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  • Scarborough approves parking, property deals with Higgins Beach Inn

    SCARBOROUGH — Though questions were raised about whether residents were getting a fair shake, councilors on Friday approved a handful of parking and lease deals between the town and the Higgins Beach Inn. The first deal outlined a plan for the inn to lease a small cottage at 41 Ocean...

  • Cape Elizabeth panel seeks bids for open space analysis

    CAPE ELIZABETH — An ad hoc committee formed last December to conduct a comprehensive review of the town's open space is soliciting proposals for an analysis of the costs and benefits of housing growth and development versus open space preservation. The

  • Final bus ride for Falmouth's Class of 2011

    Falmouth seniors arrive at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on Sunday morning for commencement and hurry to get inside because of the rain and wind outside.

  • Capturing commencement in Freeport

    Graduation preparation on Sunday included plenty of opportunities for photographic keepsakes for the Class of 2011 at Freeport High School.

  • Supporters hope farmers' market revitalizes South Portland neighborhood

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After languishing in logistic limbo for more than five years, a South Portland farmers' market is closer to reality than ever. City councilors recently approved changes to zoning and licensing rules to establish a market at Thomas Knight Park. They also struc...

  • Facilities manager, director of instructional support leaving Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Two employees who have played important roles for the town are leaving at the end of the month. Ernest MacVane, the facilities manager, will retire after 26 years and Dominic DePatsy, director of instructional support in the School Department, will take a job in...

  • Packed house for Greely grads

    The Greely High School gymnasium in Cumberland was packed with family and friends of the Class of 2011 at commencement on Sunday, June 12.

  • After church fire, no space for punk music in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The Unitarian Universalist Church on Pleasant Street was a center of community for many people, but it also hosted a vibrant, literally underground music scene. For the past few years, the church basement was an outpost of the Portland-area punk music scene, as well as fo...