All posts by The Forecaster

  • Arts Calendar

    Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art The Portland Dyke March Committee seeks performers of all genres for an Open Mic Night held on April 17...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    D-League team named The new Maine entry in the NBA Developmental League will be known as the “Red Claws,” the team announced last week. The...

  • Cumberland

    Arrests 4/2 at 8:12 p.m. Joaquin Lorenzo-Meledez, 42, of Preble Street, Portland, was arrested by Officer Christopher Woodcock on charges of violating condition of release...

  • Falmouth borrows to keep school projects on schedule

    FALMOUTH —The School Department will use short-term borrowing to jump-start construction of athletic fields and a wood chip boiler, Director of Finance and Operations Dan...

  • Cape Elizabeth Winter Athletes of the Year

    2008-09 Winter Male Athlete of the Year: ALEX BOWE, Senior-Basketball * WMC All-Conference, first team * WMC Senior All-Star * Maine McDonald’s Senior All-Star To...

  • Warren A. Rowell, 79: British motorcycle enthusiast

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Warren A. Rowell, 79, died April 1 in Portland after a brief illness. He was born on July 29, 1929, in Melrose,...

  • Louis E. Johnson, 81: Pilot, served in U.S. Air Force

    TOPSHAM — Louis Eric Johnson, 81, died March 29 at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Augusta. He was born in Ridgewood, N.J., March 6, 1928,...

  • Mid-Coast Sports Roundup

    Morse swimmer excels at YMCA Nationals Morse junior James Wells won the 100 backstroke (47.70 seconds) and the 50 freestyle (20.50) at the YMCA National...

  • Freeport police claim shortcomings threaten public safety

    FREEPORT — A nine-page letter signed by members of the Police Department was sent to the police chief, the town manager and the Town Council...

  • School Notebook

    Mid Coast Hospital offers scholarships BRUNSWICK — The Mid Coast Hospital Auxiliary’s Health Career Scholarship applications are available to local graduating high school seniors who...

  • Mt. Ararat honors winter athletes

    Mt. Ararat High School recently announced its winter sports superlatives. The boys’ basketball Coaches’ Award went to Alex Titcomb. Tyler Toothaker was named Outstanding Senior....

  • Barbara L. French, 80

    GEORGETOWN — Barbara L. French, 80, died April 5 at Mid Coast Hospital. She was born in Kingfield, Nov. 11, 1928, a daughter of Edgar...

  • Brunswick

    Arrests 4/2 at 11:33 p.m. Wendall Dwayne Casler II, 31, of 190 Main Road, Phippsburg, was arrested on Stanwood Street on a warrant arrest charge....

  • Cape Elizabeth

    Arrests There were no arrests. Summonses 4/4 at 4:45 p.m. Belinda Parker, 42, of Congress Street, Portland, was issued a summons on Spurwink Avenue by...

  • Florence L. Coombs, 80

    BRUNSWICK — Florence Louise Coombs, 80, died March 28 at Amenity Manor in Topsham. She was born in Brunswick Nov. 5, 1928, daughter of Irving...

  • Topsham

    Arrests 4/6 at 4:57 a.m. Stephen Dreher, 22, was arrested by Officer Bruce Swanson on a warrant. 4/5 at 12:36 a.m. Paul Mellyn, 49, of...

  • Cumberland lawmaker proposes sales tax holiday

    CUMBERLAND — State Rep. Meredith Strang Burgess, R-Cumberland, is hoping to make Maine one of the more than two dozen states with a sales tax...

  • Other winners

    If you’re curious about who won in The Forecaster’s other coverage areas, here you go: FORECASTER-PORTLAND MALE FEMALE CHEVERUS Alexander Markellos (Skiing) Caroline Summa (Indoor...

  • Bowdoin Beat Baseball pitcher honored

    The spring season is now kicking on all cylinders. Here’s a look: Baseball Bowdoin senior pitcher Pat Driscoll was recently named the NESCAC Pitcher of...

  • South Portland

    Arrests 3/28 at 12:31 a.m. Robert Burgess, 32, was arrested on a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking by Officer Jeff Levesque on Hoyt Street....