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  • KahBang Festival to move from Bangor to Portland

    BANGOR — With just three weeks before major performers including DMX and St. Vincent are scheduled to take the main stage at the annual KahBang Festival, organizers confirmed Thursday that a last-minute venue change will take the festival more than two hours south.

  • Cape gun club files paperwork, plans new barriers

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Spurwink Rod and Gun Club met its deadline to submit a site plan and registration to the town, but still must provide more details to meet the requirements of a new shooting range ordinance. Former gun club President Mark Mayone discussed the site plan Wedne...

  • Scarborough councilors: Cell tower rules need more work

    SCARBOROUGH — Zoning changes that would have allowed cellular phone towers in some residential areas were sent back to the drawing board at the Town Council meeting Wednesday. With Councilor James Benedict absent, town councilors heeded resident

  • Triathlon promises people, traffic on Sunday

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The annual Tri for a Cure triathlon takes place Sunday, July 20, and is expected to cause traffic delays in parts of South Portland, Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth from 7 a.m.-noon while more t...

  • Scarborough climber dies in New Hampshire

    SCARBOROUGH — An experienced Scarborough rock climber fell to his death July 12 at Cathedral Ledge in North Conway, New Hampshire, apparently after preparing to descend a cliff he had just climbed solo, a state official said. Brian Delaney, 56, fell about 65 feet from the top of...

  • Verizon sues Cape Elizabeth over cell tower denial

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Verizon Wireless is suing the town after the Zoning Board of Appeals last month refused to reconsider its denial

  • Report questions Brunswick's land conservation capacity

    BRUNSWICK — A new Conservation Commission report questions the town's capacity to properly manage its conservation land. The report, submitted to the Town Council earlier this month, includes an inventory of town-owned open space, detailing more than 45 properties it h...

  • South Portland hopes partnership puts wind in hidden park's sails

    SOUTH PORTLAND — In a partnership with the city Parks and Recreation Department, a budding, commercial sailing school's new home is Thomas Knight Park. Since mid-June, owners Kyle Jacobs, 27, and Tyler Martin, 30, have operated South Portland Sailing Center out of a small s...

  • Bath group proposes unique playground on old YMCA property

    BATH — The design committee of the Main Street Bath organization is proposing a playground and parking area for the vacant former YMCA property on Summer Street. And unlike most equipment seen elsewhere, this playground would incorporate more natural elements, David Matero, chairman ...

  • Harpswell report recommends greater town role in emergency services

    HARPSWELL — As the final touches are put on the town's new emergency medical building, officials are contemplating the future organization of emergency services in town.  A working group was assigned in January to review the town's EMS services and develop recommendations f...