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  • Portland health clinic gets financial support

    PORTLAND — The future of the Portland Community Free Clinic at 103 India St. has been bolstered by a gift and a grant. Dr. Joan F. Tryzelaar, president of the Friends of the Portland Community Free Clinic, announced June 9 that a former clinic patient will donate $100,000 from her tr...

  • Citizens receive Maine State Police commendations

    PORTLAND — Maine State Police on June 10 honored three people for helping troopers and the public, according to a press release from Maine Department of Public Safety. Special Awards of Commendation were presented to city residents Loren and Olivia Joyce, who helped rescue a baby stu...

  • Portland 'living wage' petitions headed to City Hall

    PORTLAND — A petition to create a $15-per-hour "living wage" in the city has attracted more than 2,500 signatures and will be turned in at the city clerk's office Friday, June 19, according to Tom MacMillan, head of the city branch of the Maine Independent Green Party. If City Clerk ...

  • Topsham dentists offer free care for veterans

    TOPSHAM — On Saturday, June 27, veterans can receive free dental care at the Aspen Dental practice in Topsham. The off...

  • Parade, music roll and rock through Portland's Old Port

    A stilt walker ambles down Exchange Street at the start of the Old Port Festival parade Sunday in Portland.

  • Yarmouth man severly injured in crash with New Gloucester school bus

    NEW GLOUCESTER  — A 59-year-old Yarmouth man received life-threatening injuries June 10 when his car collided head-on with a school bus carrying 10 third- and fourth-grade students on Route 231. No students were injured in the crash, but Robert Doughty Jr. of Yarmouth was taken ...

  • Freeport physician disciplined for sexual relationship with patient

    FREEPORT — A Freeport physician who had a sexual relationship with a female patient can no longer practice out of his home or without a chaperone, pending a July hearing before the Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine. Dr. Lowell Gerber, who practices “lifestyle and age managem...

  • Portland picks South Portland's Jennings for city manager

    PORTLAND — Jon Jennings, the assistant city manager in South Portland, has been selected to become Portland's next city manager. "We are pleased that Jon has accepted our offer to be Portland’s next city manager. His unique background in both government and business will serve ...

  • Trio indicted for attempted murders in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Three teenagers have been indicted on attempted murder charges following a mid-March shooting and stabbing at Wainwright Recreation Complex. Zachary Swain, 19, of Cape Elizabeth, Essa Sayed, 18, of Portland, and 19-year-old Noah Sibole-Little, of Portland, were indic...

  • South Portland city councilors embrace pesticide ban

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Protect South Portland has set its sights on a new goal: eliminate the use of pesticides. City Council chambers were filled to maximum capacity by members of the grassroots group and others Monday night, many of whom spoke during the public comment portion of th...