Opinion

  • pnms-newman-123108 The legend of 'Interstate 92'

    In Maine we’ve grown accustomed to our state being regarded as both vacationers’ paradise and charming anachronism. Visitors from larger metropolitan areas come here to...

  • 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...