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  • Sibling rivalry

    Ethan, 5, and Marcia, 7, Smith make quick work of cotton candy at the annual Cape Family Fun Day on June13 at Fort Williams Park.

  • Long night's journey

    Tyler Graffam and Sophie Holbrook of Falmouth were two of nearly 1,000 participants who walked through the night to increase cancer awareness and raise money for cancer treatment and research during the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at South Portland High School on June 12 and 13.

  • Class of 2009: Morse, Mt. Ararat

    It was standing room only after rain forced Morse High School graduation into the Bath Middle School gym on June 14. (Paul Cunningham photo) 1

  • Class of 2009: Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth

    Rain forced commencement inside, but did nothing to dampen the spirits of Cape Elizabeth High School senior Charles Colburn, who signals his pleasure as he makes his way up to receive his diploma on June 14 in the school gymnasium. (Diane Hudson photo)

  • Tall order: High-rise suggested for Portland newspaper property would face zoning hurdles

    PORTLAND — Two days after announcing the purchase of the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram and other Maine newspapers, the new owner Thursday said there is a buyer for the company's downtown real estate. John Cacoulidis, a developer from New York who owns properties in M...

  • Scarborough residents get first look at Pine Point land swap proposal

    SCARBOROUGH — Town councilors voted unanimously Wednesday night to postpone a decision on a proposed Pine Point land swap until after a public hearing on July 15. Wednesday's meeting drew a large crowd of residents from the Pine Point neighborhood, many of whom spoke against the p...

  • Fired South Portland employee 'not impressed' with report on workplace complaints; details still concealed

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Two reports that could determine the fate of a long-time city employee are complete, but as of Thursday morning little information was being released to the public. Dana Anderson, the director of Public Works and Cultural Services, was placed on administrative lea...

  • Contrary to School Board claim, Scarborough teachers union denies deal on salary freeze, has no contract

    SCARBOROUGH — Although the Board of Education announced nearly two months ago that teachers had agreed to freeze salaries, the teachers' bargaining unit says there is no deal and no contract. In a

  • Film production at South Portland armory piques public interest

    SOUTH PORTLAND — About a dozen residents attended a public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to rezone the former National Guard Armory on Broadway as a sound stage for films and commercials. It was the first of what could be three public hearings on the proposal if the City Counci...

  • South Portland City Council OKs $84M budget

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday approved a $87.3 million budget for fiscal 2010.  The council also amended five Maine Mall-area Tax Increment Financing Districts and allocated $300,000 towards a tax stabilization fund.  The $87.3 million budget for the fiscal ye...