The Portland Forecaster is a weekly local newspaper, distributed free of charge, and has been printed by the Falmouth Forecaster since 2002. The Maine News Index has included major Portland Forecaster articles, especially as they have pertained to Portland neighborhoods and the Portland Public Library. The Library's local holdings commence with the April 12, 2006 issue.


Submissions from 2011

An article on Maine libraries partnering to meet the demand for eBooks, with men, Randy Billings

Submissions from 2010

A photo of Portland Department of Public Works crews constructing new granite pl

"The Universal Notebook" piece on the newly renovated Portland Public Library, w, Edgar Allen Beem

Portland Schools Superintendent James C. Morse and Portland Public Library Direc, Randy Billings

Residents have collected almost 2,000 signatures to save the Riverton branch lib, Randy Billings

Neighborhood opposition to the Portland Public Library's decision to close three, Kate Bucklin

Officials from the city and the Portland Public Library will meet with Riverton, Kate Bucklin

Portland Public Library Executive Director Steve Podgajny gives a tour of the so, Kate Bucklin

The Portland City Council's Finance Committee has recommended that $90,000 be ad, Kate Bucklin

Letter from Portland Public Library patron Michel Joncas, who urges Portland nei, Michel Joncas

Submissions from 2009

"Arts & Entertainment Calendar" piece on a Sept. 10 visit from the Digital Bookm

"The Universal Notebook" piece mentioning Portland Public Library's 50th anniver, Edgar Allen Beem

"The Universal Notebook" piece on "the life and death of libraries," in which Ed, Edgar Allen Beem

An article on the expected Portland Public Library budget gap that would occur u, Kate Bucklin

An article on the Portland Public Library's upcoming first phase of its renovati, Kate Bucklin

Friends of Portland Public Library launched a membership drive May 14, hoping to, Kate Bucklin

In celebration of its 200th birthday, the Bible Society of Maine has a display a, Kate Bucklin

Portland Public Library Executive Director Steve Podgajny told the city Finance, Kate Bucklin

Renovations at the Portland Public Library's main branch are nearing completion,, Kate Bucklin

Submissions from 2008

The Portland Public Library is temporarily moving its children's collection to t, Randy Billings

The Portland School Committee will vote Sept. 3 on a contract that would allow t, Randy Billings

An article on the Portland Public Library's proposed closure of the Reiche branc, Kate Bucklin

Architect Scott Simons describes the long-anticipated renovations at the Portlan, Kate Bucklin

The Portland Public Library is on target to having its second consecutive record, Kate Bucklin

The Reiche branch of the Portland Public Library is slated for closure as part o, Kate Bucklin

West End residents continued efforts this week to keep the Reiche branch of the, Kate Bucklin

The Cornerstones of Science initiative has selected 14 Maine libraries as partne, Peggy Roberts

Submissions from 2007

"Letters" piece commenting on the future of the Peaks Island branch of the Portl, David Adams

"Letters" piece noting that the failure of the Portland Public Market was due to, Jerry Ade

"Letters" piece responding to Halsey Frank's criticisms of the Portland Public L, Eric D. Altholz

"Opinion" piece criticizing the Portland Public Library's proposal to purchase a, Edgar Allen Beem

An article on the Portland Public Library's proposal to buy the abutting former, Kate Bucklin

Just weeks from a citywide vote on a proposal to move the Portland Public Librar, Kate Bucklin

Low voter turnout is expected on June 12 as Portland voters decide an unconteste, Kate Bucklin

Portland voters yesterday rejected a measure that would have funded moving the m, Kate Bucklin

This month, the Portland Public Library received an anonymous $100,000 donation,, Kate Bucklin

Letter to the Editor opposing the proposed move of the Portland Public Library t, Ray Eastman

"Opinion" piece by Halsey Frank, criticizing the plan to move the Portland Publi, Frank Halsey

"Letters" piece addressing several issues raised in Edgar Allen Beem's recent co, Stephen J. Podgajny

"Letters" piece commenting on plans to move the Portland Public Library into the, Philip Thompson

"Letters" piece commenting on the Portland Public Library's plan to relocate to, Marcella Tierney

Submissions from 2006

Portland Public Library interested in expaning into Public Market, Kate Bucklin

An article on Abraham Schecter, archivist and librarian at the Portland Public L, Peter Smith

The Portland Public Library's relocated Munjoy Hill branch opened its doors yest, Peter Smith