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  • Scarborough Planning Board backs changes for Cabela's plaza

    SCARBOROUGH — The Planning Board has recommended the Town Council approve a fifth amendment to the contract zoning agreement between the town and N.E. Expedition, the owners of the Cabela's plaza on Payne Road. The amendment would allow additional signs and drive-through restaurants,...

  • Scarborough students, historians launch website about town's past

    SCARBOROUGH — Thanks to the technology he helped make available to Maine school children, a launch party for the town's new historical website was visited by a special guest Tuesday evening. Former Gov. Angus King attended the Maine Memory Network's "They Called it Owascoag" website ...

  • Deal 95% done for film studio at South Portland armory

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city could soon be the landlord for a film- and video-production studio. Officials have been negotiating a lease with a small group of film-industry investors led by Cape Elizabeth resident Eric Matheson who want to establish a sound stage in the former National ...

  • South Portland teachers contract recognizes domestic partners

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A teachers contract approved last week by the School Board will expand benefits to domestic partners and add a day to the 2011-2012 school year. The two-year contract will not give teachers raises next year, but will provide salary increases the second year. S...

  • City Hall, public works top facility priorities in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A new public works building and City Hall are among the City Council's top priorities for major facility improvements. After two years of discussing major capital priorities, the council got down to the business of formally ranking them Monday night in a special work...

  • Bath council calls for probe of pro-turf field mailing

      BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to investigate whether the city was involved with a letter sent in support of the McMann Field artificial turf project that voters ultimately rejected. Council discussion of the matter followed the refere...

  • Read along with the senator

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, holds up a page for students to see during a visit to Lunt School in Falmouth on June 3. Collins was invited to read to he second-grade class by Kevin Grover, Maine's teacher of the year.

  • Diocese assigns priests in Yarmouth, Freeport

    YARMOUTH — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland announced that Msgr. J. Joseph Ford will be an administrator of Sacred Heart in Yarmouth and St. Jude in Freeport beginning Sept. 1. This will be in addition to Ford's current assignment as administrator at Holy Martyrs in Falmouth and St. ...

  • Freeport High School commencement

    Freeport High School Class of 2010 Marshals Lucy Whitacre and Eric Wold lead their classmates into the high school gymnasium at commencement on Sunday, June 6.

  • Embattled Portland bar owner hopes to do business in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — A bar owner who has been fighting an attempt to revoke his liquor license in Portland plans to open a new establishment on Maine Street. Thomas Manning, who is challenging the Portland City Council's decision last year to revoke his liquor license at the Cactus Club in ...