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  • Logged in from Asia

    A group of loggers from Japan and China visited Brunswick on Monday to learn about sustainable forestry in Maine. They visited a woodlot with forester Tom Cushman, president of the Trust to Conserve Northeast Forestlands, and asked him questions about the Northeast Master Logger Certification pro...

  • The felling of Elsie

    Elsa, Scarborough approximately 200-year-old giant Elm, was felled Saturday, Oct. 15. The tree was dying, and officials feared it may fall in the busy Oak Hill intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Black Point and Gorham roads.

  • Closures on tap for Veterans Bridge

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Veterans Memorial Bridge is scheduled to be closed from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 24, through Friday, Oct. 28, according the the Maine Department of Transportation. Construction crews will be installing underground communication cables around the new bridge ...

  • Scarborough eyes Haigis Pkwy. fees

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Councilors on Monday gave initial approval to impact fees for development at the Haigis Parkway/Route 1 intersection and a reduced impact fee for development near Dunstan Corner. Impact fees are charged to developers to fund improvements to roads and infrastructure...

  • South Portland bans consumer fireworks

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Despite a new state law legalizing consumer fireworks, sale and use of the products will remain illegal in South Portland. The City Council OK'd the ban on Monday, saying the city's population density makes safe usage of the products nearly impossible. Council...

  • New ownership, same faces: Rudy's to reopen next week in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Customers who have gone without fried clams, seafood chowder, or a lobster omelet from Rudy's on the Cape will not have to wait much longer to satisfy their desires. The restaurant is expected to reopen early next week, with most of the same staff and a new owner.

  • Critics put Wentworth supporters on the hot seat

    SCARBOROUGH — Supporters of a plan to build a $39 million Wentworth Intermediate School took the heat Monday night as residents not sold on the project grilled them at Scarborough High School. More than 100 people attended the forum where town officials and members of the Wentworth B...

  • Candidates share ideas at Cape Elizabeth forum

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The five uncontested candidates for the Nov. 8 municipal election shared their opinions Wednesday night in a forum organized by Cape Elizabeth High School students. The Nov. 8 municipal elections are uncontested, barring any write-in candidacies. The candidate...