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  • Portland taps police chief to replace acting city manager

    PORTLAND — Police Chief Michael Sauschuck has been nominated as acting city manager. The announcement was made Friday by Mayor Michael Brennan and the City Council. The nomination will be voted on at the April 27 City Council meeting. Sauschuck's appointment would take effect ...

  • Falmouth business owner accused of engaging in prostitution

    FALMOUTH — A New York woman has been charged with engaging in prostitution at a business licensed to provide Korean acupressure therapy. Hyesun Kim, 48, of Flushing, New York, owns Ace Asian Therapy at 367 U.S. Route 1. Falmouth police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit...

  • Cape Elizabeth land management plan nears completion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — More than 900 acres of open space and public trails have been identified, mapped and organized and a management plan will be presented to the Town Council by the end of June. The Open Space and Greenbelt Management Plan Committee has nearly finished its inventory and...

  • Suspect in death of Cape Elizabeth man makes 1st court appearance

    FARMINGTON — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Cape Elizabeth man reportedly tossed a loaded handgun from hand to hand while dancing to music on the radio. The gun went off and the shot hit Andrew Holland, 23, in the abdomen. He died at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Ryan J. Ouimet...

  • Supporters flesh out plan for new Scarborough school

    SCARBOROUGH — A vision for a new Wentworth Intermediate School is beginning to take shape. School Board members on June 2 unanimously approved recommendations for a new school, a proposal supporters hope will end up on the November ballot. Wentworth Building Committee Chairman...

  • Yarmouth to hire new asst. principal

    YARMOUTH — The School Committee is expected to approve the selection of a new assistant principal for the high school on June 9. Joshua Ottow, a resident of Cumberland, has been assistant principal at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham for four years. Previously, he taught social stud...

  • Falmouth survey available until June 13

    FALMOUTH — Residents and business owners have one more week to complete a survey about how the town should grow in the next 10 years under the next Comprehensive Plan. The s...

  • Freeport Chamber to talk theft prevention

    FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast forum for businesses on safety issues and theft prevention.  The meeting will be...

  • Lions honor Cumberland town manager

    CUMBERLAND — Town Manager Bill Shane was named citizen of the year by the Cumberland-North Yarmouth Lions Club. "There's nobody that came close to affecting our community in such a positive way," said Town Councilor Jeff Porter, who is a Lion. He cited two major road improvement proj...

  • Correction

    Last week's stories about Yarmouth municipal candidates misspelled the middle name of School Board candidate J. Philip Jones. Town Council candidate Leslie Hyde's partner is Dick Sanford, and she worked as the director of the North Yarmouth Academy summer program and created the first Archaeology...