Wed, Aug 20, 2014 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

  • 'Art car' unveiled in Falmouth

    Car artist Laurence Gartel, of Boca Raton, Florida, affixes decorative Duck Tape to a 2012 Volkswagen Bug on Saturday as a commissioned piece for Morong Falmouth, which is celebrating its 60th year as a Volkswagen dealership. Morong hosted an unveiling and reception of the finished "art car" on S...

  • One and done on City Council for South Portland Mayor Jalbert

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After one term as a city councilor and two decades of public service, Mayor Jerry Jalbert said he will not seek re-election in November. Jalbert, a life-long city resident who has served on city boards and committees since 1994, said in an interview Tuesday he w...

  • Rituals rule at 17th TD Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — It was the evening before the TD Beach to Beacon 10K when a local teenage distance-running standout revealed Ben True's secret to success. "I heard a rumor that you eat six bagels before you run," recent Cape Elizabeth High School graduate Liam Simpson asked eli...

  • Teacher at Freeport private school charged with aiding drug dealers

    LEWISTON — A Freeport language teacher was arrested at his Lewiston home Tuesday night and charged with providing a place for local drug traffickers to deal their wares. Noel Thibodeau, 43, of 5 Bradford St., was arrested at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday after federal and local drug agents...

  • Brunswick airport scores funds for improvements

    BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Executive Airport, the general aviation facility on the site of the town's former U.S. Navy airfield, will receive $1.36 million in federal funds to make infrastructure improvements. The federal Department of Transportation has awarded three grants to the airpor...

  • South Portland councilors delay action on home accused as 'nuisance'

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors on Monday postponed a decision on whether to declare 29 Willard St. a public nuisance for the alleged burning of trash. Fifteen property owners and renters who lie near the home filed a petition with the city claiming property owner Mary Giggey h...

  • South Portland's Redbank neighborhood starts to put blight behind

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents and city officials had good reason to celebrate Tuesday at the sixth annual National Night Out neighborhood block party in Redbank Community Park. The event, which brought together more than 200 people for an evening of family activities "against crime...

  • Scarborough developer urged to respect hospice concerns

    SCARBOROUGH — The Planning Board on Monday moved plans forward for a 24-lot housing subdivision off of Elmwood Avenue, despite concerns from an abutting hospice. While not entirely opposed to the development, Hospice of Southern Maine Chief Executive Elaine Brady expressed conce...

  • Topsham House candidates spar over debates

    TOPSHAM — The Green Independent Party candidate in House District 54 is challenging his Republican and Democratic opponents to two town hall-style debates. But there's no guarantee they will happen. Daniel Stromgren, 41, who was defeated in a special election last August ...

  • On their Merry(meeting) way in Topsham

    Riders prepare for the start of the 11th annual Tour de Merrymeeting Bay on Aug. 2, sponsored by the Brunswick Topsham Land Trust and Topsham Parks and Recreation Department, to benefit The Head of Tide Park, a land trust property in Topsham. Co-Chairwomen Pam LeDuc of Topsham Parks and Angela Tw...