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  • Thompson's Point developers get 30-year, uncapped tax break from Portland

    Council earmarks taxes to fund transit projects PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday approved a 30-year tax break for developers planning to bring a mixed-use development to Thompson's Point. But councilors, all of whom supported the project and applauded the developers' co...

  • Commuters: Do as Portland City Hall says, not as it does

    PORTLAND — Officials called a press conference last week to announce the launch of a website designed to encourage fewer single-occupant vehicle trips into downtown. The website,, is des...

  • Renovation of historic Portland building remains a work in progress

    PORTLAND — Since 1920, the Schwartz Building on Congress Square has occupied one of the city's most visible commercial locations. Thousands of vehicles and hundreds of pedestrians pass through the intersection of Congress and High streets every day. A major renovation of 600-6...

  • Unsung Hero: Clarence Smith, a final friend

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Clarence Smith is the kind of guy you might pass on the street with nary a thought. Unremarkable looks. Small frame. Just a guy, going through life. But spend a few minutes learning how this humble 78-year-old spends his “retirement” years and you'll be b... 1

  • UPDATE: Cape Elizabeth GOP picks candidate in House District 121

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A Republican candidate has been selected to run in the Maine House District 121 special election scheduled for Aug. 16. Nancy E. Thompson, of Pine Ridge Road, was selected in a caucus of the Cape Elizabeth Republican Committee on June 17. "We are thrilled to...

  • Commencement 2011: Morse High School

    A very happy Jonathan James Lugay receives his Morse High School diploma from Primcipal Peter Kahl, left, and RSU 1 Superintendent William Shuttleworth.

  • Looking forward at Brunswick commencement

    Emily Gauthier watches Brunswick High School commencement proceedings with classmates on Friday night, June 10, at the Sidney Watson Arena on the Bowdoin College Campus.

  • Commencement 2011: Mt. Ararat High School

    Micaela Tepler, front left, holds her hand to heart during the National Anthem at Mt. Ararat High School commencement on June 12 in Topsham.

  • Cabela's to host moose-hunt lottery

    SCARBOROUGH — Cabela's on Haigis Parkway will host the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife 2011 Moose Lottery on Saturday, June 18. The department will draw more than 3,000 moose-hunting permits for the upcoming season. Cabela's will hold seminars and youth activ...

  • Commencement 2011: Scarborough High School

    Like red birds released from a cage, mortar boards fly into the air above the Cumberland County Civic Center stage in Portland as the Scarborough High School Class of 2011 graduates on Sunday, June 12.