www.theforecaster.net May 25, 2012
Vol. 11, No. 21
News of South Portland, Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth
City unveils $10M plan for Public Works
Nov. bond referendum likely By Mario Moretto
SOUTH PORTLAND — City Councilors on Monday got their first look at plans for a new, integrated facility for the Public Works, Transportation and Parks departments. The plan calls for a 65,000-square-foot building at the city’s transfer station property on Highland Avenue. It would feature covered parking for all service vehicles, a seven-bay maintenance garage and shared administrative space. City Manager Jim Gailey said the facility would save the city money in the long run by consolidating space and services, and extending the lifespan of city equipment. The challenge, councilors said, will be convincing voters to approve the $10 million or more it
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Steve Harmon, left, of The Growlin’ Gourmet, talks to customers about his homemade dog treats on Thursday, May 17, at the South Portland Farmers Market. “I wouldn’t feed my dogs anything I wouldn’t eat,” he said.
Maine Mall farmers market opens June 5 Hinckley Drive market has ‘decent start’ By Mario Moretto SOUTH PORTLAND — Farmers and shoppers will have one more place to come together in the city after the Planning Board cleared the way for the Maine Mall to open a weekly farmers market this summer. At its Wednesday meeting, the Boarded voted 6-0 to allow the Maine Mall to host a farmers market in its “Festival Parking Lot” at the corner of Philbrick and Gorham roads every Tuesday
Jodie Jordan, near left, of Alewive’s Brook Farm in Cape Elizabeth, weighs fiddelheads for a customer at the South Portland Farmers Market on Thursday, May 17.
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mall representatives said they have about a dozen vendors interested in participating in the new market, with space for up to 25. “We feel the farmers market will offer our customers a service we feel will fit their lifestyle,” Maine Mall General Manager Craig Gorris said. “We’d also like to help the mall, and our tenants, extend the visit of our See page 26
Judge throws out lawsuit against district attorney By Mario Moretto SOUTH PORTLAND — A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by a South Portland man against the Cumberland County district attorney. Igor Malenko claimed District Attorney Stephanie Anderson violated his civil rights by inserting herself into a custody dispute over Malenko’s 5-year-old daughter. U.S. District Court Judge George Z. Singal said Anderson had done nothing wrong when she consulted with a judge and attempted to enforce a
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Scarborough residents organize to fight proposed senior home By Mario Moretto SCARBOROUGH — A New York developer’s plan to build an 81-unit assisted living and dementia facility on Black Point Road near U.S. Route 1 has led to organized opposition from residents in the area. A handful of neighbors have Index Arts Calendar ................24 Classifieds .....................30 Community Calendar.....25 Meetings ........................25
formed Friends of Oak Hill to fight the Wegman Cos. of Rochester, N.Y. Wegman owns 14 such assisted living facilities, most of them in New York. The neighbors fear the proposed 59,000-square-foot project will add more traffic on Black Point Road. Some resi-
dents of the lower Eastern Road and its side streets also worry that storm-water drainage will flood their property after the senior home, and its impervious, paved surfaces, are built. The company received preliminary approval from the Planning Board in February
and a special exception to allow dementia care from the Zoning Board of Appeals in March. It must go to the Planning Board again for site plan review after obtaining approval from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Members of the new neigh-
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borhood group have spoken in opposition to the project at every Planning Board and Town Council meeting since those preliminary approvals were given – even though the project has not appeared on any town
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Summer means beach, burgers, business for Cape college students By Mario Moretto SCARBOGOUGH — For two recent Cape Elizabeth High School grads, hawking T-shirts or waiting tables just wasn’t going to cut it for summer employment. Ben Berman and Jack Barber, both 19, had bigger ideas. They wanted to be their own bosses, to flex their entrepreneurial muscles. Enter Mainely Burgers, the brainchild of the two college students, who will park their new food truck at Scarborough Beach State Park June 1 through Labor Day. “We get to be at the beach all summer,” Berman said in an interview last week. “You can’t beat that.” The teenage partners have been friends since they were 2 years old. Last year, they moved to the Boston area for their freshman years at college – Berman at Tufts University, Barber at Boston College. They met every Thursday to sample the burgers Beantown had to offer.
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Those weekly gastronomical outings quickly became research for the idea to operate a food truck. “At first we sort of joked that our entire business plan was just the recipes we texted back and forth,” Berman said. Eventually, the idea turned into a 20-page business plan.
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Jake Barber, left, and Ben Berman, two 2011 graduates of Cape Elizabeth High School, will be slinging burgers and more from their food truck, Mainely Burgers, this summer at Scarborough Beach State Park.
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They showed the plan to investors – friends and family with cash to spare (Barber has been in the food business his whole life; his family founded Barber Foods in Portland) – and got the ball rolling. That’s also when they approached Scarborough Beach State Park and got the go-ahead to set up there this summer. In January, they ordered their truck from a company in Florida. It arrived, wrapped and ready to go, in Cape Elizabeth earlier this month. Along the way, they’ve incorporated their business; received the necessary state and local licenses, approvals and inspections, and even hired some employees – their younger brothers. “For people our age, this is a big continued page 26
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Parades, ceremonies planned for Memorial Day SOUTH PORTLAND — Memorial Day will be observed in Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and South Portland on Monday, May 28, with parades and ceremonies. In Cape Elizabeth, the parade begins at 9 a.m. at Fowler and Ocean House roads. This year's grand marshal is Cape Elizabeth resident Henry Adams, a World War II Army veteran. The parade route follows Ocean House Road north to the War Veteran's Memorial on Scott Dyer Road. Veterans and active duty personnel are invited to march
and should assemble at the starting point at 8:15 a.m. After the parade, there will be a brief ceremony and laying of a wreath at the memorial. In Scarborough, the American Legion Libby-Mitchell Post 76 will hold ceremonies at local cemeteries and memorial parks beginning at 8 a.m. at Black Point Cemetery on Black Point Road. Services follow at 8:30 a.m. at Dunstan Memorial at Route 1 and Broadturn Road; at 8:45 at Dunstan Cemetery on Route 1; at 9 a.m. at Scarborough Memo-
Cape Elizabeth librarian earns state honor CAPE ELIZABETH — As he prepares for the future of Thomas Memorial Library, library director Jay Scherma earned high honors for his past contributions. Scherma was named Maine's Outstanding Librarian by the Maine Library Association at its annual conference in Orono on May 20. Scherma's work developing the state inter-library lending program and his advocacy for using technology in libraries was praised, and Town Manager Michael McGovern said Scherma has also hired a skilled staff that has had a long tenure. "Jay has led our library through challenging times," McGovern said. "He has found ways to extend the life of a crowded library building by constantly finding new areas to display books."
Saturday, May 26, at the VFW Post at 50 Peary Terrace to place flags at the five city cemeteries. The annual Memorial Day parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Broadway and Breakwater Drive near the Southern Maine Community College campus. The parade will follow Broadway to the Veteran's Memorial Monument in Mill Creek Park, where a ceremony will be held. At noon, there will be a wreath-laying ceremony at the public boat landing near Bug Light Park on Madison Street.
S. Portland man arrested Cape art contest seeks in string of credit info thefts woodsy images SOUTH PORTLAND — Police on May 17 arrested a man suspected of several thefts and misuse of credit cards in greater Portland. At about 6 p.m., Eric Merrill, 27, of South Portland, was arrested in the parking lot of the Best Western Hotel on Main Street on a warrant for theft and Merrill misuse of credit card information. Police later searched his hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express on Sable Oaks Drive, which resulted in additional theft charges. Merrill's tactic, police said in a press release, was to enter schools, office buildings and doctors' offices to steal small electronic devices and credit cards. Police allege he used the pilfered credit account information to buy gift cards. The Portland Police Department located Merrill, assisted South Portland police with the arrest, and assisted with the drafting and service of the warrant.
rial Cemetery on Old Blue Point Road and at 9:15 a.m. at Memorial Park in Oak Hill behind the Municipal Building. The parade begins at Scarborough High School at 10 a.m., following Gorham Road and then Route 1 to the Maine Veteran's Home. A brief ceremony follows the parade, and the public is then invited to Post 76 on Manson Libby Road for a flag raising and open house beginning at 11:45 a.m. In South Portland, members of VFW Post 832 and American Legion Post 35 invite the public to join them at 9 a.m.
CAPE ELIZABETH — Artists and photographers are invited to present their views of Robinson Woods II in a "Forever Yours" contest sponsored by the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust. From June 1-15, the trust will accept imagery depicting scenes of the 63-acre property off Shore Road. Contest rules are on the land trust website. Contest entrants will receive a T-shirt and contest entries will posted be on the land trust website and Facebook page. The 12 best entries will be used for note cards given to contributors to the trust campaign to buy the land. Winning contributors will also receive a set of note cards with winning art.
The trust is in the process of acquiring the land, adjacent to the 80-acre Robinson Woods parcel already owned by the trust.
South Portland keeps highest bond rating SOUTH PORTLAND — The city received a AAA bond rating from Moody's Analytics, making the city the highestrated municipality in the state, according to a city official. Finance Director Greg L'Heureux said the Moody's rating – the highest awarded by the firm – and a AA-plus rating from Standard & Poor's have already benefited the city through a lower interest rate on a $30 million bond for the renovation at South Portland High School.
