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  • Gold for Greely girls

    Greely High School senior captains Ashley Storey, left, and Haley Felkel show off the Gold Ball following the Rangers' 56-39 victory over Presque Isle in the Class B girls' basketball state final Feb. 27 in Portland. Sports, Page 15.

  • Brunswick police to acquire armored vehicle

    BRUNSWICK — Despite some combative remarks by members of the public during Monday's Town Council meeting, the Police Department received approval to accept a surplus military vehicle from the Department of Defense. The council voted 8-1 to accept a "Peacekeeper" personnel carrie...

  • Meeting planned on Trout Brook

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A community meeting on a management plan for the Trout Brook Watershed will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, June 9, at the South Portland Planning Department on Ocean Street in South Portland. Trout Brook is s 2.9-mile stream that flows along the northeastern boun...

  • Knitter, author to give talk at Brunswick cafe

    BRUNSWICK — A lecture and slide show will be given by Katharine Cobey, an author and sculptural knitter, on Saturday, June 25, from 2-4 p.m. The Maine Fiberarts presentation, which also includes a short film of a working Worumbo Mill from the 1950s, will be held at Frontier Cafe &...

  • Honoring those who served

    The South Portland Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 832 color guard stands at attention during a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Civil War monument on Meeting House Hill honoring soldiers and sailors from South Portland and Cape Elizabeth.

  • South Portland High School grad lives life aquatic

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Maureen Blanchard has been calling moorings throughout southern Maine and the Caribbean "home" for much of her life. The South Portland High School senior lives with her mother at Sunset Marina on a 34-foot marine trader. Before that, they lived at DiMillo's marina i...

  • Wetland, boardwalk complete South Portland school's Learning Garden

    SOUTH PORTLAND — With the completion of a new Rain Garden and boardwalk, a vision of outdoor environmental education at Skillin Elementary School has been realized. "This marks the completion of our Learning Garden," said first-grade teacher Anne Cyr, who has headed the development o...

  • Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, with town aid, to add 64 acres near Robinson Woods

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With the help of local, state and private funding, the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust will acquire nearly 64 acres adjacent to Robinson Woods.  Chris Franklin, executive director, said the land trust's acquisition will piece together property that will complete a tra...

  • Council approves Bath budget, 'smart' electric meter rules

    BATH — The City Council approved a $13.4 million municipal budget for fiscal 2012 Wednesday. Despite the possibility of a lawsuit, the council also enacted a 180-day moratorium on installation of wireless "smart" electric meters by Central Maine Power Co. without prior approval of re...

  • Buy Local campaign celebrates first year in South Portland, Cape Elizabeth

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland Buy Local organization plans to celebrate a successful inaugural year with a gathering at the Snow Squall restaurant. More than 180 local businesse...