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  • 15 percent ethanol-based fuel could have ‘disastrous’ effects on boats, marina owner says

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Ten percent ethanol-based fuel has been harsh enough on some boats in Maine, but the 15 percent ethanol-based fuel approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in June could be “disastrous” to boat owners when it enters the market, a local marina owner s...

  • Portland-South Portland travel alert: Southbound lane on Veterans Memorial Bridge to be closed 4 days

    PORTLAND — One southbound lane of the Veterans Memorial Bridge, which connects Portland's West End and South Portland, will be closed for four days beginning Tuesday Feb. 21. The right-lane closure will allow construction crews to work on the south abutment approach to a new bridge b...

  • Feds issue first report on June 13 plane crash that killed South Portland man

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on Tuesday about the events leading up to a June 13 plane crash that ...

  • Waving the flag

    Rachel Currie, right, watches with her friends, Chelsea Morin and Dylan West, as a color guard passes on Ocean Street during the South Portland Memorial Day parade on May 25. (Rich Obrey photo)

  • Service monument, Comp Plan to be funded in South Portland's capital improvement budget

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A monument honoring military service members planned for Mill Creek Park and citywide comprehensive planning efforts would would get a total $50,000 in city funding under the proposed $7.9 million capital improvements budget for fiscal 2010. Environmental protect...

  • Drugs, alcohol a factor in South Portland shooting

    PORTLAND — A 50-year-old Skowhegan farmer accused of fatally shooting a South Portland man pleaded not guilty May 18 in Cumberland County Superior Court. Malcolm Bruce Lavallee-Davidson is charged with manslaughter for killing his friend, Fred Wilson, a 50-year-old computer progr...

  • South Portland solicits planning help for Mill Creek Park

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A process is underway that may produce a long-term plan for Mill Creek Park by next January. Meanwhile, city leaders are shopping around for a new gazebo, which is expected to be installed this fall. Earlier this month, the city began soliciting offer...

  • Portland Harbor Museum finds new, temporary home in Arts District

    PORTLAND — About a year ago, the Portland Harbor Museum decided to open a special exhibition in an empty storefront on Congress Street in Portland as a trial run for moving its maritime history collection from its South Portland location. It eventually became apparent that the te...

  • Skowhegan man to be arraigned Monday for South Portland shooting death

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A 50-year-old Skowhegan man accused of killing a South Portland man is free on bail after turning himself in to authorities on Tuesday. Malcolm "Bruce" LaVallee-Davidson is scheduled to be arraigned on a manslaughter charge in Cumberland County Superior...

  • Memorial Day events announced in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion invite the public to attend two Memorial Day weekend events. VFW Post 832 will place flags on the graves of veterans at five cemeteries throughout the city on Saturday, May 23. Those interested in helping should me...