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  • Portland's Christmas tree goes the distance

    A tractor-trailer climbs to the top of Deering Avenue in Portland on Thursday morning on its way to delivering its payload: a Christmas tree for Monument Square. City worker Jay Ash-Cuthbert, left, walks alongside the truck to lift any low-hanging utility lines out of the way, while police keep t...

  • Cape councilors make communication a goal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met Tuesday to discuss a wide range of goals for the year ahead. A consistent theme in the workshop discussion was the need for more effective communication, from the councilors to the public, the public to councilors, or members of the public w...

  • Cape Elizabeth driver sentenced for drunken crash

    PORTLAND — A 44-year-old Cape Elizabeth woman who injured a police officer when when crashed into the back of two parked South Portland police cruisers last December was sentenced this week in Cumberland County Superior Court. Lisa Cioe, who had a blood alcohol content of 0.23 percen...

  • South Portland seeks citizens for sister city initiative

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mayor Tom Coward is seeking about a dozen citizens to help South Portland find a sister city. Launching a Sister City partnership was one of the initiatives outlined in Coward's inaugural address in December, but it has taken a back seat to more pressing issues like ...

  • Access to Scarborough's Pine Point Beach in place for holiday weekend

    SCARBOROUGH — The first phase of construction on the Pine Point Beach access path and King Street reconstruction project is coming to a close just in time for beach goers to flood the area for the Memorial Day weekend. Construction workers this week poured and pressed the cement for ...

  • Brunswick officials unhappy with BNAS fields deal

    BRUNSWICK — Town officials say the agency redeveloping Brunswick Naval Air Station reneged on a 3-year-old deal for recreational fields when it agreed to turn them over to Southern Maine Community College last week. During its May 18 board meeting, the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment...

  • Nice tri in Freeport

    Bruce Butterworth of Seabrook, N.H., heads for the finish line of the inaugural Tri for the Y in Freeport on Saturday, May 22. More than 250 athletes participated in either a triathlon (325-yard swim, 12-mile bike ride and three-mile run) or duathlon (12-mile bike ride and 1.5-mile run) to benefi...

  • Cooperative effort in Falmouth

    Gabrielle Cyr hands containers of detergent to her seventh-grade classmates from Falmouth Middle School, who worked bucket-brigade lines on May 21 to load food-drive products collected at OceanView. Donated items were then taken by school bus to the Falmouth Food Bank.

  • Memorial Day events in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Memorial Day activities will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a parade starting at Freeport High School on Hoolbrook Street. The parade will continue north on Main Street to School Street and down to the town park on Bow Street. There, the town ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. with a...

  • Cape students prepare for mission to Guatemala

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Middle School Spanish teacher Susan Dana will lead a group of Cape Elizabeth High School students and five adults to Guatemala to volunteer for Safe Passage on June 20. Safe Pass...