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  • Wentworth building supporters launch new website

    SCARBOROUGH — The committee formed to address the long-term facility needs of the Wentworth Intermediate School has launched a new website, which members hope will help make the case for rebuilding the school. The website,

  • South Portland High School rennovation plan to be unveiled

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents will get a chance Tuesday, May 31, to see the most recent mock-up of South Portland High School's post-rennovation design. Members of the high school building committee will unveil a virtual 3D model of the the rennovated school at an event from 6:30 to 8 p...

  • Thomas Memorial Library to study feasibility of capital campaign

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Thomas Memorial Library and the executive board of the Thomas Memorial Library Foundation are considering a capital campaign to raise funds to replace the existing library with a new library facility. They have issued a

  • South Portland 6th-graders to receive MacBooks, iPads

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Sixth graders will be cruising the information superhighway on their new Apple iPads and laptops next year, thanks to money made available to the district through energy savings. The School Board voted, 4-3, Monday to approve the purchase of the laptops and iPads.

  • Memorial Day events planned in Cape Elizabeth, South Portland

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Several parades and Memorial Day events have been scheduled in the area on Monday, May 30. A parade will begin at 9 a.m. at the intersection of Fowler Road and Old Ocean House Road in Cape Elizabeth. Paraders will march north on Route 77 before turning left at Scott ...

  • 3 Brooklyn men nabbed in credit card fraud case

    SCARBOROUGH — Three Brooklyn, N.Y., men were arrested May 21 on charges stemming from an alleged $10,000 shopping spree police say was funded by credit card fraud. Michael Barnes Jr., 32; Esley Porteous, 27; and Terrell Campbell, 25, were arrested by Scarborough police. Police...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board narrows superintendent search

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board is gearing up to choose a new Superintendent of Schools from two finalists chosen by a committee made up of residents, parents, teachers, town officials and administrators. The board was expected to meet in an executive session Wednesday, May 25 to d...

  • Longfellow Avenue residents air concerns about re-zoning

    BRUNSWICK — As Bowdoin College prepares to take ownership of the Longfellow School, some neighbors have expressed concern that the quiet Longfellow Avenue neighborhood might soon become a bustling part of the campus. Although students cross the street daily on their way to the swimmi...

  • Planning Board OKs Willard Square building moratorium

    Familiar development plan floated in Knightville SOUTH PORTLAND — The Planning Board voted, 4-3, Tuesday to recommend a 95-day moratorium on construction in the Willard Square commercial district. The moratorium was first proposed earlier in May amid residents' opposition t...

  • Pieces of 9/11

    A National Guard flatbed hauling steel from the World Trade Center in New York City rolls into Freeport on Main Street last Saturday. Two salvaged beams will be part of a 9/11 memorial to be erected in town and unveiled this fall.