www.theforecaster.net January 21, 2011
Vol. 10, No. 3
News of South Portland, Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth
Compromise extends Higgins Beach parking, limits spaces By Emily Parkhurst SCARBOROUGH — Parking along Higgins beach will now be allowed year-round, restricted to one hour in the summer and unlimited in the off season, for approximately 15 cars.
All other parking along the beach and nearby streets has been eliminated. Also, the off-season has been extended by six weeks to match other town beaches. It will begin Sept. 15 and end April 30.
After a series of amendments, some that passed, others that failed, the Town Council on Wednesday reached a compromise. It allows parking along Bayview Avenue from Pearl Street beyond a new drop-off
zone, to Morning Street. Previously suggested no-time-limit parking from Morning to Vesper streets was eliminated. “I think they did a good job compromising,” said Higgins Beach resident and Higgins
Beach Committee member Barbara Belicose. “I’m thrilled about the side streets, disappointed about the summer parking.” See page 20
Workforce housing possible for Scarborough neighborhood
By Emily Parkhurst SCARBOROUGH — An affordable housing development may be in Scarborough’s future if a $10,000 Community Development Block Grant is awarded to the town. Habitat for Humanity and the Scarborough Housing Alliance have teamed up in the hope that a small parcel of town-owned land just off Broadturn Road, between Saratoga Lane and the Maine Turnpike, can be used for workforce housing. “We’re in the very early stages here,” Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Stephen Bolton said. “This small grant would pay for engineering studies.” The 20-acre property, which See page 20
Cape municipal tax rate could increase 1.5%
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The Maine Mall in South Portland was as busy as a multi-colored beehive on Saturday, Jan. 15, as builders gathered from all over for a fundraiser for the fourth annual Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland LEGO House Buildathon. Keegan Haley, 8, right, and Hunter Brown, 9, both from Gray, teamed up to build a lighthouse. A record-setting 40 teams took part this year, raising more than $3,500, almost double the event’s goal of $2,000. Organizers said all money raised will be used to put the finishing touches on a home in Westbrook for a single mother and her three children.
better known for its small house lots and sprawling commercial sector than its agricultural production. “(A community garden) gives
By Amy Anderson CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Manager Michael McGovern plans to present the Town Council with a fiscal year 2012 municipal budget that will increase the municipal tax rate by 1.5 percent. At a Town Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 10, Councilor Sara Lennon, the chairwoman of the Finance Committee, said
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Back to their roots: Residents seek community gardens By Randy Billings SOUTH PORTLAND — There may be a thick blanket of snow covering the ground, but a group of residents have their minds focused on the fruits of the earth.
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Avid gardeners will petition the City Council on Monday night for a plot of land behind the former Hamlin School, at the corner of Sawyer and Ocean streets, to be used for community gardens.
Meetings.........................17 Obituaries.......................10 Opinion.............................6 Out & About....................18 People & Business......... 11
The Community Garden Collective, a group of about half a dozen residents, would like to create an area where, for a fee, gardeners will be able to till the ground, plant seeds and harvest fresh organic foods in a city
Police Beat.......................8 Real Estate.....................26 School Notebook............10 Sports.............................13
INSIDE Winter fun continues Page 13
Downeast gallery moves to Meeting House Hill Page 2
Community space considered in new school Page 3
January 21, 2011
Downeast gallery moves to Meeting House Hill By Randy Billings SOUTH PORTLAND — For as long as Anders Larson can remember, his father would create art in the common spaces of their South Penobscot home. So, it only seems fitting the family is using a house on Meeting House Hill to show the late David Henning Larson’s work. “We really like the feel,” Larson said of the former Old Crow Gallery. “His work space was always right in the living space. He’d have two or three pieces going at once.” “I’d like to live here,” added his 74-yearold mother, Carole, who was helping set up the gallery Monday morning. “The only thing missing is a shower.” The Larsons are moving pieces of David Henning Larson’s artwork from their previous gallery in the former Penobscot Canning Co. to the building at 331 Cottage Road. Anders Larson said the decision to close the South Penobscot gallery stemmed from the family’s desire to introduce the artist’s work, which is being featured as part of a Maine Masters video series, to a wider audience. “The summer traffic was our business there,” Larson said. “There were always repeat customers. And it wasn’t just to look at art. Usually they’d wind up on the back
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Artist David Henning Larson died Aug. 25, 2007.
deck having lunch.” But, after his father’s death in 2007 and the start of the recession, traffic at the Downeast gallery dried up. “What we’ve noticed over the last four or five years there is that the number of adventurous tourists is not what it used to be,” he said. Larson, a 46-year-old South Portland resident who is a seventh-grade teacher in Sanford, is the youngest of three children. His two brothers live in New York City, where they considered opening a gallery, but were discouraged by the cost. “This is sort of an experiment,” he said. What was rarely an experiment was David Henning Larson’s art. Brooksville artist Robert Shetterly, who is perhaps best known for his Americans
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Anders Larson, left, and his mother, Carole Larson, admire a painting from David Henning Larson’s “Last Supper” series. The family is devoting a gallery on Meeting House Hill in South Portland to the late artist’s work.
Who Tell the Truth portrait series as well as his illustrations of poet William Blake’s “Proverbs of Hell,” described Larson as a fearless artist and philosopher. “By that I mean that he used his art to search out the most difficult truths about himself, the world and his fellow human beings,” Shetterly said. “And he never flinched.” Shetterly said Larson’s paintings display a mastery of color and could often be both
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frightening and funny. “Because they are often mysterious and ambiguous, they invite collaboration by the viewer,” he said. Anders Larson said his father, who would often draw inspiration from the natural world, was meticulous in the sketches that preceded his paintings.
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Community space considered in replacement for Scarborough school By Emily Parkhurst SCARBOROUGH — A discussion between town councilors and Wentworth Building Committee members Wednesday highlighted the town’s concerns that a new intermediate school may eliminate some of the spaces utilized by the town’s community programs. “We recognize there is a need to continue community services,” Superintendent of Schools Jo Anne Sizemore said. The discussion came after the School Board voted two weeks ago to support the building committee’s recommendation to build a new school to replace the ailing Wentworth school. The town offers preschool and childcare programs at the Bessworth School, which is behind the Wentworth building and where the new school is proposed to be built. “I hope this is the beginning of the conversation we can continue to have,” Town Manager Tom Hall said. “It would be a shame to squander the few opportunities we have left on this campus.” School board members and councilors discussed the need to keep the total price of the new building low, while still providing as much space as possible. “I’m interested in seeing us move forward with the best educational building
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we can for the best price,” said Councilor Michael Wood, who also sits on the Wentworth Building Committee. Wood stressed the importance of communicating with the public about plans for the new building. A 2006 referendum to replace the Wentworth and middle school buildings failed. It has been suggested the proposed cost was too high and there was poor communication about the project. “I’m sensitive to the fact that the community at large is paying attention,” Wood said. “Perception is a big piece of this.” School Board member Aymie Hardesty, who has been a vocal advocate for addressing air quality concerns at the existing school, said she would like to see a financially responsible, but communityoriented new building. “It takes a village,” she said. “I know we have to be fiscally conservative. I would like that. But if we’re going to build a place, at least make it expandable for the future.” After the meeting, School Board Chairman Christopher Brownsey said it is important that the town be aware of some of the issues with the current Wentworth
Scarborough woman ID’d as NY homicide victim
SCARBOROUGH — Suffolk County, N.Y., police identified the body of Megan Waterman, a 22-year-old Scarborough mother and Craigslist.com escort who was last seen in Hauppauge, N.Y., last June after traveling to the area with her boyfriend. Waterman’s body was one of four found on a Long Island beach in December, although her identity wasn’t confirmed until Wednesday. Scarborough Police confirmed in a press release that Waterman body was found off Ocean Parkway on Gilgo Beach and that a homicide investigation is being conducted by the Suffolk County Police Department.
‘Race to Nowhere’ to screen in Cape Elizabeth CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth High School Parent Association and the Scarborough and South Portland school departments will host a screening of the documentary film “Race to Nowhere” on Monday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m.
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Portland police arrest supermarket robbery suspect By Randy Billings SOUTH PORTLAND — A man arrested in connection with two robberies and an attempted robbery within a 24-hour period is currently being held on $50,000 cash bail. Portland Police Lt. Gary Rogers said in a press release that 45-year-old Howard Gribbin Gribbin was arrested on Tuesday evening after he allegedly robbed the Bank of America on Forest Avenue. Rogers said Gribbin allegedly entered OVERSTOCKS • CLOSEOUTS • SURPLUS • CASE DISCOUNTS
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Winter Harvest: Healthy start to a new year By Amy Anderson Some people have a difficult time around the holidays and this year, I could relate. I turned 35 in December and spent my first holiday without parents. Instead of being angry or depressed about aging or outliving my parents, I gave myself permission to enjoy whatever made me happy. Food and drink! I ate out on my birthday, went to holiday parties, enjoyed – without guilt – all the ham and pasta, cheese-and-meat platters, dips and spreads and desserts I could handle. Looking back, I survived the month and had a great time. And grew. On New Year’s Day I decided it was time to scale it back a bit. Speaking of scale, I bought one. I went on the South Beach Diet and begin an exercise regime. For two weeks, I eliminated carbohydrates as a way to stabilize my blood sugar and stop cravings for sugar. I ate lean proteins and tons of vegetables. It’s a good diet to kick-start weight loss because the results are evident in about a week. After the strict two-week phase it is time to incorporate carbohydrates and fruits back into the diet. When it was time to order from the winter co-op I thought I would be unable to get anything except garlic because I thought all the winter vegetables would be packed with sugars and starch. I was wrong. I did have to stay away from potatoes, rutabagas, pumpkins, some squash and cooked beets, but there were many other vegetables I could order and enjoy even on the strict phase of the diet. Cranberry beans, kale, Brussels sprouts, onions and garlic, mushrooms, broccoli, raw beets and turnips, cucumbers, and radish are all great choices. These foods are low on the glycemic index – the scale that rates how quickly carbohydrate-rich foods raise blood sugar levels. Foods that are low on the index produce fewer fluctuations in blood sugar, which helps maintain a steady level of insulin, promotes heart health and decreases the chance of diabetes. I purchased kale because I just can’t get enough of it, cranberry beans because I’ve never cooked with them before, and salad dressing made from tomatoes and herbs grown on Jordan’s Farm. I always order seafood from Alewive’s Brook Farm and vegetables from Green Sparks.
