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  • Portland police investigate apparent homicide

    PORTLAND — An unidentified man was killed Friday night in what police believe was a homicide on Brighton Avenue. Assistant Police Chief Vern Malloch said police were called at 9:05 p.m. to 214 Brighton Ave., where they found the victim. The address is the Princeton Village apartments...

  • Portland Symphony hopes to multiply funding for lullaby project

    PORTLAND — The Portland Symphony Orchestra has launched a crowd-sourced funding campaign for a project that began at Carnegie Hall in New York. The Portland Lullaby Project, with a fu...

  • Portland newspaper says ethics investigation could 'chill' free speech

    PORTLAND — Attorneys representing The Portland Press Herald have told the state Ethics Commission that a complaint filed about a series of free ads supporting Portland's switch to an elected mayor is without merit and threatens free speech. At issue are six free, full-page advertisem...

  • Traffic delays expected next week on Veterans Bridge between Portland, South Portland

    PORTLAND — Drivers who use the southbound Veterans Memorial Bridge can expect delays starting Feb. 9 when one lane will be closed at times because of construction. The Maine Department of Transportation said the first lane closure is scheduled Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather...

  • Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth consider joining South Portland in municipal energy project

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Officials from Scarborough and Cape Elizabeth will meet with their South Portland counterparts on Feb. 17 to discuss a possible partnership in a municipal energy company. Since last summer, South Portland has been studying creation of a municipal energy distribution ...

  • North Yarmouth farm to host annual 'Sleigh Day'

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A new exhibit, "Winter Delivery," will be part of Skyline Farm's 12th annual Sleigh Day on Saturday, Feb. 12. The exhibit showcases delivery vehicles regulary seen on Maine roads during winters in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Horse-drawn vehicles will be d...

  • Cape Land Trust offers outdoor activities

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents are invited to participate in a two-hour cross-country skiing adventure on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 2 p.m with the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust. The group will lead intermediate skiers through the town's trail network. Cross-country ski enthusiasts are encouraged ...

  • 800 runners expected in Cape Elizabeth race

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 30th Mid-Winter Classic 10-mile road race will take place Sunday, Feb. 6, starting at Cape Elizabeth High School. About 800 runners wil...

  • Under the rainbow

    Students from Falmouth and School Administrative District 51 use a parachute-like cloth to exercise their arms and help their coordination Jan. 28 during the Falmouth Invitational at Falmouth High School. The local event for special needs students, which included games and snowmobile rides, was an a...

  • Portland forum to examine instant runoff voting

    PORTLAND — The Maine League of Women Voters is hosting an informational meeting Feb. 4 to discuss instant runoff voting. Portland voters will be asked to use this type of voting – which asks voters to rank their choices on the ballot – in November for the city's...