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  • Legislative veteran, newcomer square off in Senate District 28

    PORTLAND — Democratic state Sen. Anne Haskell has tenure in the Legislature extending over three decades, and has worked for state agencies. “I got to know a lot of people who make the state run on a day-to-day basis,” she said. Green Independent Owen Hill, meanwhi...

  • Breen, Manchester battle in open Senate District 25

    FALMOUTH — The race for Senate District 25 will, without a doubt, go to someone named Cathy. But that's where most of the similarities end between Democrat Cathy Breen of Falmouth and Republican Cathy Manchester of Gray. The district, most of which has previously been rep...

  • Making the ride easier

    Riders travel along Route 201 in Topsham on Aug. 28 during the 25th Dan Michaud Memorial Ride for the Maine Hospice Council. The event raises money for hospice care in Maine, and is named for Dan R. Michaud of Topsham, who died at age 32. The ride, which started and finished on the Brunswick Mall...

  • Late-summer veil

    Morning fog glides along the Cathance River near Route 201 in Topsham on Saturday morning, Aug. 28.

  • Making way for autumn

    Leaves and lily pads around the edges of a pond at Scarborough Beach display a tinge of yellow Wednesday as September rolls in.

  • Candidates populate Scarborough ballot

    SCARBOROUGH — Candidates have been finalized for three Town Council elections, two Board of Education elections, the Sanitary District and Portland Water District on the November ballot. For two three-year seats on the Town Council, incumbents Judy Roy, 67, and Michael Woods, 52, ret...

  • Council sends Scarborough Charter amendments to voters

    SCARBOROUGH — After a brief public hearing the Town Council put six Town Charter amendments on the November ballot, including a provision establishing a process for recalling elected officials. The council voted unanimously to send five of the six amendments to voters: •...

  • Disagreement could sink new pier at Pine Point in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Construction of a new commercial pier at Pine Point may be dead in the water if an agreement between the town and the Pine Point Fisherman's Co-op cannot be forged in time to meet funding deadlines. The new structure would be built next to the aging pier now utilized by...

  • Film studio deal at armory may elude South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A deal to create a film production sound stage at the former National Guard Armory on Broadway may be in jeopardy. The reversal comes two months after city officials and project investors indicated they were close to an agreement and were only fine-tuning a contract....

  • South Portland High School renovation plan faces final vote

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Sept. 8 will hold a final public hearing and vote on a $44.2 million bond to renovate and expand South Portland High School. If approved, the borrowing proposal will appear on the November ballot, where voters, who rejected a $56 million renovatio... 1