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  • Portland school chief gets 3-year contract extension

    PORTLAND — Superintendent of Schools Emmanuel Caulk has had his contract extended to June 30, 2019. The School Board unanimously approved the three-year extension Nov. 18. Caulk's previous contract ran to 2016. The extension includes a 1 percent cost-of-living increa...

  • Tips remain focus of Portland minimum-wage debate

    PORTLAND — Discussions revolved around tipped-wage workers when the City Council Finance Committee held its first review of Mayor Michael Brennan's plan to institute a citywide minimum wage. Committee Chairman Councilor Nick Mavodones Jr. and Councilor Ed Suslovic were the only commi...

  • Portland Food Co-op opens Congress St. store as membership grows

    PORTLAND — It was a week before Thanksgiving when Portland Food Co-op member Anne Riggs made her first trip to the new store at 290 Congress St. The visit put her in mind of another holiday. "It's a li...

  • South Portland armory to become store-cafe-gas station

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The former Maine Army National Guard Armory, a fixture on Broadway for more than 70 years, may have a new future as a convenience store and cafe. City Manager Jim Gailey this week said the city has been offered $700,000 for the armory by Topsham-based

  • Harpswell selectmen earn at the top, while town employee wages lag

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen is considering salary increases for some town employees, who on average earn less than their peers in other towns. But according to Selectman Elinor Multer, ...

  • Portland's Christmas tree goes the distance

    A tractor-trailer climbs to the top of Deering Avenue in Portland on Thursday morning on its way to delivering its payload: a Christmas tree for Monument Square. City worker Jay Ash-Cuthbert, left, walks alongside the truck to lift any low-hanging utility lines out of the way, while police keep t...

  • Cape councilors make communication a goal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met Tuesday to discuss a wide range of goals for the year ahead. A consistent theme in the workshop discussion was the need for more effective communication, from the councilors to the public, the public to councilors, or members of the public w...

  • South Portland councilors put nuisance property discussion on back burner

    SOUTH PORTLAND — In its last meeting under the helm of outgoing Mayor Jerry Jalbert, the City Council on Monday postponed for a second time a decision on whether to declare property at 29 Willard St. a public nuisance. On Aug. 4, the council heard public testimony claiming prope...