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  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • Tony's Donut Shop leaves South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Saturday, March 21, was the last day for Tony's Donut Shop, the popular bakery at 1095 Broadway. Owner Rick Fornier instead plans to expand the original Tony's operation, at 9 Bolton St. in Portland. That shop was opened in 1965 by Fornier's father, Anton...

  • New Scarborough school expected to cost up to $38 million

    SCARBOROUGH — For nearly a month, subcommittees of the Wentworth Building Committee have been meeting with the School Board and Town Council to develop a proposal for a new intermediate school.  Now there's a preliminary price tag on the project: $38.3 million.  The ...

  • Ban on 'smart' meters, CMP legal threat, remain in Bath

    BATH — A moratorium on the installation of wireless "smart" electric meters still stands after the City Council's Wednesday night meeting. The council, which discussed the matter in executive session June 22 and held an executive session Wednesday on what was only described as a lega...

  • South Portland street festival to celebrate Willard Square community

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Some residents of the city's Willard Square area are hoping to boost their neighborhood after a hectic, and sometimes divisive, spring. They are organizing a first-of-its-kind celebration for the neighborhood, dubbed "WillardFest," to take place July 16. "We t...

  • South Portland lawmaker gets more time to fine-tune anti-bullying bill

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For state Rep. Terry Morrison, it's not quite back to the drawing board, but it's close. The South Portland Democrat sponsored a bill in the just-concluded session aimed at prohibiting school bullying and punishing bullies. The bill enjoyed popular support among lawm...

  • Yarmouth honors Civil War soldier

    Members of the 3rd Maine Volunteer Infantry re-enactors march into the Old Baptist Cemetery in Yarmouth on Saturday, July 2, where members of the American Legion Anderson-Mayberry Post No. 91 sponsored a headstone dedication for the previously unmarked grave of Civil War Pvt. William Johnson of t...

  • Portland police hope for new leads in 2008 killing of James Angelo

    PORTLAND — Police held a press conference Wednesday to once again solicit the public's help in solving the 2008 killing of a Mercy Hospital security guard. Mercy Hospital and Maine Medical Center are offering a $30,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to the arres...

  • Harpswell clammer wants better signs on town line

    HARPSWELL — A quahog harvester wants a court to require clarification of where the Brunswick-Harpswell town line crosses Middle Bay. Bobby Field, a Harpswell resident, was issued a summons by Brunswick Assistant Marine Resource Officer Paul Plummer in May for allegedly harvesting in ...

  • Bath planners to continue talks on cell tower rules

    BATH — The Planning Board opted Tuesday to continue talks next month on wireless communications facility regulations. The board discussed changes to the proposed rules, including how to ensure that an abandoned cellular tower is dismantled. Planning Director Jim Upham also would like...