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  • South Portland renews concern about contamination from dry cleaner

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For at least 25 years, a harmful chemical has existed in soil beneath and air around Pratt-Abbott Cleaners at Broadway and Cottage Road. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection recorded tetrachloroethylene contamination in the late 1980s and again in 20...

  • Scarborough School Board members urge defeat of revised budget

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board finance committee, taking direction from the Town Council, eliminated $500,000 in a revised School Department budget proposal that goes to voters July 7. Board members said the reduction will cripple clubs, sports and after-school activities. ...

  • Suspect faces arson charge in Freeport business fire

    FREEPORT — A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday and charged with arson and burglary in connection with a fire that destroyed a Route 1 plumbing and heating business late Monday night. According to the state fire marshal's office, Christopher Veysey was arrested by Fire Investigator...

  • Yarmouth teacher receives Milken award, $25K

    YARMOUTH — Seventh-grade mathematics and science teacher Morgan Cuthbert was named a 2011 Milken Educator and received $25,000 in a surprise ceremony on Monday. Cuthbert, 35, has been teaching at Harrison Middle School since 2008. Previously, he taught in South Portland, Cumberland a...

  • The Forecaster in Focus

    Angus Christie, 9, lets his brother Ian, 3, listen to his heart while  firefighter/emergency medical technician Matt Wark looks on last Saturday in the back of an EMS vehicle at Falmouth's Fire-EMS Open House at Central Station on Bucknam Road.

  • The felling of Elsie

    Elsa, Scarborough approximately 200-year-old giant Elm, was felled Saturday, Oct. 15. The tree was dying, and officials feared it may fall in the busy Oak Hill intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Black Point and Gorham roads.

  • Brunswick pacesetter

    The tradition of cutting the ribbon to start the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in Brunswick goes to the top fundraiser. The honor last weekend went to Kathleen Strickland, pictured here with Kathy Cost and Joan Kincaid.

  • Out on the limbs in South Portland

    High school students Ali Schwartz, Ehan Benevides and Gabriella Salce remove tree limbs and other debris from a path at Clarks Pond on Oct. 15 during the South Portland Land Trust's annual fall trail clean-up.

  • Logged in from Asia

    A group of loggers from Japan and China visited Brunswick on Monday to learn about sustainable forestry in Maine. They visited a woodlot with forester Tom Cushman, president of the Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands, and asked him questions about the Northeast Master Logger Certification pro...

  • Closures on tap for Veterans Bridge

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Veterans Memorial Bridge is scheduled to be closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Oct. 28, according the the Maine Department of Transportation. Construction crews will be installing underground communication cables around the new bridge ...