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  • Brunswick hospital adds services

    A helicopter takes off after a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, Oct. 19, at Parkview Adventist Medical Center's new LifeFlight helipad in Brunswick. The hospital also held an open house for its new Department of Oncology & Infusion Center and renovated Women’s Health Suite. LifeFlight helicopte...

  • Ready for Halloween in Brunswick

    Taylor Messerman jumps out of the way, left, as friends Maggie McKenna and Anna Ferdinand mix new colors last weekend as they paint Maine Street storefronts in Brunswick for Halloween

  • South Portland School Board candidates split on budget, high school renovation

    SOUTH PORTLAND — West end residents on Tuesday, Nov. 3, will choose between two lifelong residents vying to represent District 5 on the School Board, a seat being vacated by Stacy Gato, who is not seeking re-election.  Political newcomers and lifelong city residents Alan Livings...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board election pits 1 incumbent, 5 challengers for 3 seats

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Six candidates are on the Nov. 3 ballot for three seats on the School Board. The three board members whose terms are expiring are Chairwoman Patricia Brigham and board members Karen Burke and Peter Cotter; only Cotter, a resident of Ocean House Road, is seeking re-election.

  • Scarborough School Board election: 3 seats, 5 candidates

    Robert Mitchell

  • Cape Elizabeth farm owner donates land for public use

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The farmland where resident Peter Eastman spent his summers will now be permanently preserved for recreational, agricultural and educational purposes. Eastman granted a conservation easement on the property to the

  • Incumbent Scarborough councilors face pair of challengers

    SCARBOROUGH — Political newcomers Michael Hoglund and Jessica Holbrook are challenging two incumbent town councilors, Carol Rancourt and Richard Sullivan, in the Nov. 3 election. Incumbents Nicola Rico and Benedetto Viola are running uncontested for the Scarborough Sanitary Distri...

  • State board hears appeal of Maine Mall tax bill

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The state Board of Property Tax Review was scheduled to hear testimony this week in an appeal involving hundreds of thousands of tax dollars that have already been spent by the city. The 15-member panel, which hears tax appeals on non-residential property with an ass...

  • Water district election in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland depends on write-in votes

    Unless someone mounts a write-in campaign in the closing days before the Nov. 3 election, South Portland and Cape Elizabeth may have to call a special election to find someone to represent the communities on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees. If not, residents will be withou...

  • Cape Elizabeth Town Council election lures 7 candidates for 4 seats

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Voters will elect four town councilors on Nov. 3 and have seven candidates to choose from. There are three, three-year terms to fill, plus the final year of a vacated three-term to finish. Town Council Chairman Jim Rowe and Councilors David Backer and Sara Lennon are completi...