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Welcome to Conflagrationland Unless you live in a bomb shelter, you know about the fire storm that erupted Editor’s last week after Gov. Paul LePage told the NAACP to “kiss my butt.” It was a new low for the new governor, whose promise last year to tell the president of the United States “to go to hell” was largely written off as a stream-ofconsciousness campaigntrail rant in keeping with the then-Waterville mayor’s working-class personality. His staff’s explanation for the most recent insult – that Mo Mehlsak the governor was speaking “in the direct manner people have come to expect” – leaves much to be desired. It’s hard to believe that many of the
38 percent of Maine voters who put LePage in office last November, let alone the majority who voted for other candidates, are proud of their governor. On the contrary, most Mainers are probably deeply disturbed and embarrassed by LePage, who three days after the fact had not even acknowledged the damage and impropriety of his words, let alone apologized for speaking them. LePage’s remarks – the type usually heard in bar-room or playground arguments – were even more inflammatory and disappointing because they came on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and because he derisively described the NAACP as a “special-interest group.” Whether or not you agree with that characterization, one has to wonder if the governor uses the term when he describes, for example, the National Rifle Association, Maine State Chamber of Commerce, Maine Right to Life Committee or Maine Heritage Policy Center. The governor also accused the NAACP of playing “the race card” when its leaders said they were concerned that LePage is demonstrating a pattern of
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behavior by snubbing annual MLK Jr. Day events. But it was LePage who brought race into the discussion, suggesting his “black son” – a questionable way to describe someone who is neither adopted nor a LePage offspring – could set the critics straight. On Monday, when the governor made a surprise appearance at an MLK Jr. Day breakfast in Waterville, his attendance seemed all too calculated; a too-little, too-late attempt to patronize those who criticized him for the lack of thought involved when LePage spoke the previous Friday. Unfortunately, the pattern of speech that LePage is displaying gives little hope that there’s much thought going on at all. And that is what is truly worrisome. Whether you agree or not with his politics and policies, Maine needs a governor who can present and defend those policies with rational, respectful, and well-defined arguments, not stream-of-consciousness, knee-jerk rants. LePage’s language and behavior must reflect that he now works at the Blaine House, not the Marden’s warehouse. Mainers deserve better from their governor, and we and the NAACP deserve an apology for the embarrassment he has caused, as well as a pledge to refrain from future scorched-earth political rhetoric. Mo Mehlsak is editor of The Forecaster. He can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 107 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow Mo @mmehlsak on Twitter.
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LePage’s explanation falls short I come from simple people, many with high school educations, some with less. I’m sure some of my Canadian great aunts and uncles would not have known English words like “civility.” But they came to the United States to assimilate, to work hard, to be good citizens. My father’s folks grew up on the streets of Lewiston, you might say. My grandparents still often spoke the Quebecois they learned first in the provinces as children in huge Catholic families. My grandfather, Lucien, was the city clerk of Lewiston for years and I, too, walked the streets with him. He seemed to know everyone. He spoke French and English to them, but never trash. I have heard the “reasons” that Paul LePage and his assistants give for his speech: wanting to tell Obama to “go to hell,” telling the NAACP to kiss his butt. As much as Paul Lepage says he will not be hostage to special-interest groups, the reason given for his gaffes is basically that he comes from one. I was told, by my people from the streets of Lewiston, that we might be able to understand our current behavior by looking at our up-bringing. Yet, they added, once we become adults, we can no longer use our past as an excuse for our present actions. My hope is that in the future, Paul LePage will take a lesson from the many French Canadian-Americans who are also appalled by his talk. Never were we Francos allowed to speak with such disrespect. Susan Lebel Young Falmouth
Council thanks Prouts Neck residents In November, the Prouts Neck Association Community Grant Program awarded $1,000 to the Scarborough Athletic Council. The grant money is a wonderful reflection of tremendous generosity shown by residents of the Prouts Neck community. Scarborough Athletic Council would like to formally thank and recognize the Prouts Neck residents for this most generous gift. The grant will be used mostly towards funding college scholarships for Scarborough graduating senior athletes and team managers. It’s great to know that this type of local generosity still exists during challenging economic times. Scarborough Athletic Council offers the most college scholarships to graduating Scarborough High School seniors. This grant award is a great example of how local residents can support the future success of collegebound Scarborough seniors involved in school athletics. Lucia Jones Scarborough
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Time to stop the crazy talk In the wake of the tragic shootings in Tucson, Ariz., there has been a lot of finger-pointing but not a lot of soul-searching when it comes to why a deranged young man attempted to assassinate U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in the process killing and wounding bystanders. From the outset, the sheriff of Pima County has pointed a finger at conservative talk radio. “When you look at unbalanced people, how they respond to the vitriol that comes out of certain The Universal mouths about tearing down the government,” Sheriff Clarence Dupnik said. “The anger, the hatred, the bigotry that goes on in this country is getting to be outrageous and unfortunately Arizona has become sort of the capital. We have become the Mecca for prejudice and bigotry.” Though he did not name names, Dupnik reportedly had radio and Edgar Allen Beem TV rabble-rouser Glenn Beck in mind when he made those comments. So is Glenn Beck personally to blame for the massacre in Tucson? The easy answer is that nothing and no one is to blame when a crazy person commits an horrendous act of violence. But it’s too easy to just blame an irrational mind and leave it at that. Why would a crazy man plan to shoot up a congresswoman’s public gathering instead of, say, the local community college that had expelled him? Did it have anything to do with the fact that the crazy man was a Hitler lover with suspected ties to white supremacist groups and the congresswoman is a Jewish woman who opposed Arizona’s draconian immigration laws? Maybe, maybe not. Did it have anything to do with the fact that Sarah Palin posted a map with telescopic-sight crosshairs on it “targeting” Rep. Giffords for defeat? Maybe, maybe not. Did it have anything to do with the fact that Giffords’ opponent held a rally at which he invited supporters to shoot an M16 with him for $50 to “Help remove Gabrielle Giffords from office?” Maybe, maybe not. Did it have anything to do with failed Nevada senatorial candidate Sharron Angle’s warning about
“Second Amendment remedies?” Not in and of itself. Though you do have to wonder about the mental state of a woman who would follow a comment about “Second Amendment remedies” by saying, “I’ll tell you the first thing we need to do is take Harry Reid out.” And it’s too easy to blame Arizona’s extremely lenient gun laws, which allow just about anyone to carry a concealed weapon without a permit. But the cumulative effect of all the militant right-wing rhetoric about taking back America and all the open-carry advocates showing up armed at tea party gatherings surely had an impact on an unstable mind. The direct cause of the shootings in Tucson was one crazy young man. But Dupnik is right. One of the indirect causes surely was the climate of anger and hatred inflamed by all the crazy talk in America these days. Reasonable people should be able to express legitimate concerns and air their differences without making it sound as though they were in a battle between good and evil. I suppose I’m guilty of this demonization myself. All this crazy talk from the right makes me angry. Still, I don’t use gun metaphors to express that anger. President Obama is a Muslim, a socialist, a Black Panther, a foreigner. Crazy talk. Obama is “either stupid or evil,” as someone now in the Maine Legislature once wrote. Crazy talk. The government is going to take away our guns. Crazy talk. Health-care reform is government tyranny. Crazy talk. Taxation is theft. Crazy talk. The Constitution is under attack. Crazy talk. It’s time for another American Revolution. Crazy talk. The conventional wisdom is that the shootings in Tucson should not be seen as politically motivated because the shooter’s political ramblings were incoherent. But the crazy talk coming from right-wing extremists is every bit as irrational as that of the disturbed young man who committed this heinous crime. To suggest that it did not contribute to pushing a deranged man over the edge is itself crazy talk. There is nothing wrong in this country that justifies talk of overthrowing the government. Any assertion to the contrary is (fill in the blank). Freelance journalist Edgar Allen Beem lives in Yarmouth. The Universal Notebook is his personal, weekly look at the world around him. Comment on this story at: http://www.theforecaster.net/weblink/78897
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South Portland Arrests 1/7 at 1:14 p.m. Spencer C. Smith, 20, of Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of operating after suspension and on a warrant. 1/7 at 9:06 p.m. Natasha Dionisio, 20, of South Portland, was arrested on Main Street by Officer Scott Corbett on a warrant. 1/8 at 11:44 p.m. Alan Bruce Colvin, 30, of South Portland, was arrested on West Wainwright Circle by Officer Philip Longanecker on charges of domestic violence assault, obstructing report of crime and criminal mischief. 1/9 at 7:16 p.m. William Meservey, 48, of South Portland, was arrested on Sawyer Street by Officer Patricia Maynard on a charge of operating under the influence. 1/10 at 1:37 a.m. Elvis Dang, 40, of Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Brian McCarthy operating under the influence. 1/10 at 10:08 p.m. Jasmine E. Hailey, 23, of South Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of operating after suspension. 1/10 at 11:20 p.m. Matthew Ross, 19, of South Portland, was arrested on Pillsbury Street by Officer Chris Gosling on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and criminal trespass. 1/12 at 9:17 p.m. Brandon Gross, 20, of South Portland, was arrested on Cannon Road by Officer Richard Mearn on charges of domestic violence assault, domestic violence terrorizing and endangering the welfare of a child. 1/13 at 12:04 a.m. Susan L. Goldberg, 46, of South Portland, was arrested on the Gary L. Maietta Parkway by Officer Jake Hall on a charge of operating under the influence. 1/13 at 11:54 p.m. Dave B. Covington, 24, of Portland, was arrested on Main Street by Officer David Stailing on a charge of possession of marijuana and on a warrant. 1/14 at 12:51 a.m. Cassandra R. LeGere, 20, of South Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of operating after suspension. 1/14 at 1:15 a.m. Nathan Ramsay, 24, Arundel, was arrested on Interstate 295 by Officer Andrew Nelson on a charge of operating under the influence.
