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  • Portland's Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

    PORTLAND — Mercy Hospital announced Wednesday it will close its addiction recovery center in Westbrook and transfer services to its State Street location. The move will affect about 250 patients and 90 employees at the Westbrook clinic, which provides Suboxone treatment and counselin...

  • Memorial Day in South Portland

    Viewers line Broadway on Monday, May 25, for South Portland's annual Memorial Day parade, which featured marchers, bands, and vintage cars and trucks. The event culminated with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Mill Creek Park.

  • Brunswick base agency gets initial OK for Molnlycke building

    BRUNSWICK — Concerns about ownership of property before development occurs at Brunswick Naval Air Station did not keep the Planning Board from granting final site plan approval for Man United Manufacturing. Man United Manufacturing, also known as Molnlycke, announced intentions ...

  • Planning Board mulls request for Brunswick radio tower

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Board tabled a decision on a request to allow construction of an AM radio station tower in a zone where it is not currently allowed. Attorney Carrie Logan, representing First Wave Media owner Jim Bleikamp, requested an additional change to the application to ...

  • Topsham police get OUI grant

    TOPSHAM — The Police Department has received a $4,800 grant from the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety to enforce drunken driving laws during the holiday season. The bureau receives the overall funding from the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration. The grant covers ...

  • Lions Club may form in Bath

    BATH — The City of Ships may soon have its own Lions Club. Resident Elliot Zimmerman is arranging a meeting at City Hall auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 16, for people who might be interested in joining a Bath Lions chapter. The meeting, with a representative from the Maine Lions Club, ...

  • South Portland offers 'Drop and Shop' night

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Recreation Department on Friday, Dec. 10, will offer a "Drop and Shop" night for parents of children in grades 1-6. Recreation Coordinator Lisa Bingham said in a press release the night is designed for parents who need time to finish errands or simply need a nigh...

  • 'Feed the Arts' fundraiser on Dec. 5

    PORTLAND — The Maine Center for Creativity will hold a "Feed the Arts" fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 5, at El Rayo Taqueria, 101 York St. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., the restaurant will donate 10 percent of its sales to the center's "Painters, Players and Poets" program, a collaboration bet...

  • SMCC students share 'Sacred Stories'

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Immigrant students at Southern Maine Community College will tell their personal stories on Thursday, Dec. 9. The event, "Sacred Stories," is the final class project for the Advanced Speaking and Listening students of City Councilor Rosemarie De Angelis, who is an adj...

  • Cedar Beach legal costs continue to mount for Harpswell

    HARPSWELL — The town is close to being on budget this calendar year, although several expenditures have exceeded or will soon exceed this year's targets. The largest over-spending has been in the legal budget, according to Town Treasurer Margerite Kelly – about $3,000...