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  • After the Beach to Beacon, 'the point of running' becomes obvious

    CAPE ELIZABETH — I've never understood the point of running. I've always been satisfied to get my cardio workout playing co-ed soccer; my strength training at the rock climbing gym. Why would I want to lift weights or go for a jog? For the past three weeks, I've been enjoying the ...

  • Maine Med welcomes first students from Tufts to Portland

    PORTLAND — The state's largest hospital on Monday welcomed 32 future doctors to it's new medical school program. The Maine Medical Center-Tufts University School of...

  • Meeting to focus on funding for Portland's school-based community centers

    PORTLAND — The city and school finance committees will meet on Aug. 11 to discuss funding for Portland's four community centers. Questions are typically raised about funding for school-based community centers around budget time when city, school and library officials finalize spe...

  • 'Naked Shakespeare' by any other name doesn't offend; Portland councilors OK bar's license, order review of zoning ordinance

    PORTLAND — The city will re-examine zoning that prohibits bars and restaurants from providing entertainment, after an Old Port bar was accused of violating the law by allowing readings of Shakespeare. The City Council on Monday night voted to renew a liquor license for the Wine Ba...

  • Proposal would give Portland students netbook PCs instead of Apple laptops

    PORTLAND — The School Committee on Wednesday will hear a proposal by the superintendent of schools to put laptop computers into the hands of high school students. The plan, however, does not involve joining the state's laptop computer initiative.  Superintendent Jame...

  • Portland launches breastfeeding awareness campaign

    PORTLAND — Life-sized cardboard cut-outs of breastfeeding women were placed around town Monday, as part of a breastfeeding awareness campaign. The campaign seeks to encourage the acceptance of breastfeeding in public places, and specifically to inform employers of recently passe...

  • Tri for a Cure to draw more than 700 women to South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — As a board member, Julie Marchese suggested that the Maine Cancer Foundation buck a more than decade old tradition of holding an annual golf fundraising event.  "It's difficul...

  • Portland, Falmouth teachers finalists for Teacher of the Year

    AUGUSTA — Elementary school teachers in Portland and Falmouth are still in the running for the 2010 Teacher of the Year award. The finalist for the award from the Maine Department of Education are Jayne Quinn Sawtelle, a kindergarten through fifth-grade music teacher at Fred P. H...

  • High school history

    Demolition work continues on the old Brunswick High School on McKeen Street on July 28. Work crews have been tearing down wings built during the 1960s, and were expected to begin razing the more historic 1937 building by the end of the week. The ongoing work has brought out onlookers and school alum...

  • Leaving Brunswick

    U.S. Navy Loadmaster Bryan Little walks the top of a C-130 Hercules during a preflight check on July 25 as Squadron VR-62 redeployed it's last plane from Brunswick Naval Air Station to Jacksonville, Fla., in advance of the 2011 closing of BNAS. The squadron has a few members on duty through August, ...