Opinion

  • pnms-beem-123108 Shoveling for dogs

    By the time cruel April arrives, I’ll no doubt be sick of (or from) it, but I must confess I do enjoy shoveling snow. There...

  • pnms-letter_curtis-123108 'Guilt by association'

    J. Dwight, began his recent Forum column by dismissing several proposed “fixes” for global warming as mere ploys by developers to make more money. He...

  • s-letter_kelley-122608 Think baseball

    We are fortunate in South Portland to have many active volunteers to provide opportunities for our children to participate in various activities. South Portland National...

  • North Yarmouth recycles

      I would like to report a positive happening in this time of not always good news. For two months in a row, North Yarmouth...

  • Experience matters

    What a difference 10 years makes. Many will recall the dire straits that Falmouth was in during the ice storm of 1998. I was the...

  • Bill's closing bittersweet

    I’ve known Bill Kinsman and his family since I was a young child, back when they lived in Portland, next door to us. And when...

  • The light in the forest

    Here at the blessed end of 2008, one of the most difficult years in living memory, we must all be looking to the new year...

  • Beem's mileage

    We all realize that Edgar Allen Beem is a left-wing nut ,but he is getting worse. In his anti-all things American rant about Detroit and...

  • The biggest con job in the history of man

    Be skeptical about global warming and you’re branded with a scarlet “D” for “Denier.” Say global warming is a crock, and you are shunned at...

  • My hero, the lineman

    By Eva Murray As the emergency management director for Matinicus Isle Plantation, I don’t really have any duties. Basically, I have to know how to...

  • Dogs to dollars

    The short-sightedness of the proposals to charge non-residents money to walk their dogs on Willard Beach or to make walking our dogs in South Portland...

  • To all a good night

      The wintry twilight of Friday, Dec. 5, was brought to life in South Portland’s Mill Creek Park as the annual HolidayFest and tree lighting...

  • Just the facts

    How long has The Forecaster been the public relations spokesman for the South Portland City Council and the School Board, printing one-sided propaganda? The facts...