That 10-year bond comes with an effective interest rate of about 2.52 percent, L'Heureux said, about 0.2 percent lower than it would have been if South Portland had received a less favorable rating from Moody's. Bond ratings are a measure of a municipality's ability to pay down debt. South Portland has maintained its AAA/ AA-plus rating for about two years. Nearby Portland has a AA1 rating from Moody's (one step below South Portland) and a AA rating from S&P.
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South Portland loses its Mojo to Cape Elizabeth By David Harry
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CAPE ELIZABETH — By early next month, Jacqueline Bradley expects to have her Mojo working closer to home. Bradley, owner of Mojo Health Bar, said she plans to reopen the business at 299 Ocean House Road by June 2. "I wanted to be in the town I live in and where my community is located," she said about the combination massage center and juice bar.
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Cape Elizabeth resident Jacqueline Bradley plans to reopen Mojo Health Bar on June 2 at its new location at 299 Ocean House Road. Bradley opened the massage therapy center, juice and coffee bar on Cottage Road in South Portland almost two years ago.
Bradley and her two children will not be behind the counter at Mojo, because they are running the race, she said.
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I’ll clean when I’m dead I think I’ve seen the bottom of my kitchen sink for a total of three hours in the past decade. And I’ve given up any hope of reaching for a spatula while cooking, and actually finding it in the utensil drawer. I already know its location: under the baking sheet under the pot under the pyramid of cereal bowls. In the sink. No Sugar Clutter is not my friend. Neither is cleaning. The cleaning gene somehow failed to be passed down to me. I would rather do just about anything than clean my house. I love having parties and inviting company over; company is merely a vehicle for getting my house clean. I can only clean when under pressure. And even then, I have my limitations. Sandi Amorello I once had a friend come to town, and threw a party to coincide with her visit. Sixteen minutes before my guests were due to arrive, I found her in my bathroom, cleaning the toilet. I, meanwhile, had no problem with the state of my toilet and was flitting around lighting candles and making sure the cloth napkins were artfully folded. I never notice anyone’s toilet when I’m at a party. I do however, notice whether the hors d’oeuvres are presented
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Harold’s room is positioned diagonally from hers and if both doors are open, there’s a clean line of vision. This is a rare occurrence, since it causes him to break out in hives. Charles’ room is similar in flavor to Ophelia’s, except the contents of his particular cannon come from a guitar store, GameStop, the CIA’s weaponry arsenal, Dick’s Sporting Goods and a Las Vegas lounge singer’s dressing room. My own room is part cannon fire, part Buddhist monk sanctuary. Depending upon the day of the week. And the phase of the moon. There have been times when I’ve budgeted money for a housekeeper. And truthfully, someone cleaning my home on a weekly basis remains in my top three fantasies. But for someone to clean, you must first unearth the surfaces in need of attention. And that’s too dismal a task on most days. I have a dwarf Belgian bunny renting space in my living room, and three children who are not moving out in the foreseeable future. When they do, I will surely miss them. And perhaps then I might be inspired to clean. But really, I’m thinking just seeing the bottom of the sink will be enough. No Sugar Added is Cape Elizabeth resident Sandi Amorello’s biweekly take on life, love, death, dating and single parenting. Get more of Sandi at irreverentwidow.com or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Frank’s health-care analysis is flawed The last sentence of Halsey Frank's recent column describes a limited government health-care environment that I would support. However, his apparent understanding of the U.S. health-care system, foreign systems and alternatives is not consistent with reality. For example, long waits for care in foreign countries only occur in a few countries: England and Canada being the two principal ones, and there critical cases are handled immediately. In Japan there is no wait; people there usually don't even make an appointment. Furthermore, the World Health Organization rates our system near the bottom of those of other developed countries. We excel only in cost: about 50 percent more of our GDP is spent on health care than France spends, the next on the cost list and the health provider country ranked highest by the WHO. I suggest that Mr. Frank read "The Healing of America" by T.R. Reid, which covers these areas in detail and has extensive supporting references. That read should replace the factually-unsupported "I am skeptical of such claims of vast superiority, and mindful of anecdotes about problems with European national health services ... ." In addition, Mr. Frank expressed concern about "bureaucrats making decisions about who gets what treatment ... ." I would be similarly concerned but I am even more distrustful of insurance company clerks making decisions which are not only inconsistent from company to company but are motivated by profit rather than patient health. Unfortunately, a description of alternatives is beyond the scope of this letter. Ken Mathews Brunswick
Millett in Senate District 7 Democratic primary Please join me in supporting Rebecca Millett as Democratic candidate for the Maine Senate District 7 seat. She is the one candidate who has the most practical business and public service experience positioning her for highly effective leadership on our behalf in Augusta. She is an intelligent and tireless individual who does not shy away from challenges. Her work in helping the former Soviet satellite state of Ukraine transform from a command economy to a free market system speaks volumes about her abilities and tenacity. Rebecca’s experience in both the private and public sectors will be critically important and useful given the current economic and political climate in Maine (and our nation). Rebecca is the one candidate who is prepared for the challenge, and has the work ethic, intellect and desire to get things done for the citizens of our community. Kevin J. Stilphen Cape Elizabeth
Beem’s position serves those he opposes I typically enjoy Edgar Allen Beem’s cranky columns, but disagree with his recent piece dismissing the relevance of the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting. In my view, the center’s work since its inception commendably satisfies its objective of “helping fully inform Maine’s citizens regarding the actions of its government and public servants.” To the extent one subscribes, as I do, to the view that power corrupts, it is not surprising that the uncomfortable spotlight of the center’s investigative scrutiny has generally been more embarrassing to Democrats, as for two decades before the Republican sweep in 2010, the Democratic Party
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When conscience comes too late There’s something about coming to the end of one’s days that focuses the attention. When all pretense is stripped bare, when there’s no further need to posture, when approval, status, and earthly reward Global become meaningless, even the mighty – perhaps especially the mighty – look back upon their lives and repent their hubris, their words, their deeds and the certainty with which they staked their claims, excoriated their opponents, and implemented their policies.
Sometimes these recantations are moving Perry B. Newman and heart-wrenching; in other cases they’re too little, too late. The damage is done, the swath of ruin too wide to excuse and ignore. In all cases, though, we’re left to wonder how different things might have been, if only ... . This past week, one of the more celebrated psychiatrists of our time, Dr. Robert L. Spitzer, issued a public apology. Now 80 and suffering from Parkinson’s disease, the man many consider the father of modern psychiatry wrote that he “owed an apology to the gay community” for a study he conducted decades ago that gave rise to so-called “reparative therapy” that could “cure” homosexuality. The study’s methods and conclusions were improper, Spitzer acknowledged, nor were his published findings peer-reviewed. Yet such was Spitzer’s reputation and certainty that his conclusions were nonetheless accepted by many in the treatment community. Forceful, dogmatic and oh-so-sure of himself, Spitzer stared down his critics. Today he can barely hold his head up owing to the Parkinson’s, and he has chosen this time to apologize. Sad to say, however, despite many red flags raised by his peers, before illness and his own sense of mortality overcame him, the study and its conclusions wreaked havoc on the lives of thousands of confused and troubled young people who were “suggested” into reparation therapies that promised a so-called cure. Of course, Spitzer isn’t the first to have had an epiphany as he stared death in the face. The ruthless Republican political operative Lee Atwater, architect of the infamous Willie Horton campaign against Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis, also experienced pangs of conscience as he lay on his deathbed. In the 1988 presidential campaign Atwater successfully painted Dukakis as soft on crime and simultaneously played the race card by showing grainy footage of African American inmates exiting
was the dominant power in state politics and the scope of its patronage machine impressive (Paul Violette was but one of many Democratic Party leaders rolled into highly compensated public sector jobs). In describing the center as a “conservative lapdog,” Beem, a vocal opponent of the LePage administration and its supporters, evidences his apparent view that it is preferable to suppress information embarrassing to one’s political allies than to expose bad practices and conduct likely to score points for political opponents. I believe
a prison through a revolving gate, while an ominous voice intoned that Dukakis, through a prison furlough program, had allowed at least one murderer (Horton) back on the streets, where he soon killed again. Nor was the Horton incident Atwater’s only scorched-earth success. In an earlier campaign he destroyed a candidate by referring to that candidate’s adolescent electroshock therapy, suggesting that the candidate had had “psychotic treatment” and had been “hooked up to jumper cables.” He was also credited with developing a race-driven Southern strategy to help GOP candidate Ronald Reagan win the presidency. Then, suddenly stricken with a particularly virulent form of brain cancer, Atwater apparently found solace in religion and began apologizing publicly to the many whose careers and lives he had wrecked. He died shortly thereafter, but too late for those whose reputations and careers lay in tatters and for the country whose course he changed. And before Atwater there was Robert McNamara, secretary of defense to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. McNamara, the articulate and unflappable wunderkind who engineered the United States’ protracted and catastrophic war in Vietnam, took pride in his relentless effort to prevent a Communist takeover of South Vietnam, whatever the cost; 58,000 Americans, more than a million North Vietnamese and nearly 300,000 South Vietnamese soldiers died, with many more wounded in action – not to speak of the civilian casualties. McNamara, later in life, was haunted by the utter futility of the war and his failure to understand that it could not be won. He was haunted, too, by his role in the second World War and in particular the firebombing of Tokyo, which claimed the lives of 100,000 Japanese civilians. In the end, he, too, made public acts of contrition, accepting responsibility and acknowledging his guilt in the needless deaths of so many. His obituary in The New York Times noted that towards the end of his life, McNamara walked the streets of Washington, unkempt and in a kind of daze. We humans are a peculiar species. Uniquely possessed of the concept of morality, we develop complex systems of ethics and then spend our lives subverting and circumventing them. As the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, this would not be a bad time to remember that policies are for today, but conscience is forever. As the poet and novelist D.H. Lawrence put it, “There is no complete forgetting, even in death.” Perry B. Newman is a South Portland resident and president of Atlantica Group, an international business consulting firm based in Portland, with clients in North America, Israel and Europe. He is also chairman of the Maine District Export Council. Comment on this story at: http://www.theforecaster.net/weblink/123942
