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  • Recount scheduled in South Portland School Board election; DeAngelis, Gilboy win City Council seats

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Former City Councilor Rosemarie DeAngelis won a three-way race to again represent District 3 on the council Tuesday, while about a dozen votes separated two School Board candidates. City Clerk Sue Mooney said Friday that a recount will be conducted Monday, Nov. 9,...

  • Cape Elizabeth elects 6 new leaders; Lennon re-elected to Town Council

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In a Town Council and School Board election that attracted 13 candidates, nearly 70 percent of registered voters turned out to vote. Councilor Sara Lennon was elected to another three-year term on the Town Council with 2,790 votes, but the other incumbent, School Board incu...

  • Falmouth council revisits workforce housing options

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council will take a fresh look at workforce housing options during a workshop meeting next week. In May, little more than a year after establishing an ad hoc Workforce Housing Commission, councilors voted to halt plans for an affordable housing development on t...

  • Driver charged with murder in Portland hit, run

    PORTLAND — A Scarborough man who allegedly intentionally ran down another man with his SUV last week has been charged with murder. Police say Timothy Antone drove to the Auburn Street apartment building of Roland Villacci the morning of Oct. 28 and ran Villacci over with his For...

  • Panel narrows ferry GM candidates to 12

    PORTLAND — The committee in charge of recommending who should be the next general manager at Casco Bay Lines has narrowed its list of candidates to 12. Former General Manager Catherine Debo resigned in June, citing family matters. The Casco Bay Island Transit District Board in A...

  • Cumberland County forming assessment review board

    PORTLAND — Cumberland County Commissioners are accepting applications for a new board that will review property tax abatement appeals. The Board of Assessment Review will be responsible for hearing and ruling on abatement appeals made to the county by residents of towns that do ...

  • Donoghue re-elected to Portland council; Bryan wins School Committee seat

    PORTLAND — Voters Tuesday elected Edward Bryan to the School Committee, representing the West End and Parkside. Incumbent City Councilor Kevin Donoghue was re-elected to a second term representing District 1, defeating Charles Bragdon 2,625 to 1,364. Bryan defeated A...

  • Challengers upset incumbents in Scarborough Town Council, School Board elections; land bond OK'd

    SCARBOROUGH — Challenger Jessica Holbrook upset incumbent Town Councilor Richard Sullivan by 416 votes Tuesday to win one of two council seats, 3,770 to 3,354. Councilor Carol Rancourt received the most votes with 4,627 and will retain her seat for a third, three-year term. Michael Ho...

  • Russell edges Morris to win Topsham selectman seat

    TOPSHAM — Donald Russell defeated James Morris Tuesday in a bid for one open seat on the Board of Selectmen. Russell edged Morris by a vote of 2,096 to 1,899. He will fill the seat being vacated by Selectman Michelle Derr, who chose not to seek re-election. Meanwhile,...

  • Political newcomers elected to Freeport Sewer District

    FREEPORT — With a voter turnout of 65 percent, three new members of the Sewer District Board of Trustees were elected Tuesday in the town's only contested election. The newcomers include fire Chief Darell Fournier, civil engineer Art Colvin and college student Leland Arris III. Fourni...