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  • Body pulled from Portland Harbor

    PORTLAND — Police responding to the report of a person in the water at the Ocean Gateway Terminal Tuesday morning, July 20, recovered the body of a dead man. The discovery was made at 5:47 a.m. The man, in his 60s, has been tentatively identified as a homeless person. Police a...

  • Shakespeare joins the L.L. Bean summer lineup in Freeport

    FREEPORT — There will be an addition to the L.L. Bean summer concert series next month when Shakespeare takes to the stage. The Freeport Shakespe...

  • Cumberland Town Council to hear Main Street zoning change proposal

    CUMBERLAND — A zoning change that would allow small businesses along part of Main Street goes before the Town Council on Monday, July 26. The proposal is contained in the Cumberland Town Center Advisory Committee’s final report to the council, the culmination of nearly a y...

  • Public has questions about proposed Freeport movie theater

    FREEPORT — Some residents and business owners are questioning the proposal for a tax break to finance a six-screen movie theater on Mill Street in Freeport Village Station. Al Yebba, chief operating officer of Berenson Associates, developer of Freeport Village Station, and Mark ...

  • North Yarmouth concert, barbecue to be held July 25; participants sought for Aug. 28 Fun Day parade

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The sound of music and aroma of food will fill the Village Green during a summertime celebration on Sunday, July 25. Participants are also sought for next month's North Yarmouth Fun Day parade. A summer bandstand concert and community picnic and barbecue,...

  • Fantastic plastic at Portland Museum of Art

    "The Great Haul," a mammoth, nest-like mesh of salvaged and sewn sheet plastic by Portland artist Anna Hepler, takes shape last week at the Portland Museum of Art.

  • Cumberland council OKs Doane property master plan development

    CUMBERLAND — A master plan is in the works for the Doane property, a 43-acre piece of town-owned land intended for mixed-use development. The Town Council voted unanimously after an executive session last week to sign a memorandum of understanding with Bateman Partners to give t...

  • Portland waterfront zoning decision delayed

    PORTLAND — A decision by the City Council on whether to relax zoning rules along the waterfront has been delayed to give councilors more time to review the proposal. The council was scheduled to vote on changes to the Waterfront Central Zone at its July 19 meeting, but will now wait ...

  • Portland police seek robbery suspect

    PORTLAND — Police are looking for a suspect they believe could be involved in a string of recent armed robberies. Robberies on July 13, 18 and 19, all on Forest Avenue, reportedly involved a younger, white man wielding a large butcher's knife. The July 13 robbery happened at S...

  • Woman sought in Falmouth, Yarmouth convenience store robberies

    FALMOUTH — Police are searching for a woman wanted for robbery, attempted robbery and vehicle theft after a series of events here and in Yarmouth early in the morning on July 17. They are also taking their bicycles out of mothballs to fight a recent spike in burglaries. In Sat...