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  • Thompson's Point in Portland to be sold; Red Claws involved?

    PORTLAND — Twenty-five acres at Thompson's Point are under contract to be sold. But Tony Donovan, a broker at Fishman Realty Group, which listed the property, said he is not permitted to identify the potential buyer. "I've signed a confidentiality agreement," Donovan said....

  • I-295 paving, bridge work concludes next month; Veranda Street ramp reopens in Portland

    PORTLAND — Some pavement and bridge repairs to Interstate 295 that began in May are scheduled to be complete by Dec. 18, according to a press release Friday from  the Maine Department of Transportation. Also Friday, the long-closed Veranda Street on-ramp to southbound I-295 was ...

  • Farmers join for pre-Thanksgiving market

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A pre-Thanksgiving local farmer's market will take place at Jordan's farm stand, 21 Wells Road, on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 2-5 p.m. Participating farms will be  Jordan's Farm, Alewives Brook Farm and Green Spark Farm. Visitors will be able to purchase fresh herb...

  • Cape author Wolff releases cookbook

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Author Meg Wolff, a two-time cancer survivor, has written her first cookbook, "A Life In Balance: Delicious, Plant-Based Recipes For Optimal Health." After fighting advanced invasive...

  • Cape conservation panel plans Dec. 4 site walk

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission will meet at the Nordic Trail kiosk at Gull Crest for a site walk on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 8 a.m. The commission will inspect the approaches to the Spurwink River bridge.

  • Volunteers needed for Cape trail work

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission will sponsor a trail-work event led by Scott Townsend of the New England Mountain Biking Association on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at Winnick Woods. Volunteers should meet at the parking lot on Sawyer Road and expect to carry s...

  • CMP asks state panel to dismiss complaints about 'smart' meters

    SCARBOROUGH — Central Maine Power Co. has asked the Maine Public Utilities Commission to dismiss two complaints intended to short-circuit the company's installation of "smart" electrical meters on homes and businesses throughout southern Maine. Last week, the utility asked the PUC to...

  • Concerts coming to Scarborough Downs; secondhand dealers now need permits

    SCARBOROUGH — At least one large, outdoor country music concert will be coming to Scarborough Downs next summer. After swearing in Councilors Judy Roy, Richard Sullivan and Michael Wood, and electing Roy as chairwoman and Wood as vice chairman, the Town Council on Wednesday approved ...

  • South Portland uses grants to grow police force, technology

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Nearly $200,000 in grants will allow the city to hire an additional police officer, outfit another police cruiser with automated license plate readers and switch to an automated parking ticket system. The city was recently awarded nearly $170,000 in a U.S. Department...

  • South Portland city manager gets raise; council adopts wellness program

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday unanimously approved a three-year contract with the city manager and adopted an incentives-based wellness program for nonunion employees. The three-year contract, effective through Nov. 14, 2013, increases City Manager Jim Gailey's annual s...