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  • Portland zoning question heads back to council, amid debate over building heights, waterfront views

    PORTLAND — Height is the root of a dispute about zoning needed to redevelop the Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. CPB2, the development company owned by Jim Brady, Casey Prentice and Kevin Costello, is seeking two zoning changes for 10 acres of property and additional submerged lan...

  • Portland attorney announces council bid

    PORTLAND — The first hat is in the ring. Spencer Thibodeau, 27, of Pitt Street, announced in a May 18 press release he will seek the City Council District 2 seat currently held by Councilor David Marshall. Thibodeau, an attorney at Verrill Dana, said he would like to "shift th...

  • 6 candidates seek 4 Scarborough council seats

    SCARBOROUGH — A field of six candidates has emerged for four vacant seats on the Town Council. Councilors Karen D'Andrea, Ronald Ahlquist and Richard Sullivan are seeking re-election. They are joined on the ballot by Paul Andriulli, James Benedict and Planning Board member Kerry Cort...

  • 10 years after 9/11, spotlight finds Scarborough man who faced terrorists suspicious, less 'politically correct'

    SCARBOROUGH — Michael Tuohey gets a lot of phone calls every September. As the airline agent who handed the boarding passes to 9/11 hijackers Mohamed Atta and Abdulaziz Al-Omari at the Portland International Jetport on Sept. 11, 2001, Tuohey has been asked to repeatedly tell his stor...

  • Scarborough won't stand in the way of fireworks

    Town also considers new directional signs SCARBOROUGH — Town leaders don't yet have any plans to bristle against a new state law allowing the sale and use of consumer fireworks.  Town councilors and Fire Chief Michael Thurlow discussed the new law, and what they should ...

  • After Mayo resignation, LePage will put his stamp on Brunswick base redevelopment panel

    BRUNSWICK — Gov. Paul LePage will not reappoint any Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority board members whose terms expire this month. The governor's press secretary, Adrienne Bennett, said Wednesday that all four board members will be replaced, including Chairman Art Mayo, who s...

  • Bath council: Demolish old YMCA, store Skatepark at armory

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved total demolition of the old YMCA on Summer Street. The council also authorized the Parks and Recreation Department to move the existing assets of the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark – which currently operates ...

  • Entries due Sept. 23 for Yarmouth Art Festival

    YARMOUTH — Paintings, sculptures, etchings, and digital media will be accepted until Sept. 23 for the third annual Yarmouth Art Festival. Artists must be 18 and older and live in Maine. The fee is $15 per person for the first piece and $10 for the second. Each additional entry is $5....

  • 7th annual Henryfest this weekend

    YARMOUTH — The 317 Main Street Community Music Center presents the 7th annual Henryfest at Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth on Sunday, Sept. 11. The outdoor, family oriented music fest...

  • Couple wins $5K in L.L. Bean contest

    FREEPORT — Bob and Carol Leone of Edgecomb were named recipients of the L.L. Bean Outdoor Heroes Award and will receive $5,000 for their nonprofit organization Teens to Trails. After the Leon...