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  • Lawsuit returns against owners of State Theater in Portland

    PORTLAND — An attorney for a former State Theater tenant said a lawsuit between his client and the owner of the theater is gaining momentum. Attorney Dan Skolnik said this week that the 3-year-old suit, which has been dormant since 2007 – along with the theater – has come bac...

  • Portland gets additional $570K in community development funds; budget set for May 18 hearing

    PORTLAND – The City Council on May 18 will decide how to allocate $570,000 in federal stimulus funding earmarked for community development projects. At the May 18 meeting, the council is also scheduled to have a final hearing and vote on a proposed $189 million city budget that wo...

  • Artist, local painters finalizing details for South Portland tank art project

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jaime Gili's artwork revolves around three central elements: color, speed and repetition. At times, those elements come together in a figurative sense, as in a gallery. ...

  • Salvation Army gets back-up from Portland businesses

    PORTLAND — The Salvation Army usually conjures images of holiday-time bell ringers or volunteers distributing blankets to victims of fires or other disasters. This week, a local advertising agency has teamed up with at least 50 local businesses to come to the Salvation Army's aid...

  • Update: Body found in Fore River believed to be missing man

    PORTLAND — Police have tentatively identified the body found in the Fore River last Friday as that of a 22-year-old Portland man who has been missing since March.  In a press release Monday afternoon, Capt. Vern Malloch tentatively identified the body as Ezra Milan. Malloch said ...

  • Carbon monoxide keeps some Martin's Point facilities closed in Portland

    PORTLAND — Martin's Point Health Care Center, pharmacy and laboratory remained closed today after two carbon monoxide leaks last week left more than a dozen employees ill. Spokesman Dave Garrison said the facilities will remain closed until results from air quality tests conducte...

  • Collins relocates Portland office

    PORTLAND — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins on Tuesday announced the new location of her office in Portland, now at One Canal Plaza, Suite 802. SenCollins' staff provides services and assistance to residents living in Cumberland and Sagadahoc counties during the business week from 8 a.m. ...

  • Top chef: Portland's Rob Evans wins regional Beard award

    PORTLAND — The guy in the kitchen at 88 Middle St. is officially the top chef in the Northeast. Rob Evans of Hugo's was awarded the James Beard Foundation's best chef award Monday night at a ceremony in New York City. The northeast region includes New England and upstate New York....

  • Waynflete School expansion plans to get West End airing

    PORTLAND — Waynflete School officials will bring their expansion plans for the private school to a West End neighborhood presentation next week. At a similar meeting April 13 at the Williston West Church in the Western Promenade neighborhood, more than 100 residents turned out to ...

  • Peaks Island residents criticize police crackdown

    PORTLAND — Increased enforcement of seat belt and vehicle registration laws on Peaks Island is leaving some island residents critical of the Police Department.  In an e-mail to police Sgt. Gary Hutcheson on April 30, Peaks Island Council Chairman Michael Richards said many islan...