All posts by The Forecaster

  • School Notebook

    Public meetings held with Portland superintendent PORTLAND — The Portland School Committee will host several meetings in April and May to introduce Portland’s new superintendent,...

  • Deals aplenty at area golf courses

    It is the classic Economics 101 formula: If demand drops, so do prices. That is the case at golf courses across the country, and here...

  • Bulldogs rule regatta

    The three Portland High School boats in last Saturday’s inaugural Bulldog Classic Regatta jockey for position at the start of a race on Casco Bay....

  • Employment Times merges with Sun Media Group

    LEWISTON — The Employment Times has merged with Sun Media Group, parent company of the Sun Journal, Forecaster, Bethel Citizen, Norway Advertiser Democrat, Rumford Falls...

  • North Yarmouth police beat

    North Yarmouth There were no arrests or summonses during the period reported. EMS There were two calls for emergency medical service from April 6 through...

  • Hot Tamales win tournament

    The Casco Bay Hockey Mites Division “Hot Tamales” won the Mighty Mite March Mania tournament in Orono in late March. They defeated the Lewiston Junior...

  • Portland Sports Roundup

    Lowry steps down as Cheverus hockey coach Cheverus boys’ hockey coach Jack Lowry, who led the Stags to the 2005 and 2006 Class A state...

  • Portland Sea Dogs 2009 Preview

    Top pitching prospect Junichi Tazawa showed his stuff on Opening Day. (Brandon McKenney photo) “It’s time to gander at them fields so green To watch...

  • Meetings

    Cape Elizabeth Mon. 4/13 7:30 p.m. Town Council Budget Public Hearing TH Tue. 4/14 7 p.m. Conservation Commission TH Tue. 4/14 7 p.m. Arts Commission...

  • Meetings

    Brunswick Mon. 4/13 1 p.m. Staff Review MMF Mon. 4/13 4 p.m. Teen Center Advisory Committee 6 Noble St. Mon. 4/13 5:30 p.m. Brunswick/Topsham Water...

  • Work begins on I-295 rehab project

    TOPSHAM — Preliminary reconstruction of Interstate 295 northbound has begun, causing a lane closure between Exit 28 in Brunswick and Exit 31 in Topsham. The...

  • Falmouth Fire-EMS recognizes workers' service

    FALMOUTH — More than 120 people attended the Fire-EMS Department’s annual Awards Recognition Dinner last Saturday to honor firefighters and emergency medical technicians for their...

  • Meetings

    Falmouth Thu. 4/9 6 p.m. Falmouth Harbor/Waterfront Committee FPD Mon. 4/13 12 p.m. Community Development Committee TH Mon. 4/13 7 p.m. Town Council TH Mon....

  • Freeport

    Arrests There were no arrests or summonses during the period reported. Summer breeze 3/27 at 10:57 a.m. Police were notified that there was a smell...

  • Sports Roundup

      Cumberland/N Yarmouth Babe Ruth registration   Registration for Cumberland/North Yarmouth Babe Ruth League, for players ages 13 to 15, is open from now until...

  • City Council to discuss expanding recycling

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday will discuss ways to expand the city’s curbside recycling program to include 1,100 apartment and condominium units...

  • Bath home for elderly looks toward possible expansion

    BATH — A facility that has served as a home for many elders for more than 90 years may be expanding next year. There are 37...

  • Grant could revive Androscoggin path extension

    Trail would link Bath, Brunswick,Topsham BRUNSWICK — Grant funding for a regional trail planning effort between Bath, Brunswick and Topsham could revive a plan to...

  • Freaky Bean grinds to a halt, likely to liquidate

    Creditors force coffee company into bankruptcy  SCARBOROUGH — With more than $1 million in debts, Freaky Bean Coffee Co. has closed its stores after being...

  • Parties still discussing Brunswick intersection changes

    BRUNSWICK — Proposed changes to a troublesome intersection near Bath Road and Maine Street are still being discussed by stakeholders, town and Maine Department of...