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    Portland City Council approves landlord registration fees

    PORTLAND — Landlords will be paying $15-$35 per unit annually beginning Jan. 1, 2016, after city councilors on Monday approved a registration fee schedule. The City Council also approved the...


    Election 2016: Trio of candidates in Portland City Council District 2

    PORTLAND — Three candidates are running to replace departing City Councilor David Marshall in District 2. Rob Korobkin, of 85 Fessenden St., and Spencer Thibodeau, of 69 Pitt St., are political newcomers....


    Falmouth adds paint, food compost to recycling options

    FALMOUTH — There are two new recycling programs at the town transfer station, for paint and food waste. The Woods Road station is now a drop-off facility where residents...

    Portland police say man impersonated cop, sexually assaulted woman

    PORTLAND — A 57-year-old man faces two criminal charges after allegedly demanding sex from a woman while he posed as a police officer. Gary Mariner, who police said is a...


    Mayoral candidates debate Brennan’s record, Portland’s future

    PORTLAND — While challengers Ethan Strimling and Tom MacMillan challenged it, Mayor Michael Brennan stood firmly behind his record during the first debate of the mayoral campaign. Held at the...


    From Somalia to North Yarmouth, radio star settles into new American life

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Abdi Nor Iftin’s journey to Maine started in a tiny shack in Mogadishu, Somalia, watching Arnold Schwarzenegger in “The Terminator.” It was there, packed in a room with...

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