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The Forecaster | American Journal | Lakes Region Weekly

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News Department Address:
One City Center, 4th floor
Portland, Maine 04101

Advertising Department Address:
295 Gannett Drive
South Portland, Maine 04106


John Swinconeck, Executive editor
Connect with John:
(207) 504-8209

Amy Canfield, Managing editor (Portland Forecaster, American Journal, Lakes Region Weekly)
Connect with Amy:
(207) 780-9086

Ann Fisher, Managing editor (Northern Forecaster, Coastal Journal Edition, Southern Forecaster)
Connect with Ann:
(207) 780-9088

Michael Hoffer, Sports editor
Connect with Michael:
(207) 780-9104

Michael Kelley, Portland
Connect with Michael:
(207) 780-9106

Sean Murphy, Southern
Connect with Sean:
(207) 780-9097

Alex Lear, Northern, Coastal
Connect with Alex:
(207) 780-9085

Chance Viles, American Journal
Connect with Chance:
(207) 780-9092

Bob Lowell, American Journal
Connect with Bob:
(207) 780-9089

Emily Bader, Lakes Region Weekly
Connect with Emily:
(207) 780-9103

Contributing photographers: Diane Hudson, Keith Spiro, Roger S. Duncan, Dudley Warner
Contributing writers: Edgar Allen Beem, John Balentine, Scott Andrews, Xavier Botana, Becky Foley, Heather D. Martin, Susan Lebel Young, Bob Kalish, Zac McDorr, Karen Schneider, Sande Updegraph

Jack Hibert, Paginator
American Journal, Lakes Region Weekly
Contact Jack:
(207) 689-280

Tyler Roma, Paginator
Portland Forecaster, Northern Forecaster, Coastal Journal Forecaster, Southern Forecaster
Contact Tyler:
(207) 689-2929

Mark Hews, Distribution Manager
Contact Mark:
(207) 854-2577 ext 193


Courtney Spencer, Vice President Advertising
Contact Courtney:
 (207) 791-6203

Laurie Walsh, Sales
Contact Laurie:
 (207) 781-2652

Cynthia Bell, Sales
Contact Cynthia:
 (207) 887-1181

Ann Duddy, Sales
Contact Ann:
 (207) 887-1176

Kerry Rasor, Sales
Contact Kerry:
 (207) 887-1193

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A. The content from The Forecasters, the American Journal and Lakes Region Weekly have a new home on We are moving this free weekly content to make a portal destination for multiple geographically relevant publications.

Q. Why is this happening?
A. The move to streamline web operations enables us to support and maintain independent newsrooms that are guided by the news judgment of local editors. We remain committed to quality, local journalism, and coverage in our free publications and ePapers.

Q. Do I have to pay to read The Forecasters, the American Journal and Lakes Region Weekly online?
A. For the time being, articles from these publications will remain free to read. Eventually, they will be part of a subscription. The print and ePapers will remain free.

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