Beem is misguided in this respect insofar as the cynicism that selectively excuses corrupt and corrupting government practices engaged in by “our side” fails to recognize the destructive anti-government backlash created by exercises of government power favoring some at the expense of others for reasons of political expediency rather than sound public policy. In effect, Beem’s indifference to government accountability serves the interests of those he most despises. Alice E. Knapp Richmond
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Vote Hinck in Democratic U.S. Senate primary I am supporting Jon Hinck, Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate. I am impressed with his sincerity, knowledge of issues important to me, and his eagerness to make a difference in Washington. Jon understands that striving toward lower cost energy and lowering our dependence on fossil fuels not only provides jobs today, but strengthens our economy and contributes to job growth in the future. Jon supports providing a well-educated workforce that encourages new and existing businesses to invest in Maine as we compete in the global marketplace. Jon believes that working together will solve problems that must be faced in the near future. If elected, Jon will work hard on our behalf. If you agree that these are important issues and want to see a senator from Maine make a difference in Washington, I urge you to join me and support Jon Hinck in the upcoming Democratic primary. Tom Foley Cumberland
Early shedders? The reason is clear What's with the odd reluctance on the part of most of those interviewed by Mario Moretto to just state out loud the almost certain cause of the early appearance of softshell lobsters? As mentioned in the piece, one of the primary reasons for early appearance of soft-shell lobster is warmer-thannormal ocean water temperatures. The water temperatures in Casco Bay have been running a very dramatic four to seven degrees above normal for months, the second-warmest meteorological winter for Portland in recorded history. The warmest March. Second-warmest April. The explanation is right in front of our very eyes. We all know what it is, because we're all living through it. So why are most of the lobster experts so reluctant to just say it? Steve McKelvey Scarborough
U.S. needs stronger energy policy “Blah, blah, blah.” Is this the best President Obama can do for an energy policy? Our "forward-thinking" president continues to slam on the brakes to economic growth when he calls for ending subsidies to the oil industry. Yes, Mr. President, let’s tax the industry pumping $86 million from oil and gas every day – far more than from any other business. And especially in this day of economy of anemic job growth and record deficits. Is this the promise of hope or the reality of hopelessness? And not paying their “fair share”? The oil and gas industry pays close to dollar to dollar to the coffers in Washington. Look at ExxonMobil: in the five years prior
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Baseball is in the cards Last month, Carolyn and I took our grandson Jackson to his first Red Sox game. You might not think a 22-month-old would be a great baseball fan, but Jackson is. He paid pretty close attention to what was going on down on the field for almost two hours before The Universal he lost interest. The fact that the Sox hit five home runs, prompting spontaneous outbursts of cheers, music, dancing, and clapping, helped. The fact that his favorite players, Dustin Pedroia and Jarrod Saltalamacchia, were among the homer hit parade made it even better. I hadn’t been to a game at Fenway Park for quite a few years Edgar Allen Beem and it took a while to get over the initial sticker shock. Fortunately, we were given the four $55 tickets, but it cost $50 to park, $8.50 per beer, another $40 to $50 for Fenway Franks, ice cream, popcorn, and pizza, and $30 for a youth-size Red Sox jersey, not to mention gas and tolls. The jersey is a little big for him, so I’m assuming he’ll get a couple of seasons out of it before he outgrows it. Jackson looks a lot like Pedroia, but catcher Saltalamacchia is his all-time favorite, to the extent that someone who’s not yet 2 can have an all-time anything. Teammates call Saltalamacchia “Salty,” but Jackson calls him “Machy.” Daughter Hannah tells me Jackson carries his Jarrod Saltalamacchia baseball card with him everywhere and thinks every man he sees in a Sox cap is “Machy.” The $8.95 I spent at Don’s Sports Card Center in Portland for a set of 15 2012 Boston Red Sox cards is probably the best investment I’ve made this year. Jackson loves them, I get the credit, and Hannah gets to tell him who they are over and over and over again.
to 2010 it paid almost $59 billion in taxes while earning $40.5 billion here in the United States. Do the math: from 2006 to 2010 Exxon paid $1.45 in taxes to every dollar it earned. This isn’t enough? I am standing up today to say "enough." We need a
Browsing through the cards at Don’s card shop sure brought back memories. Like just about every kid I knew, I collected Topps baseball cards, four or five cards and a stick of bubble gum for five cents. Between about 1957 and 1961, I managed to amass several shoe boxes full of baseball cards. I’d sort them by team, sometimes by position, create personal AllStar teams, and trade the duplicates with my buddies. There’s something about a baseball card that makes you feel you have a personal investment in the play, more so even than wearing the team cap or the player’s jersey. Those wonderful little cards disappeared with my youth. I believe I only attended one Red Sox game when I was a kid and the players I liked best growing up were the ones I saw play that summer day in 1957 – Ted Williams, Jackie Jensen, Jimmy Piersall, Frank Malzone, Ike Delock, Tommy Brewer, and Sammy White. The Sox always seem to come up with long, lanky catchers and White was my Saltalamacchia. In the long, tall backstop brigade there was also Haywood Sullivan, who went on to become the Red Sox general manager, and eventually Carlton Fisk, whose 12thinning home run in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series is still my most joyous Red Sox memory, despite the fact that the Sox lost the series. Back when I was collecting cards, you essentially had to buy a pig in a poke. You put down your nickel and you took your chances. You might a get a few bums and duplicates or you might get that Don Buddin card you’d been after. It took forever to collect an entire team. These days, you can purchase entire Major League Baseball card sets. That’s a lot of cards. There were only 16 teams in the major leagues when I was a kid, 400 players in all. Now there are 30 teams with 750 players. I’m thinking about getting Jackson a set of 2012 cards for his birthday in July, but, truth be told, it’s a 1957 set I wish I still had. Full set of 2012 baseball cards, $54.99. Still having your own ’57 set, priceless. Freelance journalist Edgar Allen Beem lives in Yarmouth. The Universal Notebook is his personal, weekly look at the world around him.
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South Portland arrests 5/13 at 6:02 a.m. Robert W. Smith, 51, of South Portland, was arrested on Main Street by Officer Jeff Levesque on a charge of violating conditions of release. 5/13 at 7:53 p.m. Christopher Griffiths, 44, of Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Patricia Maynard on a charge of violating conditions of release. 5/14 at 3:53 p.m. James O'Brien, 48, of South Portland, was arrested on Market Street by Officer Rocco Navarro on charges of operating after suspension and displaying a fictitious inspection sticker and on a warrant. 5/14 at 7:06 p.m. Richard Fortin, 35, of South Portland, was arrested on Main Street by Officer Andrew Nelson on charges of domestic-violence assault and obstructing the report of a crime. 5/15 at 1:17 a.m. John Walsh, 23, of Falmouth, was arrested on Cottage Road by Officer Kevin Theriault on a charge of furnishing liquor to a minor. 5/15 at 3:52 p.m. Chanchala Hamblen, 21, of Saco, was arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer Andrew Nelson on charges of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and violating conditions of release. 5/15 at 4:21 p.m. Joseph F. Kittrell, 57, of Bridgton, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Scott Corbett on charges of operating after habitual license revocation, improper plates and on a warrant. 5/16 at 8:33 p.m. A 17-year-old South Portland girl was arrested on HighlandAvenue by Officer Kevin Sager on charges of probation violation and possession of drug paraphernalia. 5/17 at 12:29 a.m. Dean Day, 23, of South Portland, was arrested on Townhouse Drive by Officer Shane Stephenson on charges of violation of a protective order and violating conditions of release. 5/17 at 3:51 a.m. Bradley J. Sanzenbacher, 39, of Greensboro, N.C., was arrested on Main Street by Officer Chris Gosling on charges of possession of marijuana, criminal trespass and refusing to submit to arrest. 5/17 at 5:45 p.m. Eric Merrill, 27, of South Portland, was arrested on Main Street by Officer
Christopher Todd on charges of burglary, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, and misuse of identification and on a warrant. 5/18 at 1:24 a.m. James J. Mattson, 34, of South Portland, was arrested on Ocean Street by Officer Kevin Theriault on a charge of operating under the influence. 5/18 at 1:48 a.m. Gary S. Gowen, 26, of South Portland, was arrested on Main Street by Officer Paul Lambert on charges of operating after suspension and illegal registration. 5/18 at 6:50 a.m. Laurie A. Gray, 43, of Sanford, was arrested on Western Avenue by Officer Shane Stephenson on charges of unlawful possession of a scheduled drug and operating after suspension. 5/18 at 11 a.m. James Barker, 71, of South Portland, was arrested on County way by Officer Steven Webster on a charge of gross sexual assault. 5/18 at 6:25 p.m. Sarah L. Pierce, 25, of Waterboro, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Adam Howard on a charge of operating after suspension. 5/18 at 11:25 p.m. Adam Iglowski, 30, of South Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Erin Curry on a charge of unlawful possession of a scheduled drug and on a warrant.
