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  • Pingree offers 2-year post for 'wounded warrior'

    PORTLAND — U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is looking a disabled military veteran to fill a role in her Portland office. Pingree is participating in the Congressional Wounded Warrior Program for veterans who have served since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and have a minimum 30 p...

  • Portland International Jetport gets $2.5M for pavement work

    PORTLAND — Improvements to runways and taxiways at the Portland International Jetport will be funded with a $2.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. The grant was announced April 8 by U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine. The work will rehabilitate almost 57,000 squ...

  • Portland police report Cumberland Avenue home invasion

    PORTLAND — Police are looking for three men they said are connected to home invasion and robbery at 127 Cumberland Ave. on Thursday morning. Lt. James Sweatt said two residents were robbed at gunpoint by three black men who forced their way into an apartment and restrained them. The ...

  • South Portland student's work adorns city EVs

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A logo designed by a South Portland High School senior will be displayed on the side of the city's electric vehicles.  The opportunity was presented to Jasper Erickson and his Advanced Art classmates last November by City Manager Jim Gailey, who wanted a lo...

  • Scarborough ceremony to honor veterans who help veterans

    SCARBOROUGH — The Southern Maine Agency on Aging on Saturday will honor participants in a year-old pilot program that pairs older or disabled veterans with trained younger veteran volunteers. "The goal is to ease th...

  • Defense argues North Yarmouth bee farm murder victim provoked shooting

    PORTLAND — For the second day in a row Wednesday, defense attorney Dan Lilley aggressively challenged prosecution witnesses in an attempt to convince the jury in Merrill Kimball’s murder trial that Kimball shot and killed Leon Kelley in self-defense. ...

  • Cape Elizabeth councilors to discuss 'paper' streets with residents

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council will begin a public engagement process to talk with residents about so-called "paper" streets. Councilors on April 6 voted to start going into neighborhoods to meet and directly speak with residents to hear their thoughts and concerns. Pa...

  • South Portland school chief decision expected

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The School Board is expected to decide Monday, April 13, if Ken Kunin will be the next superintendent of schools. Kunin is the only candidate for the position. Kunin has been at the American Overseas School of Rome since 2011. He has also been principal a...

  • Cape Elizabeth OKs sharing tax assessor; Scarborough expected to agree

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council has approved sharing the tax assessor with Scarborough. Councilors on Monday, April 6, ...

  • Brunswick survey finds parents open to alternatives to 5th-grade move

    BRUNSWICK — A new survey on the proposed move of fifth-graders from Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School to Brunswick Junior High School found parents are still largely opposed. But it also showed support for some potential alternatives. The survey, which was released ...