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  • South Portland cafe to take its reality-TV bow

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For two months, the Fogg family has had to keep quiet about what went on behind closed doors during a reality-TV makeover of Uncle Andy's Diner. But on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 10 p.m., they'll relive the restaurant's turbulent remodeling, along with a nation...

  • Brunswick police, firefighters rescue woman who jumped from bridge

    BRUNSWICK — Police pulled a woman from the Androscoggin River late Tuesday afternoon after she jumped from a bridge in an apparent suicide attempt. Maine State Police notified Brunswick police at 5:43 p.m. that a woman called 911 from the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge and told them sh...

  • Scarborough budget calls for employee raises, service cuts

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the first reading of a $68.5 million municipal and school budget for fiscal 2011. But councilors indicated they are still likely to make changes in the spending plan. They scheduled a public hearing on the budget for Ap...

  • Artists put on public faces at new South Portland studio

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city's newest art studio will open its doors to the public on Saturday, offering an evening of music, local food and beer, and original art work. The celebration of the opening of

  • South Portland residents slam school budget, administrators

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents on Monday night called on the City Council to require further cuts to the School Department's proposed budget, which was widely criticized during a hour-long public hearing. Residents, who packed council chambers, were reacting to a $61.1 million budget pro...

  • Scarborough council OKs Pine Point Beach access plan

    SCARBOROUGH — A plan to create an access path between King Street and Pine Point Beach will move forward. The Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve $146,000 to fund the plan, which will create a drop-off point, landscaping and paved walking path to the beach. The approv...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board heads toward approving budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After five workshops and a public meeting, the School Board finalized adjustments to its proposed budget on Monday, April 5. Using the midpoint budget as a stepping point, the board restored a few programs and positions that were slated to be cut, and reduced a ...

  • Bath council sets June referendum on McMann Field artificial turf plan

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously sustained its February decision to borrow money for installation of artificial turf at McMann Field. But councilors also voted unanimously to schedule a June 8 voter referendum on the decision to borrow up to $300,000 for the proj...

  • North Yarmouth nomination papers due April 23

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Nomination papers for the June 8 municipal election are due at the town clerk’s office on Friday, April 23. Two seats are available for three-year terms on the Board of Selectmen. Incumbent Selectman Robert Wood has taken out papers, but Selectman Anne Gra...

  • Low bid drives Cumberland's Route 88 improvement cost down to about $4M

    CUMBERLAND — Although the Town Council voted last December to borrow up to $4.5 million for improvements to Foreside Road (Route 88), the low bid for the work will reduce the cost to between $4 million and $4.1 million, Town Manager Bill Shane said Monday. The Town Council is ex...