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  • 50 days and counting

    As rush-hour traffic goes by on Broadway, protesters gather at Mill Creek Park in South Portland on June 8 to protest offshore oil drilling and BP's handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tuesday was the 50th day of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

  • UPDATE: Condition worsens for North Yarmouth girl who was hit by car in Gray

    PORTLAND — A North Yarmouth teenager who was struck by a car June 9 in Gray was listed in critical condition again Tuesday morning, according to a hospital representative. Delilah Talon was initially listed in critical condition when admitted to Maine Medical Center in Portland ...

  • 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...

  • Correction

    Last week's story "Lions Club celebrates 60 years of service" should have said Donald Grover is the president of the Falmouth Lions Club.

  • 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.