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  • Heart walk Saturday at Lyman Moore

    PORTLAND — The second HyperHeart 5K race and walk will be Saturday, May 30, at 9 a.m. at Lyman Moore Middle School. The event, organized initially by two students, Lauren Paradise and Karina Boothe, who are now eighth-graders, is to raise awareness and money to fight hypertrophic car...

  • Portland needle exchange demand exceeds funding

    PORTLAND — Progress on a program to divert nonviolent drug offenders to treatment and housing instead of jail has slowed, but state funding is a possibility, Mayor Michael Brennan said May 21. Brennan was speaki...

  • John Ford tribute at Irish Heritage Center

    PORTLAND — Although famed film director John Ford left Portland as Sean Feeney a century ago, his legacy will be celebrated Thursday at the Maine Irish Heritage Center. The commemoration begins at 2 p.m. with a presentation and discussion of video essays on Ford's work, created by Ba...

  • Fire damages Falmouth home

    A fire extensively damaged a home at 12 Brookside Drive in Falmouth at 4:45 p.m. Sunday, May 24. According to a press release from the Falmouth Fire Department, the fire was likely started by a grill being used behind the house. The home is owned by George and Kathleen Parr.

  • Portland program steers homeless patients to primary care

    PORTLAND — Karri Gilliam said she makes friends easily. But few friendships she has made are as valued as the one with Shawna Holloway. "We hit it right off. We walked into a room and started talking, and she has been helping me ever since," Gilliam said last week. Home...

  • Portland panel nears proposal for vacant Reed School

    PORTLAND — The task force charged with finding a new use for the vacant Thomas B. Reed School has one meeting left before making its final recommendations. The Reed ...

  • Bowdoin College student charged with campus rape

    BRUNSWICK — A 21-year-old Bowdoin College student was arrested in Topsham early Sunday morning and charged with Class A felony gross sexual assault, a crime that allegedly took place earlier in the night on the Bowdoin campus. Logan Taylor, whose address is listed as Brunswick, remai...

  • Memorial Day in Falmouth

    Student musicians march to Falmouth Road, and ultimately Pine Grove Park on Foreside Road, during Falmouth's Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 25.

  • 2 people shot at Portland recording studio

    PORTLAND — Two people were shot at a recording studio late Monday night in the city’s Old Port. According to a release from the Portland Police Department, police were called to Da Block Studios at 371 Fore St. for a report of shots fired just before midnight. Officers f...

  • A day to remember in Portland

    Lynn Becker and grandson Kenzo Moore watch as National Guard troops march past Monday, May 25, during the Memorial Day parade on Congress Street in Portland.