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1/8 at 12:23 a.m. Adam Arsenault, 26, of South Portland, was issued a summons on Sanford Street by Officer Richard Mearn on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 1/8 at 3 p.m. A 16-year-old girl, of Gorham, was summonsed on Maine Mall Road by Officer Jeffrey Pooler on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. 1/9 at 5:06 p.m. A 16-year-old girl, of South Portland, was issued a summonsed on Maine Mall Road by Officer Philip Longanecker on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. 1/10 at 12:44 a.m. Howard McGreenhan, 20, of South Portland, was summonsed on Bay Road by Officer Chris Gosling on a charge of possession of alcohol by a minor. 1/11 at 1:30 a.m. Raymond N. Lester, 24, of Portland, was issued a summons on Main Street by Officer Shane Stephenson on charges of sale and use of drug paraphernalia and violation of a protective order. 1/11 at 5:40 p.m. Katelyn A. Warren, 21, of Portland, was issued a summonsed on Philbrook Avenue by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. 1/11 at 5:44 p.m. Justine Tarrat, 20, of South Portland, was summonsed on Market Street by Officer Richard Mearn on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 1/14 at 8 a.m. A 17-year-old boy, of South Portland, was issued a summons on Highland Avenue by Officer Allen Andrews on a charge of assault.
The burglary that was not 1/7 at 6:03 p.m. Police responded to a reported burglary on Lemont Avenue, but determined that no actual burglary had occurred.
Cabbie strong-armed 1/8 at 11:39 p.m. A cab driver drove to the police station to report an armed robbery. The driver said he had picked up a passenger from Portland, but when he reached Churchill Road, the customer only paid part of the fare, after allegedly threatening the driver. The case is still under investigation.
Lost and found 1/10 at 11:20 p.m. Police happened upon an altercation between two men on Pillsbury Street. One of the men, a tenant living in a Sawyer Street apartment, said he caught the other man in his basement, where items had recently been taken. Police determined the suspect, 19-year-old Matthew Ross, of South Portland, had no connection to the Sawyer Street building. Ross, who was allegedly carrying a knife, was arrested on charges of criminal trespass and carrying a concealed weapon.
Fire calls 1/11 at 1:54 p.m. Vehicle accident clean-up, Interstate 295. 1/12 at 12:04 p.m. Building fire, Elderberry Drive. 1/12 at 3:55 p.m. Alarm malfunction, Brickhill Avenue. 1/12 at 5:37 p.m. Unauthorized burning, Exton Avenue. 1/12 at 6:58 p.m. System malfunction, Ocean Street. 1/12 at 9:03 p.m. Defective elevator with no occupants, River Place Drive. 1/13 at 10:29 a.m. Malicious false alarm, Thompson Street. 1/13 at 1:24 p.m. System malfunction, Brickhill Avenue. 1/14 at 4:14 a.m. Vehicle accident with injuries, Cottage Road. 1/14 at 11:03 a.m. Person in distress, Preble Street. 1/14 at 3:49 p.m. Carbon monoxide incident, Main Street. 1/15 at 11:55 a.m. Vehicle accident with no injuries, Gorham Road. 1/15 at 1:19 p.m. Vehicle accident with no injuries, Clarks Pond Parkway.
1/15 at 3:36 p.m. Alarm with no fire, Cushing Court. 1/15 at 11:10 p.m. Smoke odor investigation, South Kelsey Street. 1/17 at 5:51 a.m. Carbon monoxide incident, Wainwright Circle. 1/17 at 8:39 a.m. Malicious false alarm, Westbrook Street. 1/17 at 10:33 a.m. False call, Pine Street.
EMS calls South Portland emergency medical services responded to 57 calls from Jan. 11-17.
Cape Elizabeth Arrests 1/12 at 10:01 a.m. Heidi R. MacIver, 34, was arrested by Officer Aaron Webster on Woodland Road on a charge of violation of protection order. 1/15 at 6:20 p.m. Jonathan Peter Carlson, 26, of Portland, was arrested by Officer Andy Steindl on Charles Road on charges of domestic violence assault, domestic violence reckless conduct and violation of conditions of release.
Summonses 1/12 at 1 a.m. Gregory Latorre, 18, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons by Sgt. Eric Fay on Route 77 on charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. 1/12 at 1 a.m. Finn Melanson, 19, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons by Sgt. Eric Fay on Route 77 on charges of possession of alcohol and possession of fictitious drivers license. 1/12 at at 1 a.m. Benjamin Brewster, 18, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons by Sgt. Eric Fay on Route 77 on a charge of possession of a fictitious drivers license. 1/15 A 17-year-old boy, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons by Officer Jeffrey Gaudette on a charge of possession of marijuana.
Fire calls 1/11 at 9:32 a.m. Fire alarm on Two Lights Road. 1/11 at 2:52 p.m. Fire alarm on Cross Hill. 1/12 at 12:38 p.m. Mutual aid to South Portland. 1/13 at 8:51 a.m. Arching wires on Scott Dyer Road. 1/14 at 8:44 p.m. Animal rescue on Rocky Hill. 1/15 at 1:50 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Broad Cove Road. 1/17 at 8:23 a.m. Service call on Scott Dyer Road. 1/17 at 1:32 p.m. Smoke investigation on Avon Road.
EMS Cape Elizabeth emergency medical services responded to four calls from Jan. 11-17.
Scarborough Arrests 1/10 at 12:39 p.m. Janette S. Maxwell, 74, of Gorham Road, was arrested on Gorham Road by Officer Ian Theriault on a warrant. 1/11 at 2:41 a.m. Nicholas P. Gaudet, 28, of Stevens Avenue, Portland, was arrested on Ashley Drive by Officer Steven Thibodeau on a charge of operating when a license was suspended or revoked. 1/13 at 7:07 p.m. David W. Kenney Jr., 34, of Griffin Road, was arrested on Hannaford Drive by Officer Garrett Strout on a charge of operating when a license was suspended or revoked. 1/14 at 2:12 a.m. Karen Lombardi, 52, of Hill Street, Biddeford, was arrested on Route 1 by Officer Andrew Flynn on charges of violating bail conditions and operating when a license was suspended or revoked.
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Fire calls 1/10 at 10:12 a.m. Fire alarm on Snow Canning Road. 1/10 at 11:13 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 1. 1/11 at 10:10 a.m. Supervised tamper on Payne Road. 1/11 at 11:47 a.m. Fire alarm on Washington Avenue. 1/12 at 10:12 a.m. Low hanging wire on Pleasant Hill Road. 1/12 at 11:03 a.m. Fire alarm on Payne Road. 1/12 at 12:38 p.m. Fire alarm on Route 1. 1/12 at 12:38 p.m. Fire alarm on Payne Road. 1/12 at 3:34 p.m. Fire alarm on Gorham Road. 1/12 at 3:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Maine Turnpike South. 1/12 at 4:21 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Highland Avenue. 1/13 at 10:12 a.m. Fire alarm on Route 1. 1/13 at 11:17 a.m. Low hanging wire on Pine Point Road. 1/13 at 7:27 p.m. Residential fire alarm on Abigail Way. 1/14 at 12:45 p.m. Smoke investigation on Running Hill Road. 1/14 at 5:26 p.m. Wash, wires, mulch, burn, smell on Route 1. 1/15 at 2:45 a.m. Pump trouble on Payne Road. 1/15 at 8:12 a.m. Fire alarm on Pine Point Road. 1/15 at 10:16 p.m. Fire alarm on Gibson Road.
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Paul D. Gray, 60: Helped shape future of Maine Medical Center SOUTH PORTLAND — Paul D. Gray, 60, died Jan. 10 in Portland. Born April 29, 1950, in Dallas, Texas, a son of Donald Richard Gray and Agnes Lou Smith Gray, he attended Texas schools, and graduated with honors from the University of Texas at Austin and earned a master’s Gray degree in labor and industrial relations at Michigan State University.
He began his career as a senior executive with the Texas Medical Association in Austin, and later worked in senior management positions with Texas firms focused on strategic and facility planning for health science centers and teaching hospitals. In 1984 he married Beth L. DeTine, and had a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Gray, born in 1988. With a desire to trade hectic business travel for a more family-centered life, they moved to Portland where he joined Maine Medical Center as vice president of planning.
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in the First Congregational Church, where he was a leader of the strategic planning process and member of the board of deacons and the council. Survivors include his wife, Beth; and daughter, Elizabeth; his sister, Sandra Gray Griffith and her husband Brooks of Austin, Texas; sisters-in-law and brothersin-law and their children, Nancy DeTine, Jim Mendola and Caitlin DeTine; Susan DeTine-Carter, Don Carter, Katie and Don Carter; Linda DeTine, Jim Glose, Max Glose and Sophie DeTine; Amy DeTine and Ted LaCroix; Carol DeTine, Roger Woodman and Abby Woodman. Memorial services were held last week. Arrangements are by Hobbs Funeral Home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at hobbsfuneralhome.com. Memorial contributions may be sent to Maine Medical Center, c/o Development Office, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, ME 04102.
