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  • Suicide victim's body found in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A man's body and a shotgun were found Tuesday in the woods along Cabela Boulevard, police reported Wednesday. Although the person – whose death was deemed a suicide – has been identified, police said, his name was being withheld until his family co...

  • The 8th councilor: South Portland's Russ Lunt is a City Hall fixture

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors come and go, but Russ Lunt is forever. Since his retirement from the Public Works department in 2012, where he worked for 34 years, Lunt, 57, has attended more than 100 City Council and Planning Board meetings and workshops. Just for kicks. ...

  • Unsung Hero: Bath's Darreby Ambler, leader of the 'Dream Teams'

    BATH — What did you love to do as a child? What do you wish you could do now but haven’t done because of time constraints, money concerns, fear, lack of confidence, insufficient encouragement from friends or family, or simply inertia? How often do we really take the time... 2

  • Try for a glimpse

    The Stillings family waits to see their niece, Caitlin Littlefield of Wells, pass by at the fourth annual Tri for a Cure in South Portland on Sunday, July 31. Littlefield and more than 1,000 other women participated in the event, which raised more than $1 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation. Lit...

  • 'Blues and 'Ques' party to be held Aug. 6

    BATH — Sagadahoc Preservation will present "Blues and 'Ques" on Saturday, Aug. 6. The 6-9 p.m. party will be held on Winter Street, next to Winter Street Center, and will feature food and music. John James and John Marsh will cook slow-cooked, wood-smoked pulled pork, with beans, sla...

  • South Portland council eyes paperless route with iPads

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors could soon join middle schoolers in receiving taxpayer-purchased iPads. At a special workshop late Monday night, the council discussed a proposal from City M...

  • Cape Elizabeth council to review Shore Road Pathway plan

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Construction of the Shore Road Pathway is gaining momentum, with town staff working to wrap up loose ends. According to an Aug. 4 memorandum from Town Manager Michael McGovern to the Town Council, a project agreement for the pathway has been signed, the Maine Departm...

  • Maine House District 121 candidates give Cape Elizabeth voters plenty to ponder

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The candidates in the House District 121 special election displayed significant differences of opinion on several issues Wednesday night in a forum organized by Cape Elizabeth High School students. Democratic candidate Kim Monaghan-Derrig and Republican candidate Nan...

  • TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K: Environment, Day One are already winners

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 14th annual TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K road race will take place Saturday, Aug. 6. The race is an opportunity for 6,000 run...

  • House District 121: Monaghan-Derrig vs. Thompson in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Two candidates are competing in a special election on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to represent House District 121 in the state Legislature. Democrat Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig and Republican Nancy Thompson are both active in the community. They are long-time residents, come from...