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  • Scarborough High School commencement

    Kathleen O'Donnell adjusts Julie Seidel's graduation cap outside the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland on June 13. The largest class in Scarborough High School history graduated at the packed auditorium in an emotional ceremony that lasted into the evening.

  • Mt. Ararat High School commencement

    Members of the Class of 2010 applaud during commencement exercises at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham on June 13.

  • Morse High School commencement

    School spirit on display at the Morse High School graduation in Bath on June 13.

  • Brunswick High School commencement

    Members of the Brunswick High School Class of 2010 takes their places at Farley Field House for the 153rd commencement exercises on June 11.

  • Cape Elizabeth Conservation Commission starts work on land management plan

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission has started working on a land management plan to identify, maintain and classify the nearly 10 percent of town ac...

  • Scarborough council considers changes to Cabela's plaza, Haigis Parkway intersection

    SCARBOROUGH — New businesses, restaurants and a hotel proposed for the Cabela's plaza got one step closer to reality during a Town Council meeting June 16. The council held a public hearing and general discussion on a fifth amendment to the contract zoning agreement regulating the Ca...

  • Yarmouth panels select municipal officers

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council swore in new members and appointed leadership for the coming year on June 10. Councilor Jeff Darrell will serve as chairman and Councilor Tom Renehan was named vice chairman. New Councilors Steven Woods and Tim Sanders were sworn in. On the School B...

  • South Portland moves closer to allowing medicinal pot, tattoos, body piercing

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city may allow tattoo and body-piercing parlors and medical marijuana dispensaries in some neighborhoods, if the consensus reached in June 14 workshop is upheld. "This is our sin night," Mayor Thomas Coward quipped during the workshop. The City Council imp...

  • Falmouth High School commencement

    Falmouth High School senior Jacqueline Conner Scott marches into commencement on June 13 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. Sunday's ceremony was the school's first graduation away from the high school.

  • Cape Elizabeth council heeds voters, kills Fort Williams fees

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Fort Williams Park will continue to be free for visitors after the Town Council on June 14 unanimously voted against charging parking fees. The council also voted 6-1 against pursuing tour bus fees in the 2011 season. Councilors reversed their Feb. 8 vote...