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Portland Museum of Art educators earn awards PORTLAND — Two educators at the Portland Museum of Art, Dana Baldwin and Stacy Rodenberger, were recently recognized with awards from the National Art Education Association. Dana Baldwin, the museum’s Peggy L. Osher director of education, was named the National Museum Educator of the Year by the NAEA. Baldwin has been the Peggy L. Osher Director of Education at the Portland Museum of Art for the past 18 years. During this time, she has been instrumental in establishing the Bernard A. Osher Lecture series and launching the annual Nelson Social Justice Fund Lecture. She has been
Atlantic Regional recently held a ceremonial ribbon cutting to officially open its newest branch location at 327 Main St. in Cumberland. This is the fourth branch of Atlantic Regional, a full-service financial institution serving Cumberland and Sagadahoc Counties.
project director of 10 National Endowment for the Arts projects at the museum, including the recent project to digitize more than 250 wood engravings by Winslow Homer for a new museum website. In 2003 Baldwin was named the NAEA Eastern Division’s Outstanding Museum Educator of the Year, and in 2005 she was named Art Advocate of the Year by the Maine Art Education Association. Also earning an award from NAEA is Stacy Rodenberger, the museum’s coordinator of school programs. Rodenberger was named the National Art Education Association’s 2010 Eastern Division Outstanding Museum Educator of the Year. Rodenberger has served as the coordinator of school programs at the Portland Museum of Art for 10 years. Highlights of her accomplishments include overseeing the development of three arts-integrated curriculum handbooks, “Looking to Learn: Teaching Across the Curriculum with the Portland Museum of Art,” “ACCESS: Making the Past A Presence with the Portland Museum of Art,” and “Look at ME: Reading Art and Stories in the Portland Museum of Art.” Looking to Learn and ACCESS received national awards from the American Association of Museums. Baldwin and Rodenberger will both receive their awards at the NAEA annual conference in March in Seattle.
as the company’s senior vice president. Gary Gurney, certified Rolfer, has opened his new office at 83 India St. in Portland, where he shares the space with Wildwood Medicine, a natural health care center. For more information please visit mainerolfing.com. Larry Stoddard, owner of Distinctive Tile & Design, a distributor of porcelain, stone and glass mosaic tile, has recently opened his fourth retail showroom at 334 Forest Ave. in Portland. Distinctive Tile & Design has showrooms located in Yarmouth, York and Rockland. Ruth Martin of Falmouth has recently opened The Purple Turtle Gifts & Jewelry located at 100 Gray Road, U.S. Route 100, in Falmouth. The store is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. The Purple Turtle features a collection of local artisans’ crafts, including jewelry, candles, soaps, apparel, accessories, and more. Oasis Health Network has relocated its Free Clinic to a larger office space in the Mid Coast Professional Building, Suite 9/10, at 66 Baribeau Drive in Brunswick. The new space, offered at no cost by Mid Coast Hospital, will accommodate additional clinic volunteers to serve a larger number of people.
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Cross-country skiing in Reid State Park GEORGETOWN — Fresh snow and Maine coastal scenery just might be the perfect union. Most winters, if lucky, we enjoy a few brief weeks of good skiing at water’s edge. We are in the midst of such a glorious period right now. One of the most magnificent coastal skiing experiences outside Acadia National Park just might be the trail system and beaches of Reid State Park. When conditions allow, the park staff groom the 2.2-mile North Boundary Trail, and the access road leading a mile out to Half Mile Beach. The packed trail is 2 feet wide, but not set with tracks. Despite the lack of set tracks we easily glided through a beautiful evergreen forest. A recent footdeep snowfall had plastered the northeast side of the trees in white. Loads of sugary snow sat precariously perched on bowed evergreen branches. Dapples of early morning sun tried valiantly to infiltrate the forest. The park gate opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. Fees are posted at an Iron Ranger: $4.50 per adult with adults over 65 free of charge. Just past the fee station the road splits, with the plowed left fork leading out to Griffith Head and Mile Beach. Follow the right fork a hundred yards and park at the entrance gate for the unplowed park road leading a mile out to Todds Point and Half Mile Beach. The North Boundary Trail begins at the closed gate. A sign is posted for skiers, and the trail is marked with blue blazes. It
loops over gentle terrain back to the road a hundred yards south of where you began. The trail initially follows along the Seguinland Road, passing two ponds on the left. The dead trees on the far side of each pond looked like giant white pipe cleaners sticking up out of the snow. Once back out onto the park road we headed south, thankful for the sun on our faces on a chilly, but windless morning. Passing through an open section with vast marshes on each side of us we gazed east to the impressive reach of sand dunes separating us from the ocean. From the parking lot we carefully negotiated a snowdrift strewn trail down onto Half Mile Beach. We were delighted to find a wide ribbon of crusty snow above the tide zone perfect for gliding down the beach to the Little River. There were diamonds sparkling everywhere, on the freshly fallen snow, and on the calm ocean water. Small rollers politely tumbled onto the beach. Distant sea smoke and morning clouds hovered to the east over the water, with a brilliant blue sky above us. The fortress-like mass of Seguin with its flashing lighthouse beacon rose out of the sea four miles to the southwest. Across the mouth of the Little River a steep hillside of summer cottages and glades of birches
stood watch over the ebbing waters. The skiing was exceptional. We skied up and down the beach three times, all the while focused on the beauty of the sea. Back at the parking lot we skied up beyond the closed bathhouse for views out to sea and up the long sandy slope of Mile Beach. Four miles to the east the unique octagonal structure of Cuckolds Light clung fast to the ledges off of Southport Island. Further to the east the long line of Damariscove Island rose out of the sea. Once back at our car we drove a few hundred yards out to Griffith Head. Before walking the length of Mile Beach we scampered up onto the tall bluffs adjacent to the parking lot for a look up and down the coast. Many species of ducks had gathered in the protected narrows between a series of ledges below us. Bufflehead, goldeneye, black ducks, and a few immature loons floated along the seaweed-clad rocks. With our binoculars we scanned the western shoreline of Southport Island trying to see if we could pick out Hendricks Head Light at the mouth of the Sheepscot River. There it was, opposite the quaint fishing community of Five Islands. We were also able to identify the rocky northern headlands of Monhegan Island 15 miles out
beyond Damariscove. We were surprised at how steep Mile Beach was, and walked along water’s edge for the flattest route down the beach. Three men were working back and forth with metal detectors looking for World War II ordnance and coins. A flock of 30 sanderlings provided great entertainment, running back and forth with the ebb and flow of waves. It was amazing how fast they moved. It was as if each bird had consumed a six-pack of Red Bull before gathering on the beach for lunch. Sanderlings breed in the High Arctic during the brief summer season, and winter along the coast from Maine to Florida. We wondered how it came to be that some of these birds would decide to stay in Maine while others would fly much further south to Florida? Bring your skis the next time a beach walk is in the plans. With the right snow conditions you may create a ski outing that you will treasure forever. To get to Reid State Park follow Route 127 approximately 12 miles south from Route 1 in Woolwich. A state park sign is posted just before the right turn onto the Seguinland Road. Michael Perry is the former director of the L.L. Bean Outdoor Discovery Schools and founder of Dreams Unlimited, specializing in inspiring outdoor slide programs for civic groups, businesses and schools. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Winter fun continues By Michael Hoffer Basketball isn’t the only winter sport heating up (please see story). The rest of the winter sports landscape has featured plenty of action in recent days. Here’s a glimpse: Boys’ hockey Cape Elizabeth’s boys’ hockey team has hit its stride and is climbing up the standings. The Capers had a five-game win streak snapped last Thursday with a 5-3 home loss to defending regional champion York (senior Vinnie Dell’Aquila and juniors Nick Breed and Matt Ross had the goals), but Monday, they beat host Edward Little, 3-1, to improve to 6-4 (third in the Western Class B Heal Points standings). Cape Elizabeth hosts Winslow Saturday and Leavitt Monday. In Western A, South Portland is just 3-4-1 against its challenging slate, but that’s good for third in the Heals. Saturday, the Red Riots blanked visiting Edward Little, 4-0 (seniors Josh Cobb, Tommy Ellis and Zach
Horton and sophomore Nick Whitten all scored and junior goalie Dominic Desjardins enjoyed the shutout). Monday, they fell at home to Falmouth, 2-1 (despite a goal from junior Brendan Horton). South Portland played at Portland Thursday (see theforecaster. net for game story) and visits Scarborough next Thursday. Speaking of the Red Storm, they’re 2-5 after losses last week to top contenders host Falmouth (4-0) and visiting Biddeford (42). Senior Zach Pettingill and sophomore Nick Bagley scored versus the defending state champion Tigers. Scarborough (10th in the Heals) goes to Thornton Academy Saturday, then hosts South Portland Thursday. Girls’ hockey On the girls’ side, Scarborough has shot to the top of the West region standings with an 9-1-2 mark after playing York to a scoreless tie Saturday and winning at Portland Monday, 3-1.
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Scarborough junior Jordan Bathe skates up-ice during Saturday’s 4-0 loss at Falmouth.
Hoops season at the midway point By Michael Hoffer (Ed. Note: For the full South Portland-Deering and South Portland-Thornton Academy boys’ and Scarborough-Cheverus girls’ games, visit theforecaster.net)
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South Portland junior Jordan Muller (No. 3) and his teammates celebrate during Saturday’s memorable 82-78, double-overtime, come-from-behind win at Thornton Academy.
