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  • Cape boys pile on the glee

    The Cape Elizabeth High School boys' basketball team mobs senior Ethan Murphy after his buzzer-beater gave the Capers their first Class B state title in 27 years, a 44-42 win over Medomak Valley in Portland. Sports, Page 11.

  • And 1, 2, 3, 4 ...

    Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark takes notes during the dance call last weekend when Maine State Music Theatre held local auditions at its Brunswick studio. More than 150 adults and children sang and danced in the hopes of being cast in one or more of the theatre's upcoming shows. New York City aud...

  • 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...

  • 4,000 register in 8 minutes for TD Bank Beach to Beacon

    CAPE ELIZABETH — It took only eight minutes to register 4,000 online entries Tuesday for this year's TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K. Cape Elizabeth residents were given 24 hours to fill 600 online slots on Monday, but it took only 51 minutes to reach that cap. For those still loo...