Summonses 5/11 at 10:55 p.m. Simone V. Janes, 51, of Windham, was issued a summons on Broadway by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of domestic-violence terrorizing. 5/15 at 1:17 a.m. Joshua Brady, 20, of South Portland, was issued a summons on Cottage Road by Officer Kevin Theriault on a charge of minor possessing liquor. 5/15 at 2:17 p.m. Andrea Drillen, 38, of Portland, was issued a summons on Cottage Road by Officer Theodore Sargent on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 5/16 at 9:24 a.m. A 16-year-old South Portland boy was issued a summons on Highland Avenue by Officer Allen Andrews on a charge of possession of marijuana. 5/16 at 4:37 p.m. A 13-year-old South Portland girl was issued a summons on Maine Mall Road by Officer Rocco Navarro on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 5/16 at 5:26 p.m. Brendhan McDevitt, 34, of Gorham, was issued a summons on Fickett Strett by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of displaying a fictitious inspection sticker. 5/17 at 1:25 p.m. Diana C. Libby, 65, of Gorham, was issued a summons on Cottage Road by Officer Corey Hamilton on a charge of cruelty to animals. 5/17 at 6:44 p.m. Valerie J. Briggs, 49, of South Portland, was issued a summons on Evans Street by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of
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5/15 at 8:47 a.m. Sewer odor investigation on Broadway. 5/15 at 1:07 p.m. Smoke alarm, no fire, on E Street. 5/15 at 3 p.m. Alarm system activation, no fire, on Western Avenue. 5/15 at 4:23 p.m. Vehicle accident, cleanup on Broadway. 5/16 at 12:14 p.m. Motor vehicle accident, no injuries, on Broadway. 5/16 at 8:31 p.m. Motor vehicle accident with injuries on Broadway. 5/17 at 1:55 p.m. Telephone or cable wire down on Main Street. 5/17 at 3:20 p.m. Smoke alarm, no fire, on Fort Road. 5/18 at 12:51 p.m. Smoke alarm due to malfunction on Preble Street. 5/19 at 7:39 a.m. Fire, other, on Pine Haven Terrace. 5/19 at 8:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident, no injuries, on the Maine Turnpike Spur. 5/19 at 8:37 p.m. Smoke alarm, no fire, on Broadway. 5/19 at 11:33 p.m. Outside rubbish fire on Broadway. 5/21 at 10:28 p.m. Alarm system activation, no fire, on Westbrook Street.
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Scarborough arrests 5/15 at 1:54 p.m. Aaron C. Brown, 27, of Joshua Drive, Biddeford, was arrested on Cabela Boulevard by Officer Shawn Anastasoff on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and theft by deception. 5/17 at 7:24 a.m. Joshua D. Tellier, 30, of Summer Street, Biddeford, was arrested on Payne Road by Officer Timothy Dalton on a warrant. 5/17 at 2:13 p.m. John P. Mahoney, 52, of Winslow Road, Gorham, was arrested on Route 1 by Officer Melissa DiClemente on a charge of operating under the influence. 5/18 at 7:04 p.m. James Michael Young, 28, of Mellen Street, Portland, was arrested on Route 1 by Officer Scott Vaughan on a charge
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check yourself 5/15 at 1:54 p.m. Two men used starter checks to make big purchases at Cabela's, totaling more than $500, and returned later that day to return the items for cash. An employee, while processing the return, called the bank, and was told the checking account had been closed in 2007. Police were called and the check writer, Aaron C. Brown, 27, of Joshua Drive, Biddeford, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and theft by deception.
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5/14 at 3:35 p.m. Sherri L. Libby, 48, of Seavey Street, Westbrook, was issued a summons on Gallery Boulevard by Officer Cody Lounder on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 5/14 at 4:36 p.m. Danielle L. Smith, 27, of High Street, Biddeford, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Officer Donald Laflin on a charge of operating with a suspended or revoked license. 5/14 at 8:56 p.m. Julia E. Nyitray, 23, of East Grand Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, was issued a summons on Payne Road by Officer Garrett Strout on charges of violating bail conditions of release, possession of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia. 5/15 at 3:58 p.m. Bethany L. Harmon, 20, of Rothay Avenue, South Portland, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Officer Andrew Flynn on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 5/15 at 4:36 p.m. Kenneth M. Kozlowski, 23, of Eustis, Fla., was issued a summons on Gallery Boulevard by Officer Benjamin Landry on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 5/16 at 6:53 p.m. Emilie G. P. Thompson, 18, of Ocean Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, was issued a summons on Payne Road by Officer Donald Laflin on a charge of operating with a suspended or revoked license. 5/17 at 10:29 p.m. Susannah B. Bell, 59, of Other Town, Pa., was issued a summons on Black Point Road by Officer Melissa DiClemente on a charge of unlawfull possession of a scheduled drug. 5/17 at 8:11 p.m. Kenneth J. Fotter, 27, of High Street, Portland, was issued a summons on Spurwink Road by Officer Donald Laflin on a charge of operating with a suspended or revoked license. 5/18 at 1:25 p.m. Brandon D. Huff, 33, of Beech Ridge Road, was issued a summons on Beech Ridge Road by Officer Brian Nappi on a charge of cultivating marijuana. 5/18 at 4:34 p.m. Pauline Berenson, 92, of Stevens Avenue, Portland, was issued a summons on Payne Road by Officer Scott Vaughan on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 5/20 at 9:52 a.m. Paul G. Orciani, 28, of Green Street, Biddeford, was issued a summons on Holmes Road by Officer Scott Vaughan on a charge of operating with a suspended or revoked license.
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Dog days of summer 5/17 at 1:25 p.m. Officer Corey Hamilton responded to a report of a small brown and white dog locked inside a van at a Cottage Road business. When the officer arrived, the dog was whimpering and panting. Hamilton found the temperature inside the van to be "excessive," and issued the dog's owner, Diana C. Libby, 65, of Gorham, a summons on a charge of cruelty to animals.
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of violation of probation or parole. 5/20 at 3:09 a.m. Jondra M. Madden, 18, of Hunts Drive, Windham, was arrested on Route 1 by Sgt. Mary Pearson on charges of operating without a license and operating under the influence. 5/20 at 10:32 p.m. Duval X. Pesantez Calderon, 35, of Bridge Street, Topsham, was arrested on Route 1 by Officer Andrew Flynn on a charge of operating under the influence.
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from previous page operating after suspension. 5/17 at 10:43 p.m. A 13-year-old South Portland boy was issued a summons on Evans Street by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of domestic-violence assault.
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arrests 5/15 at 9:02 p.m. Joseph Rickoff, 25, of Maple Lane, was arrested on Ocean House Road by Officer Ben Davis on a charge of violating conditions of release. 5/21 at 2:33 a.m. Andrew Derosby, 42, of an unlisted address, Portland, was arrested on Sawyer Street in South Portland by Officer Ben Davis on a charge of refusing to submit to arrest or detention.
Summonses 5/16 at 6:03 p.m. David Ricker, 21, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons on Ocean House Road by Officer Ben Davis on a charge of violating conditions of release. 5/17 at 9:04 a.m. Endodontic Associates of Portland was issued a summons on Sawyer Road by Sgt. Kevin Kennedy on a charge of operation of an unregistered vehicle. The driver was not identified or issued a summons. 5/17 at 2:44 p.m. Steven Gerke, 54, of Windham, was issued a summons on Route 77 by Sgt. Kevin Kennedy on a charge of failure to use a seat belt. 5/18 at 7:45 a.m. A 17-year-old girl from Cape Elizabeth was issued a summons on Scott Dyer Road by Sgt. Kevin Kennedy on a charge of failing to yield to a pedestrian. 5/18 at 10 a.m. Lisa Schroder, 48, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons on Route 77 by Sgt. Kevin Kennedy on a charge of driving an uninspected vehicle. 5/19 at 8:30 a.m. Hagos Tsadik, 51, of Portland, was issued a summons on Spurwink Road by Officer Aaron Webster on a charge of failure to produce proof of vehicle insurance. 5/19 at 11:50 p.m. Madeline Milburn, 18, of Falmouth, was issued a summons on Shore Road by Officer David Galvan on a charge of failure to use a seat belt. 5/19 at 1:51 p.m. Amanda Brown-Rideout, 31, of Yarmouth, was issued a summons on Route 77 by Sgt. Kevin Kennedy on a charge of failure to use a seat belt. 5/19 at 3:50 p.m. David Jones, 42, 0f Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons on Route 77 by Sgt. Eric Fay on a charge of failure to produce proof of vehicle insurance. 5/20 no time listed A 17-year-old boy from Cape Elizabeth was issued a summons at an undisclosed location by Sgt. Andy Steindl on a charge of operating under the influence. 5/21 at 5:30 p.m. Ann Kaplan, 50, of Cape Elizabeth, was issued a summons on Route 77 by Sgt. Kevin Kennedy on a charge of driving and unregistered vehicle.
