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  • Incumbent Portland independent faces 2-party challenge in House District 40

    PORTLAND — Incumbent state Rep. Benjamin Chipman believes Maine House District 40, encompassing Parkside, West Bayside and the area around the University of Southern Maine, needs its independent voice in the Legislature. Democrat Herb Adams and Republican Mark Lockman are out to prov...

  • At Portland school, music and learning go hand in hand

    PORTLAND — For students at a city elementary school, subjects like math will now sound like music to their ears. Kindergartners at Reiche Elementary School are participating in a music immersion program, as part of a partnership between the school and the Portland Symphony Orche...

  • Write-in votes put Moore on Cape School Board; Governali, Jordan get council seats

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In an election that wasn't tallied until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, voters re-elected incumbent Town Councilor Frank Governali and elected political neophyte Caitlin Jordan to the Town Council. Kim Monaghan-Derrig and write-in candidate Michael Moore were elected to the S...

  • Clarke wins Bath House seat; Goodall returns to Senate

    BATH — Democrat Michael Clarke edged out former legislator Robert Winglass, a Republican, on Tuesday to become the next representative from House District 62. In Senate District 19, incumbent Democratic state Sen. Seth Goodall of Richmond defeated Republican David Kaler of Bath. ...

  • Eosco, Pagurko keep Bath council seats; Brackett wins

    BATH — Mari Huoarti Eosco and Ruthe Pagurko won re-election to the City Council on Tuesday, while Steve Brackett claimed a third seat. Eosco defeated Bryce Payne 364-215 in Ward 5, while Pagurko edged out Cal Stilphen in Ward 7 by a vote of 356-294. In a contest for the at-large seat...

  • Harpswell residents question SAD 75 data on school closing

    HARPSWELL — Fewer than two dozen people attended a special meeting Monday night for public comment on how much School Administrative District 75 says it will cost to keep West Harpswell School open.  Even fewer had anything to say. Those who did agreed on several poi...

  • Falmouth planners OK 18-lot subdivision

    FALMOUTH — A new 18-lot conservation subdivision is on the horizon for a section of Blackstrap Road known for its open and protected spaces. The Planning Board granted conditional approval to the 68-acre Hundred Acre Woods development at 570 Blackstrap Road on Nov. 2. The prop...

  • Last-minute campaigning

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage greets a voter at Falmouth High School on Election Day. LePage won the election by a slim margin over independent candidate Eliot Cutler.

  • Voting at Reiche

    Voters and people waiting to register wind their way through the gym at Reiche School in Portland on Tuesday.

  • Winners at a glance

    Governor Undecided