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  • 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...

  • South Portland, dispatchers agree to contract

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After more than three years in the making, city officials and emergency dispatchers have come to terms on an employment contract. The negotiations began in 2007 when South Portland and Portland agreed to consolidate their public safety dispatch services to comply wit...

  • Ice arena proposed for former Brunswick Navy base

    BRUNSWICK — As the assistant coach of the Brunswick High School girls ice hockey team and the father of two hockey-playing children, Mark Wild has done some extreme things for the sake of the sport. He is routinely on the ice at 4:45 a.m. alongside 20 or so adolescent girls. He has d...

  • Harpswell town meeting warrant includes beach, dogs, Mitchell Field

    HARPSWELL — Town residents have a whopping 75 articles to vote on at this Saturday's town meeting, several of which have attracted special attention from Harpswell officials and residents. Selectmen decided to move up the vote on Cedar Beach, the last on the warrant, to 11 a.m. The a...

  • Brunswick, Harpswell start border dispute talks

    HARPSWELL — Brunswick representatives raised questions about taxation and Harpswell's request for 10 shellfish licenses at Tuesday's renewed border talks. The meeting was the first formal discussion about the border issue since members of Harpswell's Carrying Place Assembly questione...

  • Legal wrangling clouds South Portland condo project

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A local builder is making another attempt to develop a forested wetland area near Wilkinson's Woods. Steve Berg, a trustee of the Scarborough-based JDR Trust, would like to build 40 single family homes on nearly 18 acres of land located behind the Kingswood Park Cond...

  • Bath condo complex, Hyde School at odds over flooding

    BATH — Three units and at least two vehicles were damaged by water this week at Pine Hill Condominiums, the latest victims of chronic flooding problems at the complex. Edie Lewis of Dirigo Management, who manages Pine Hill Condominiums, said on Tuesday that a snow bank, located by th...