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  • Portland's Old Port to host half marathon, 5K

    PORTLAND — The annual Shipyard Old Port Half Marathon and 5K road race will take place Saturday, July 11, beginning at 7 a.m. at Ocean Gateway. Organizers are looking for volunteers to be flaggers for the race, no experience necessary. Flaggers will guide runners to turn at various i...

  • Portland School Board member arrested for OUI in Scarborough

    PORTLAND — School Board member Jenna Vendil was arrested for allegedly operating under the influence June 27 in Scarborough. Vendil, 30, of 38 Vesper St., is the District 1 representative.

  • Bring on Camden Hills

    Cape Elizabeth's Theo Bowe, left, Joey Doane and Cam Brown celebrate their team's 61-47 victory over Yarmouth in the Western Class B basketball final last weekend. The Capers won their third regional crown in four seasons and face Camden Hills in the Class B state championship game.

  • Preliminary Cape Elizabeth school budget up 2.2%

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Interim Superintendent of Schools Ken Murphy presented a fiscal year 2012 budget to the School Board Tuesday n...

  • Promise kept: Iconic Red's Dairy Freeze returns in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Looking for the scoop on the reopening of Red's Dairy Freeze? Laura Bolling, the owner's daughter, is coy about a specific date. Rather than dishing out the information, Bolling this week offered nuggets, like the little pieces of candy in Red's' tasty Nor'easters.

  • Scarborough considers beach smoking ban, changes to Black Point zoning

    SCARBOROUGH — A provision that would ban smoking and any other use of tobacco on public beaches received preliminary approval Wednesday. The Town Council voted 4-1 on the first reading. Councilor Ronald Ahlquist, who is a park ranger at Crescent Beach State Park in Cape Elizabeth, wa... 1

  • BNAS land for police station could cost Brunswick $20K-$40K an acre

    BRUNSWICK — Some of the mysteries surrounding buying property from the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority were cleared up on Tuesday when the group's executive director visited the police station subcommittee. Subcommittee members had been surprised and disappointed to learn i...

  • Bath council OKs downtown walkway, sewer improvements

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously accepted a bid of more than $110,000 for construction of an improved downtown walkway. Councilors also gave final approval to a $2 million bond for sewer improvements. The bid, from LaBrecque Construction, is for a more than 100...

  • South Portland hopes pilot preschool program will fly citywide

    SOUTH PORTLAND — At 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Jodelle Austin and Jen Hobbs were making last-minute preparations for the first day of the city's pilot preschool program. It was a moment the School Department had been anticipating. And the snow, sleet and rain falling outside of the donated...

  • Scarborough library features vintage technology for Teen Tech Week

    SCARBOROUGH — The library is going old school for Teen Tech Week. "We're keeping it somewhat vintage," Celeste Shinay, manager of programming and development at the Scarborough Public Library, said. And she means it. The library next week will have two days of "mix-and-...