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  • South Portland police chase ends in crash

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police were led on a brief chase in the early morning hours on March 3, after responding to a report of a vehicle striking a snow bank. Police received a report that a red Volkswagen Golf had backed into a snow bank on Mildred Street and then driven off. Offic...

  • Five Rivers hosts Pecha Kucha night at Frontier Cafe

    BRUNSWICK — Five Rivers Arts Alliance is holding its fifth Pecha Kucha night at Frontier Cafe on Monday, March 21 at 6 p.m. Pecha Kucha, which means "chit chat" or "little conversation," features the work of 10 local artists, innovators and creative thinkers. Each artist will have ex...

  • Doggone good to have Red's back

    Red's Dairy Freeze reopened March 4, 10 months after a fire destroyed the popular South Portland landmark. Daniel Roberts and his yellow lab, Ranger, were part of a large group of Red's fans happy to have their soft-serve ice cream spot back in business.

  • Cape proposes $8.9M municipal-side budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Manager Mike McGovern has submitted a preliminary $8.9 million municipal budget that would increase property taxes by 1.2 percent. The Town Council is expected to discuss the budget proposal at a

  • Cape School Board continues budget talks, superintendent search

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board continued March 8 to work through the 2012 fiscal budget and received an update on the superintendent search process. Board Chairwoman Mary Townsend said 15 candidates from nine states have applied to fill the superintendent position, currently ...

  • Section of Wentworth School could be spared for community programs

    SCARBOROUGH — Make space for Community Services or don't make space and lose some services? That is the question town councilors and the members of the Wentworth Building Committee are wrestling with as plans for the new 800-student intermediate school begin to take shape. And...

  • Yarmouth representative hosts coffee talks

    YARMOUTH — Rep. Melissa Walsh Innes, D-Yarmouth, will host a monthly coffee talk with constituents every Friday at the Royal Bean on Route 1. The first coffee talk is scheduled for March 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Constituents are invited to talk to or ask Innes about anything regar...

  • Brunswick Landing subject of Freeport Chamber forum

    FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast forum Thursday, March 17 to discuss business opportunities at Brunswick Landing. Stev...

  • Local optometrist publishes first novel

    BRUNSWICK — What would drive an optometrist to write a novel? For Brian Daniels, the answer is: his patients. "I am blessed with having a constant parade of interesting people that come through my office every day," he said. "Some of the most interesting patients who have come...

  • Topsham to post roads March 15

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously March 3 to allow the town's public works director to post any roads as he sees fit in order to limit heavy vehicle loads, and to issue permits of exception and revoke permits if necessary. Tad Hunter, the acting public works director...