All posts by The Forecaster

  • Local skiers qualify for Alpine Festival

    Local skiers (left to right) Lee Foden of Cape Elizabeth, Elly Bengtsson of Freeport, Leika Scott of Falmouth and Madeleine Whittier of Cumberland spend the...

  • Brunswick

    Arrests 3/24 at 8:10 p.m. Jeremy C. Dobson, 27, of 331 Egypt Road, Jefferson, was arrested on Tibbetts Drive on a warrant arrest charge.  3/28...

  • Pirates coach sets record

    Portland Pirates coach Kevin Dineen set a franchise record Friday with his 190th victory in a win over Lowell. Dineen passed Barry Trotz on the...

  • Running for Erica

    On March 21, an overflow crowd at Woodfords Church in Portland said goodbye to Erica Miller, who, at the age of 28, lost her valiant...

  • North Sports Roundup

    Keyes to retire John Keyes, who built the Falmouth girls’ swim program into a multi-state championship winning juggernaut, announced last week that he plans to...

  • Harris Golf launches innovative free lesson program

    By Peter Blais Helping players fully reach their potential and experience the maximum enjoyment available is the goal of a revolutionary new program – Harris...

  • Yarmouth

    Arrests 3/24 at 2:08 p.m. William J. Hoye, 27, of Portland, was arrested on charges of operating while license is suspended or revoked, unlawful possession...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Cheverus names interim baseball coach In the wake of longtime baseball coach Al Livingston’s resignation last week, Cheverus High has named Marshall “Mac” McKew as...

  • NYA names top winter athletes

    North Yarmouth Academy recently honored its top middle and upper school winter athletes. The varsity boys’ basketball team, which reached the preliminary round of the...

  • Thomas J. Earls, 84: Career in Insurance

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. —Thomas J. Earls, 84, of Brooklyn, N.Y., formerly of Portland, died March 21 at Long Island Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. He was born...

  • Cumberland ski racer named All-American

    Cumberland’s Katie Keough, a freshman Alpine snowboard racer at the University of Maine-Farmington, recently came in fifth in the giant slalom at the USCSA National...

  • Middle school track celebrates 50 years at Portland Expo

    By Tony Myatt Middle school track and field at the Portland Expo celebrated a landmark birthday this year. The Southern Maine Middle School Athletic Conference...

  • Local swimmer helps Gettysburg win title

    Kayte Demont of Cumberland Center (far left), a former swimmer at North Yarmouth Academy, helped the Gettysburg College swim team recently win the Division III...

  • Meetings

    Cape Elizabeth Mon. 3/30 7:30 p.m. Town Council Finance Committee TH Tue. 3/31 6:30 p.m. Thomas Memorial Library Study Committee TH Wed. 4/1 7:30 a.m....

  • Meetings

    Brunswick Mon. 3/30 7 p.m. Town Council Workshop MMF Tue. 4/1 7 p.m. Marine Resources MMF Bath Wed. 4/1 6 p.m. City Council CH Wed....

  • Fore?

    Dan Robinson uses a snow blower to clear the third green at South Portland Municipal Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon. Tucked below a small hill...

  • South Portland taxes rise as budget shrinks

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A public hearing on the proposed budget for next year is scheduled for Wednesday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers...

  • Falmouth Middle School skiers enjoy fine season

    The Falmouth Alpine and Nordic ski teams had a strong 2009 season. Back row (left to right): Sam Pratico (10th place meisters), Jay Lesser (10th...

  • South Portland appointment puts environment over development

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Judy Carpenter’s 20 years of service on the Planning Board came to a close this week after Mayor Tom Blake chose not...

  • Roundup

    Falmouth students honored At Falmouth High’s recent Winter Sports Awards night, senior Sara Bachman was given the Sportsmanship Award and senior Tommy Winger received the ...