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  • Scarborough hopes to bridge the social media divide

    SCARBOROUGH — As people everywhere continue to use social media as a means for getting information, Town Manager Tom Hall believes the town needs to join the movement in a professional capacity. "It's been a fairly recurring theme, but for one reason or the other we just haven't...

  • South Portland rail yard sought for LPG terminal

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Rigby Yard could become the site of a liquid petroleum gas storage facility to serve Maine and much of southern New England.  NGL Supply Terminal Co., a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based NGL Energ...

  • Brunswick community center to celebrate new headquarters

    BRUNSWICK — People Plus will hold a series of events next week to formally celebrate the opening of its 35 Union St. center. The community center has been at that address since June, after moving from the former St. Charles Church building on Noble Street. That building was demo...

  • Malaga Island's past receives official recognition

    PHIPPSBURG — Standing on Malaga Island, on the excavated ground where a schoolhouse once stood, it’s easy to think of young children playing, learning and being part of a small mixed-race community that existed a century ago. But in 1912 their world changed abruptly when the st...

  • Fit'n Funathon in South Portland Sept. 19

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A Fit'n Fun-athon will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Skillin Elementary School, 180 Wescott Road. The free, family-focused event will offer participants of all ag...

  • Library to close for parking lot construction

    SCARBOROUGH — The Public Library will be closed from Sept. 20-26 while construction crews work on the parking lot and sidewalks. No borrowed materials will be due or accepted during the week and late fees or fines will not be accrued. The construction project, which will repla...

  • Bath trail officially opens on Saturday

    BATH — A five-mile trail that links the Bath Area Family YMCA to the Thorne Head Preserve will open officially at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, with a public celebration at the YMCA. The Whiskeag Trail is a project of Bath Trails, which is a partnership of the City of Bath, the Ke...

  • Agreement reached on Pine Point pier in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A proposed pier at Pine Point will move forward after a deal was reached between the town and the Lobstermen's Co-op, which owns the property where the pier will be constructed. Despite lengthy and, at times, contentious negotiations, the Town Council unanimously approv...

  • Sale of Western Avenue land could cost South Portland up to $125K

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council voted 6-1 in a special meeting on Monday night to spend up to $125,000 to help a local developer remove underground utilities beneath the recently closed Gorham Road extension. The approval removes the final hurdle to the city's attempt to sell a 1.4...

  • South Portland eyes ban on pellet guns, sling shots

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday will consider outlawing pellet guns, sling shots, bows and arrows and other weapons on public lands and roads. The proposed ordinance would also make it illegal for people to use those weapons anywhere in the city – even on priva... 1