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  • Cape councilors talk about ... talking

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town councilors on Monday took another look at the proposed 2016 municipal budget, but spent much of their meeting discussing how to improve their own communications with residents. Town Manager Mike McGovern presented the draft budget to councilors, although not muc...

  • South Portland school budget may cut teachers, staff

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Superintendent Suzanne Godin on Monday presented the School Board with a proposed 2016 school budget of nearly $46 million, which includes the elimination of about five teaching and staff positions across the school district.  The spending proposal, up abou...

  • Rudy's, redux: Cape restaurant reopens with new vibe

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With natural wood furniture and architecture, a bright sun room, and a 27-tap bar along the back wall, the eye is drawn to many places inside Rudy's of the Cape. And with bouquets of fresh flowers at every table and aromas wafting from the open kitchen, the nose...

  • Martin's Point plans in S.P. meet opposition

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A proposal to construct a Martin's Point Health Care clinic at Ocean and Sawyer streets met with strong opposition from the public at Monday night's City Council meeting. Martin's Point is hoping to build th...

  • Plans for former S.P. armory advance

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Plans for the future of the former Maine National Guard Armory continued to crystallize Tuesday night with the Planning Board's unanimous decision to forward the land use proposal to the City Council for review.  The recommendation includes altering the pro...

  • Scarborough mulls 'carrot' for historic preservation

    SCARBOROUGH — Planning Board members on Monday continued to weigh the use of incentives to preserve nearly 50 historic properties across town. The board also discussed a revised plan to expand the Piper Shores

  • Bath goes Irish with 'Blarney Days' celebration

    BATH — The city will be seeing green this month, but it won't be out of envy. Bath's annual "Blarney Days" celebration, which began Thursday, concludes on St. Patrick's Day, Tuesday, March 17. Jubilee Riots, formerly known as Enter the Haggis, will perform at the Chocolate Chu...

  • Better late than never for Scarborough hockey

    Scarborough senior Sean McGovern plays to the crowd while his teammates celebrate, moments after McGovern's goal in the second overtime gives the Red Storm their first Class A state championship, 2-1, over St. Dom's on March 7.

  • Navy, union at odds over delay in BIW 'stealth' ships

    BATH — Delivery of the first two Zumwalt-class destroyers to the U.S. Navy will be delayed by more than a year – a scheduling change that Navy officials attribute to the complexity of the ship’s technology and a lag in electrical work by shipyard workers because of that com...

  • Brunswick planners OK assisted living facility at former base

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a sketch plan for an assisted living facility at Brunswick Landing. The Portland-based Sandy River Co. seeks to build an Avita memory care center on the former U.S. Navy base. The nearly 14-acre property, encompassing two...