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  • Brunswick police, firefighters rescue woman who jumped from bridge

    BRUNSWICK — Police pulled a woman from the Androscoggin River late Tuesday afternoon after she jumped from a bridge in an apparent suicide attempt. Maine State Police notified Brunswick police at 5:43 p.m. that a woman called 911 from the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge and told them sh...

  • Candidates emerge in Scarborough, South Portland, Cape Elizabeth

    SCARBOROUGH — Candidates vying for public office in Scarborough, South Portland and Cape Elizabeth are already gearing up for Election Day. Nomination papers are now available in Scarborough for three seats on the Town Council, two seats on the School Board and one seat on the S...

  • Nomination papers available for Brunswick council, school board

    BRUNSWICK — Nomination papers are now available for the Town Council and School Board. Districts 1, 2 and 6 on both boards are up for election Nov. 2. Papers can be obtained at the Town Clerk's office on Federal Street. Interested candidates must obtain 25 signatures and turn ...

  • Nomination papers available for Cape elections

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nomination papers for the Nov. 2 municipal election and Portland Water District trustee election are available at the town clerk's office. There are two seats available on the Town Council and two seats on the School Board. Both are three-year terms. The two s...

  • School technology purchase raises questions in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday night approved $236,000 in new technology for the school department. And for the second straight year, the purchases for the school department were criticized by residents and questioned by councilors.  The technology includes 1...

  • Bath council approves bids for two fire department vehicles

    BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to accept bids from a Brunswick company for two fire department vehicles. The council accepted a bid of $825,000 from Greenwood Emergency Vehicles, Inc., for an E-One 110-foot ladder truck with a pump, as well as a bid of $120,...

  • Cape Council to discuss pay-per-bag disposal possibilities at next workshop

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council will dedicate a workshop on Monday, Aug. 9 to discuss the preparation of a pay-per-bag trash disposal system in town. The 7 p.m. council workshop will take place at Town Hall.  Councilors received a

  • Traffic woes on Broadway in South Portland to last up to 90 days

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There's good news and bad news for frustrated motorists travelling along Broadway, which once again is a construction zone this summer. The finishing touches are being applied to a paving project from Anthoine to Lincoln streets, leaving a smooth black layer of aspha...

  • Architect: South Portland High School costs driven by programs, site

    SOUTH PORTLAND — School officials and architects Monday night defended a $47.3 million plan to renovate and replace South Portland High School to City Councilors. The team said the scope and cost of the project are being driven by specific programming needs and challenges with buildi...

  • 31st annual Art in the Park slated for Aug. 14 in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When the 31st annual Art in the Park takes place on Saturday, Aug. 14, in Mill Creek Park, the most prominent piece of art may not be at one of the 185 artists booths. It's quite possible the new gazebo completed this week could steal the show. The $65,000, gr...