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  • Brunswick change is coming

    Oliver Casey, 5, of Brunswick, helps the staff at Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union pour contributed coins into a counter at the Brunswick branch on Friday, Feb. 27. The credit union and Gelato Fiasco combined to create a Curtis Memorial Library fundraiser where kids used empty gelato jars a...

  • South Portland rail yard sought for LPG terminal

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Rigby Yard could become the site of a liquid petroleum gas storage facility to serve Maine and much of southern New England.  NGL Supply Terminal Co., a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based NGL Energ...

  • The Dining Dish: Portland's Desjarlais a Beard finalist for Best Chef Northeast

    Krista Kern Desjarlais, chef-owner of Bresca at 111 Middle St. in Portland is a finalist for Best Chef in the Northeast. The announcement came on Monday, March 21, from the James Beard Foundation. Desjarlais wa...

  • Fashion-forward philanthropy

    Maine nonprofit's show will help provide medical supplies to 3rd-world countries SCARBOROUGH — Tucked away in a warehouse just off Pleasant Hill Road is a small team of volunteers trying to change the world – one syringe, one breathing tube, one bandage at a time.

  • Portland artist captures Back Cove neigborhood in paint, ink

    PORTLAND — John Santoro was pedaling his bike around the Back Cove neighborhood with his daughter last summer when he decided to put his chosen work – plein air painting – to use in a very local way. "I'm always taken with how unique the neighborhood is," Santoro sai...

  • Animal magnetism

    Brunwick Topsham Land Trust President Tom Settlemire holds a new lamb and gets laughs out of 7-year-old twins Jane and Alice and their sister Helen, 4, at last Saturday's New Lamb Day at Crystal Spring Farm in Brunswick. The lamb is one of 122 born at the farm in the last few weeks.

  • Scarborough to hire former Falmouth school chief as superintendent

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board on Thursday night is expected to appoint a former Falmouth school chief as superintendent of schools. George Entwistle III, 56, who is now superintendent of schools in Belmont, Mass., will step into the job vacated by David Doyle, who retired at the end...

  • Scarborough residents face 2.6% property tax increase

    SCARBOROUGH — Residents may be looking at an increase in property taxes next year as a result of revenue declines for the schools and town, combined with moderate increases in expenses. Town Manager Tom Hall introduced a combined $69.4 million municipal and school budget during the T...

  • Public speaks in favor of tobacco ban on Scarborough beaches

    SCARBOROUGH — Many residents and beach users came out on a rainy Wednesday night to attend a public hearing on whether the town should ban smoking and tobacco use on its public beaches. All but one speaker were in favor of the ban, many citing the effects of second-hand smoke and lit...

  • Bob Marley headlines South Portland Project Graduation benefit

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Comedian Bob Marley will perform at the South Portland Auditorium on Sunday to raise money for Project Graduation. Marley will appear at 4 p.m., following the annual South Portland High School Project Graduation fashion show, which starts at 2 p.m. Tickets for...