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  • Midtown opponents to hold fundraiser

    PORTLAND — Opponents of the proposed Midtown Towers project on Somerset Street will hold a fundraiser for legal expenses at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Aurora Cafe, 64 Pine St. Keep Portland Livable co-founders Peter Monro and Tim Paradis estimated as much as $75,000 will be nee...

  • Portland arts projects earn NEA grants

    PORTLAND — City artistic endeavors will receive $107,500 in federal grants this year, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, announced April 16. Included in the funding from the National Endowment for the Arts is $35,000 for the city to stage a production and tour of "Hearts, Minds, and...

  • Do-it-yourself delicious

    The line was long, but worth the wait, because Saturday, Nov. 28, was the annual make-your-own candy cane event at Len Libby Candies in Scarborough. Aidan Wood, 5, of Portland, admires his bow-tie candy cane. "I'm gonna hang it on the tree," he said.

  • Do-it-yourself delicious

    The line was long, but worth the wait, because Saturday, Nov. 28, was the annual make-your-own candy cane event at Len Libby Candies in Scarborough. Aidan Wood, 5, of Portland, admires his bow-tie candy cane. "I'm gonna hang it on the tree," he said.

  • Youth Alternatives launches holiday gift drive

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Youth Alternatives Ingraham, a social service agency at Brick Hill, is giving residents four ways to help the less fortunate this holiday season. People can host a "Giving Tree&qu...

  • Youth Alternatives launches holiday gift drive

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Youth Alternatives Ingraham, a social service agency at Brick Hill, is giving residents four ways to help the less fortunate this holiday season. People can host a "Giving Tree&qu...

  • Man allegedly drags ATM out of store, leads police on chase

    SCARBOROUGH — The theft of an automated teller machine on Sunday night at a Mussey Road convenience store played out like the plot line for a 2009 version of Woody Allen's 1969 movie, "Take the Money and Run." But instead of the inept Allen getting his hand caught in the...

  • Resource fair planned for Redbank, Brick Hill families in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City officials are joining with social service professionals to educate residents living in the Redbank and Brick Hill areas about services being offered at the new resource hub and by more than a dozen local organizations. The resource fair will take place on Thu...

  • Resource fair planned for Redbank, Brick Hill families in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City officials are joining with social service professionals to educate residents living in the Redbank and Brick Hill areas about services being offered at the new resource hub and by more than a dozen local organizations. The resource fair will take place on Thu...

  • Compliance with policies problematic for S. P. School Board

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Although School Board rules require four meetings a year with the superintendent of schools, to set goals and evaluate her job performance, it appears the board is not meeting its obligations. Although the board chairman, in response to a written request for informat...