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  • Incumbents head back to Portland School Board

    PORTLAND — Three incumbents will return to their seats on the School Board for another three years. In the only contested race in Tuesday's election, Elizabeth Holton, was re-elected to an at-large seat with more than 60 percent of the vote. Holton received 8,736  votes to 5,747...

  • Freeport elects two new councilors

    FREEPORT — In an election that brought out about 53 percent of the town's registered voters, residents Tuesday elected two new faces to the Town Council in District 2 and District 3. The District 2 seat was won by newcomer Katherine Arno of Pleasant Hill Road. Unofficial results show...

  • Wentworth School bond passes in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Voters approved a $39 million bond to build a new intermediate school and elected a new town councilor along with all the incumbents in Tuesday's elections. They approved the plan to replace the 50-year-old Wentworth Intermediate School by an unofficial vote of 4,792 to...

  • Uncontested candidates win City Council, School Board seats in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There were no surprises in the unofficial results of Tuesday's city elections. All the candidates ran uncontested races for City Council and School Board. Most were incumbents, and none are strangers to civic life in South Portland. Unofficial turnout was abou...

  • North Yarmouth voters OK Charter Commission

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Residents voted 860-456 Tuesday for a referendum question that establishes a Charter Commission. The commission will likely be the first to review the Town Charter since the document was established in 1982, Selectman Rob Wood said last month. He noted that since the...

  • DA won't charge Falmouth School Board member

    FALMOUTH — The Cumberland County district attorney will not pursue a complaint filed against a Falmouth School Board member. Frequent town government critic Michael Doyle

  • Fate of indoor soccer arena rests with Freeport Town Council

    FREEPORT — A narrowly divided Planning Board declined to make a recommendation to the Town Council in support of an indoor soccer arena proposed near the town-owned Hunter Road fields. While board members on Nov. 2 said they support the proposal by Seacoast United Maine to build a ne...

  • 'Breaking Dawn' at midnight: Freeport multiplex to launch with 'Twilight Saga'

    FREEPORT — Movie-goers won't necessarily have to travel to Brunswick or Portland starting next week, when the Nordica Theatre is scheduled to open at midnight on Thursday, Nov. 17, a...