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  • Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough to share school food services

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town and Scarborough plan to combine school food services and share a nutrition director. Superintendent of Schools Meredith Nadeau told the School Board June 9 that Nutrition Director Paul Esposito will be working for both school departments this fall under a pl...

  • Cape Elizabeth board sends event-venue rules to council

    CAPE ELIZABETH —The Planning Board on Tuesday approved rules governing how residential properties may be used as for-profit event venues. It also OK'd a zoning map amendment that allows the Sprague Corp. to continue to rent property at Ram Island Farm for weddings and other events.

  • Cape Elizabeth Strawberry Festival returns

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 7th annual Strawberry Festival takes place June 26 and 27. The Cape Farm Alliance is hosting the event, which features food, music, and family activities. There will be a lobster bak...

  • South Portland's Mill Creek plan prompts concern about housing affordability

    SOUTH PORTLAND — As the final draft of the Mill Creek Master Plan is polished before going to the City Coun...

  • Cape Elizabeth 250th celebration marches into high gear

    The Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day parade gets off to a rollicking start on Shore Road June 13, in celebration of the town's 250th anniversary. 

  • South Portland allocates $450K for 'Clear Skies' defense

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday earmarked nearly $500,000 to defend a law it passed last year preventing the on-boarding of crude oil along the city's waterfront. The "Clear Skies" ordinance effectively prohibits pumping so-called tar sands oil through the Portland-M...

  • DEP gives Brunswick train barn final approval

    BRUNSWICK — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection's approval this week of a storm-water license for a proposed Amtrak layover facility ends more than three years of debate – at lea...

  • Maine's city lawmakers stand together in support of immigrant aid

    AUGUSTA — A group of lawmakers from Maine's largest cities banded together in opposition to a new two-year state budget that makes it easier for the state to deny financial help to asylum-seeking immigrants. During a series of floor speeches late Tuesday night lawmakers from Bangor, ...

  • Cape Elizabeth High School to launch independent-study program

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In an effort to allow students to explore their interests and take control of their own education, Cape Elizabeth High School is starting a new student-driven learning program. High school Principal Jeff Shedd on June 9 explained the program to the School Board, and ...

  • UPDATED: Missing Scarborough man found safe in South Portland

    SCARBOROUGH — An East Grand Avenue resident, missing since Tuesday night, was located Wednesday afternoon in South Portland, according to the department's Facebook page. Police said Michael Connors, 71, was safe. He had last been seen leaving his home around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday....