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  • Correction

    A Page 1 story last week about the former home of painter Stephen Etnier on Basin Point Road in Harpswell should have said the most recent assessed value of the building structure was $371,000, while its foundation was valued at $45,000.

  • 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

  • Cape Elizabeth couple set the pace for TD Beach to Beacon 10K volunteers

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Saturday's TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race has 813 volunteers, the most ever. But only two of them, Bob and Betty Crane, have been there every year since the race was fir...

  • Chief: Scarborough police not on duty at Goodell home

    SCARBOROUGH — Police Chief Robert Moulton said Wednesday that his department is not providing private security at the Prout’s Neck home of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after Goodell's decision Tuesday to uphold a four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

  • South Portland-based group gets $1.2M environmental grant

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education will receive about $1.2 million in funding from the National Institude of Environmental Health Sciences. The announcement was made Wednesda...

  • Spurwink Rod & Gun Club president: Cape Elizabeth safety report 'unfair'

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Spurwink Rod and Gun Club has been ordered to suspend live fire after a safety evaluator declared the club unsafe. The club president called the evaluation "unfair." The Sawyer Road club was informed by Police Chief Neil Williams on July 24 that all shooti...

  • Police: Cape Elizabeth man's death in balcony fall appears accidental

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Police hope an autopsy will confirm whether a Cape Elizabeth man died as a result of a fall from his second-story porch on July 25, but the report is not expected for several weeks. John Knight, 39, was found dead at his single-family home at 10 Tiger Lily Lane ...