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  • Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, Freeport seek joint Route 1 study

    FALMOUTH — Four towns are applying for a transportation planning study of the U.S. Route 1 corridor. The Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System is seeking municipal transportation planning study proposals for 2016-2017. Fal...

  • Falmouth School Board to decide how aid windfall is used

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Monday continued its conversation on how unanticipated education funding from the state should best be used. Councilors didn't take action, and acknowledged that use of the nearly $522,000 falls under the jurisdiction of the School Board. The cou...

  • Inaugural Portland Brew Festival on tap this weekend

    PORTLAND — For most people, Labor Day is the unofficial end to the summer. A time when kids go back to school and parents swap their shorts and T-shirts for pants and sweaters. But for beer lovers, Labor Day marks the beginning of fall beer season. A time when citrus-infused microbre...

  • 5 arrested in Portland for trafficking pain pills

    PORTLAND — Five people were arrested Aug. 25 in Portland for allegedly trafficking pain pills. Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Supervisor Kevin Cashman said agents seized more than 200 Oxycodone pills, with a street value of $6,000, as well as $21,000 in cash. The five people ar...

  • 13 official candidates for Portland mayor; 3 more await verification

    First mayoral forums scheduled next week PORTLAND — Thirteen candidates on Tuesday were guaranteed places on the Nov. 8 ballot in the city's first popular mayoral election in 88 years. Three other candidates have submitted their nomination papers to City Hall, but are awaiti...

  • Yarmouth garden playhouse built on a foundation of community support

    YARMOUTH — With helping hands and artistic inspiration, the dream of a garden playhouse is now a reality for children who visit and participate in programs at the Yarmo...

  • New principal invites Portland community to help continue Riverton School turnaround

    PORTLAND — Riverton Elementary School has new leadership this year, as the small school on outer Forest Avenue works to meet state and federal benchmarks. After more than half the school's teachers were replaced over two years as part of a turnaround plan, Jeanne Malia is stepping in...

  • New school awaits students; all-day kindergarten begins in Falmouth

    Artist Sean Foley, of Columbus, Ohio, puts the final touches on a two-story art installation at the new Falmouth Elementary School on Woodville Road. The artist and his assistant, Katie Bullock, installed the work, including an interactive "curiosity cabinet" for students, over the summer as part... 1

  • Library of Congress exhibit to visit Portland

    PORTLAND — A traveling exhibition of the Library of Congress will offer free public tours in Monument Square this weekend. "Gateway to Knowledge," a customized 18-wheel trailer that expands to three times the road width, will be open from noon to 8 p.m. on Sept. 2 and 3. The e...

  • Portland peace activists: 'It's time for light'

    PORTLAND — Nearly 10 years ago, terrorists flew two passenger airliners into the World Trade Center in New York City, destroying two pillars of Manhattan's famous skyline and killing more than 3,000 people. The terrorist attack – the deadliest on U.S. soil – changed ...