Portland

  • School Notebook

    Dean’s List Adam Creutz, University of Maine at Augusta; Jeffrey Bassett, Southern New Hampshire University; Tyler Anne Britland, University of Maine at Machias; Brandon Lovell,...

  • Portland police beat

    2/22 at 1:06 a.m. Alaa Al-Khashete, 40, was arrested by Officer Mark Keller on charges of assault, criminal threatening and terrorizing. 2/22 at 2:55 a.m....

  • Meetings

    Portland Wed. 3/4 5 p.m. Youth Advisory Committee CH Wed. 3/4 5 p.m. Historic Preservation Committee CH Wed. 3/4 6 p.m. Franklin Street Arterial Corridor...

  • Portland police host poetry reading

    PORTLAND — Poems in a local police calendar that garnered national attention earlier this year will be the subject of a reading and discussion March...

  • Welcome to snow

    There was no activity, or people, at the baggage claim area of the Portland International Jetport on Monday. Several flights were cancelled and many others...

  • P-sportsCLOhockey-030509.jpg Local pee wee hockey team wins championship

    The Casco Bay Pee Wee Tier I hockey team, consisting of players from Forecaster Country, beat the Maine Gladiators 8-0 Sunday to win the state...

  • Perfect dinner for a snowy day

    Whenever we have a cold snowy day, I might enjoy speeding downhill on my ancient Flexible Flyer or skating until the twilight turns the sky...

  • Yo-Yo Ma gives Scarborough teen lesson of a lifetime

    Cellist holds masterclass, concert PORTLAND — On the heels of his world-class performance at President Obama’s inauguration, Yo-Yo Ma agreed to play a benefit concert...

  • Dredging planned for Portland Harbor

    PORTLAND — The Army Corps of Engineers announced its plans last week to perform a maintenance dredge of Portland Harbor. The work on the estimated...

  • Local transit projects to receive stimulus

    Downeaster extension, Veteran’s bridge replacement still uncertain The state is poised to receive more than $160 million, most for paving projects, from the $787 billion...

  • Next: Health-care reform

      During my recent Florida trip, I was greeted numerous times with comments like, “You must be proud of those ladies from Maine!” In fact,...

  • Act now to save Darfur

    I want to commend you for publishing your excellent article about El-Fadel Arbab and the situation in Darfur. It must be very difficult for Mr....

  • The party of no (respectfully)

    In the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Bush Administration enjoyed unprecedented support and freedom to act. The threat seemed obvious....

  • Liveaboards: The high life in hard conditions

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Last summer, John Martin and Dora St. Martin sold their 15-room Victorian house in Lowell, Mass. and moved aboard the Windrifter, their...

  • Rationalizing war crimes

    For the most part, Israel’s whatever-it-does defenders have been laying low, embarrassed by the fourth most powerful nation’s wanton slaughter in Gaza, 100-plus Palestinians for...

  • Deering High School Auditorium gets $100k face lift

    PORTLAND — For years, Deering High School’s drama and music programs have grown bigger than their historic auditorium, which was originally designed in 1942 for...

  • Roundup

    Locals compete in New England swim championships Swimmers and divers from the city of Portland took part in the New England championships Saturday at Bates...

  • Maine: 'The Maple Tree State'?

    Back around Christmas this paper published a column by investment counselor, birdwatcher and Maine Heritage Policy Center activist Lawrence E. Dwight Jr. (a.k.a. “J.Dwight”) entitled...

  • D-League team coming to Portland

    City’s third minor league franchise begins play in November; Expo to be renovated By Michael Hoffer PORTLAND — Amid a carnival atmosphere last Wednesday at...

  • Beach to Beacon Sign-up March 15

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Online registration for the 12th annual TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K race will open at noon on March 15. Race organizers...