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  • Portland zoning question heads back to council, amid debate over building heights, waterfront views

    PORTLAND — Height is the root of a dispute about zoning needed to redevelop the Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. CPB2, the development company owned by Jim Brady, Casey Prentice and Kevin Costello, is seeking two zoning changes for 10 acres of property and additional submerged lan...

  • Portland attorney announces council bid

    PORTLAND — The first hat is in the ring. Spencer Thibodeau, 27, of Pitt Street, announced in a May 18 press release he will seek the City Council District 2 seat currently held by Councilor David Marshall. Thibodeau, an attorney at Verrill Dana, said he would like to "shift th...

  • UPDATE: Falmouth teacher not in class after marijuana possession charge

    FALMOUTH — A Falmouth High School teacher has been charged with possession of marijuana after a surprise police search of vehicles in the school parking lot Nov. 1 uncovered a small amount of the illegal drug in his car. Mark Melnicove, 58, of Dresden, who has taught English at the s...

  • Grand jury indicts man for attempted murder in Brunswick

    PORTLAND — A Bath man has been indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury for attempted murder in connection with the alleged stabbing of a 26-year-old Brunswick man. Manessah Massaline, 40, of 22 Adams Court in Bath, was also indicted on charges of elevated aggravated assault, crimi...

  • Winners at a glance

    Governor Paul LePage (R) 1st Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D)

  • First-time voter

    Poll volunteer Sallie Pollard, right, instructs Zach Kidney on where to insert his ballot Tuesday in Bath. Kidney, 18, voted for the first time, and with a broken leg. He was injured on the Morse High School football field.

  • Cape Elizabeth polls residents on school chief

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board launched a community survey to gather feedback on the attributes residents want in a school superintendent. The results will help the board when it screens applicants and develops interview questions. Superintendent of Schools Alan Hawkins ann...

  • Decision day

    Cathy Chapman of South Portland selects an empty booth as she prepares to vote in Tuesday's mid-term election at the VFW Hall on Broadway.

  • Winners at a glance

    Governor Paul LePage (R) 1st Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D)

  • Pressing the flesh

    Incumbent Democratic Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx greets a voter in Brunswick on Election Day. Cornell du Houx won re-election in a three-way contest in House District 66. Story, Page 3.