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  • Dining Dish: Bresca Day to open, Arby's closes, L.F.K. moves in

    Beginning at the end of October, Bresca in Portland will be open during the day to offer pastries, sandwiches and light lunches. Owner and recent James Beard Award nominee Krista Kern De...

  • Unsung Hero: Cape Elizabeth's Meghan Mette, fiddling for the bay

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Some lucky people discover a passion in life that feeds the soul. Meghan Mette avidly pursues two such passions, Irish fiddle music and marine biology, and she’s only 18 years old. Moreover, she’s making the world a better place in the process. Met...

  • The eyes have it: Guide dog trainers give a lot, get a lot in return

    PORTLAND — Raising and training a dog as a personal pet can be hard, but rewarding. Raising and training a guide dog can much harder, but much more rewarding, according to several area residents who raise puppies for the local chapter of Guilding Eyes for the Blind, an internationall...

  • Kelp wanted: Seaweed farms expand in Maine's Casco Bay

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — Tollef Olson and Paul Dobbins are passionate about seaweed. Pointing to a blown-up photo of a microscopic sugar kelp seedling, Dobbins calls it their first baby. Olson and Dobbins own Ocean Approved, a kelp farming operation with several aquaculture projects...

  • Portland International Jetport upgrade taking off: A look behind the $75M facelift

    PORTLAND — On Oct. 2, the Portland International Jetport will officially unveil Phase 1 of its new self, a sleek, modern airport addition with soaring ceilings and tons of glass. Among the new offerings: Travelers who don't check their bags will be able to walk seamlessly from the pa...

  • The A's have it in Bath

    Angus Tibbetts, 6, meets former Maine Gov. Angus King outside the Bath Book Shop last weekend. The elder Angus was greeting people on Front Street and promoting his book, "Governor's Travels: How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus and Found America."

  • Fort Williams plan sees new revenue, safety improvements

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The third iteration of the Fort Williams Master Plan, introduced to the public Wednesday, continues to emphasize pedestrian access, parking improvements and safety precautions. The town Comprehensive Plan requires the Fort Williams Master Plan to be updated every sev...

  • Annual 20 Mile Meal returns to Cape

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Cultivating Community's 20 Mile Meal will be held Sunday, Oct. 2, from 2-5 p.m., at Turkey Hill Farm, 120 Old Ocean House Road. The meal features a sampling of l...