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  • Portland's mayoral candidates (at least some of them) rank each other

    PORTLAND — One question in our series of interviews with the city's mayoral candidates proved to be the most difficult for many of the candidates – especially the perceived front-runners. We asked them who they will rank as their second, third and fourth choices on their own ba...

  • Suspect faces arson charge in Freeport business fire

    FREEPORT — A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged with arson and burglary in connection with a fire that destroyed a Route 1 plumbing and heating business late Monday night. According to the state fire marshal's office, Christopher Veysey was arrested by Fire Investigator...

  • Yarmouth teacher receives Milken award, $25K

    YARMOUTH — Seventh-grade mathematics and science teacher Morgan Cuthbert was named a 2011 Milken Educator and received $25,000 in a surprise ceremony on Monday. Cuthbert, 35, has been teaching at Harrison Middle School since 2008. Previously, he taught in South Portland, Cumberland a...

  • The Forecaster in Focus

    Angus Christie, 9, lets his brother Ian, 3, listen to his heart while  firefighter/emergency medical technician Matt Wark looks on last Saturday in the back of an EMS vehicle at Falmouth's Fire-EMS Open House at Central Station on Bucknam Road.

  • Brunswick pacesetter

    The tradition of cutting the ribbon to start the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Brunswick goes to the top fundraiser. The honor last weekend went to Kathleen Strickland, pictured here with Kathy Cost and Joan Kincaid.

  • Out on the limbs in South Portland

    High school students Ali Schwartz, Ehan Benevides and Gabriella Salce remove tree limbs and other debris from a path at Clarks Pond on Oct. 15 during the South Portland Land Trust's annual fall trail clean-up.

  • Logged in from Asia

    A group of loggers from Japan and China visited Brunswick on Monday to learn about sustainable forestry in Maine. They visited a woodlot with forester Tom Cushman, president of the Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands, and asked him questions about the Northeast Master Logger Certification pro...

  • The felling of Elsie

    Elsa, Scarborough approximately 200-year-old giant Elm, was felled Saturday, Oct. 15. The tree was dying, and officials feared it may fall in the busy Oak Hill intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Black Point and Gorham roads.

  • Closures on tap for Veterans Bridge

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Veterans Memorial Bridge is scheduled to be closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Oct. 28, according the the Maine Department of Transportation. Construction crews will be installing underground communication cables around the new bridge ...

  • Scarborough eyes Haigis Pkwy. fees

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Councilors on Monday gave initial approval to impact fees for development at the Haigis Parkway/Route 1 intersection and a reduced impact fee for development near Dunstan Corner. Impact fees are charged to developers to fund improvements to roads and infrastructure...