A high school basketball season that gets more compelling by the day has passed the halfway pole and is heating up. The tournament is less than a month away. With that in mind, here’s a look at the eight local teams, where they stand and what’s to come. Red hot Little was expected of the 2010-11 South Portland boys’ team after it graduated not only standout Keegan Hyland, but also an abundance of other players who saw a ton of playing time. The Red Riots have won all but one of their first nine games, however, and have done so in exhilarating fashion of late. Last week, South Portland rattled off three straight victories on the road. After racing to a 28-8 halftime lead en route to a 48-33 triumph at Scarborough (senior Vukasin Vignjevic had 14 points, junior Jordan Muller 11), the Red Riots led from start to finish in a 50-39 win at Deering (junior Logan Gaddar had
15 points, Vignjevic 13 and Muller a dozen). “This summer and fall, we all made sure we all worked hard,” Gaddar said. “It’s paying off now. We work well together and everyone gets along. We have great chemistry.” “This was a total team win,” said Red Riots coach Phil Conley. “If you look at the scoring, it was pretty balanced. What I’m most proud of, is the past two games, we’ve held good teams below 40 points. Deering’s very well coached and they’re a very good team.” Then, in even more dramatic fashion, South Portland rallied from 19 points down at halftime and fought off tying baskets at the end of regulation and the first overtime to finally outlast highly touted Thornton Academy, 82-78, in double OT Saturday afternoon. In that one, senior Matt Russell (who made life miserable for all foes last week with his defense, rebounding and size) scored on a putback to put the Red Riots ahead to stay. Vignjevic had 31 points and Muller made 16-of-18 free throws, including the clinchers in the second extra session. “It was amazing,” said Muller. “We just came into the locker room at halftime and said we’d get back
into it. We came back and hit our free throws at the end.” “It was an unbelievable high school basketball game,” added Conley. “Two very good teams. I’m just so proud of how my guys battled from down almost 20 at halftime. I’m so happy and proud for these kids.” The Red Riots entered Wednesday’s game at Portland (see theforecaster.net for game story) second behind undefeated, defending state champion Cheverus in the Western Class A Heal Points standings. South Portland finally returns home Friday to host Kennebunk and welcomes Gorham Tuesday. Scarborough has struggled of late after a fast start. The Red Storm have dropped four straight to fall to 6-5 (sixth in the region). After last week’s home loss to South Portland (senior Zach Bean had 11 points), Scarborough dropped a close one at Thornton Academy, 61-56 (Bean and senior Kyle Kelley both finished with a dozen), lost in a rematch of last year’s postseason meeting at Cheverus, 63-48 (despite 20 points from Bean), then dropped a 56-51 home decision to Biddeford (as Bean had 17 points and senior Mike
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Winter fun from page 13 The Red Storm have a couple big home tests upcoming, versus Greely Saturday and St. Dom’s, the East region’s top team, Monday. Cape Elizabeth’s co-op team with Waynflete fell to 2-10 after recent losses to visiting York (7-5), visiting Falmouth (6-3) and host York (3-1). The Capers (seventh in the West) host Brunswick Saturday and Cheverus Wednesday. Track Week two of the indoor track season brought more triumph last weekend. Friday, Cape Elizabeth competed against Falmouth, Freeport, Greely, NYA, Traip and Wells. The girls were third and the boys fourth. Rachel Nichols won the girls’ mile (5 minutes, 31.45 seconds). The Capers meet Falmouth, Fryeburg, Greely, Lake Region, NYA and Yarmouth Friday. Saturday, Scarborough competed
against Bonny Eagle, Marshwood and Thornton Academy. The boys finished first, the girls second. Individual winners for the boys’ team included Ryan Jamison in the junior 40 (4.9) and junior 200 (25.6), Robbie Hall in the junior 800 (2:13.2), Tom Hague in the senior 800 (2:06.8), Joe Viola in the open 300 (36 seconds), Nick Morris in the open 600 (1:21). The Red Storm also won the junior relay (1:07.6), the senior relay (2:18.6) and the open relay (1:40.2). Girls’ winners included Nicole Kirk in the senior 40 (5.4) and senior 200 (29.0), Emily Tolman in the senior 400 (1:03.3) and Morgan Rodway in the junior 40 (5.4) and the junior 200 (29.2). The Red Storm meet Cheverus and Thornton Academy Saturday. South Portland battled Thornton Academy and Westbrook with the boys winning the meet and the girls placing second to the Golden Trojans. Boys’ winners included Adrian Reid in the senior 40 (4.8) and the senior 200
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(26.3), Dan Grazewski in the senior 45 hurdles (6.3), Ryan Tuttle in the junior 45 hurdles (6.5) and the junior 800 (2:22.8), Darryl Wilkinson in the twomile (10:56.4), Joe Feely in the junior 400 (1:02.7), Brian Campbell in the senior 400 (1 minute) and Daniel Medici in the 600 (1:33.6). The Red Riots also swept the relays, taking the junior in 1:08.9, the senior in 2:22.4 and the open in 1:45.4. The girls got victories from Annelise Donahue in the mile (5:54.8) and Sophia Desjardins in the junior 40 (5.6) and the junior 200 (30.3). Saturday, South Portland faces off against Massabesic, Noble and Windham. Swimming In the pool, South Portland split with Class B power Falmouth last weekend, as the boys triumphed, 105-70, and the girls lost, 123-61. The Red Riots go to defending Class B champion Greely Friday. Scarborough is coming off a close loss to Greely, as the boys fell by a single point (93-92) and the girls also lost, 10472. The Red Storm go to Deering Friday. Cape Elizabeth split with visiting Cheverus. The boys were triumphant, 9683, but the girls fell, 104-77. The Capers host Westbrook and McAuley Friday. Skiing Cape Elizabeth’s ski teams have been busy in recent days. The Alpine team met Falmouth, Greely and Yarmouth in a slalom meet Monday. The boys came in third behind the Yachtsmen and Clippers. Sam Barber was the top individual in 1 minute, 21.55 seconds. The girls didn’t have a team score.
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The Nordic squad participated in the Hornet Classic Saturday, where the girls tied for the third and the boys placed eighth. Lexi Weatherbie led the girls with a 10th-place finish (20 minutes, 22.1 seconds). The boys were paced by James Yokabaskas (ninth, 17:00.8). M Wrestling In the latest conference weight class standings, Scarborough’s Michael Cyr is first at 215-pounds with a record of 101. Teammate Taylor Wood (103) is third in his class at 3-1. The Red Storm go to Marshwood Saturday.
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January 21, 2011
Midway point from page 13 Wofford 13). The Red Storm host Sanford Friday and go to Windham Tuesday. In Western B, Cape Elizabeth romped at home over Freeport, 89-32 (senior standout Theo Bowe had 21, classmate Joey Doane had 21 and senior Cam Brown and sophomore Kyle Snowden both added 10) last Thursday, before seeing its four-game win streak snapped with a surprising 6257 home loss to York (Bowe went off for 35 points in defeat) Saturday. The Capers (8-2 and fourth in the Heals) host Waynflete Friday, have a game at Lake Region Saturday, then host top-ranked Greely in a pivotal showdown Tuesday. In Western D, Greater Portland Christian School has a lot of work to do, quickly, to get in the playoff picture. The Lions entered the week 1-8 and 13th in the Heals (only eight teams qualify for the postseason) after dropping two games at North Haven last weekend (5242 and 33-29). GPCS was at A.R. Gould Wednesday, hosts Acadia Christian Saturday, Islesboro Monday and Pine Tree Wednesday. In the hunt All four local girls’ teams still enjoy playoff hopes. In Western A, South Portland has won four of five in the new year and entered the week 6-4 (seventh in the Heals). Last Thursday, the Red Riots nearly upset the undefeated, preseason title favorite Lions of McAuley, before falling by four
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Scarborough sophomore Courtney Alofs takes the ball to the basket as she slides between Cheverus junior Morgan Cahill (left) and sophomore Mikayla Mayberry during Saturday afternoon’s 49-35 loss.
at home, 43-39 (senior Danielle DiBiase had 13 points, sophomore Danica Gleason 12). Saturday, South Portland was a 56-39 home winner over Thornton Academy (behind senior Abby Hasson’s career-high 26 points). The Red Riots were scheduled to host Portland Tuesday, but bad weather pushed that game back 24 hours. They go to Kennebunk Friday and Gorham Tuesday. Scarborough, the defending Class A champion, lost its first five games and six of its first seven this year, but the Red Storm are showing signs of life. Last
Thursday, Scarborough edged visiting Thornton Academy, 44-42, rallying from a huge early deficit behind 13 points from freshman Alisha Starbird and 10 from junior Brittany Bona. Saturday, the Red Storm hung tough with visiting challenger Cheverus before falling, 4935 (junior Mo Hannan had 11 points and sophomore Taylor LeBorgne 10). “I think our team played hard today against a very good Cheverus team,” Scarborough coach Jim Seavey said. “We were able disrupt them with pressure and force some tough shots. We’re a very young team, but we really competed today. We’ll be taking a lot of positives from this game. We kept it close for a large portion of the game and caused a lot of turnovers with our pressure. We just have to hit some shots and make sure not to turn the ball back over. We graduated six seniors from the state championship team, but we’re competing.” The Red Storm (14th in Western A) visits Sanford Friday and hosts Windham Tuesday. In Western B, Cape Elizabeth came back to Earth a bit last week, losing at Freeport (41-36) and York (50-28) to fall to 6-4 on the season (good for seventh in the standings). Senior Emily Donovan led the way in both games with 14 points. The Capers go to Waynflete Friday, host Lake Region Saturday and welcome
Greely Tuesday. In Western D, GPCS was 5-3 and fifth in the Heals at the start of the week. The Lions swept their two games at North Haven over the weekend, 31-21 and 30-19, to increase their win streak to four. GPCS is home with Acadia Christian Saturday, Islesboro Monday, visits Waynflete Tuesday, then returns home Wednesday to meet Pine Tree. Freelance writer Jeff Christenbury contributed to this story Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at mhoffer@ theforecaster.net
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Roundup Scarborough boy wins district Hoopshoot crown Scarborough’s Stephan Gikas was the boys’ 12-13 age winner at Sunday’s district Elks Hoopshoot foulshooting contest in Rockland. Gikas advances to the state shootoff, held at 9:30 a.m., Jan. 30 at Brunswick High School.
Casco Bay Sports winter offerings Casco Bay Sports has several leagues primed to start soon. A Sunday night coed indoor soccer league begins Jan. 30 at YourSpace in Gorham. Wednesday night co-ed softball starts Feb. 2 in Gorham. Sunday co-ed basketball begins Feb. 13 at the East End Community Center in Portland. There will also be Monday, Tuesday and Thursday night dodgeball leagues beginning in early February and a Wednesday bowling league and a new Monday co-ed volleyball league beginning in late February. FMI, cascobaysports.com.
