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  • 'Sundays on the Boulevard' returns in Portland this weekend

    PORTLAND — A portion of Baxter Boulevard will be closed to vehicle traffic Sunday, May 3, when "Sundays on the Boulevard" returns for a second season. City Hall spokeswoman Jessica Grondin said in a press release the street will be open only for pedestrians, joggers, roller-bladers, ...

  • Brunswick bids farewell to Barry and Karen Mills

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Downtown Association honored departing Bowdoin College President Barry Mills, and his wife, Karen Mills, Thursday with a breakfast and community tribute at the Brunswick Hotel and Tavern. The Mills moved to Brunswick in 2001, and their 14-year engagemen...

  • Cape Elizabeth teens phone in their charitable work

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Most people don't use flip-phones anymore.  Two Cape Elizabeth High School students have learned, though, that this doesn't mean people still don't have them. Freshman Christie Gillies and junior Marcus Donnelly have collected a variety of almost 80 old c...

  • South Portland neighborhood adds flower, tattoo shops

    Erik Lomen paints Black Hen Studio's window at 79 Ocean St. in South Portland. 

  • South Portland elevated walkway: A bridge too costly?

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city will weigh the feasibility and cost of constructing a pedestrian bridge over the intersection of the Casco Bay Bridge, Waterman Drive and Broadway.  Drafting of the

  • Scarborough budget forum brings out skeptics

    SCARBOROUGH — Residents grilled officials about town spending Wednesday night at a public forum on the proposed fiscal 2016 budget. Many of the questions from the approximately 75 people at the meeting at Scarborough High School took on an accusatory tone, with inquiries about t...

  • Cape Elizabeth council cuts school budget proposal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In a rare exercise of their veto authority, town councilors on Monday rejected the budget proposed by the School Board and reduced it by more than $110,000. The Town Council finance committee, comprised of the entire council, said it wants no spending increase in fis...

  • South Portland police ID body found on waterfront

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police on Wednesday identified the man whose body was found Tuesday afternoon on the shoreline of the Fore River. He was James Gudinas, 47, a transient from another state who recently stayed in the greater Portland and Bangor areas, according to a Police Departm...

  • Brunswick School Board meets council halfway on budget cuts

    BRUNSWICK — The School Board approved a $36.5 million budget Wednesday night, choosing not to make cuts requested by the Town Council. At the previous board meeting, Superintendent Paul Perzanoski presented a request, made to him in a conversation with Town Manager John Eldridge...

  • South Portland seeks outside advice on legality of LPG storage proposal

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city will seek a third-party interpretation of the zoning ordinance governing a proposal for a liquid petroleum gas storage facility at Rigby Rail Yard. NGL Supply Terminal Co. submitted the proposal