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  • Midtown opponents to hold fundraiser

    PORTLAND — Opponents of the proposed Midtown Towers project on Somerset Street will hold a fundraiser for legal expenses at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Aurora Cafe, 64 Pine St. Keep Portland Livable co-founders Peter Monro and Tim Paradis estimated as much as $75,000 will be nee...

  • Portland arts projects earn NEA grants

    PORTLAND — City artistic endeavors will receive $107,500 in federal grants this year, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, announced April 16. Included in the funding from the National Endowment for the Arts is $35,000 for the city to stage a production and tour of "Hearts, Minds, and...

  • Maxwell's Farm pick your own strawberries is open

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Maxwell's Farm, on Spurwink Ave, opened its pick-your-own strawberry fields June 17. The fields are open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • Family of missing woman holds vigil, poster event

    SCARBOROUGH — The family of a missing woman is holding a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. on June 25 in Congress Square in Portland followed by a poster and balloon launch at Walmart in Scarborough on June 26 at 8:30 a.m. Megan Waterman, 22, of Scarborough, went missing on June 6 after tr...

  • Route 77 pavement rehabilitation project begins July 6

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town will begin a pavement rehabilitation project July 6 on Route 77 between Wentworth Road and the Inn by the Sea. Once construction begins, the project is estimated to take four to five days to complete, according to Public Works Director Robert Malley. ...

  • Graffiti a recurring problem for South Portland sound wall

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The new sound barrier may be providing some residents with some much needed quiet from the Interstate 295. But the recurring acts of graffiti are giving city leaders and law enforcement a headache.  Since being constructed last winter, the 3,500 foot long...

  • South Portland approves 1 year police contract; balks at bolstering land bank funding

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday approved a one-year contract with police patrolmen and supervisors, but referred a plan to increase funding for open space back to workshop. The one year contracts for the 42-member Police Patrol Association and the nine-member Command and ...

  • Sports, activity fees for students set

    SCARBOROUGH — Student athletes and those active in co-curriculars will be required to pay a fee to participate beginning in the fall. The fees for all high school sports are $100 per sport, and $50 for co-curricular activities. The fee for all middle school sports are $75 per sport a...

  • Council approves application for Shore Road path grant

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Shore Road path may be a step closer to reality, following a June 14 decision by the Town Council to authorize a grant application that would fund much of the construction costs. The application, due to the Maine Department of Transportation Quality Community Pro...

  • School Board reinstates six teachers

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board reinstated six teacher positions out of the 31 that were on the chopping block during a meeting on June 17. The reinstated positions were made possible when $206,000 was added to salary lines after the Town Council turned down the school's request to pu...