Tue, Jun 02, 2015 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth


Syndicate content
  • Police seek help identifying woman's body

    PORTLAND — Police on Monday again asked for the public's help in identifying the body of a woman found May 22 on East End Beach. A press release from Lt. James Sweatt said the woman's death is not considered suspicious. She is described as Asian, 5 feet 1 inch tall, about 100 pounds,...

  • False door gets building around Brunswick regulation

    BRUNSWICK — A proposed dental office on Baribeau Drive will have a fake door, with the Planning Board's blessing, to get around town regulations. The board last week also initially approved an application from the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority for a seven-lot subdivi...

  • Bath, Topsham, Harpswell voters to tackle school budgets

    BATH — Voters in Regional School Unit 1 and School Administrative District 75 will cast ballots on their respective budgets on Tuesday, June 9. RSU 1 – which includes Bath, Arrowsic, Phippsburg and Woolwich – has proposed a $27.3 million spending plan, which

  • Falmouth, developer agree on Tidewater changes

    FALMOUTH — The developers seeking to extend the life of the Tidewater Master Development Plan have agreed to complete a list of requirements in order to continue the project. Tidewater LLC approached the Town Council in January seeking an extension of the master plan, which was set t...

  • Class of 2015: Yarmouth senior on a mission to reinvent himself

    YARMOUTH — Matt Crowley is all about opportunities. The Yarmouth High School senior said he learned to take chances and try new things after moving to Yarmouth at the start of his junior year. "Too often we get used to a daily routine and miss the opportunities that are right ...

  • Portland City Council again postpones budget vote, enacts Uber rules

    PORTLAND — A vote on the fiscal year 2016 budget was postponed to June 24 as councilors decided to see how the state biennial budget will affect city finances. In the course of two meetings spanning nearly eight hours, councilors also approved a temporary working agreement with Uber,...

  • Apathy wins in Portland school budget votes

    PORTLAND — Fewer than 1,000 people turned out to vote for the May 12 school budget referendum, but it turns out that number is hardly shocking. Instead, it is just the latest in a continuing decline in voter participation in the spring referendum. School Board Chairwoman Sarah...

  • Portland Co. gets zoning change; referendum challenge looms

    PORTLAND — City councilors on Monday approved a zoning change for the Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. But the 7-2 council vote may not clear the way for redevelopment of the 10-acre property. A neighborhood group opposed to the rezoning is collecting signatures for a

  • Congress Street in Portland to close for First Friday Art Walk

    PORTLAND — Congress Street will be closed to vehicles from State to Elm streets Friday from 6-9 p.m. as Portland's Downtown District and Creative Portland celebrate First Friday Art Walk. The street closure includes a parking ban that begins at 4 p.m., according to a Monday press rel...

  • Falmouth man sentenced for tax evasion

    PORTLAND — The former president of a poker chip manufacturing company will serve 10 months in jail for tax evasion. John Kendall, 66, of Falmouth, was president of the now-defunct Chipco International, which was based in Yarmouth. In March,