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  • South Portland School Board OKs budget

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The School Board on Monday unanimously approved a more than $40.5 million budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.

  • South Portland Planning Board OKs gated community

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board on Tuesday approved the site plan for a 42-home gated community on the border with Cape Elizabeth.

  • Scarborough gets funds for Pine Point Pier

    SCARBOROUGH — The town on Tuesday was awarded a grant that clears the way for a new commercial pier to be constructed at Pine Point.

  • History class gets lesson from history maker

    SCARBOROUGH — As he showed the old pictures to a Scarborough High School history class, Jim Sheppard's matter-of-fact tone at times masked his enduring pride in the contribution he and others in his unit made to the country.

  • 3% Freeport school budget increase sent to RSU

    FREEPORT — The School Committee unanimously approved a fiscal year 2010 operating budget Monday night, with an increase of 3.02 percent, or $438,000, over this year's budget.

  • Landmark Falmouth fire station may close

    FALMOUTH — Frugality may trump sentiment this year as the town once again discusses whether to close the Pleasant Hill Fire Station on Allen Avenue Extension.

  • Hardware helpers

    Anya Pakulski, left, Haley Rice and Emily Bolles of the North Atlantic Figure Skating Club guard the medals while waiting for the judges to tally the results of the Masters competition at the 2009 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships last week at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. Th...

  • Best in Class B

    Junior Carter Cyr, right, screams in excitement with junior goalie Sam Kurland, left, and other team memberss after the Greely High School hockey team won its first Class B state championship. Sports, Page 13. (Brandon McKenney photo)

  • Freeport teacher helps children learn the value of giving

    FREEPORT — Laugh and Learn preschool teacher Wendy Marstaller turned an idea into reality 13 years ago when she inspired business owners, children and parents to pass donated food hand to hand along Main Street.

  • Sturdivant Island film headed to Miami competition

    CUMBERLAND — For some, a two-day foray to the Casco Bay islands is a retreat from everyday mainland life. For Michael Panenka and a handful of colleagues, an island adventure last August was an intensive immersion in what they do every day on the mainland.