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  • Former employees reincarnate Scarborough butcher shop

    SCARBOROUGH — After several idle months, a former butcher shop is coming back to life on Payne Road. But Zach Rockett, Ray Morse and Chad Parent, all former employees of The Meat House, say their new venture, Great East Butcher Co., owned by New Hampshire entrepreneur Tommy...

  • Maine Greens pick new candidate in South Portland House election

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Green Independent Party has a new candidate in the state House District 33 election. Former Green Party nominee Robert Klotz, of Whitehall Avenue, withdrew his candidacy in early July. He was replaced at a recent caucus of the South Portland Green Independen...

  • Deal 95% done for film studio at South Portland armory

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city could soon be the landlord for a film- and video-production studio. Officials have been negotiating a lease with a small group of film-industry investors led by Cape Elizabeth resident Eric Matheson who want to establish a sound stage in the former National ...

  • South Portland teachers contract recognizes domestic partners

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A teachers contract approved last week by the School Board will expand benefits to domestic partners and add a day to the 2011-2012 school year. The two-year contract will not give teachers raises next year, but will provide salary increases the second year. S...

  • City Hall, public works top facility priorities in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A new public works building and City Hall are among the City Council's top priorities for major facility improvements. After two years of discussing major capital priorities, the council got down to the business of formally ranking them Monday night in a special work...

  • Bath council calls for probe of pro-turf field mailing

      BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to investigate whether the city was involved with a letter sent in support of the McMann Field artificial turf project that voters ultimately rejected. Council discussion of the matter followed the refere...

  • Correction

    Last week's story "Lions Club celebrates 60 years of service" should have said Donald Grover is the president of the Falmouth Lions Club.

  • Read along with the senator

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, holds up a page for students to see during a visit to Lunt School in Falmouth on June 3. Collins was invited to read to he second-grade class by Kevin Grover, Maine's teacher of the year.

  • Diocese assigns priests in Yarmouth, Freeport

    YARMOUTH — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland announced that Msgr. J. Joseph Ford will be an administrator of Sacred Heart in Yarmouth and St. Jude in Freeport beginning Sept. 1. This will be in addition to Ford's current assignment as administrator at Holy Martyrs in Falmouth and St. ...

  • Freeport High School commencement

    Freeport High School Class of 2010 Marshals Lucy Whitacre and Eric Wold lead their classmates into the high school gymnasium at commencement on Sunday, June 6.