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  • Topsham chairwoman resigns from Riverwalk committee

    TOPSHAM — The co-chairwoman of a committee trying to develop a Brunswick-Topsham riverwalk resigned abruptly this week, citing a desire to refocus her attention on other projects and in apparent frustration with the pace of the project's Brunswick section. "I have way too many c...

  • Otto Pizza closer to opening 2nd South Portland restaurant

    SOUTH PORTLAND — In addition to passing a tar sands ban Monday night, the City Council also approved a resolution to continue providing general assistance aid to undocumented immigrants in the city, OK'd a liquor license for a new Otto Pizza restaurant, and scheduled a public hearing o...

  • TEDx event showcases innovative ideas

    BRUNSWICK — Organizers of TEDxDirigo announced a final call for applications to attend the first TEDx conference in Maine on Sunday, Oct. 10. The independently produced event, operated under license from TED, will be held at the Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery in the Fort Andross...

  • Firefighters remembered

    An honor guard of South Portland firefighters marches into Forest City Cemetery in Portland on Oct. 3 for the annual Memorial Sunday Service to pay their respects to colleagues who died in the line of duty.

  • Coast is clear

    Bags of trash await pickup along Spring Point Beach in South Portland on Oct. 2 as volulnteers coordinated by the South Portland Conservation Commission participated in the statewide Maine CoastWeek 2010 coastal cleanup.

  • House District 123: Myrick challenges incumbent Eberle

    Incumbent Democratic Rep. Jane Eberle is seeking a fourth term in House District 123, which represents parts of South Portland and Cape Elizabeth.

  • New windows likely for asbestos-plagued Scarborough school

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council is expected to hold a special meeting next week to appropriate funds for 28 new windows at the Wentworth Intermediate School. The windows will replace one set of windows per classroom that are being kept closed due to concerns about asbestos. The...

  • Bath council delays decision on expanding campaign sign limits

    BATH — The City Council tabled a proposed ordinance amendment Wednesday that would have broadened the amount of time political and campaign signs are allowed on private property. The current ordinance says political signs cannot be posted on private lots more than six weeks before an...

  • South Portland bans use of pellet guns, slingshots in public

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday voted 6-1 to ban the use and open display of pellet guns, slingshots and bows and arrows in public places. The ban does not include the use of the non-lethal weapons on private property. The ordinance makes it a civil offense to use ...

  • 3-time candidate launches write-in bid for Cape Elizabeth School Board

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Frederic K. Sturtevant has launched a write-in campaign to fill a vacant seat on the School Board. There are two seats up for grabs on Nov. 2, but only Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig returned nomination papers in time to appear on the ballot. Board members Linda Win... 1