Umpire certification classes upcoming The Western Maine Baseball Umpires Association is holding umpire certification classes. WMBUA provides baseball umpires for schools and leagues above the Little League level in Cumberland and York counties. Classes run for five Sunday evenings beginning Jan. 30. FMI, 8465997 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPNLL to hold registration The South Portland National Little League is holding its registration Feb. 7 (6 to 8 p.m.) and 12 (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at the Community Center. On-line registration is also available for returning players. Firsttime players must have a birth certificate and proof of residency. FMI, 799-5686 or email@example.com.
Scarborough football receives honors
Maine Elite Lacrosse registration upcoming Maine Elite Lacrosse’s session III registration opens Feb. 1. The boys’ grades 7-8 season runs Tuesdays March 1 through April 12 at the Portland Sports Complex. Game time is 6:15 p.m. Sundays from March 6 through April 24 at YourSpace in Gorham, boys and girls in grades 2-8 have skills and drills at 4 p.m. Girls in grades 7-8 play at 5 p.m. and boys in grades 4, 5 and 6 play at a 5 p.m. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org
Maine Baseball Hall of Fame seeking inductions The Maine Baseball Hall of Fame is seeking inductions for its 2011 class. The Hall honors players, coaches, umpires, organizers and benefactors from all corners of the state who have achieved prominence in, or made valuable contributions to, baseball in Maine. Nominations for induction may be sent to: Maine Baseball Hall of Fame, P.O. Box 1062, Yarmouth, Maine
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The Southern Maine Activities Association held its annual awards ceremony Jan. 9. Among those receiving awards were seven players from Scarborough High School. On offense, tight end Michael Cyr, wide receiver Joe Viola and tackle Will Lynch were named first teamers. On defense, back Dennis Liu, tackle Logan Mars and linebacker Kellen Smith were named to the first team. Nathan Provencher was named to the All-Academic team. Will Lynch, Dennis Liu and Joe Viola received additional awards. First year coach Lance Johnson was named the Mike Landry Coach of the Year award winner. The following players received honorable mention on offense: Jack Adams (quarterback), Mark Pearson (running back), Scott Thibeault (running back), Zach Bean (running back), Kyle Kelley (wide receiver), Zack Frizzle (offensive tackle). The following received honorable mention on defense: Dillon Russo (defensive back), Matt Brown (linebacker) and Keoni DeBarge (noseguard). Pictured (left to right): Kellen Smith, Joe Viola, Dennis Liu, Logan Mars, Will Lynch and Michael Cyr.
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SP coaching vacancies South Portland High School is seeking a junior varsity girls’ soccer coach. Mahoney Middle School needs an assistant indoor track coach. FMI, 767-7705.
NYA seeks softball coaches North Yarmouth Academy has openings for varsity and middle school softball coaches. FMI, firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPALL holding registration Saturday The South Portland American Little League is holding walk-in registration Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community Center. FMI, spallweb.com.
Wrestling clinic upcoming
Scarborough is hosting a youth (K through 6) wrestling clinic, Mondays and Wednesdays, from Feb. 7 through March 31, at the Scarborough High Plummer gymnasium from 6 to 7:30 p.m. FMI, 730-4150.
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Community Calendar All ongoing calendar listings can now be found online at theforecaster.net. Send your calendar listing by e-mail to email@example.com, by fax to 781-2060 or by mail to 5 Fundy Road, Falmouth, ME 04105.
Greater Portland Call for Donations
Donations of Yarn Needed, to benefit the International Womens’ Craft Collective, drop off donations at Refugee and Immigration Services, 250 Anderson St., Portland, or call Aimee Bullard, 523-2737.
Benefits Sunday 1/23
Monday 1/24 Environmental Health Strategy Center Fundraiser at Bayside Bowl, 5-8 p.m., portion of bowling proceeds benefit EHSC, 58 Alder St., Portland, preventharm.org.
Saturday 1/29 Community Buffet Breakfast, hosted by/to benefit North Yarmouth Cub Scouts Pack 60, 7 a.m. - noon, $6 adult/ $3 age 16 and under, Wescustogo Hall, corner of U.S. Route 115 and Route 9, North Yarmouth, 829-2829. Live Taping of “Watch Your Language!” Game Show, hosted by WMPG, to benefit WMPG Power Up! signal improvement campaign, 2-4 p.m., $5 suggested donation, open to public, Portland Public Library Rines Auditorium, 5 Monument Square, Portland, Lisa Bunker, 780-4598. Nonviolent Communication Workshop, hosted by Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association, to benefit MOFGA’s El Salvador Sistering Committee, led by certified NVC trainer Peggy Smith, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., participation by donation, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, opencommunication.org/ schedule.html.
Bulletin Board Tuesday 1/25 Crime Watch organizational meeting, Rosemont Neighborhood, hosted by City Councilor Ed Suslovic and Portland Police Department,
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Mon. 1/24 7 p.m. Planning Board Tue. 1/25 4:30 p.m. Ordinance Committee Thu. 1/27 7:30 p.m. Sanitary District Board of Trustees
7 p.m., St. Ansgar’s Church, 515 Woodford St., Portland, FMI, Officer Tim Farris, 650-8763, timf@ portlandmaine.gov.
Wednesday 1/26 Roe at 38: Celebrating 38 Years of Roe v Wade, film and discussion, 7-8:30 p.m., USM Portland, Glickman Family Library – 7th floor, University Events Room, 314 Forest Ave., Portland, mainefamilyplanning.org.
Thursday 1/27 Portland Police Department Forum with GLBT Community, to discuss safety concerns, 6 p.m., USM Portland, Abromson Community Education Center, Room 213, 88 Bedford St., Portland, 8748601, lindaw@portlandmaine. gov.
Saturday 1/29 Fabric Fair, 9 a.m-4 p.m., First Congregational Church, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland, hosted by The Pine Point Quilters Guild.
Dining Out Saturday 1/22 Bean Supper, 5-6:30 p.m., $8 adult/ $4 ages 12 and under, Falmouth Congregational Church, UCC, 267 Falmouth Road, Falmouth, 781-3413, falmouthcongregationalchurch.org. Roast Beef Dinner, 4:30-6 p.m., $8 adult/ $6 students/ $4 ages 12 and under, Stevens Avenue Congregational Church UCC, 790 Stevens Ave., Portland, 797-4573.
“Winter Feste,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m., indoor/outdoor activities for all ages, free, Durham Eureka Community Center, Durham, snow or rain date Sunday. Jan. 23, Pearl Scribner, 3534030.
Tue. 1/25 6:30 p.m. School Board Finance Committee Tue. 1/25 7 p.m. Zoning Board of Appeals Tue. 1/25 7 p.m. Open Space and Green Belt Management Plan Committee Tue. 1/25 7:30 p.m. School Board Workshop Thu. 1/27 7 p.m. Recycling Committee
“Music for Maddie,” benefit concert for the ALS Association of Northern New England, performance by Emily Ann Cain, Kelly Caufield, Matthew Small, Nicholas Place, 4 p.m., $10, tickets at the door, First Congregational Church of South Portland, UCC, 301 Cottage Road, South Portland, Matthew Small, 646-256-0865.
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Thursday 1/27 Ice Bar Charity Fundraiser, Portland Harbor Hotel, 5-9:30 p.m., Jan. 27-29, advance tickets only, available online through Brown Paper Tickets, $15-$21, portlandharborhotel.com, 775-9090.
Friday 1/28 Free Community Soup Dinner, 5-7 p.m., Church of St. Mary the Virgin Parish House, 43 Foreside Road, Falmouth, 781-3366 or admin@ smary.org. FF: Haddock Chowder Lunch, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m., $8, South Freeport Church Community Hall, 98 South Freeport Road, South Freeport, 865-4012.
“Plants Alive in a Cold World,” Guided Winter Nature Program, 2 p.m., Sundays through Feb. 27, free with park admission, meet at the benches by second parking lot, weather permitting, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, 426 Wolfes Neck Road, Freeport, 865-4465.
Tuesday 1/25 Portland Trails’ Annual Meeting, 5:30 p.m., reception in Lewis Gallery, followed by presentation in Rines Auditorium, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, registration required at info@ trails.org, 775-2511.
Saturday 1/29 Portland Trails 2011 Winter Walk Series, Evergreen Cemetery, 8:4510 a.m., free, meet at Good Eats Boutique, 463 Stevens Ave., Portland, register at firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-2411, check weather cancellations at trails.org.
Getting Smarter Tuesday 1/25
Southern 1 p.m., free and open to public, Southworth Planetarium, USM Portland, 780-4249 or egleason@ usm.maine.edu.
Sunday 1/30 ”College Goal Sunday,” workshops to help complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form, 2 p.m., free, at USM and SMCC, sponsored by the Finance Authority of Maine, FMI, collegegoalsundaymaine.com or call FAME at 1-800-228-3734. Warm Home Forum, 2 p.m., hosted by Maine Green Energy Alliance, Scarborough Public Library, Gorham Road, Scarborough, Debbie Atwood, 592-6433, debbiea@ mainegreenenergyalliance.org, mgea.me.
Health & Support Saturday 1/22 Becoming More of Who You Are in A World That Needs You: Change Your World By Becoming Your Best Self, professional development symposium with David Lee, Fran Liautaud, and Michelle Neujahr, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., $55, St. Maximilian Kolbe Church, 150 Blackpoint Road, Scarborough, proceeds benefit The Cancer Community Center, register 774-2200, CancerCommunityCenter.org.
Awakening the Dreamer: Changing the Dream Symposium, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., $10 suggested donation, lunch provided, symposium created by the Pachamama Alliance, AwakeningtheDreamer. org, hosted by Allen Avenue U.U. Church, 524 Allen Ave., Portland, must preregister, A2U2.org, John Burdick, 978-771-6535.
Just for Seniors Wednesday 1/26
Seasoned Worker Forum, for older workers, 9 a.m.-noon, free, Portland CareerCenter, 185 Lancaster St., Portland, space limited, register at 542-3557, seasonedworkforce.com.
