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  • Portland vendors push food carts in new directions

    PORTLAND — Two of Portland's newest food carts are dishing out some rather interesting takes on otherwise ordinary street foods. Snappy's Tube Steaks, which served its first customers on June 27, is a "truckster" – something between a truck and a cart – that ser...

  • Ship-shape on Portland Harbor, 'hard knocks' on the high seas

    A Portland Fire Department boat welcomes the schooner Bowdoin during the parade of sail at the opening of Tall Ships Portland 2015 on Saturday, July 18.

  • After the fireworks: Late evening at Yarmouth Clam Festival carnival

    What happens after the fireworks end and people return home from the carnival? At the Yarmouth Clam Festival on Saturday night, the crowds thinned, but the rides kept spinning until 10:30 p.m.

  • Swimmers span Peaks to Portland in peak fashion

    Scarborough resident Jeff Small approaches East End Beach on Saturday, July 18, during the Peaks to Portland swim race. Small finished 27th. James Yeomans, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, finished first — his fifth consecutive win.

  • Yarmouth Clam Festival turns 50 with jubilant parade

    Saco resident Blake Laverriere, 2, gets an up-close look at Steamer — the mascot for Yarmouth Clam Festival — Friday on Main Street during the annual Clam Festival parade. This year the event turns 50.

  • Suspect arrested in Portland recording studio shooting death

    PORTLAND — Police arrested a 20-year-old man in Westbrook on Thursday in connection with a late-night fatal shooting at a Portland recording studio in May. Johnny Ouch was charged with murder and elevated aggravated assault in the death of 19-year-old

  • Roll credits: Portland's Videoport will end its 28-year run in August

    PORTLAND — Want to view any of the 18,000 movies and shows now stocked at Videoport? Get ready to go to the library. Owner Bill Duggan on July 15 said he is terminating his lease next month and will donate the business' entire inventory of videos to the Portland Public Library...

  • Portland expects heavy traffic during Tall Ships festival

    PORTLAND — City officials are encouraging visitors to plan ahead and expect lots of traffic this weekend during Iberdrola USA Tall Ships Portland 2015. The rain-or-shine festival begins on Saturday,...

  • Scarborough Town Council adds $180K to proposed school budget

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday returned $180,000 to the third proposed school budget. The council also unanimously eliminated the advisory question of too low, too high, or just right, from the third referendum. Restoring $180,000 to the proposed $43.5 millio...

  • Contractor causes Falmouth natural gas leak

    FALMOUTH — A gas leak on Route 1 resulted in a few homes and businesses being evacuated. The leak near the intersection of Route 1 and Route 88 was reported around 8:30 p.m. on July 14, and was caused when a one-inch line was accidentally cut by a contractor, according to Fire Depart...