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  • Some blame 'smart' meter for Portland restaurant fire

    CMP, Fire Department say there's no connection PORTLAND — A small fire on May 25 at El Rayo, a York Street Mexican restaurant, was blamed on an electrical problem. But some people are saying there's more to the fire than a simple wiring issue. Central Maine Power Co.'... 3

  • North Andover manager chosen for city's top post

    PORTLAND — City officials announced Friday that a Massachusetts town manager will take the city's top leadership position. Mark Rees, 55, who has served as town manager in North Andover since 2000, will take over as the city manager for Portland. "He brings a lot of enthusiasm...

  • Key Bank 'Make a Difference Day'

    Tony Disotto, area retail leader, and Todd Zukowski, business banking, both of Key Bank's Scarborough branch, work on a project at Camp Ketcha as part of Key Bank's "Make a Difference Day," May 24.

  • Wentworth building supporters launch new website

    SCARBOROUGH — The committee formed to address the long-term facility needs of the Wentworth Intermediate School has launched a new website, which members hope will help make the case for rebuilding the school. The website, www.new...

  • South Portland High School rennovation plan to be unveiled

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents will get a chance Tuesday, May 31, to see the most recent mock-up of South Portland High School's post-rennovation design. Members of the high school building committee will unveil a virtual 3D model of the the rennovated school at an event from 6:30 to 8 p...

  • Thomas Memorial Library to study feasibility of capital campaign

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Thomas Memorial Library and the executive board of the Thomas Memorial Library Foundation are considering a capital campaign to raise funds to replace the existing library with a new library facility. They have issued a

  • South Portland 6th-graders to receive MacBooks, iPads

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Sixth graders will be cruising the information superhighway on their new Apple iPads and laptops next year, thanks to money made available to the district through energy savings. The School Board voted, 4-3, Monday to approve the purchase of the laptops and iPads.

  • Memorial Day events planned in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Several parades and Memorial Day events have been scheduled in the area on Monday, May 30. A parade will begin at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fowler Road and Old Ocean House Road in Cape Elizabeth. Paraders will march north on Route 77 before turning left at Scott ...

  • 3 Brooklyn men nabbed in credit card fraud case

    SCARBOROUGH — Three Brooklyn, N.Y., men were arrested May 21 on charges stemming from an alleged $10,000 shopping spree police say was funded by credit card fraud. Michael Barnes Jr., 32; Esley Porteous, 27; and Terrell Campbell, 25, were arrested by Scarborough police. Police...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board narrows superintendent search

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board is gearing up to choose a new Superintendent of Schools from two finalists chosen by a committee made up of residents, parents, teachers, town officials and administrators. The board was expected to meet in an executive session Wednesday, May 25 to d...