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  • Scarborough adopts historic property list, incentives

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday approved the designation of 48 properties as historic, including the Higgins Beach Inn on Ocean Avenue,...

  • Cape Elizabeth High School prom project helps others, appeals to crafty students

    CAPE ELIZABETH — When an organization at Cape Elizabeth High School decided to hold a contest, the members thought they would just be helping girls who wanted to go to prom. They’ve now realized their efforts have had a much larger impact, as they have spurred student creativit...

  • Cape Elizabeth fitness studio fearlessly combines yoga, kickboxing

    CAPE ELIZABETH — When Paul and Rebecca Sahlin realized how well kickboxing and yoga complement each other, they also realized that not many fitness studios combine the two activities. After the couple moved to Cape Elizabeth two years ago, they decided the town was the perfect p...

  • South Portland School Board discusses budget, STEM

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The School Board on March 12 discussed the proposed fiscal 2016 budget and heard a presentation on the science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, program. Superintendent Suzanne Godin presented her budget proposal earlier in the week. The nearly $46 mil...

  • Bob's Stores replaces EMS in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Bob's Stores, a Meriden, Connecticut-based clothing and footwear store, will open its first store in Maine at 301 Maine Mall Road on Sunday, March 22. More than 30 Bob's locations dot the New England landsca...

  • Cost proves problematic for proposed Brunswick recreation area

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday tabled a plan for managing 66 acres of wildlife habitat and open space in east Brunswick that could cost nearly $2 million to fully implement. The Capt. William A. Fitzgerald USN Recreation and Conservation Area, off Old Bath Road, com...

  • South Portland boarding home enters its 2nd century

    SOUTH PORTLAND — One of the oldest retirement facilities in southern Maine faces a modern financial challenge as it turns 100 this year. In the spring, the Cape Elizabeth Home w...

  • South Portland eyes 'green' capital improvements

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City Manager Jim Gailey presented the City Council with an overview of the fiscal 2016 capital improvement plan budget that for the first time includes three ...

  • Protect South Portland wins environmental award

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Protect South Portland received the Judy Bond Memorial Award for its effort to curb the transfer of tar sands within the city via Portland Pipe Line Corp.'s infrastructure. The award was presented March 15 at the 28th annual Local Environmental Action Conference...

  • South Portland High School ecology efforts earn award

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland High School ecology program recently received ecomaine's eco-Excellence Award for efforts to initiate and maintain a recycling and composting service at the high school. The program helps to divert nearly nine tons of waste each year from the ...