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  • Portland school finance panel wants budget pain shared by all schools, grades

    PORTLAND — The School Committee on Wednesday, Dec. 2, will hold a public hearing on a plan to cut at least $2.7 million from the current budget. But the final details of the plan will not be known for another week or two. The school Finance Committee on Tuesday, Nov....

  • Funds, projects to be outlined in state rail plan meetings starting next week in South Portland

    The state's railroad system, and funding priorities for future projects, could soon have a comprehensive vision. Whether that vision will be shared by various rail advocates remains to be seen. Beginning Monday, Dec. 7, at the South Portland Community Center, the state ...

  • Portland police poetry calendar benefits family of officer who died

    PORTLAND — When members of the Police Department were approached in 2008 and asked to write poetry for a calendar, many were less than enthusiastic about the idea. This year, officers and the professional writers they were paired with turned out more than 80 poems to contribute to the...

  • 'Canvasman': Documentary about art-dealing Portland wrestler to premiere at Maine Jewish Film Festival

    PORTLAND — It takes skill for a director to shed new light on a well-known story. But that is exactly what Portland resident Gary Robinov has done with his first documentary, "Canvasman: The Robbie...

  • Photos, music of Haiti on display at Portland City Hall

    PORTLAND — First Friday art walkers should make their way a little east to City Hall this week, to see a photography exhibit about life in Portland's Haitian sister city. The photographs are of people in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, and were taken by volunteers for Konbit Sante, a Portla...

  • Correction

    Last week's story about the Pine Point land swap should have said resident Judy Shirk congratulated Councilors Carol Rancourt and Jessica Holbrook, whose opposition to the swap was supported by the Pine Point Residents Association. Shirk said their election indicated residents were angered by the to...

  • South Portland tree lighting slated for Dec. 4

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The annual tree lighting at Mill Creek Park will take place on Friday, Dec. 4, from 4:30-7 p.m. There will be horse-drawn carriage rides throughout the evening in addition to hot dogs, popcorn, hot chocolate and hot cider. Santa Claus will be at City Hall, 25 Cott...

  • South Portland tank art

    Tom Dobbins was the manager of terminal support at the Sprague Energy tank farm in South Portland three years ago when the Art All Around project began. Now retired, Dobbins represents Sprague on the board of directors of the Maine Center for Creativity, which this week marked completion of the firs...