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  • Portland, Falmouth churches to welcome Episcopal leader

    PORTLAND — The head of the Episcopal Church in the United States will make two stops in southern Maine this weekend as her term winds down. The Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 26th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, will visit churches in Portland and Falmouth, where she w...

  • Some Portland parking rules changing by May 1

    PORTLAND — Signs explaining revised parking restrictions on the peninsula and near the former Nathan Clifford School are expected to be installed by May 1, the city said in a press release. The new restrictions reduce the frequency of restricted parking from once a week to the first ...

  • USM offers electronics recycling on Saturday

    PORTLAND — The third annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day is coming to the University of Southern Maine Saturday, April 25, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Owners of old, unused or unwanted electronics are invited to drop them off for free at the Woodbury Campus Center parking lot, 45 ...

  • Portland budget forums coming April 28, 29

    PORTLAND — The public is invited to weigh in on the proposed $221 million fiscal year 2016 municipal budget at two forums on Tuesday, April 28, and Wednesday, April 29. The first begins at 6:30 p.m....

  • Portland school food service manager is Maine's best

    PORTLAND — The food service manager for the city's middle and high schools was named the Manager of the Year by the Maine School Nutrition Association. Nancy McAdam said she wasn't even aware she had been nominated for the award until the organizat...

  • Portland teen faces charges after shooting

    PORTLAND — An 18-year-old man remained in Cumberland County Jail on Monday, and faced a Tuesday court appearance after an April 17 shooting in Libbytown. Christopher McMann, 18, of 111 Elizabeth Road, was being held on $50,000 bail on charges of reckless conduct with a firearm and el...

  • Portland taps police chief to replace acting city manager

    PORTLAND — Police Chief Michael Sauschuck has been nominated as acting city manager. The announcement was made Friday by Mayor Michael Brennan and the City Council. The nomination will be voted on at the April 27 City Council meeting. Sauschuck's appointment would take effect ...

  • Falmouth business owner accused of engaging in prostitution

    FALMOUTH — A New York woman has been charged with engaging in prostitution at a business licensed to provide Korean acupressure therapy. Hyesun Kim, 48, of Flushing, New York, owns Ace Asian Therapy at 367 U.S. Route 1. Falmouth police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit...

  • Portland couple plan South Portland brewpub

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A brewpub is in the works at a former auto repair shop in Knightville. Craig and Julia Dilger of Portland have purchased the building at 15 Ocean St., according to a statement released Thursday by publicist Kelsey Goldsmith. The Dilgers are working with t...

  • Scarborough OKs dealership expansion, shared assessor

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council Wednesday night recognized four local heroes, decided to share the position of Town Assessor with Cape Elizabeth, and approved a contract zone amendment for a Mercedes-Benz dealership. Councilors unanimously approved an amendment to the 2002 contra...