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  • South Portland Land Trust hosts Earth Day cleanup

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland Land Trust will hold its annual Earth Day clean-up on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at various locations throughout the state. Volunteers can register

  • Owner: Ricetta's strong despite bankruptcy filing

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The owner of Ricetta's Brick Oven Pizzeria said he expects the South Portland and Falmouth restaurants to emerge intact after seeking bankruptcy protection. The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in February because it was unable to sufficiently re...

  • $5.83M school bond headed to South Portland voters

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council voted unanimously Monday night to put a $5.83 million school renovation bond on the June ballot. The council also gave initial approval to a ballot question for a $3 million bond to repair the Long Creek pump station, a project that is currently b...

  • South Portland council cautious about Jetport zone change

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council gave initial approval to zone changes that would allow the Portland International Jetport to expand its runways and build an aircraft de-icing pad. But rather than simply forwarding the proposal to the next business meeting, the request will be d...

  • Parents urge support for school budget

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Nearly a dozen parents voiced their support for the School Department's proposed budget at a public hearing Wednesday night. Meanwhile, after a protest Monday night about the layoffs of five veteran city employees, there was no mention in the hearing of the actio...

  • City Council to discuss expanding recycling

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday will discuss ways to expand the city's curbside recycling program to include 1,100 apartment and condominium units throughout the city. City officials encourage the public to attend and voice their opinions of the options to be presente...

  • 'People have lost confidence in their government'

    Residents amp up pressure on City Council to review layoffs SOUTH PORTLAND — About 40 protesters braved wind and driving rain Monday night to show their support for five city workers who were laid off last month and to demand answers from city officials. P...

  • South Portland

    Arrests 3/28 at 12:31 a.m. Robert Burgess, 32, was arrested on a warrant for theft by unauthorized taking by Officer Jeff Levesque on Hoyt Street. 3/28 at 1:45 a.m. Aline Ximenes, 27, of Scarborough, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Jeff Levesque...

  • South Portland officials take a stab at strategic planning

    5-year plans to address facilities, staffing, operations SOUTH PORTLAND — City department heads are working on strategic plans for their departments that would help guide decision-making for the next five years. City Manager Jim Gailey said department heads were dire...

  • State panel seeks to resolve South Portland labor dispute

    Library workers without a contract since vote to unionize in 2006 SOUTH PORTLAND — An independent panel will conduct a fact-finding session April 13 into an ongoing dispute between the city and library workers, who voted in 2006 to form a union.  Since th...