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    Michael O. to headline Portland Festival of Nations

    PORTLAND — The 14th annual Festival of Nations will run from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at Deering Oaks Park. Festival spokeswoman Shalom Odokara said her son, former Portland...


    Business manager for Topsham, Harpswell schools dies at 57

    TOPSHAM — Steve Dyer, business manager of School Administrative District 75 since 2009, died unexpectedly July 20. Superintendent Brad Smith said the 57-year-old Greene resident apparently died overnight, and...


    South Portland petition for 1-way traffic in Knightville could face challenge

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A petition signed by more than 1,000 people calling for the return of one-way traffic and diagonal parking on Ocean Street in Knightville was submitted to the...


    Portland primary election challenges lead to proposed changes in campaign-finance law

    AUGUSTA — The Maine Ethics Commission fined losing candidate Rep. Diane Russell $500 on Wednesday for failing to disclose her contribution to her state Senate campaign of a valuable email...

    South Portland council OKs school technology purchases

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Brown, Dyer and Small Elementary Schools will wireless network upgrades to bring them up to speed with the rest of the city schools. The City Council unanimously...


    'Challenges' for Brunswick church's proposed event center

    BRUNSWICK — Plans for a 14,700-square-foot, $4.75 million event center at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Pleasant Street received mixed reviews from a town board Tuesday night. The...

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