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  • Congress Street memorial will honor Portland's fallen firefighters

    PORTLAND — Tom O'Connor Jr. knows all too well the risks of being a firefighter. In 1960, at the age of 16, he was told his father, Tom Sr., had died when two fire trucks collided responding to a false alarm. Twenty years later, O'Connor, who was a city firefighter from 1969-1...

  • Tours, dedication set at Falmouth school

    FALMOUTH — The public is invited to a dedication ceremony and tour of the new Falmouth Elementary School on Woodville Road on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 10 a.m.-noon. The $37.7 million building, which serves 890 students in kindergarten through fifth grade, opened this fall. It feature...

  • Safe behind the wheel? Maine public schools employ bus drivers with OUI, speeding, other violations

    PORTLAND — School districts go to great lengths to make drivers aware of school buses – from the buses' eye-catching yellow color, to their bright flashing lights, to advertising campaigns aimed at reminding folks to drive safely. But driving safety is a two-way street, and ...

  • Freeport, Falmouth remember 9/11

    Hundreds were on hand for the dedication Sunday in Freeport of a monument formed by pieces of World Trade Center steel.

  • Portland remembers 9/11

    Spectators on Congress Street in Portland watch as hundreds of firefighters and policemen from across Maine and New England march to Fort Allen Park on the Eastern Promenade for a 10th-anniversary ceremony and wreath laying on Sunday honoring the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

  • Portland teenager drowns in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — A 17-year-old Portland boy drowned Saturday in the Presumpscot River near the Allen Avenue bridge. Police Lt. John Kilbride said Mohamed Hassan, a Deering High School senior, was swimming in the river with friends when he apparently became distressed in approximately 12 fe...

  • Cape rebuilding Town Hall entrance

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Hall front porch will be rebuilt from Sept. 6 through early October. The project will return the main entrance to its original look of the 1900s. There will be new decking, two new columns, side railings, a new building sign and interior structural support....

  • Cape needs Middle School crossing guards

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Police Department is looking for residents who can serve as crossing guards at the Middle School. For more information, contact Police Chief Neil Williams at 767-3323 or via email at