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  • Memorial Day in Falmouth

    Student musicians march to Falmouth Road, and ultimately Pine Grove Park on Foreside Road, during Falmouth's Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 25.

  • 2 people shot at Portland recording studio

    PORTLAND — Two people were shot at a recording studio late Monday night in the city’s Old Port. According to a release from the Portland Police Department, police were called to Da Block Studios at 371 Fore St. for a report of shots fired just before midnight. Officers f...

  • Restaurant opening a milestone for South Portland plaza

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Jeff Applegate has vacationed in southern Maine for the last 20 years. Two years ago, Applegate, who owns three restaurants, started making plans to move to the area from Champaign, Ill. "Originally, it was my idea of semi-retiring to Maine and opening a resta...

  • Cold comfort in Freeport

    From noon Saturday to noon Sunday last weekend Freeport Community Services held its annual Freeze Out food and fuel drive. Volunteers met at the First Parish Church on Main Street and braved the cold and wind for 24 hours to collect donations. During the night, Sue Mack received a donation while Pau...

  • Scarborough survey: Residents satisfied with police, fire depts., want more pedestrian safety

    SCARBOROUGH — A town survey of 244 residents found that in addition to being satisfied with the quality of life in Scarborough, most were also happy with the f...

  • Open space management plan takes shape in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission, working as the Town Council-appointed Green Space and Greenbelt Management Plan Committee, is making progress as it documents every parcel of open space in town and the potential uses.  The committee has been working with Councilor J...

  • Correction

    Last week's Page 1 story, "Group presents $3.5M plan for Freeport fields, trails," should have identified Kristen Dorsey as a former Regional School Unit 5 board member. It also should have said the three youth playing fields would be sodded with grass.

  • South Portland energy plan gets chilly reaction from Scarborough, Cape Elizabeth officials

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Town councilors from Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough expressed little enthusiasm last week for joining the city's efforts to establish a municipal energy company. It was the first time the elected officials heard details about the prospective energy supply company, wh...

  • Scarborough school budget would cut 2 dozen jobs, increase activity fees

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Department has started the process of cutting teaching and maintenance staff, as well as instructional materials, in next year's budget. At last week's School Board meeting, Acting Superintendent JoAnne Sizemore presented the first draft of a $35.3 million fi...

  • Harpswell, Brunswick head toward border talks

    HARPSWELL — Representatives from Brunswick and Harpswell are figuring out the details of the their first formal meeting since 2008 about the boundary dispute between the two towns. The move came after the Legislature's Joint Standing Committee on State and Local Government last week ...