disaster announced it has...

  • B2B sign-up woes part of 'industry-wide phenomenon'

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A few hundred complaints about this year’s TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K race registration have been resolved, according to race President...

  • Cumberland's vernal pools to be tested this month

    CUMBERLAND — Town officials and volunteers this month will begin testing 250 areas identified earlier this year as potential vernal pools. The Department of Environmental...

  • Community Calendar

    Greater Portland Benefits Friday 4/3 Benefit Hockey Games, proceeds benefit Portland Firefighters Local No. 740, 6 p.m. Portland Firefighters vs. Portland Police; 7 p.m. Cumberland...

  • Arts Calendar

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Saturday 4/4 The Portland Conservatory of Music is seeking performers and composers to participate in the Contemporary Music Festival...

  • Meetings

    Portland Wed. 4/1 5 p.m. Youth Advisory Committee CH Wed. 4/1 5 p.m. Historic Preservation Committee CH Wed. 4/1 6 p.m. Franklin Street Arterial Corridor...

  • South Portland

    Arrests 3/21 at 1:27 a.m. Darren Demelle, 31, was arrested on Mussey Road by Officer Seth Page on charges of operating under the influence and...

  • Cape Elizabeth

    Arrests There were no arrests or summonses during the reported period. Fire calls 3/24 at 10:07 p.m. Fire alarm, Quartz Knob Road. 3/26 at 5:19...