Kids & Family Stuff Saturday 1/22
“Winter Wonderland,” interactive theater workshop, 10:30 a.m., Jan. 22, Jan. 29, $15 per session, Theater for Kids at Portland Stage, register at theaterforkids@portlandstage. org or 774-1043 ext. 117.
“Nutrition & Survivorship,” luncheon for cancer survivors, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free, New Leaf Survivorship Program, presented by Joan Lavery-McLaughlin, Reg- Tuesday 1/25 istered Dietician, Mercy Hospital insertion: 1/12, p/up 1/19/11, p/upMusic, 1/26/11 in Port Children’s with Matt LoosiFore River, 2nd floor conference gian and his guitar, Mr. Cheesey Head, Saturday 1/29 room, Portland, RSVP, Lenore 10 a.m., free, Freeport Community “Transit of Venus” Time Capsule Kraus, 553-6867 or krausl@mer- Library, 10 Library Drive, Freeport, cyme.com. Project, organizational meeting, 865-3307, freeportlibrary.com.
Writing A Business Plan: Why you need one & when to revise it, 2-5 p.m., small fee, SCORE Offices, 100 Middle St., Second Floor, East Tower, Portland, scoremaine.com, 1/6/11, 772-1147. EW FL--(submit:
Spaghetti Dinner sponsored by Cape Elizabeth Lions Club, 5-7:30 p.m., $10 adults/ $5 ages 12 and under, Bowery Beach School House, Ocean House Road, Cape Elizabeth.
Gardens/Outdoors Portland Winter Farmers’ Market, 15+ farmers, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays until April 23, Maine Irish Heritage Center, 34 Gray St., Portland, PortlandMaineWinterMarket.com.
Saturday 1/22 The Joy of Orchids: Growing, Caring & Repotting, 10-11:30 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m., free, space limited, preregistration required at customer
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Family Caregiving Employees: Employer Strategies, 8:30-11:30 a.m. wellness training workshop, at the USM Portland, Abromson Center, hosted by MMC Southern Maine Wellness Council, $50 for council members/ $75 nonmembers, Jan. 24 registration deadline, Tom Downing, 781-1545 or email@example.com.
Baked Bean Supper, 4:30-6 p.m., $8 adult/ $5 ages under 12, Tuttle Road United Methodist Church, 52 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, 829-3766.
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Jim Weider’s Project Percolator plays Portland Jim Weider, former member of “The Band,” will be playing at One Longfellow Square on Friday, Jan. 22 with members of his newest musical collaboration Project Percolator, Rodney Holms, Mitch Stein and Steve Lucas. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $17 in advance or $20 at the door. Advance tickets available online at onelongfellowsquare. com, 761-1757, and at Bullmoose Music locations. One Longfellow Square is located at 181 State St. in Portland.
All ongoing calendar listings can now be found online at theforecaster.net. Send your calendar listing by e-mail to email@example.com, by fax to 781-2060 or by mail to 5 Fundy Road, Falmouth, ME 04105.
Greater Portland Auditions, Calls for Art Musica de Filia New Member Auditions, Women’s Choir: Monday, Jan. 24, 6:30-8 p.m.; Lyric Choir: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Concert Choir: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m.; Apprentice Choir: Wednesdays, Jan. 19, Jan. 26, 4-5:30 p.m.; Chamber Choir: Thursdays, Jan. 20, Jan. 27, 6-8 p.m., musicadefilia.com, Cyndy, 807-2158. Call for Artwork, need variety of art and crafts for upcoming silent auction, “Beauty and the Books,” to benefit Falmouth Memorial Library, items must be dropped off by March 5, information and donor form, falmouth.lib.me.us ”Maine’s Got Talent,” send entry form and DVD/video of solo or group performance, for particpants ages 5 and older, $25 entry fee; April 1 deadline, Margaret Watkinson, 522-9950, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 1/30 Auditions for “Hollywood Dreams,” for Vivid Motion’s spring dance show to be performed April 8-10 at the St. Lawrence in Portland; 1-4 p.m. audition in class format at Warren Memorial Library auditorium, 479 Main St., Westbrook, for dancers of all ages and abilities, vividmotion.org.
Books, Authors Monday 1/24 Seanachie Nights: A Tribute to Robert Burns with celtic folk concert by Castlebay, 7-9 p.m., $10 suggested donation, Bull Feeney’s Upstairs, 375 Fore St., Portland, Lynne Cullen, 846-1321, lynnecullen.com.
Tuesday 1/25 Port Veritas Youth Poetry Slam, competition for ages 21 and under, 7 p.m. open mic, followed by slam, free and open to all ages, Coffee By Design, 67 India St., Portland, 780‐6767, portveritas.com.
Friday 1/28 Crash Barry, author of novel “Sex, Drugs and Blueberries,” 7 p.m. reading, Books Etc., U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, sexdrugsandblueberries.com.
Saturday 1/29 Children’s Used Book Sale, 1-4 p.m., Falmouth Memorial Library, 5 Lunt Road, Falmouth, proceeds benefit library, 781-2351.
Monday 1/31 Reader’s Circle Book Group, discussion of “Mudbound,” by Hillary Jordan, 7 p.m., free, open to public, Merrill Memorial Library, 215 Main St., Yarmouth, 846-4763.
Comedy Friday 1/28 Comedians of “Chelsea Lately:” Natasha Leggero, Loni Love, Josh Wolf & Chuy Bravo, 8 p.m., $30/$20, all ages, State Theatre, 609 Congress St., Portland, tickets at statetheatreportland.com, 800-745-3000.
Films Tuesday 1/25 “Race to Nowhere,” 7-9 p.m., $10, Falmouth High School, 74 Woodville Road, Falmouth, screening sponsored by Falmouth Baseball Boosters and Friends
School of Portland, tickets, rtnfalmouthhs.eventbrite.com.
Wednesday 1/26 Ann Arbor Film Festival 48th Traveling Tour, 7:30 p.m. Program Two, $7 general/ $5 SPACE members, MECA students, SPACE Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland, space538. org, 828-5600.
Galleries Friday 1/21 ”Where Art and Academics Intersect:” An exhibition of student work from Merriconeag Waldorf School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. opening reception, exhibit through Feb.25, 317 Main Street Community Music Center, Yarmouth, 846-6264.
Saturday 1/22 Color My World: An interactive art exhibit, 1-3 p.m. reception, color activities, The Long Island Dodwell Gallery, Maggie Carle, artsprits@ myfairpoint.net, 766-2940.
Thursday 1/27 “Storytellers,” USM’s Kate Chaney Chappell ’83 Center for Book Arts exhibit, free public reception and panel discussion, 5:30 p.m., Glickman Library University Events Room, exhibit on view Jan. 24 – March 12, Unum Great Reading Room, seventh floor, USM Glickman Family Library, 314 Forest Ave., Portland, 780-4270.
Music Friday 1/21 “Robot Party,” with music by ID M Theft able, Power Lines, and Computer at Sea, 8 p.m. $5 / free with robot costume, Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, mayostreetarts. org, 615-3609.
Saturday 1/22 ”Best of Women in Harmony,” choral concert presented by Women in Harmony, 7 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday, $12 advance/ $15 door/ $10 seniors, students; ages under 12 free, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, advance tickets at wihmaine.org, Longfellow Books or Starbird Music in Portland, or Nonesuch Books in South Portland. Chipped Enamel, with Phil Hoose, 2 p.m., free and open to the public, Scarborough Bull Moose, 456 Payne Road. ”Country Night at Mayo Street
Arts,” 22+ musician showcase, 8 p.m., $5, to benefit Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St., Portland, 615-3609, mayostreetarts.org. ”Jim Weider’s Project Percolator,” 8 p.m., $17 advance/ $20 door, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, tickets, 761-1757 or onelongfellowsquare.com. “An Odyssey Through the Winter Cosmos,” 8 p.m. concert in star dome theatre with Rob Byrd, $8 adult; $6 children, Southworth Planetarium, USM Portland, usm. maine.edu/planet, 780-4249.
Sunday 1/23 “Best of Women in Harmony,” choral concert presented by Women in Harmony, 4 p.m., $12 advance/ $15 door/ $10 seniors, students; ages under 12 free, Woodfords Congregational Church, 202 Woodford St., Portland, advance tickets at wihmaine.org, Longfellow Books or Starbird Music in Portland, or Nonesuch Books in South Portland.
Tuesday 1/25 “From Russia With Love,” presented by Portland Symphony Orchestra, with opening of “Diamond Jubilee,” composed by Elliott Schwartz, 7:30 p.m., $20-$70, Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland, tickets at PortTIX, 842-0800, porttix.com.
Thursday 1/27 Noonday Concerts, presented by Portland Conservatory of Music, 12:15 p.m., free and open to public, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 425 Congress St., Portland, 775-3356.
Saturday 1/29 Forest City Reggae Revival, with music by Mighty Mystic & The Thunder Band, Royal Hammer, Fitzie Niceness & Soul Union, Lukaduke, and DJ Queen B., 9 p.m., $10 advance/ $25 VIP, Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress St., Portland, forestcityreggaerevival.com. Jonathan Edwards, acoustic folkrock, 8 p.m., $35 advance/ $38 door, One Longfellow Square, 181 State St., Portland, 761-1757, onelongfellowsquare.com.
6, $20 adults/ $18 students and seniors; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland, tickets at 899-3993 or lucidstage.com. “Guys and Dolls Jr.,” presented by Lyman Moore Middle School, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday Jan. 2122; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23, $10 adults, $5 students, Lyman Moore Middle School, Moore Lyseth Road, Portland. ”Is There Fat in That?” performed by Ellen Domingos, presented by Good Theater, Jan. 13-23; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, and Fridays, $20; 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, $25; 2 p.m. Sundays, $25; 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, $20; St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, tickets, 885-5883, goodtheater.com. ”The Mousetrap,” murder mystery presented by Portland Players, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 14-30; $20 adult/ $18 senior/ $15 student, The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-7337, portlandplayers.org. ”Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 21-22, Jan. 2829, Feb. 4-5; 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6; Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com.
