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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Board delays decision on Scarborough Beach parking lot

    SCARBOROUGH — The fate of a proposed 500-car parking lot and beach access area on Black Point Road was delayed late Monday night when the Zoning Board of Appeals tabled a decision until March 9. The move came after a lengthy presentation by representatives of Sprague Corp., the owner...

  • Testing ground: NorDx moves high-tech Scarborough lab into refurbished Orion Center

    Medical technologist Julia Gaskins loads samples into an allergen testing machine at the new NorDx facility at the Orion Center in Scarborough. NorDx is nearly finished moving its testing lab and administrative office into the newly refurbished building.

  • 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 ...