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  • Topsham senior living community sold to Chicago company

    TOPSHAM — The Highlands of Topsham, a senior living community that opened 25 years ago, has been sold to a Chicago investment group. John Wasileski, president and founder of Sea Coast Management, the development company for The Highlands and Highland Green, announced the sale to CPF ...

  • Brunswick change is coming

    Oliver Casey, 5, of Brunswick, helps the staff at Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union pour contributed coins into a counter at the Brunswick branch on Friday, Feb. 27. The credit union and Gelato Fiasco combined to create a Curtis Memorial Library fundraiser where kids used empty gelato jars a...

  • Toy story

    Jim Wickham, left, of the South Portland Lions Club, and his son, JR, try to decide what else they can add to their cart while Thornton Heights Lions Club President Richard Campbell and Anne Galyean of the South Portland Boys and Girls Club make their way down the aisle at Target on Dec. 11 during t...

  • Accident closes part of Route 1 in Falmouth

    The southbound lanes of Route 1 in Falmouth were closed Thursday morning near the intersections with Webber Way and Greenway Drive after an accident involving a Honda Civic and a U.S. Postal Service truck. The Civic, driven by Lisa Corson, 40, of Falmouth, reportedly rear-ended the mail truck, p...

  • South Portland hopes to 'renew' struggling school

    SOUTH PORTLAND — School administrators are plotting a makeover for the way education is delivered at Kaler Elementary School. They're calling it The Kaler Renewal. And the goal is to take a project-based, interdisciplinary approach to learning to better engage students before the sch...

  • Scarborough council weighs Higgins Beach parking compromise

    SCARBOROUGH — People upset over proposed off-season parking restrictions at Higgins Beach may soon be sated if a new compromise suggested by Councilor Judith Roy is accepted by the Town Council. While the proposal creates one-hour time-limited parking and a five-minute drop-off area ...

  • Beach to Beacon: $25K fee to Cape Elizabeth is reasonable

    CAPE ELIZABETH — As expected and without any discussion Monday, the Town Council unanimously approved a $25,000 Fort Williams Park group use fee for the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K. The nonprofit organization is now faced with finding ways to cover the added expense in its 2011 budge...

  • South Portland City Council wants more detail on school spending

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors have requested more detailed financial reports from the School Department ahead of the Jan. 5 start of fiscal 2012 budget deliberations. The schools, meanwhile, will begin their budget discussions later than usual, so more accurate state subsidies can...

  • CMP tells forum its 'smart' meters are safe from hackers, fire

    SCARBOROUGH — Approximately 30 people turned out Tuesday night for a second public forum to discuss "smart" electrical meters Central Maine Power Co. is installing on homes throughout southern Maine. The agenda stuck strictly to cybersecurity and fire risks, two issues that had to be...

  • Tech company promises 150 jobs at Brunswick Landing

    BRUNSWICK — Resilient Communications Corp. on Wednesday announced plans to establish a secure data center, a disaster recovery center and composite manufacturing facility at Brunswick Landing, now Brunswick Naval Air Station. The company estimated it will create about 150 jobs.