Sat, Oct 25, 2014 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

  • New windows likely for asbestos-plagued Scarborough school

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council is expected to hold a special meeting next week to appropriate funds for 28 new windows at the Wentworth Intermediate School. The windows will replace one set of windows per classroom that are being kept closed due to concerns about asbestos. The...

  • Bath council delays decision on expanding campaign sign limits

    BATH — The City Council tabled a proposed ordinance amendment Wednesday that would have broadened the amount of time political and campaign signs are allowed on private property. The current ordinance says political signs cannot be posted on private lots more than six weeks before an...

  • South Portland bans use of pellet guns, slingshots in public

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday voted 6-1 to ban the use and open display of pellet guns, slingshots and bows and arrows in public places. The ban does not include the use of the non-lethal weapons on private property. The ordinance makes it a civil offense to use ...

  • 3-time candidate launches write-in bid for Cape Elizabeth School Board

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Frederic K. Sturtevant has launched a write-in campaign to fill a vacant seat on the School Board. There are two seats up for grabs on Nov. 2, but only Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig returned nomination papers in time to appear on the ballot. Board members Linda Win... 1

  • A little running music

    A musical trio greets Maine Marathon runners approaching Falmouth at a water stop on Veranda Street on Sunday, Oct. 3. Story, more photos in Sports, Page XX.

  • Cape council discusses options for Fort Williams Park

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met in a workshop with the Fort Williams Advisory Commission and the Fort Williams Charitable Foundation on Monday, Oct. 4, to discuss the roles of each organization, revenue-generating ideas and next steps. The three boards agreed that it would be a...

  • House District 124: Kaenrath versus Barter in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic Rep. Bryan Kaenrath is seeking re-election in House District 124 against Republican challenger Adam C. Barter. District 124 represents the west end of South Portland. Neither candidate believes taxes are too high in the state. But Barter s...

  • House District 122: Farr challenges Morrison in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic Rep. Terry Morrison is seeking re-election in House District 122 against Republican Howard Reed Farr Jr. District 122 covers the east end of South Portland. The candidates differ on the cause of the state's budget shortfalls. Farr b...

  • Senate District 7: Palmieri hopes to unseat Bliss

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic state Sen. Lawrence Bliss is seeking re-election in District 7 against Republican challenger 1

  • Senate District 6: Tea party Republican takes on Democratic leader

    SCARBOROUGH — A tea party organizer is challenging the Senate majority leader in state Senate District 6, which includes Gorham, part of Westbrook and the portion of Scarborough west of Route 1 and the Scarborough Marsh. Republican Matt Mattingly, a Gorham town councilor and founder ...