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  • Cape Elizabeth effort to boost multi-family housing continues to meet resistance

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town councilors Tuesday sent a land-use ordinance amendment designed to promote multi-family housing to the ordinance committee. The amendment was discussed in a Town Council workshop, after

  • Brunswick sees financial gain in failing landfill

    BRUNSWICK — In an effort to trim the budget, the Town Council has decided to allow more waste to be deposited at the town landfill. The Graham Road landfill has a history of non-compliance with environmental regulations. Its low-tech waste-water treatment system has

  • Class of 2015: South Portland senior's art scratches the surface

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Maura Gaven prefers watercolors. The 18-year-old, soon-to-be graduate of South Portland High School, who will attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the fall, said she has been drawing for a...

  • RSU 1 budget gets added funds for art, music

    BATH — A $27.3 million spending plan for Regional School Unit 1 passed the first of two public votes Tuesday at the district's budget meeting. The meeting, held at Bath Middle School, ran about two hours and drew nearly 90 voters from the RSU 1 communities of Bath, Arrowsic, Phippsbu...

  • SAD 75 budget proposal officially shrinks by $1.2M

    TOPSHAM — Voters at the School Administrative District 75 budget meeting approved a $36.9 million budget for fiscal 2016, $1.2 million less than the package approved by the...

  • Memorial Day tradition in Topsham, Brunswick

    World War II U.S. Navy veteran Conrad LeBourdas watches, left, as Brunswick resident and U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joins Grand Marshal Gerry Menard in the traditional tossing of a wreath from the Frank Wood Bridge during the annual Brunswick-Topsham Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25.&nbs...

  • Portland police hunt for shooters who killed Scarborough man

    PORTLAND — A 19-year-old Scarborough man died and another man remains hospitalized after being shot late Monday night at an Old Port recording studio. Police have yet to apprehend the assailants, whom officers described as likely acquaintances of the two men who were shot. The...

  • Memorial Day that almost wasn't in Bath

    Isaac Ensel, left, and Drew and Gideon Walden, all of Bath, ride in the back of a truck during the Memorial Day Parade in Bath. The annual parade was almost scuttled after the local American Legion post admitted running an illegal gambling operation and ran out of cash, but it took place after an...