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  • Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

    PORTLAND — Alan Klapmeier, chief executive officer of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel, Wednesday said the company has secured a new foreign investor and put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility. But he declined to share many details. “A...

  • RSU 5 board submits Freeport withdrawal proposal to state, seeks November referendum

    FREEPORT — The board of directors of Regional School Unit 5 on Wednesday sent the Freeport withdrawal agreement to the Department of Education, with the intent to have it on the local ballot in November. The School Board's unanimous vote to submit the agreement to Education Comm...

  • Man allegedly drags ATM out of store, leads police on chase

    SCARBOROUGH — The theft of an automated teller machine on Sunday night at a Mussey Road convenience store played out like the plot line for a 2009 version of Woody Allen's 1969 movie, "Take the Money and Run." But instead of the inept Allen getting his hand caught in the...

  • Resource fair planned for Redbank, Brick Hill families in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City officials are joining with social service professionals to educate residents living in the Redbank and Brick Hill areas about services being offered at the new resource hub and by more than a dozen local organizations. The resource fair will take place on Thu...

  • Resource fair planned for Redbank, Brick Hill families in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City officials are joining with social service professionals to educate residents living in the Redbank and Brick Hill areas about services being offered at the new resource hub and by more than a dozen local organizations. The resource fair will take place on Thu...

  • Compliance with policies problematic for S. P. School Board

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Although School Board rules require four meetings a year with the superintendent of schools, to set goals and evaluate her job performance, it appears the board is not meeting its obligations. Although the board chairman, in response to a written request for informat...

  • Preschoolers can get H1N1 vaccinations in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH —The town and Visiting Nurses Association Home Health & Hospice will be holding a regional preschool H1N1 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9 at St. Maximilian Church on Black Point Road. The clinic is open only to children age 6 months to 5 ye...

  • Curtailment panel seeks input from Cape Elizabeth residents on Dec. 8

    CAPE ELIZABETH — School Board members Rebecca Millett and Kathy Ray were appointed Tuesday to an ad hoc committee that will help formulate ways to cope with the curtailment of school aid from the state. The committee was proposed after the Nov. 20 announcement by Gov. John Baldacci that $63 m...

  • Curtailment panel seeks input from Cape Elizabeth residents on Dec. 8

    CAPE ELIZABETH — School Board members Rebecca Millett and Kathy Ray were appointed Tuesday to an ad hoc committee that will help formulate ways to cope with the curtailment of school aid from the state. The committee was proposed after the Nov. 20 announcement by Gov. John Baldacci that $63 m...

  • Santa visits Bath, Brunswick

    Santa greets Loring, 3, and her dad, Scott Boak of Bath on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 28, courtesy of the Bath Fire Department.