Unfinished business 5/21 A man mowing his lawn on Old Ocean House Road told police he went inside for a 20-minute break and returned to find his lawn mower stolen.
Fire calls 5/15 at 9:05 p.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Resolution Place. 5/16 at 8:27 a.m. Investigation on Oakhurst Road. 5/16 at 12:23 p.m. Investigation on High Bluff Road. 5/17 at 10:44 p.m. Furnace problem on Cape Woods Road. 5/19 at 8:50 a.m. Wire down on Cottage Lane. 5/19 at 2:46 p.m. Smoke investigation on Spurwink Avenue. 5/20 at 5:23 p.m. Search party on Ocean Avenue.
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Obituaries Georgiana Pratt Chase, 91: Dedicated volunteer, conservationist book detailing the history of Stratton's Islands of Saco Bay. In 2004, she completed the training and volunteer requirements to become a Master Gardener for Cumberland County through the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Chase is survived by her sons, Church Chase and Philip Sharples; daughter-in-
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Cape Elizabeth High School Class of 2012 Top 10 percent Ethan DiNinno Son of Julia Beckett and AJ DiNinno. Honors/Awards: Valedictorian; twotime State individual champion in Math Team, member of Northern New England champion SciDiNinno ence Bowl team, vari-
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Science Olympiad Tournament-Rocks and Minerals, Anatomy and Physiology; CEHS Awards for Excellence in Biology, English and Philosophy & Ethics; Bronze medal Maine State Games-Volleyball; St. Michael’s College Book Award. Activities: Volleyball; Tennis; Science Team; Math Team; Volunteer Club; designed and welded new seats for van use by Cape Rescue Water Extraction Team; Math Teaching Assistant; Books & Bagels Book Club; Preble Street Soup Kitchen Volunteer; South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club Volunteer; Cashier at Shaw’s Supermarket; Oxford County Mineral and Gem Association. Future Plans: Tufts University Victoria Brigham Daughter of Thomas and Patricia Brigham. Honors/Awards: AP Scholar, Wellesley College Book Award, National Merit Letter of Commendation, All-Academic Team Cross Country and Indoor Track, Maroon Medal Society Activities: Varsity Brigham Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track (Captain), Interact/Volunteer Club (President), National Honor Society (Executive Committee and Chief Philanthropist), Science Team (Co-Captain), Math Team, Freshlinks Mentor Program (Student Head), Student Council (Grade 11, Treasurer), Prom Committee. Future Plans: Presidential Scholar at Boston University. Rebecca Mallory Eisenberg Daughter of Deborah and Stuart Eisenberg. Honors/Awards: CEHS Awards for Excellence in Freshman English, Sophomore History, Sophomore and Junior Art; Trinity College Book Award. Activities: Maine College of Art Eisenberg Pre-College program, Gabriel Zimpritch Poetry Symposium
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2011-2012, photography, CEHS Speech Team, horseback riding, Celtic harp, CEHS Sailing Team. Future Plans: Bennington College where I plan on studying Environmental Policy and Photography. Maxwell Thomas Gore Son of Daniel and Margret Gore. Honors/Awards: Middlebury College Book Award, CEHS Award for Excellence in World History II and Personal Finance. Activities: Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Natural Helpers, National Honor Society, Gore Hope for Haiti, cashier at Terra Cotta Pasta Co., Rec Camp Junior Counselor Future Plans: Study Biology at Davidson College. Paul Cotter Hamerski Son of Tom Hamerski and Lisa Cotter. Honors/Awards: CEHS Awards for Excellence in Advanced Algebra, Physics, AP Statistics, Pre-Calculus and Mathematics Team; National Merit Commended Student; American Invitational Mathematics Exam; First Maine All-Star Math Team; First Place team member, Hamerski Northern New England Science Bowl; Western Maine Conference All-Academic Team (Football); Most Improved Offensive Player (Football). Activities: Basketball, Football, Outdoor Track, Math Team, Science Team. Future Plans: Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. John A. Harrison Son of Margo E. Harrison and Craig B. Harrison. Honors/Awards: National Merit Scholarship Finalist; National Honor Society; Williams College Book Award; CEHS Awards for Excellence in Honors Physics, Honors Geometry, Honors World History I, Honors World History II. Activities: Harrison Football Team (Captain), Hockey Team, Track & Field Team (Captain), Math Team, Science Team. continued next page
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Top 10 percent from previous page Future Plans: Northeastern University Honors Program. Julia Goodnow Hintlian Daughter of Varney Hintlian and Molly MacAuslan. Honors/Awards: Yale Book Award; Phi Beta Kappa Award; Western Maine Conference Citizenship Award Nominee; AP Scholar; National Merit Scholarship Finalist/Recipient; CEHS Awards for Hintlian Excellence in AP Junior English, Honors World History I, Honors World History II, Health, Honors Freshman English; Excellence in Public Speaking Award. Activities: Principle Second Oboe â€“ Colby College Orchestra, Speech & Debate Team, World Affairs Council, CEHS Varsity Swim Team, Coastal Maine Aquatics, Natural Helpers, National Honor Society, Model United Nations participant, Biology Peer Tutor. Future Plans: Tufts University. Edward Stapleton Melanson Son of John and Lisa Melanson. Honors/Awards: National Honor Society, AP Scholar with Honor, Dartmouth College Book Award, Model U.N. Best Delegate Award, Award for Excellence in History, Western Maine Conference AllAcademic Team in Melanson football and Alpine skiing, Tri-Captain in lacrosse. Activities: Lacrosse, Football, World Affairs Council, Model United Nations, Tutoring, Indoor Track, Jazz Band, Tech Theatre, coaching Youth Lacrosse, Math Team, Ski Club. Future Plans: Study economics and play club lacrosse at the University of Pittsburgh. William Conor McCarthy Son of Candee Kaknes and Terry McCarthy. Honors/Awards: Eagle Scout,
www.theforecaster.net National Honor Society, National Merit Scholarship Finalist, Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award, Boston College Book Award, Maine Forensic AsMcCarthy sociation 2010 State Champion in Original Oratory, numerous CEHS Awards for Excellence including Physics, English, Spanish and Personal Finance. Activities: Maine State Mock Trial Competition, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012; Speech Team, 2010, 2011, 2012; Science Team, 2011, 2012; Math Team, 2011, 2012. Future Plans: Worcester Polytechnic Institute, majoring in Physics. Maria Theresa Morris Daughter of Mark and Laura Morris. Honors/Awards: Award for Excellence in Health, Creative Writing Award, Smith College Book Award, Revolution Field Hockey Leadership Award, Therese Elaine Gordon Libby Morris Field Hockey Award. Activities: volunteering, working, singing, writing, Field Hockey. Future Plans: Vassar College. Maggie Rabasca Daughter of Steve Rabasca and Kristie Rabasca. Honors/ Awards: National Merit Scholar, AP Scholar with Honor, Brown University Book Award, United States Presidential Scholar Nominee. Activities: GymnasRabasca tics (Cumberland County Gymnastics Center), National Honor Society, Peer Tutor, Teaching Assistant, Hiking. Future Plans: Study Engineering at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, CA. Charlotte Wynne Rutty Daughter of Alison Morton & Lee Rut-
ty. Honors/Awards: National Merit Scholarship Finalist; Princeton University Book Award; Gabe Zimpritch Poetry Award; Western Maine Conference Citizenship Rutty Award; Scholastic Art and Writing Awards: Silver Key Award for creative writing portfolio; CEHS Awards for Excellence in English, Chemistry and Speech; AllState Orchestra. Activities: Speech Team, Portland Youth Symphony Orchestra, Science Team, National Honor Society, Concert Jazz Band, staff of CEHS literary magazine Bartleby, volunteer reader at The Iris Network, Peer Tutor, part-time job at Cookie Jar Pastry Shop. Future Plans: Bowdoin College.
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Good Deeds The Freeport Community Improvement Association recently granted the Freeport Community Library $4,000 to renovate its courtyard. Over the past 15 years, the original landscaping for the courtyard has outgrown the space and the fence which was intended to define the new courtyard discouraged its use. The grant from the Freeport Community Improvement Association will allow the library to add plants better suited to the space, move shrubs, relocate the entrance way and remove the existing fence. The 13th Annual Stars of Hope program at The Highlands and Highland Green recently raised $1,035 to the Alzheimer's Association. Residents and others in the community donated at a rate of $10 per
star. John Wasileski, the owner and developer of both communities, also joined in the giving and matched the donation to the Alzheimer's Association. Hospice of Southern Maine received $50,000 as a part of the proceeds from the Hannaford Charity Auction which took place last November. The donation will allow Hospice of Southern Maine to continue to provide quality care for individuals throughout southern Maine. Gelato Fiasco recently donated $3,367 to the Brunswick Teen Center. The donation was a result of the company's annual Scoop-a-Thon and this year's donation was $600 more than last year. On average, one dish or pint was served every 46 seconds for the entire twelve-hour event.
