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  • Scarborough council OKs plan for Dunstan area

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the Dunstan Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy proposed by the Scarborough Economic Development Corp. and the Planning and Code Enforcement Department. According to the strategy’s introduction, written by S...

  • Some councilors still skeptical about Scarborough ice rink plan

    SCARBOROUGH — While most town councilors expressed support for construction of a hockey rink Wednesday night, several were hesitant about putting the project next to the high school. “I’m not wild about the location for a number of reasons,” Councilor Jean Marie Cat...

  • South Portland school program teaches girls to work together, eat well

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A dozen teenage girls from South Portland High School are taking part in a unique program that bridges cultural divides and brings local and immigrant students together to focus on healthy eating. The group in South Portland is the first teen program in the U.S. for ...

  • Interest heats up around South Portland startup

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Conserving both money and energy is the goal of a new company called Hot-Tubes. Founded by South Portland resident Bill Zelman a...

  • Day-care provider gets FAME guarantee

    SCARBOROUGH — Toddle Inn Day Care was approved for $1.3 million in commercial loan insurance from the Finance Authority of Maine. Toddle Inn operates six day-care centers in Westbrook, Gorham, South Portland, Cumberland Foreside, Saco and Scarborough. As a result of FAME's backi...

  • Incumbent, challenger seek Cape Elizabeth House seat

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Democratic Rep. Kimberly Monaghan Derrig, who is seeking a third term in House District 30, is being challenged by Republican Pauline Wilcox. This is Wilcox's first campaign for elected office, although she has worked on other political campaigns. Electio...

  • Forum to feature candidates for Legislature

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber of Commerce will be host a forum for legislative candidates on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers at City Hall. Candidates in state Senate District 29, and House Districts 31, 32 and 33 will participate. ...

  • Annual ceremony to honor firefighters

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Firefighters and former firefighters from Portland and South Portland will be honored at the annual Memorial Sunday ceremony on Oct. 5 at noon. The ceremony, organized by the Portland Veteran Firemen’s Association and Portland and South Portland ...

  • Scarborough teenager faces November court date

    SCARBOROUGH — A November arraignment is scheduled for an 18-year-old Scarborough High School student who was arrested Sept. 23 on charges of carrying concealed weap...

  • 'Bama BBQ comes to South Portland, by way of Colorado

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Alabama flavor is coming to South Portland on Oct. 8, with the opening of Moe’s Original Bar B Que at 209 Western Ave. Though the restaurant franchise operates more than 30 restaurants in 10 states, ...