Saturday 1/22 ”Fiddler on the Roof” presented by Portland Ovations, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Merrill Auditorium, $41-$60, tickets through PortTix, 842-0800, portlandovations.org or box office at Merrill Auditorium, 20 Myrtle St., Portland.
”The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” presented by Mad Horse Theatre Company, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; Jan. 20-Feb. 6, $20 adults/ $18 students and seniors; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland, tickets at 899-3993 or lucidstage.com.
”Is There Fat in That?” performed by Ellen Domingos, presented by Good Theater, Jan. 13-23; 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, and Fridays, $20; 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, $25; 2 p.m. Sundays, $25; 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, $20; St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress St., Portland, tickets, 885-5883, goodtheater.com.
“Spirits of Suspicion” presented by murder-mystery dinner theatre troupe Mystery for Hire, 6 p.m. doors; 7 p.m. show, $34.95 includes show and meal, Events on Broadway, 729 Broadway, South Portland, 699-5855 or 642-2148.
”The Mousetrap,” murder mystery presented by Portland Players, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 14-30; $20 adult/ $18 senior/ $15 student, The Portland Players, 420 Cottage Road, South Portland, 799-7337, portlandplayers.org.
”Tap, Tap, Jazz,” presented by Maine State Ballet, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday Jan. 22, $15, Maine State Ballet Theater, 348 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth, tickets, 781-3587, mainestateballet.org. ”Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 21-22, Jan. 2829, Feb. 4-5; 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6; Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com.
The Thinking Heart: The Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum, ensemble performance, 2 p.m., free, The Maine Jewish Museum, Etz Chaim Synagogue, 267 Congress St., Portland, Gary, 329-9854; snow date 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30. ”Wizard of Oz,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 28-29, Feb. 4-5; 2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6; Old Port Playhouse, 19 Temple St., Portland, 773-0333, oldportplayhouse.com.
”The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?” presented by Mad Horse Theatre Company, 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; Jan. 20-Feb. 6, $20 adults/ $18 students and seniors; pay-what-you-can on Thursdays, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland, tickets at 899-3993 or lucidstage.com.
“Guys and Dolls Jr.,” presented by Lyman Moore Middle School, 2:30 p.m. $10 adults, $5 students, Lyman Moore Middle School, Moore Lyseth Road, Portland.
”The Play About the Baby,” presented by Mad Horse Theatre’s Dark Night Series, 7:30 p.m. MondaysWednesdays, Jan. 24-Feb. 2, $10 suggested donation, Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Blvd., Portland, tickets, 899-3993, or lucidstage.com. Freeport Community Talent Show, 7 p.m., $6 person/$20 family of four, Freeport Performing Arts Center, Holbrooke St., Freeport.
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from page 1 was purchased approximately four years ago, used to be owned by the Maine Turnpike Authority. The town purchased it using part of its voter-approved land acquisition funds. According to Town Planner Dan Bacon, approximately half to two-thirds of the property would have to remain open space. The rest could be used for housing. The homes would be built by Habitat for Humanity volunteers and would likely sell for $175,000 to $220,000. Bolton said projects with Habitat for Humanity tend to take more time, because many of the supplies, as well as the labor and organization, are provided
However, because Habitat for Humanity holds the mortgages, the homes can be sold for significantly less than market value. “We’re looking at this parcel, but one of the things we’ve been sensitive about is that the neighbors don’t want lowincome housing next door,” Scarborough Housing Alliance Chairwoman Sue Foley-Ferguson said.
in this price range, which is what is considered affordable for households making $50,000 to $75,000 per year. “We don’t traditionally think families making that much need help, but it turns out they do,” Foley-Ferguson. She said homes priced around $200,000 are sold very quickly, and often need significant amounts of work before they are livable, which, for many families, makes them unaffordable.
Foley-Ferguson said both the alliance and Habitat for Humanity would host community meetings and do outreach to the neighbors to find out what they would like to see happen with the property.
Habitat recently completed a similar project in Portland, constructing four homes on Demerest Street. Two other projects, one in Freeport and one in Westbrook, are also underway.
“This would be a huge community project,” Foley-Ferguson said.
If the new homes in Scarborough are eventually built, Foley-Ferguson said Habitat for Humanity would offer them first to town employees and encourage
She said the alliance is concerned because there are so few homes available
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Surfers who use the beach were less enthusiastic.
minutes during the off season, others opposed to off-season parking restrictions.
“The people who wanted this have cars parked along the beach year-round and now only 15 people can go winter surfing,” said surfer and Higgins Beach Committee member Iver Carlsen.
A group that wanted off-season parking rules to be extended to match the rest of Scarborough’s beaches gathered 1,065 signatures on a petition for the council.
The decision comes after several months of public hearings attended by hundreds of people, some in favor of the Higgins Beach Committee’s initial recommendation to restrict parking to 30
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Those in favor of the committee’s recommendations cited safety concerns on the narrow streets and questionable behavior by some beach visitors, while those opposed to the restrictions decried the restriction of public access.
With Councilor Richard Sullivan absent, several amendments failed Wednesday night by a vote of 3-3, including one by Councilor Michael Wood to allow only one-hour parking year-round on Bayview Avenue. An amendment to allow two-hour parking during the summer also failed. An amendment that limits parking from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. in designated spaces passed 4-2, with Councilors Jessica Holbrook and Karen D’Andrea opposed, while a previous amendment to limit parking from sunrise to sunset failed. Several councilors emphasized that the issue should be re-evaluated in December and that the data from the previous season should be reviewed if changes to the new rules need to be made.
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Then, it would be up to Carole Larson to help him stretch out a proper-sized canvas for the job. Once the painting was created, David Larson, who was also a cabinet maker and woodworker, would then build a custom frame for each piece. “Nothing he did was off-the-cuff,” Anders Larson said. The gallery will feature examples from throughout David Henning Larson’s career, paintings and sculptures from the 1950s up to his death. He painted series inspired by the Last Supper, “Moby Dick” and mental asylums, among others. Next to each painting are displayed original poetry, quotes and excepts from letters the artist sent to friends. “It gives you a window into who he was,” Anders Larson said. “He could be a very serious man, but a very silly man.” Carole Larson offered a story about how an attempt at some ballerina steps landed her husband in the hospital for stitches. “This is our attempt to make it more personal,” Anders Larson said. Before moving to Penobscot from New York in 1971, David Henning Larson, whose art has been shown at the Portland Museum of Art and the Farnsworth Art Museum, had a successful career as an advertising executive, working with big-name clients like Volkswagen, Sony and Polaroid. But Anders Larson noted one irony. “He never tried to sell his art,” Larson said. “He used the art to develop conversations and dialog. Probably to a fault, from the family perspective, he was a terrible salesperson.” Larson said the family plans to offer new exhibits every two months or so. “It would be nice to sell some art,” he added. “But really our philosophy of running this place is to try to bring him to a wider audience.” David Henning Larson’s work can be seen online at LarsonStudio.com. Randy Billings can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 100 or email@example.com
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diture for 2012 is $8.88 million, an increase of about $341,000 over the current fiscal year. She said the additional spending will allow an approximate 2 percent increase in payroll, building repairs and equipment replacement. In addition, the Fort Williams maintenance budget will increase by $80,000,
the increase would be the first in the past two years. She said the proposed hike would increase municipal taxes by $6 per $100,000 of assessed value. Lennon, reading from a prepared statement during a council meeting on Monday, said the total projected expen-
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people whole, fresh, organic food to eat,” said Helen Slocum, a member of the collaborative. “It’s a great sense of accomplishment.” The proposal is one of two agricultural initiatives the council will discuss in the coming weeks. Mayor Rosemarie De Angelis said she will soon pitch a proposal to create a farmers market in the city, which she hopes to have up and running this year. “I think it’s going to fit nicely with this community garden, conceptually,” De Angelis said. “There’s some real energy around it.” Slocum said her group is interested in creating community gardens in response to overwhelming demand for the limited space the city offers in Hinckley Park. Siggi Espe, the administrative assistant in the Parks and Recreation office, said the city only has 35 garden plots at Hinckley Park, which are leased for $25 a year. The plots vary in size from 120 square feet to 64 square feet and smaller,
she said. Espe said there are 16 people waiting for plots in the community garden, which was started in 1992 by a volunteer group, but taken over by the city in 2004. Slocum said the Community Garden Collective would like to create between 30 and 50 plots behind Hamlin School, including two raised beds that would be handicapped accessible. The group, which is in the process of getting its non-profit status, would charge between $25 and $35 per plot. Slocum said the money will be used to pay for water, which unlike the gardens at Hinckley Park, will be easily accessible. Slocum said she became familiar with community gardens when she lived in the Jamaca Plain neighborhood in Boston. She said the gardens there produced more than food; it produced a sense of community. “It helps bring people together of all ages,” Slocum said. “It tends to have neighborhood monitoring; people watch
bringing it to $100,000 for maintenance and upkeep. “With any luck, the private fundraising might match that or come close, and we can begin to invest in some of the capital projects and expenditures that were discussed at some length last fall,” she said. Although investment income and other revenues continue to decline, Lennon said halfway through the fiscal year the town is in “excellent financial shape.”
“For the first time ever, more than half the taxes have been paid at the six-month mark in the fiscal year,” she said. “It stands at 50.3 percent as of January 1.” The council is expected to review the projected municipal budget in early spring.
each other’s plots and watch the property around. They kind of keep an eye on everything.” Slocum said the group approached the city last October to ask about potential garden locations. They drove to each plot before choosing the Hamlin School, which has access to water and good sunlight. The group also considered prior land use, avoiding areas that may have contaminated soils, she said. But De Angelis noted that the selected location is also close to the homes of the
members of the collective. She said she hopes the group will make good on their intention to expand the gardens to the Brick Hill area, if the Hamilin proposal is approved and successful. “They’re looking for ways to expand it so it encompasses the city as a whole,” she said. The Jan. 24 meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Center.
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