Awards Mid Coast Hospital was recently awarded a silver level award from the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network for its efforts in helping to change the community culture around tobacco-free zones. Signs around the hospital communicate the smoke-free policy. The hospital hopes its efforts will
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Appointments Stephen Rogers was recently appointed principal of Lyman Moore Middle School in Portland; he has been serving in a oneyear position as principal since last July. Carolyn VanBeek-Outwin was recently elected president of the Maine Charitable Mechanic Association. She is the first woman elected to the presidency. R.M. Davis Inc. recently named Geoffrey Alexander as its new president. Alexander has been with the firm since 1997 as vice president and portfolio manager and has worked alongside the firm's founder and CEO, Robert M. Davis. Benjamin E. Marcus was recently appointed as the managing director of Drummond Woodsum. Marcus has been with the firm for the past 25 years and has served on the Board of Directors for the last 10 of those years. As a member of the business services group, his law practice focuses on corporate and commercial transactions and commercial litigation.
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Mercy Health System recently earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval in disease specific certification for its hip and knee replacement program. This certification means that patients are guaranteed the highest quality of service and care and recognizes Mercy's dedication to continuous compliance with state of the art standards of care.
Karen Frink Wolf, a partner at Friedman Gaythwaite Wolf & Leavitt was recently named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Amy Abel of Portland's Choice Realty recently obtained her associate brokers license. William Van Twisk, owner of Will Van Mediations and Brunswick Realty, recently completed a specialized course in short sales and foreclosures conducted by the Council of Residential Specialists of the National Association of Realtors.
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Dr. Nathan Corbell recently opened Seacoast Vision Eye Care at 25 Hannaford Drive in Hannaford Plaza off Route 1 in Scarborough. Beginning August 1, Dr. Kristen Haddon, Dr. Andrew Tenenbaum and Dr. Margaret Zamboni along with pediatric nurse practitioner Karen Weiss will join InterMed to open a new pediatric office at 100 Foden Road in South Portland.
Green Bee Soda of Brunswick recently launched a new flavor, Ginger Buzz. The drink is crafted from fresh ginger, wildflower honey and coriander. The soda can be found in natural food stores, restaurants and select grocery stores.
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Regular season winding down
(Ed. Note: For the complete Cape Elizabeth-Falmouth and Scarborough-Yarmouth boys’ lacrosse game stories, please visit theforecaster.net) By Michael Hoffer It’s almost playoff time in the Forecaster Country. While outdoor track is already primed to kick off its postseason (please see story), the tennis regular season is over and baseball, softball and lacrosse will be done by next Wednesday. Here’s a glimpse at what’s happened, where things stand and what’s left on the agenda:
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The Western Maine Conference boys doubles tennis tournament was played at Waynflete School Saturday. (From left) Cape Elizabeth’s Luke Gilman and Eli Breed defeated Falmouth’s Tom Wilberg and Sam Holland in the finals.
Tennis The Western Maine Conference held its doubles championships last weekend. Cape Elizabeth’s Luke Gilman and Eli Breed defeated Falmouth’s Tom Wilberg and Sam Holland in the boys’ finals. On the girls’ side, Cape Elizabeth’s Kisa Tabery and Emily Tall reached the semifinals before losing to Falmouth’s Katie Ryan and Marlena Lantos, 2-6, 6-7 (4). Cape Elizabeth’s Sarah Bosworth and Deedee Curran reached the consolation final, but lost to Greely’s Marina Goding and Sarah Gooch, 4-8. Cape Elizabeth’s boys’ team will likely wind up third behind Lincoln Academy and Falmouth, continued next page
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Scarborough junior pitcher Erin Giles delivers a strike during Monday’s 7-3 win at Cheverus, which left the Red Storm perfect on the regular season.
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Scarborough senior Andrew Jones controls possession and moves the ball upfield during Friday night’s 7-6 home loss to Yarmouth. The Red Storm suffered its first loss this spring.
Track regular season ends, postseason next By Michael Hoffer The fun is about to being in earnest for local runners, jumpers and throwers. The regular season has come to a close and next up are conference championship meets Saturday and the state meets the following weekend. Cape Elizabeth hosted Falmouth, Greely and Yarmouth last Friday for the Cumberland County Classic. The boys came in third (Falmouth finished first) as Deven Roberts (triple jump, 37 feet, 2.5 inches), Andrew Lavallee (shot put, 40-9.5) and Paul Hamerski (discus, 117-4) all won events. The Capers girls were fourth (Greely was first). The 3,200 relay team did come in first in a time of 12 minutes, 10.20 seconds. South Portland hosted Scarborough and seven other
schools in the Cumberland County Classic. The Red Storm won the girls’ meet and the Red Riots came in sixth. Scarborough got wins from Nicole Kirk in the 100 (12.78 seconds) and 200 (25.97), Emily Tolman in the 400 (58.85) and long jump (16-4.75), Catherine Bailey in the pole vault (10 feet), Haela Booth-Howe in the javelin (102-4) and the 400 (52.46) and 1,600 (4:10.67) relay teams. The boys meet was won by Cheverus. Scarborough came in third and South Portland tied Windham for fifth. The Red Storm got a win from Kevin Manning in the pole vault (11-6). The Red Riots top finishers were Teddy Lefay (third in the 100, 11.97), Darryl Wilkinson in
the 800 (2:04.12) and Ben Michaud in the triple jump (39-9). South Portland’s Nyajock Pan won the 800 (2:20.47).
Cape Elizabeth’s Arden Wing finishes fifth in the girls’ 100 at last weekend’s regular season-ending meet.
Postseason schedule Saturday, Cape Elizabeth goes to Yarmouth for the Western Maine Conference championship meet. Scarborough hosts South Portland and the rest of the Southern Maine Activities Association for the conference meet. Cape Elizabeth will compete in the Class B state meet at Mt. Desert Island Saturday, June 2. Scarborough and South Portland vie for Class A honors that same day at Windham. Thornton Academy in Saco will be the host for this year’s New England championships, Saturday, June 9. sports editor Michael hoffer can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on twitter: @foresports.
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Winding down from previous page meaning a semifinal round showdown with the defending Class B champion Yachtsmen could be in the offing. The Capers took a 9-2 mark into Wednesday’s finale at Fryeburg. In Western A, defending regional champion Scarborough finished 10-2 and will wind up third, meaning the Red Storm will host a quarterfinal round match, likely versus Portland. South Portland entered its finale Wednesday at home against Bonny Eagle at 4-7 and 11th, but will likely fall short of the postseason (only 10 teams qualify). On the girls’ side, reigning Western A champion Scarborough finished the regular season 9-3 and will likely be the No. 4 seed for the playoffs. South Portland went 5-7 and will be the No. 11 seed. In Western B, Cape Elizabeth went 7-5 and was in the No. 6 spot at press time. The postseason begins Tuesday with the preliminary round. The quarterfinals are
May 31 and semifinals June 2. All of those matches will be hosted by the higher seeded teams. The regional finals are June 6 at Bates College in Lewiston. The state finals are June 9 at Colby College in Waterville. The singles tournament resumes Friday with the Round of 48 prelims and Round of 32. Saturday is the Round of 16 and quarterfinals. The semifinals and championship matches will be held Monday at Colby. Local boys’ players Matt Gilman and Satchel McCarthy of Cape Elizabeth and Alex Henny of Scarborough remain in contention.
Scarborough’s baseball team extended its win streak to eight and now sits atop the Western Class A Heal Points standings with a 12-1 record. The Red Storm recent conquests included host Deering (11-0), visiting Gorham (11-1, in five innings) and visiting Westbrook (2-0). Against Deering, Scarborough didn’t muster a hit until the sixth inning, but took advantage of 14 walks
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The Seacoast United Maine U-17 girls’ soccer team, featuring several players from Forecaster Country, won the 2012 age bracket state title Sunday, 1-0, over Blackbear United. In six years of state cup competition, this is the team’s sixth finals appearance and fifth crown. Seacoast will next represent Maine in the US Youth Soccer Region 1 championships in Lancaster, Penn., June 28-July 3. Front row (left to right): Hannah Kallis (Sanford), Marissa Duncan (Sanford), Jessica Meader (Scarborough), Holly Rand (North Yarmouth), Paige Tetu (Brunswick), Erin Smith (Gorham), Kip Chipman (Brunswick), Taylor Leborgne (Scarborough), Sam Bryan (Sanford). Back row: Coach Su DelGuercio, Cassie Darrow (Falmouth), Sarah Ingraham (Cumberland), Ashley Ronzo (Scarborough), Maria Philbrick (Scarborough), Sarah Martens (Scarborough), Allison Hill (Brunswick), Megan Decker (Yarmouth), Katie Couture (Saco), Emily Richard (Arundel), coach Paul Cameron, coach Bill Meader. Absent: Julia Mitiguy (Cumberland)
and stole 12 bases (five by Joe Cronin). Ben Wessel earned the win with a three-hitter and also drove in three runs. In the win over Gorham, Wessel doubled, tripled and drove in six and Cronin earned the win with a three-hit, eight-strikeout effort. Against the Blue Blazes, Wessel earned the win, but came out of the game with an apparent injury in the fifth. Brendan Hall had an RBI double and Cronin added an RBI single. The Red Storm went to Windham Thursday, plays at Massabesic Saturday and finishes the regular season at home Tuesday versus Portland. South Portland is 4-9, but remains in playoff contention. The Red Riots lost at Cheverus, 9-4, last Thursday, beat host Noble, 4-1, Saturday, then fell at home against Portland, 6-1, Tuesday. Brendan Horton had a pair of hits and two RBI against the Stags. Horton tripled twice, singled, scored twice and drove in a run versus the Knights. Matt DiBiase threw a two-hitter to earn the win.
