Sat, Nov 22, 2014 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

Syndicate content
  • 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...

  • Truth-teller

    A month-long exhibition of "Americans Who Tell The Truth," a series of paintings by artist Robert Shetterly, opened at the Lewis Gallery in the Portland Public Library last week with the unveiling of the portrait of local civil rights activist, author, former state legislator and three-term NAACP Po...

  • African groups sponsor MLK Jr. Day multicultural event

    PORTLAND — Darfuri and southern Sudanese speakers will share their stories and discuss the political climate in Sudan at the Hour Exchange, 516 Congress St., on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 17, from 7-9 p.m. "From My Eyes: Sudanese in Maine and Beyond," is open to the public and ...

  • Brunswick councilors consider 'vision' of downtown master plan

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors expressed their initial reactions to the newly minted Downtown and Pleasant Street Master Plan at Monday's Town Council workshop. Councilor Margo Knight, who chaired the committee that drafted the plan, encouraged councilors to "focus on the vision, and ho...

  • Brunswick film producer doing 'extraordinary work' with documentaries

    BRUNSWICK — Like many film aficionados, Louise Rosen has lined the walls of her home office with movie posters. But she has a more personal relationship with the films than the average viewer – her name appears in print along the bottom of many of the posters. Rosen is a...

  • Freeport councilors urge business groups to collaborate

    FREEPORT — Three local commerce groups – Freeport Economic Development Corps., Freeport USA and the

  • State may lease Plummer School in Falmouth; food pantry hopes to expand

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Monday gave the go-ahead to negotiate a lease of the Plummer School building to the state office of Child Development Services. But councilors also indicated they're not thrilled about the potential up-front cost to the town. CDS, which is part o...

  • Cumberland council clears path for business from South Portland

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a credit enhancement agreement with a South Portland business that plans to move to Route 1 next year and bring along at least 40 jobs. The company, Exactitude,  also has facilities in Bangor. It plans to move its Sout...

  • Trash, Fore St. bar on City Council agenda in Portland

    PORTLAND — The City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 19, will take up licenses for a controversial Old Port night club and consider updating the solid waste ordinance. The Portland Police Department wants the council to deny a request by the Cactus Club to have its liquor and entertainment...