All posts by The Forecaster

  • Falmouth

    Arrests There were no arrests during the period reported. Summonses 3/25 at 4:52 p.m. Paul Voisine, 46, of Hartford Avenue, Falmouth, was issued a summons...

  • Portland

    3/22 at 6:16 p.m. Christopher Alan, 39, of Portland, was arrested by Officer Andjelko Napijalo on a charge of theft. 3/22 at 9:55 p.m. Seth...

  • No need for rhetoric

    I was aghast to read on the front page of The Forecaster: “N.Yarmouth questions costs; Cumberland fears ‘civil war.'” I avidly support North Yarmouth maintaining...

  • 2 Portland teachers semifinalists for Teacher of the Year

    PORTLAND — Thomas Fournier and Jayne Quinn Sawtelle were named semifinalists for the Maine Department of Education’s Teacher of The Year Award. Fournier, an engineering...

  • Q: What are you doing? A: Delivering news, vapidity in 140 characters or less

    Of all the online social networking sites blasted by critics for promoting self-absorption and narcissism as virtues, Twitter has to be the most targeted. The...

  • Living the life of a 'mazek'

    New autobiography recounts life of Rabbi Harry Z. Sky FALMOUTH — Sitting in his comfortable apartment at the Oceanview Retirement Community in Falmouth, Rabbi Harry...

  • Yarmouth School Committee sets budget hike at 1.85 percent

    YARMOUTH — The School Committee unanimously approved a fiscal 2010 budget of $19.4 million, 1.85 percent larger than this year, and will present it to...

  • Falmouth nitty-gritty

    We need to reframe Falmouth’s facilities questions from “Should we spend a million dollars converting two antique elementary schools to mixed use, single use or...

  • Yarmouth students celebrate a year of green activism

    YARMOUTH — On a gray and misty Friday morning, students at Harrison Middle school donned green clothing and sandwich board signs to promote Green Streets...

  • Harpswell

    Arrests There were no arrests during the period reported.     

  • North Yarmouth

    North Yarmouth Arrests There were no arrests or summonses during the period reported. Fire calls 3/22 at 6:43 p.m. Assist police, North Road. 3/25 at...

  • Local swimmers compete at state championship meet

    The Portland Porpoise swim team, coached by Matt Baxter, recently competed at the Maine state championship meet at the University of Maine in Orono. The...

  • 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...