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  • South Portland nearly balks at Jetport zone change

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Wednesday night almost killed a zone change needed by the Portland International Jetport to make federally mandated safety and environmental upgrades. Opposition to the proposal was based on airport noise associated with an 1,100-foot expansio...

  • South Portland official settles embezzlement case, claims no impact on city job

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Dana Anderson, the director of the city's largest municipal department, has settled a lawsuit that accused him of embezzling more than $37,500 from a local nonprofit association of basketball officials. While unrelated to his city job, some aspects of the case –... 1

  • Police arrest man in robbery of South Portland drug store

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police say they have arrested the man they believe robbed a Mill Creek pharmacy over the weekend. Sgt. Steven Webster said Wednesday night that 28-year-old Ian Bonville of South Portland was arrested on charges of Class B robbery.  Webster said polic...

  • South Portland Police Beat

    Arrests 4/11 at 1:34 a.m. Rebecca Stevens, 26, of Lancaster, N.Y., was arrested on Ocean Street by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of operating under the influence.  4/11 at 3:31 a.m. Dante Doran, 22, of Dresden, was arrested on Harborview Avenue by...

  • South Portland police seek leads in CVS robbery

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police are asking the public for information about the robbery of a Mill Creek pharmacy over the weekend. The CVS at 199 Ocean St. was robbed at about 4:10 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, by a man who appeared to be in his late teens or early 20s, Sgt. Steven Webster...

  • Update: Police know who killed South Portland man

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police know who shot and killed a 50-year-old Henry Street man last weekend, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Wednesday morning. McCausland said investigators understand the events that led up to the death of Fred Wilson, a comp... 7

  • South Portland library outlines post-layoff plans for teen patrons

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Library Director Kevin Davis has released his plans for creating a dedicated space for young adults at the main branch on Broadway. The main branch used to have a stand-alone room for young adults in the basement, but it was abruptly closed after the February lay...

  • Plan would offer recycling to 11 South Portland condo, apartment complexes

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council at a workshop Monday night reviewed a plan that would restore recycling services to 11 condominium and apartment complexes that had the service before it was privatized. The plan, however, does nothing to expand recycling to more than 800 other c...

  • South Portland Housing Authority picks new director

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Michael G. Hulsey has been chosen as the South Portland Housing Authority's new executive director. The appointment comes at a time when housing services are increasingly in demand because of the economic downturn and as the agency looks to build new affordable h...

  • Business as usual promised in South Portland after Maine Mall owner seeks bankruptcy protection

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Chicago-based General Growth Properties, owner of the Maine Mall, announced early Thursday morning that it has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection. Of the more than 200 malls owned by GGP in 44 states, 158 have been included in the Chapter 11 filing, whic...