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  • Portland landlord pleads not guilty in fire that killed 6

    PORTLAND — The owner of a Noyes Street home that burned last November, killing six people, pleaded not guilty Friday in Cumberland County Superior Court to six counts of manslaughter and four counts of violation of the life safety code Gregory Nisbet, 49, of 124 Noyes St., was

  • Cape Elizabeth hosts 6,500 runners for 18th TD Beach to Beacon 10K

    A pack of elite runners leads about 6,500 Beach to Beacon participants from the starting line Saturday, Aug. 1, in Cape Elizabeth.

  • Maine high court justices grill both sides in LePage veto dispute

    PORTLAND — Four teams of attorneys representing various branches and agencies of government had their day in court Friday, when the justices of Maine’s highest court heard oral arguments in the case of 65 disputed gubernatorial vetoes. The courtroom was packed with lawmakers, r...

  • Portland man convicted of sexually assaulting girl in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A Portland man was found guilty Thursday of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old girl in 2013. Timothy M. Hunt, 29, was convicted on six counts of gross sexual assault and six counts of unlawful sexual touching, according to a press release from the Scarborough Police...

  • Scarborough climbing gym opens on Haigis Parkway

    SCARBOROUGH — The town's first climbing gym, Salt Pump Climbing Co., is open for business. The 10,000-square-foot indoor climbing center, at 36 Haigis Parkway, offers rope climbing and b...

  • Motorcycle speed, alcohol suspected in South Portland woman's death

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A city woman who died Saturday, July 25, in a motorcycle crash in Westbrook was not wearing a helmet. It is believed that speed and alcohol were factors in the accident, Capt. Sean Lally of the Westbrook Police Department said Thursday morning. Jennifer Lavign...

  • Third time lucky for Scarborough school budget?

    SCARBOROUGH — With a third school budget validation referendum less than a week away, independent groups representing both sides of the issue, as well as School Board members and town councilors seem to agree: the budget must be approved on Aug. 4. So far, the town has spent app...

  • South Portland commission may do heavy lifting on open space

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday continued its discussion of how best to implement an open space philosophy, and weighed the possibility of having the Conservation Commission do most of the work. City Manager Jim Gailey presented a list of