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  • Suicide victim's body found in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A man's body and a shotgun were found Tuesday in the woods along Cabela Boulevard, police reported Wednesday. Although the person – whose death was deemed a suicide – has been identified, police said, his name was being withheld until his family co...

  • The 8th councilor: South Portland's Russ Lunt is a City Hall fixture

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors come and go, but Russ Lunt is forever. Since his retirement from the Public Works department in 2012, where he worked for 34 years, Lunt, 57, has attended more than 100 City Council and Planning Board meetings and workshops. Just for kicks. ...

  • Spring Point Light begins open houses

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse will be open to the public on June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and each Saturday through Labor Day. The lighthouse will also open Sundays, starting July 3. Spring Point Ledge is home to America's only known publicly accessible caiss...

  • Thumbs up for Cape Elizabeth grads

    Graduating seniors wait in a hall before marching into the gym at Cape Elizabeth High School on Sunday, June 12, for commencement. The ceremony had been scheduled for Fort Williams Park, but weather forced things indoors.

  • Scarborough approves parking, property deals with Higgins Beach Inn

    SCARBOROUGH — Though questions were raised about whether residents were getting a fair shake, councilors on Friday approved a handful of parking and lease deals between the town and the Higgins Beach Inn. The first deal outlined a plan for the inn to lease a small cottage at 41 Ocean...

  • Capturing commencement in Freeport

    Graduation preparation on Sunday included plenty of opportunities for photographic keepsakes for the Class of 2011 at Freeport High School.

  • Supporters hope farmers' market revitalizes South Portland neighborhood

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After languishing in logistic limbo for more than five years, a South Portland farmers' market is closer to reality than ever. City councilors recently approved changes to zoning and licensing rules to establish a market at Thomas Knight Park. They also struc...

  • Facilities manager, director of instructional support leaving Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Two employees who have played important roles for the town are leaving at the end of the month. Ernest MacVane, the facilities manager, will retire after 26 years and Dominic DePatsy, director of instructional support in the School Department, will take a job in...

  • Packed house for Greely grads

    The Greely High School gymnasium in Cumberland was packed with family and friends of the Class of 2011 at commencement on Sunday, June 12.

  • Cape Elizabeth panel seeks bids for open space analysis

    CAPE ELIZABETH — An ad hoc committee formed last December to conduct a comprehensive review of the town's open space is soliciting proposals for an analysis of the costs and benefits of housing growth and development versus open space preservation. The