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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...

  • 3-time candidate launches write-in bid for Cape Elizabeth School Board

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Frederic K. Sturtevant has launched a write-in campaign to fill a vacant seat on the School Board. There are two seats up for grabs on Nov. 2, but only Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig returned nomination papers in time to appear on the ballot. Board members Linda Win... 1

  • A little running music

    A musical trio greets Maine Marathon runners approaching Falmouth at a water stop on Veranda Street on Sunday, Oct. 3. Story, more photos in Sports, Page XX.

  • Cape council discusses options for Fort Williams Park

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met in a workshop with the Fort Williams Advisory Commission and the Fort Williams Charitable Foundation on Monday, Oct. 4, to discuss the roles of each organization, revenue-generating ideas and next steps. The three boards agreed that it would be a...

  • House District 124: Kaenrath versus Barter in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic Rep. Bryan Kaenrath is seeking re-election in House District 124 against Republican challenger Adam C. Barter. District 124 represents the west end of South Portland. Neither candidate believes taxes are too high in the state. But Barter s...

  • House District 122: Farr challenges Morrison in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic Rep. Terry Morrison is seeking re-election in House District 122 against Republican Howard Reed Farr Jr. District 122 covers the east end of South Portland. The candidates differ on the cause of the state's budget shortfalls. Farr b...

  • Senate District 7: Palmieri hopes to unseat Bliss

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic state Sen. Lawrence Bliss is seeking re-election in District 7 against Republican challenger 1

  • Senate District 6: Tea party Republican takes on Democratic leader

    SCARBOROUGH — A tea party organizer is challenging the Senate majority leader in state Senate District 6, which includes Gorham, part of Westbrook and the portion of Scarborough west of Route 1 and the Scarborough Marsh. Republican Matt Mattingly, a Gorham town councilor and founder ...

  • House District 121: Lusk challenges Dill in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Incumbent Democratic state Rep. Cynthia Dill is challenged by Republican Eric B. Lusk in the House District 121 election. Dill has represented Cape Elizabeth for four years. Lusk ran unsuccessfully against Sen. Justin Alfond in 2008 in the state Senate District 8 rac...