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  • Brunswick police to acquire armored vehicle

    BRUNSWICK — Despite some explosive remarks by members of the public during Monday's Town Council meeting, the Police Department received approval to accept a surplus military vehicle from the Department of Defense. The council voted 8-1 to accept a "Peacekeeper" personnel carrie...

  • South Portland hires Boston law firm to defend Clear Skies Ordinance

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Boston law firm Foley Hoag will defend the city against a lawsuit filed last month by Portland Pipe Line Corp.  The City Council, as expected, unanimously approved the hiring Monday night. In the nine-count lawsuit, Portland Pipe Line and America...

  • Shep Lee, car dealer, philanthropist dies

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Employees at Lee Auto Mall, politicians and others are remembering Shep Lee. Lee, 83, died Wednesday, June 23, at his Cape Elizabeth home of cancer. He was a groundbreaking car dealer, growing his father's Auburn dealership to 13 towns and cities. Born in Lewi...

  • Maxwell's Farm pick your own strawberries is open

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Maxwell's Farm, on Spurwink Ave, opened its pick-your-own strawberry fields June 17. The fields are open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • Family of missing woman holds vigil, poster event

    SCARBOROUGH — The family of a missing woman is holding a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. on June 25 in Congress Square in Portland followed by a poster and balloon launch at Walmart in Scarborough on June 26 at 8:30 a.m. Megan Waterman, 22, of Scarborough, went missing on June 6 after tr...

  • Route 77 pavement rehabilitation project begins July 6

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town will begin a pavement rehabilitation project July 6 on Route 77 between Wentworth Road and the Inn by the Sea. Once construction begins, the project is estimated to take four to five days to complete, according to Public Works Director Robert Malley. ...

  • Graffiti a recurring problem for South Portland sound wall

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The new sound barrier may be providing some residents with some much needed quiet from the Interstate 295. But the recurring acts of graffiti are giving city leaders and law enforcement a headache.  Since being constructed last winter, the 3,500 foot long...

  • South Portland approves 1 year police contract; balks at bolstering land bank funding

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday approved a one-year contract with police patrolmen and supervisors, but referred a plan to increase funding for open space back to workshop. The one year contracts for the 42-member Police Patrol Association and the nine-member Command and ...

  • Sports, activity fees for students set

    SCARBOROUGH — Student athletes and those active in co-curriculars will be required to pay a fee to participate beginning in the fall. The fees for all high school sports are $100 per sport, and $50 for co-curricular activities. The fee for all middle school sports are $75 per sport a...

  • Council approves application for Shore Road path grant

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Shore Road path may be a step closer to reality, following a June 14 decision by the Town Council to authorize a grant application that would fund much of the construction costs. The application, due to the Maine Department of Transportation Quality Community Pro...