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  • Portland's Christmas tree goes the distance

    A tractor-trailer climbs to the top of Deering Avenue in Portland on Thursday morning on its way to delivering its payload: a Christmas tree for Monument Square. City worker Jay Ash-Cuthbert, left, walks alongside the truck to lift any low-hanging utility lines out of the way, while police keep t...

  • Cape councilors make communication a goal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met Tuesday to discuss a wide range of goals for the year ahead. A consistent theme in the workshop discussion was the need for more effective communication, from the councilors to the public, the public to councilors, or members of the public w...

  • Nomination papers available for Cape elections

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nomination papers for the Nov. 2 municipal election and Portland Water District trustee election are available at the town clerk's office. There are two seats available on the Town Council and two seats on the School Board. Both are three-year terms. The two s...

  • School technology purchase raises questions in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday night approved $236,000 in new technology for the school department. And for the second straight year, the purchases for the school department were criticized by residents and questioned by councilors.  The technology includes 1...

  • Cape Council to discuss pay-per-bag disposal possibilities at next workshop

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council will dedicate a workshop on Monday, Aug. 9 to discuss the preparation of a pay-per-bag trash disposal system in town. The 7 p.m. council workshop will take place at Town Hall.  Councilors received a

  • Traffic woes on Broadway in South Portland to last up to 90 days

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There's good news and bad news for frustrated motorists travelling along Broadway, which once again is a construction zone this summer. The finishing touches are being applied to a paving project from Anthoine to Lincoln streets, leaving a smooth black layer of aspha...

  • Architect: South Portland High School costs driven by programs, site

    SOUTH PORTLAND — School officials and architects Monday night defended a $47.3 million plan to renovate and replace South Portland High School to City Councilors. The team said the scope and cost of the project are being driven by specific programming needs and challenges with buildi...

  • 31st annual Art in the Park slated for Aug. 14 in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When the 31st annual Art in the Park takes place on Saturday, Aug. 14, in Mill Creek Park, the most prominent piece of art may not be at one of the 185 artists booths. It's quite possible the new gazebo completed this week could steal the show. The $65,000, gr...

  • South Portland's Willard Beach among 10 dirtiest in the state in 2009

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Temperatures were in the upper 80s on Wednesday afternoon, as more than 100 people sunned themselves at Willard Beach. A few brave souls plunged head-first into the ocean to escape the oppressive humidity, while dozens more waded knee deep along the shoreline. 

  • Cape Elizabeth road closings for TD Bank Beach to Beacon

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Police announced the following road closures for the Aug. 7 running of the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K: • Route 77, Sprague Hall to Kettle Cove Road, 6-10 a.m. • Crescent Beach State Park, 7:30-10 a.m. • Route 77, Kettle Cove Road to...