South Portland (13th in Western A, where 11 teams qualify) was at Deering Thursday, hosts Marshwood Saturday and finishes at Westbrook Tuesday. In Western B, Cape Elizabeth was 6-7 and 10th in the Heals (where the top 12 qualify) at press time. The Capers lost their last three, 3-1 at Lake Region, 2-1 at home to Wells and 9-8 (in eight innings) at Yarmouth. Will LeBlond had an RBI single against the Warriors. LeBlond doubled and Max Gore and Donald Clark both had multiple hits in the loss to the Clippers. In that one, Cape Elizabeth couldn’t hold a 7-2 lead. The Capers were home with Falmouth Wednesday and Waynflete Thursday and close at Poland Tuesday.
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Winding down from previous page win streak hit 11 with recent mercy rule victories over visiting Deering (14-1, in five innings) and Westbrook (12-0, in five innings) and host Biddeford (18-1, in six innings). Against the Rams, Olivia Indorf threw a two-hitter with five strikeouts, Laurine German hit a grand slam and Michaela Willwerth went deep as well. In the win over the Blue Blazes, Erin Bogdanovich threw a one-hitter, had two hits and two RBI and German and Danica Gleason added two hits and two RBI. Against the Tigers, Gleason went off with five hits, five RBI and four runs scored. Sam DiBiase added three hits and scored three times. The Red Riots (second to Scarborough in the Western A Heals) were home with Portland Wednesday, go to Windham Friday and close the regular season Monday at Gorham. The Red Storm is 14-0 and first after defeating host Kennebunk (12-2), visiting Marshwood (3-1) and host Cheverus (7-3) to extend its two-year win streak to 23. Against the Rams, Erin Giles had a sensational game, homering twice, adding three other hits and driving in six runs. Megan Murrell and Marisa O’Toole also homered. In the win over the Hawks, Scarborough’s closest of the year, Giles and Mo Hannan combined to throw a four-hitter. O’Toole doubled twice, while Alyssa Williamson had an RBI double. Against the Stags, Hannan had four hits and two RBI and Giles
and Williamson combined to earn the win with a six-hitter. The Red Storm hosted Windham Wednesday and closes the regular season at Westbrook Friday. In Western B, Cape Elizabeth is seventh in the Heals with a 10-3 mark after extending its win streak to six with victories over visiting Yarmouth (8-1) and Wells (2-0) and host Yarmouth (9-2). In the first win over the Clippers, Katie Rabasca got the win, while Lexi Cantara and Ashley Tinsman homered. Anna Goldstein threw a one-hitter against the Warriors and Tinsman homered and Shannon Nicholson drove in a run. At Yarmouth, Tinsman had two hits and three RBI. Emma O’Rourke added two hits and two runs, while Ellen Best singled, doubled, scored twice and had an RBI. The Capers were home with Falmouth Wednesday, go to Traip Friday and close at Poland Tuesday.
Boys’ lacrosse – First losses for Capers, Red Storm In a 48-hour span last week, Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough’s boys’ lacrosse teams both lost for the first time this spring. The Capers took a 7-0 mark into last Wednesday’s showdown at Falmouth. They fell behind 9-1 in the second period, but embarked on a furious second half rally which fell just short, 14-12. Alex Bornick and Justin Cary both scored four times. “We didn’t play well at the beginning of the game and they played very well,” said Cape Elizabeth coach Ben Raymond. “I’d say it was more of what they were doing and less of what we were doing poorly.
We had some good offensive possessions that didn’t lead to goals and we got down a couple goals and we tried to score the fourpoint goal that doesn’t exist. Then, we gave the ball away and gave away some possessions instead of maintaining our offense.” The Capers bounced back Friday with a 12-3 win at Kennebunk, then blanked visiting Fryeburg, 19-0. Cape Elizabeth (second to Falmouth in the Western Class B Heals) goes to NYA Friday and closes at home versus Yarmouth Wednesday. Scarborough’s two-time defending Class A state champion boys’ lacrosse team extended its two-year win streak to 19 last Wednesday with a 9-6 win at Kennebunk (Ryan Pallotta had four goals and John Wheeler added a pair). Friday, however, the run ended with a 7-6 home loss to Yarmouth. The Red Storm fell behind 3-0 quickly, but rallied to tie the game twice in the fourth period, 5-5, and 6-6, but the Clippers got a man-up goal with 44 seconds remaining and held on. Scarborough got three goals from Jon Blaisdell and a superb
defensive effort from Andrew Jones. “Yarmouth did something a little different (at the start),” said Hezlep. “Something we haven’t seen. The top couple teams in Class B play a little bit better as a unit than anybody we really see. They made a simple adjustment and we didn’t handle it well. Credit to our guys. They talked their way through it really quickly and got back on track. We held them without a goal for a long time after the first three. I felt really good about that. “Our goal is never to win every game, but to get better every day, however that happens. The guys responded well after the game. They knew they left it out there. We had one more play we had to make and we almost made it. We’ve had a couple close games, but I feel this is the one we played our best in. It was two really good teams. It was a lot of fun.” Scarborough (9-1 and first in Western A) looked to start a new winning streak Wednesday when it hosted Marshwood.
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from previous page The Red Storm closes the regular season at home Wednesday of next week versus Thornton Academy. Scarborough looks to wrap up homefield advantage for the playoffs. “We do not like playing anywhere but on the turf,” said Hezlep. South Portland was 3-6 and clung to the seventh and final Western A playoff spot at the press time. The Red Riots ended a 10-day break with a 9-6 home loss to Waynflete Saturday. Chris Mitchell scored twice in the setback. South Portland was at Kennebunk Wednesday, hosts Biddeford Friday and closes at home against Massabesic Saturday.
Girls’ lacrosse – Capers unbeaten The finest season in a decade for the Cape Elizabeth girls’ lacrosse team continued with recent wins over host Fryeburg (16-1) and visiting Wells (21-6). Talley Perkins and Lauren Steidl both had three goals against the Raiders. In the win over the Warriors, Perkins scored six times, Steidl had four goals and Abby McInerney three. The Capers have a slim lead over
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Falmouth and Waynflete in the hotly contested Western Class B Heal Points standings. Cape Elizabeth was home with York Thursday and closes at Falmouth Tuesday. The winner could very well end up with the top seed. In Western A, Scarborough is in first place, bouncing back from its lone loss with recent victories over visiting Gorham (17-5) and host Marshwood (11-5). Laura Przybylowicz, Mary Scott and Maggie Smith all had three goals against the Rams. In the win over the Hawks, Scott and Kelsey Howard both scored three times. The Red Storm had a big test at rival Kennebunk Thursday (please see theforecaster.net for full game story) and closes Tuesday at home versus Windham. South Portland was 7-3 and fifth in Western A at press time after a 10-4 victory at Windham last Thursday and an 18-12 home triumph over Deering Monday. Against the Eagles, Lani Edwards scored four times. In the win over the Rams, Edwards went off for eight goals. The Red Riots were at Portland Thursday and close at home versus Bonny Eagle Tuesday. Sports Editor Michael Hoffer can be reached at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter: @foresports.
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Greater Portland Auditions/Call for Art Mad Horse Theater Company needs crafters and other vendors for the 2nd Annual Family Fun Day on June 23 at Hutchins School, 24 Mosher St., South Portland. Cost for a table is $25. For more information call 730-2389 or madhorse. com. USM Youth Ensembles will be holding auditions May 23-25. For more information and to reserve an audition slot visit usm.maine. edu/music or call 780-5265.
Books & Authors Saturday 5/26 Eva Murray book signing, 2-5 p.m., Books-A-Million, 430 Gorham Road, South Portland, 253-5587.
Sunday 6/3 An Evening of Poetry, 6 p.m., University of New England, 710 Stevens Ave., Portland, $12 students with ID/$15 general admission, 733-2233.
Film Wednesday 5/30 Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, 5:30-7 p.m., Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.
Galleries Frank Poole's Holga Photography, runs through the end of May, Portland Photo Works, 2nd Floor, 142 High St., Portland. Portraits: An Exhibit of Photographs by Jan Pieter van Voorst van Beest and Sean Alonzo Harris, runs through May 31, Portland Public Library, 5 Monument Square, Portland, 871-1700.
