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  • Scarborough climbing gym opens on Haigis Parkway

    SCARBOROUGH — The town's first climbing gym, Salt Pump Climbing Co., is open for business. The 10,000-square-foot indoor climbing center, at 36 Haigis Parkway, offers rope climbing and b...

  • Motorcycle speed, alcohol suspected in South Portland woman's death

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A city woman who died Saturday, July 25, in a motorcycle crash in Westbrook was not wearing a helmet. It is believed that speed and alcohol were factors in the accident, Capt. Sean Lally of the Westbrook Police Department said Thursday morning. Jennifer Lavign...

  • South Portland farmers market seeks niche

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Now that the city has finally realized its farmers market dream after five years of stop-and-go planning, the question that remains is: Will it work? Many towns in greater Portland have farmers markets in summer, winter or both, including the city of Portland. The ne...

  • Cape Elizabeth Town Center plan updated and scheduled for review

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Center plan created in 1993, which became a Town Council priority last year, has been updated. The plan wil...

  • Correction

    A July 14 story, "Yarmouth resident comes home to release CD," should have said Laura Darrell graduated from North Yarmouth Academy. Also, her CD is not sold at Handy Andy's.

  • South Portland caterer preps for hungry hordes at Beach to Beacon 10K

    SOUTH PORTLAND — What does it take to feed the crowds behind the scenes of a 10K road race? To Nancy Cerny, chef at CVC Catering Group in South Portland, it's all about "organization, production and presentation." ...

  • South Portland buys $65K portable classroom for Small School

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Less than two months after the School Board first took up the matter of overcrowding at Small Elementary School, the city has OK'd the purchase a two-classroom portable building fo...

  • Bath Planning Board may revise historic district standards

    BATH — The Planning Board intends to review standards in the city's Historic District Overlay Zone, to make them more objective and less demanding on newer buildings. The board took a trolley tour through the zone on Tuesday, guided by member Robin Haynes. The tour, much of which cov...

  • Man arrested in connection with Brunswick stabbing

    BRUNSWICK — A Woolwich man was arrested and charged with elevated aggravated assault Monday in connection with an alleged stabbing on Primrose Lane. Chuck D. Schooley, 18, of Sanders Road, Woolwich, was in Cumberland County Jail in Portland on Tuesday. Bail was set at $10,000 cash....

  • WillardFest poised to become annual South Portland tradition

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Organizers are already looking forward to next year after what started as a plan for a small get-together to promote neighborhood unity morphed into a street-closing, music-making block party in Willard Square. "We couldn't have asked for a better day," said Wynne Wi...