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  • UPDATED: Cape Elizabeth woman, 65, died before kitchen fire started

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A 65-year-old woman died of natural causes Friday before a fire broke out in the kitchen of her 75 Starboard Drive home. The determination on the death of Lamy Alkurdy was made Saturday after an autopsy by the state Medical Examiner's Office, Maine Department of...

  • Portland-area schools get grants from ecomaine

    PORTLAND — Nonprofit waste management company ecomaine awarded nearly $20,000 in educational grants to southern Maine schools to foster sustainability and recycling efforts. Erik Street, a member of the ecomaine board of directors who chairs its recycling committee, said in a press r...

  • UPDATED: Country music star Brad Paisley coming to Scarborough Downs

    SCARBOROUGH — Reigning Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and three-time Grammy Award-winner Brad Paisley will headline the first Seacoast Country Music Festival at Scarborough Downs on Sunday, July 17. The festival will also feature CMA Male Vocalist of the Year ...

  • South Portland police chase ends in crash

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police were led on a brief chase in the early morning hours on March 3, after responding to a report of a vehicle striking a snow bank. Police received a report that a red Volkswagen Golf had backed into a snow bank on Mildred Street and then driven off. Offic...

  • Five Rivers hosts Pecha Kucha night at Frontier Cafe

    BRUNSWICK — Five Rivers Arts Alliance is holding its fifth Pecha Kucha night at Frontier Cafe on Monday, March 21 at 6 p.m. Pecha Kucha, which means "chit chat" or "little conversation," features the work of 10 local artists, innovators and creative thinkers. Each artist will have ex...

  • Harlem Superstars bounce into Bath March 10

    BATH — The Harlem Superstars will host a charity basketball game at Bath Middle School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10. The event will raise money for Teens of America, a national program that educates teenagers on the impacts of dangerous trends faced by the country's youth. ...

  • Topsham woman charged with drug theft

    TOPSHAM — A 59-year-old Topsham woman was charged last week by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency for allegedly stealing drugs from the pharmacy she worked at. Doris Bourque was issued a summons on March 3 following an investigation by MDEA, Brunswick police and the Sagadahoc County S...

  • Rotary awards grant to Thomas Memorial Library

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club awarded Thomas Memorial Library money to purchase the complete DVD children's documentary series, “Families of the World.” This series features 24 DVDs, each profiling families in different parts of the world....

  • Doggone good to have Red's back

    Red's Dairy Freeze reopened March 4, 10 months after a fire destroyed the popular South Portland landmark. Daniel Roberts and his yellow lab, Ranger, were part of a large group of Red's fans happy to have their soft-serve ice cream spot back in business.

  • Cape proposes $8.9M municipal-side budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Manager Mike McGovern has submitted a preliminary $8.9 million municipal budget that would increase property taxes by 1.2 percent. The Town Council is expected to discuss the budget proposal at a