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State Legislature Candidate reception, 7-9 p.m., Freeport Community Center, 53 Depot St., Freeport.
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Cumberland Council and School Board Forum, 7-8:30 p.m., Cumberland Town Hall, 290 Tuttle Road, Cumberland.
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must simply apply for vendors’ licenses at City Hall, a fee of about $120. Under a previous owner, the mall held a farmers market in 2005, but it closed after one season. Gorris said the farmers market model is one that’s been used successfully at other malls owned by the mall’s parent company, General Growth Properties. “This is a little outside the box for us, but we know the formula is out there and
customers.” The Maine Mall farmers market is expected to open on June 5 and run through the end of September. The mall market joins the existing South Portland Farmers Market, open every Thursday from 3-7 p.m. on Hinckley Drive. While vendors with the Hinckley Drive market must join a Farmers Market Association and pay fees to both that group and the city, vendors at the mall
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it works,” he said. “Farmers markets are very successful, and we’re hoping we can catch that.” Although the Planning Board vote was unanimous (with Chairman Rob Schreiber recused because his jazz band has been paid to play at the mall on Black Friday), the meeting was not without drama. City Councilor Rosemarie De Angelis responded to complaints made by Schreiber at the May 8 Planning Board meeting about city councilors lobbying the board about its decision to move the South Portland Farmers Market to Hinckley Drive. Councilors Jerry Jalbert, Al Livingston, De Angelis, and Mayor Patti Smith either addressed the board or submitted comments on May 8 regarding that decision. Schreiber said the communication was “undue pressure” and refused to vote. On Wednesday, De Angelis defended her right to address the Planning Board, admonished the chairman for shirking his “duty to vote.” Schreiber has asked for an opinion form the city’s attorney, Sally Daggett, about the protocol for communication between the Planning Board and City Council. Pending that advice, he told the board Wednesday he would not participate in deliberations and left the meeting shortly before it adjourned.
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Burgers from page 2 investment,” Barber said, although he declined to be specific. “We’ve learned so much. The legal process alone was just unbelievable.” So far, Mainely Burgers has three events under its belt: A prom, a corporate function and an event just for the friends. The reception was good they said, and they hope the word of mouth will spread. The Mainely Burgers menu includes classics like french fries, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and salads. Burgers range
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Last year, the market was held at Thomas Knight Park, with lackluster results. It’s hoped the Mill Creek Park location will attract more customers. On May 17, 10 vendors were on hand to sell produce, meat, cheese, seafood and homemade dog treats. Caitlin Jordan, the South Portland Farmers Market manager, said that while business wasn’t booming, it was acceptable. “It was a decent start,” Jordan said. “Hopefully, it’s just going to get bigger and better throughout the season.” Some vendors, however, were concerned about where customers would find parking. The market takes place on a closed portion of Hinckley Drive; on-street parking is available on nearby Ocean, Cottage and Thomas streets. “They should have considered having it somewhere more convenient for the customers,” Stuart White, of White’s Farm in Monroe, said. But customers didn’t seem to mind. They said they easily found nearby parking. And even if they had to circle the block a few times, most seemed OK with it. “Any really busy farmers market has issues with parking,” Rachael Harriman, of Cape Elizabeth, said. “Look at Deering Oaks or Monument Square (in Portland).” Those markets, she said, have little to no easy parking. “If people want fresh fruits and meat,” she said. “They’ll find a way.” Mario Moretto can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 106 or email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter: @riocarmine.
from $5 to $8; vegetarian options or chicken also available. There is also more adventurous fare, like “The Beast,” a burger with sauteed onions, bacon, pickles and barbecue sauce served between two grilled cheese sandwiches. For dessert, Barber and Berman offer up s’mores raviolis: chocolate and marshmallow sauces held together in graham cracker raviolis. They’ll also have the same sodas, candies and treats previously available at the Scarborough Beach concession stand. The options don’t end there, the duo said. As summer goes on, they’ll be experimenting with other specials and burger varieties. “This is a full-service, gourmet kitchen,” Berman said. “We can do a lot in here.” If business is successful this summer, the partners say they may let their younger brothers operate Mainely Burgers on the weekends while they’re back at school (Barber has now transferred to Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.). Or maybe they’ll bring the truck down to Boston. For now, though, their sights are set on summer. “We have a lot ahead of us, a lot left to do,” Barber said. “But people are gonna be really surprised when they come check us out.” Mario Moretto can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 106 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter: @riocarmine.
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from page 1 agendas since March. “It’s frustrating, because it feels like sometimes the town isn’t listening as well as it could,” said Lisa Ronco, who lives across the street from the proposed development. “We’re the gateway to Black Point Road and it’s so bottle-necked here.” Wegman Cos. said the development wouldn’t substantially add to the traffic in Oak Hill because residents of its similar facilities tend not to drive. The only traffic created would be by employees, visitors and vendors, they’ve said. The town’s consulting traffic engineer backed up that claim, according to Dan Bacon, the town planner. Bacon also said Wegman Cos. and the town have worked with the DEP to address concerns about the company’s storm-water drainage plan. Bacon said the town respects the residents’ opposi-
tion, but reiterated a common refrain from the Planning Board. “The Planning Board uses the site plan review ordinance standards in issuing approvals or not,” he said. “They understood the general concerns of the public, but at this stage, they felt the project was shaping up to meet those standards.” Joan Jagolinzer, a retiree who lives in the Cedarbrook Condominiums at the foot of the hill beneath the proposed development site, said she’s worried not only about storm water from Wegmans’ property flooding her backyard, but has concerns about the people who will live in the proposed facility facing insurmountable traffic when trying to leave their homes. “There will be 60 units that are just assisted-living,” she said. “Those folks will want to get out and walk. We’re concerned about their safety because there’s a
proposed very short sidewalk at the site, but after that there isn’t much.” Joe McEntee, vice president for senior housing at Wegman Cos., and Andrew Johnson of SMRT engineering in Portland, the company’s lead engineer, did not return calls for comment. City Councilor Carol Rancourt, a Black Point Road resident and opponent of the plan, said it may not be fruitful for the Friends of Oak Hill to bring their concerns to the Town Council. Ultimately, she admitted, the Planning Board may not be receptive to concerns that fall outside the site plan review standards. Still, she said, the residents should continue to voice their concerns with the plan. “What other option do citizens have?” she said. “Certainly their voice is their last right. I think they’re hoping somebody will listen, somebody will think about this, and some modifications can be made to the plan.” Mario Moretto can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 106 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter: @riocarmine.
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from page 1 custody order. He also said Anderson was entitled to “qualified immunity,” which protects public officials from lawsuits. Malenko claimed Anderson’s involvement in the dispute with his ex-wife, Washington, D.C., resident Lori Handrahan, denied him parental rights guaranteed by the 14th Amendment. The lawsuit stemmed from an incident Jan. 27 when Handrahan, the girl’s mother, allegedly tried to take her daughter from Malenko’s wife, who was dropping off the child at a Cape Elizabeth day-care
Public Works from page 1 will take to fund construction, just two years after they approved a $41.5 million high school renovation bond. “There’s not a lot that’s considered sexy about a public works garage,” Councilor Rosemarie De Angelis said. “High schools are sexy, but public works garages? Not so much.” The city has long identified replacing the current Public Works complex on O’Neil Street, built in the 1930s, as its top capital improvement priority. The 6-acre site has a dozen or so buildings for Public Works, Parks and
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Moskowitz, who issued the order, and determined that Handrahan had a right to weekend custody. Anderson allegedly said the girl could go with her mother, but the officer chose to have the state Department of Health and Human Services mediate the matter. A case worker determined that barring a new order from Moskowitz, the girl ought to go with her father. Malenko was without his daughter for about two hours. Singal said in his May 23 decision that Malenko’s rights had not been violated, and that even if they had, Anderson would have had no reason to believe she was violating his rights.
The proposed new facility, designed by Sebago Technics, would take up about 10 acres at the transfer station. It would include the consolidated building, plus covered salt and sand storage (unavailable at O’Neil Street), a greenhouse, wash bay and refueling station. The transfer station would be moved to a different part of the property, and a “swap shop,” where residents could drop off unwanted but still usable goods, would be built. Gailey said in an interview Tuesday that aside from the Police and Fire departments, the workers at O’Neil Street provide the most important services in the city. “These are the guys that day-in and day-out keep the community clean, beautiful and functional,” he said. That work is hampered by the outdated, inefficient facility, he said. Councilors on Monday generally supported the design, but wanted more concrete information about cost and how much will be saved over time. Gailey said Tuesday that the $10 million in the capital improvement budget is a “placeholder,” and that the actual cost of con-
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The collaborative’s members know that their work will continue with or without partnerships or a network of peers. Maine’s open land is one of its greatest attractions, for tourists and new residents alike, and preserving that is vital to the health of the state, Stearns said. “Targeted conservation is one piece of keeping Maine the way we remember it,” he said. He called the conservation collaborative “a necessary piece of the puzzle.” “Our experience is that change makes for stronger organizations that will survive.” Andrew Cullen can be reached at 781-3661 ext. 100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter: @ACullenFore.
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