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  • North Yarmouth incumbent faces Durham challenger in Maine House District 46

    NORTH YARMOUTH — State Rep. Anne Graham, D-North Yarmouth, must fend off a challenge by Durham Republican Paul Chace on Nov. 4  to win a third term in the Maine House of Representatives. The candidates are running in House District 46, a redrawn district that includes North Yarm...

  • Board meeting in Fort Kent angers USM students

    PORTLAND — Some University of Southern Maine students and faculty are angry about a decision to move a University of Maine Board of Trustees vote hundreds of miles away. Students and faculty held a press conference Sept. 12 outside the Abromson Center to ask the Board of Tr...

  • Portland traffic workshop planned Sept. 8

    PORTLAND — A public workshop on the possible reintroduction of two-way traffic on High and State streets will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 8, in the State of Maine Room at Portland City Hall. The scope and methods of the study will be detailed along with initial data from traffic ...

  • Robbie Foundation fundraiser at Payson Park Sept. 13

    PORTLAND — The second annual 5K run, ride and fun run to benefit the Scarborough-based Robbie Foundation will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, in Payson Park. The event benefits the foundation, which provides adaptive equipment, therapy treatments and other services for speci...

  • Portland stair-climb to honor 9/11 firefighters

    PORTLAND — The public is invited to join city firefighters making 10 climbs of stairs inside One Monument Square, beginning at 9 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 14. Sponsored by the Portland Fire Department and National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, the climb up 11 floors, 10 times, will make ...

  • Hill-Christian to be acting city manager in Portland

    PORTLAND — Deputy City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian awaits only a Wednesday, Sept. 3 City Council vote to be named acting city manager. The vote is scheduled immediately after councilors formally accept the resignation of City Manager Mark Rees, who will step down that day. Hill-Chr...

  • Brunswick pair charged with federal tax-evasion scheme

    BRUNSWICK — A federal grand jury indicted two Brunswick men in their 70s for allegedly conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of hundreds of thousands of dollars. David E. Robinson, 75, and F. William Messier, 70, are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. ...

  • Friction continues as Scarborough beach dog rules evolve

    SCARBOROUGH — As the first summer with new leash laws and a beach monitoring program comes to a close, the Canine Education and Enforcement Committee is prepared to make recommendations for improving the welfare of dogs and endangered birds on town beaches. Over t...

  • Cape Elizabeth panel suggests relief from town ordinance for gun club

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The firing range committee will ask the Town Council to give the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club an exception from new town regulations, so the club can start building safety walls as soon as possible. The committee on Aug. 22 reworded the gun club ordinance, which re...

  • Maine DEP chief questions plan for Downeaster train barn in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The commissioner of Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is demanding that the agency overseeing Downeaster passenger rail service explain how it will address several potential problems related to a train layover facility planned near a west Brunswick neighborhood....