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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...

  • Falmouth School Board election attracts range of candidates

    FALMOUTH — Six diverse candidates are running for three open seats on the School Board this year. They include a Realtor, an incumbent, a vocal critic of town government and parents of past and present Falmouth school students. The winners will be elected on June 14, for three... 13

  • Yarmouth Town Council approves hiking trail plan for CMP corridor

    YARMOUTH — Thanks to an updated license agreement with Central Maine Power Co., nearly six miles of land along a power line right-of-way can be used for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The Town Council on May 19 unanimously authorized the agreement for ...

  • Falmouth council gives OK for road parallel to Route 1

    FALMOUTH — Motorists may soon have a town-sanctioned way to get from Clearwater Drive near Tidewater Village to Lunt Road without using Route 1. The short-cut could happen if a public-private partnership between the town, Walmart and the Falmouth Plaza owners is negotiated. Pl...

  • Freeport recycling committee contemplates pay-per-bag trash disposal

    FREEPORT — The Recycling and Solid Waste Committee finalized a report last week that identifies ways to reduce residential solid waste and incr...

  • Freeport residents urged to be stewards of open space, trails

    FREEPORT — The Conservation Commission wants residents to know Quarry Woods, its sixth and most recent open-space acquisition, is ready for the public's exploration. The property covers 34 acres and offers walking trails, wildlife and historical significance. The trail head is off Lo...

  • SAD 51 budget, Drowne Road School closure, go to June votes in Cumberland, North Yarmouth

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 residents will vote next month on a $28.9 million budget for fiscal 2012 , and decide whether to close Drowne Road School. The SAD 51 Board of Directors approved the Cumberland-North Yarmouth spending plan and school closure on May 9. Th...

  • Craig a finalist to be Cincinatti police chief

    PORTLAND — Police Chief James Craig is one of four finalists to become the top cop in Cincinnati, Ohio. According to the Cincinnati Enquirer newspaper, the finalists were announced on Monday night by Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney Jr. The paper said the finalists were ...

  • Students show support for Muslims in Portland

    PORTLAND — As noontime prayers at the Maine Muslim Community Center ended last Friday, releasing a wave of worshipers onto Anderson Street, a small group of students was just arriving with a gift for the center. Before heading inside, the group was taken on a brief tour of the exteri...