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  • Portland zoning question heads back to council, amid debate over building heights, waterfront views

    PORTLAND — Height is the root of a dispute about zoning needed to redevelop the Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. CPB2, the development company owned by Jim Brady, Casey Prentice and Kevin Costello, is seeking two zoning changes for 10 acres of property and additional submerged lan...

  • Portland attorney announces council bid

    PORTLAND — The first hat is in the ring. Spencer Thibodeau, 27, of Pitt Street, announced in a May 18 press release he will seek the City Council District 2 seat currently held by Councilor David Marshall. Thibodeau, an attorney at Verrill Dana, said he would like to "shift th...

  • Residents give South Portland, Scarborough high marks, but question economic and jobs development

    SOUTH PORTLAND — An overwhelming majority of residents here and in Scarborough give the overall quality of life in their communities high marks, according to the results of a citizen satisfaction survey. But respondents were more lukewarm in their assessment of economic development e...

  • First MRRA forum fields range of questions

    BRUNSWICK — Just over 30 people showed up for a Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority community forum Wednesday night to learn about what will happen next at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. The forum, held in the Crooker Theater of Brunswick High School, was the first eve...

  • Falmouth council elects leaders

    FALMOUTH — In their first caucus since the election, town councilors Monday unanimously elected Councilor Teresa Pierce chairwoman and Councilor Faith Varney vice chairwoman. Committee appointments were Varney and Councilors Bonny Rodden and Will Armitage, Finance; Councilors Tony Pa...

  • Historical society hosts vintage baseball game

    FREEPORT — Baseball fans and history buffs are invited to watch and play a vintage ball game between the Maine Dirigo team and the Massachusetts Essex team on Sunday, June 26 at 1 p.m. The game will take place at the old-fashioned farmer's field at Pettengill Farm, following rules fr...

  • Freeport Players to hold auditions

    FREEPORT — Auditions for the Freeport Players adaptation of Larry Shue's comedy "The Foreigner" will be held Sunday and Monday at the Freeport High School cafeteria on Holbrook Street. The auditions will take place Sunday from 1-2:30 p.m. and Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. There are ...

  • Weekend of wellness events in Freeport

    FREEPORT — FreeportUSA will host a weekend of wellness events Friday through Sunday. The Be Well Weekend will include outdoor fitness classes, healthy eating and cook...

  • That championship feeling

    Falmouth High School goalkeeper Cam Bell is mobbed by teammates after the Yachtsmen beat North Yarmouth Academy, 15-4, Saturday to win the school's first Class B lacrosse championship.

  • Outcome is in the bag in Freeport

    Young contestants participate in the always popular sack race last weekend during Family Fun Day at Winslow Park in Freeport.