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  • Public gets more time to talk in Harpswell meetings

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen approved changes to the public participation rules for the fourth time this year, adding an additional comment period of up to 15 minutes per person at the end of each meeting. Speakers previously were loosely limited to five-minute speaking ti...

  • Eberle to host monthly coffee with constituents

    SOUTH PORTLAND — State Rep. Jane Eberle, D-South Portland, will host her monthly coffee hour Saturday, Dec. 11, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Ocean House Market, 512 Ocean St. Residents of South Portland and Cape Elizabeth are invited bring their concerns and ask questions. For mor...

  • Welcoming committee

    Madeline Leonard, left, Grace Boucher, Molly Russell and Connor Boucher were on hand Sunday at Cabela's in Scarborough when the Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corps helped welcome the Wreaths Across America convoy.

  • Cape councilors pick Sherman as chairman

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council nominated Councilor David Sherman Jr. to serve as chairman for 2011. He will replace Councilor Anne Swift-Kayatta, who served this year. Sherman was the chairman of the Ordinance Committee in 2010 and is in his third year on the council. ...

  • Follow-up 'smart' meter forum scheduled

    SCARBOROUGH — A continuation of the Nov. 29 "smart" electrical meter forum has been scheduled for Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. at the Scarborough Municipal Center. The forum will cover cyber security and electrical fire risks critics some have associated with the new meters, which are being ins... 1

  • 5 Scarborough students charged with harassment or assault

    SCARBOROUGH — Five Scarborough High School students were charged with harassment or assault last week for incidents that occurred during and after school. "This is something we're not very happy with," High School Principal Dean Auriemma said Thursday. "We're working with parents and...

  • Former South Portland restaurant workers settle labor lawsuit

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Eight former employees of the Super Great Wall Buffet have reached a settlement in lawsuit filed last year claiming labor violations and intimidation by the restaurant's owners. While the details of the settlement are confidential, documents filed in U.S. District Co...

  • South Portland's new mayor calls for unity, community

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mayor Rosemarie De Angelis on Monday called on city citizens to put down their cell phones and computers and rededicate themselves to the concept of community. De Angelis then announced a series of community initiatives she would like to pursue over the next year, in...

  • Brunswick school redistricting set, new start times delayed

    BRUNSWICK — The School Board Wednesday unanimously approved a redistricting plan characterized by Superintendent Paul Perzanoski as the "East/West split." A decision about changing start times at each school was tabled pending further research by the board. The district l...

  • Wing-eating contest for a cause in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Buck's Naked BBQ will host its first benefit Buffalo wing-eating competition on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. to support programs at