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  • Police in South Portland, Cape Elizabeth investigate car thefts

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police in South Portland and Cape Elizabeth are investigating a string of vehicle thefts that occurred over the holidays. Police Lt. Frank Clark said that three cars were stolen from Ferry Village last week, bringing the total vehicle thefts to six citywide. A...

  • South Portland schools told to produce a flat budget

    SOUTH PORTLAND — On the heels of last year's uncertain budget process, School Board Chairman Ralph Baxter pressed the City Council on Monday to provide a clear directive on an acceptable fiscal 2012 budget. "I may not like the number you give us, but we're leaving here with a number,...

  • Recovery continues for South Portland officer injured by distracted driver

    SOUTH PORTLAND — As a former collegiate football player, Rocco Navarro has taken his fair share of hits. And as a police officer, he stands ready to attack dangerous situations head-on. But nothing could have prepared him for the dangerous hit he sustained on Nov. 1, 2010 ...

  • Bath council backs grant to restore historic building

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously backed an application for funding to improve a historic shipyard structure. The city will submit a public facilities grant application to the state's Community Development Block Grant program later this month. Community Development Dir...

  • Foundation grant brings history to life at CEHS

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With funding provided by a grant from the Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation, high school students and interested residents are invited to watch a performance on the labor, civil rights and anti-war movements. Actor

  • Unexpected tax revenue buoys Cape Elizabeth budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH —  The town is in excellent financial condition halfway through its fiscal year, Town Manager Mike McGovern told the Town Council in a Jan. 3 workshop. McGovern said the tax rate is based each year on an assumption of the previous year's property valuation. This y...

  • I in the sky

    Traffic on Route 26/100 in Falmouth, near the Portland city line, was interrupted last week while an 85-foot I-beam was unloaded at the Falmouth Railroad Bridge. The 834-foot bridge, left, which crosses the Presumpscot River and a portion of the Pan Am rail line, was built in 1932 and is being repla...

  • Correction

    The Dec. 23 story "Preschool an option for new Falmouth Elementary School" should have said Tier 1 spots would be offered to students and staff and Tier 2 spots would go to town employees. Other Falmouth residents would not be eligible for the service.

  • King, Favreau lead Brunswick council

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously re-elected At-Large Councilor Joanne King as chairwoman. Councilors also elected District 5 Councilor Gerald Favreau as vice chairman. He replaces At-Large Councilor Deborah Atwood. Councilors David Watson, Benjamin Tucker and...

  • Portland council nominates Finnigan as acting city manager

    PORTLAND — The City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 16, will vote to appoint Assistant City Manager Patricia Finnigan as the acting city manager. Finnigan, who started as assistant manager in 2007 after being Auburn's city manager for 13 years, will take over from City Manager Joe Gray, w...