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  • Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, Freeport seek joint Route 1 study

    FALMOUTH — Four towns are applying for a transportation planning study of the U.S. Route 1 corridor. The Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System is seeking municipal transportation planning study proposals for 2016-2017. Fal...

  • Falmouth School Board to decide how aid windfall is used

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Monday continued its conversation on how unanticipated education funding from the state should best be used. Councilors didn't take action, and acknowledged that use of the nearly $522,000 falls under the jurisdiction of the School Board. The cou...

  • Portland rejects non-citizen voting

    PORTLAND — Legal immigrants will not have the right to vote in local elections, voters decided Tuesday. City ballot Question 4 asked voters if they wanted to allow non-citizens to vote in city and school elections. Unofficial results showed voters defeated the measure, 12,404 ...

  • Portland voters narrowly OK election of mayor

    PORTLAND – Voters on Tuesday approved changing the City Charter to allow popular election of a mayor. The measure passed 12,957 to 11,821, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday night. Two other charter amendments also earned approval. The School Committee will now be ...

  • Olsen to join Cornell du Houx, Kent, Gerzofsky in Augusta

    BRUNSWICK — A three-way contest in House District 66 was won Tuesday by incumbent Rep. Alexander Cornell du Houx, D- Brunswick, with Green Independent K. Fred Horch close on his heels.

  • Senate District 19: Incumbent Goodall defeats Kaler

    BATH — Democratic state Sen. Seth Goodall of Richmond defeated Republican David Kaler of Bath Tuesday in his campaign for a second term in Senate District 19. Goodall had secured his post by a vote of 9,564 to 8,330, according to preliminary results. Senate District 19 include...

  • Dill re-elected to House from Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Democratic incumbent Rep. Cynthia Dill beat Republican challenger Eric Lusk on Tuesday, 2,652 to 1,892, to retain the House District 121 seat. Dill, 45, of Shore Road, is a civil rights lawyer and adjunct instructor at Southern Maine Community College. This will...

  • Cape's council, school results available Wednesday

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Clerk Debra Lane said Tuesday evening that the results of the Town Council and School Board election will be made available by Wednesday, Nov. 3. "The state election results will be posted as soon as tonight, but the local race results will be tallied tomorrow,"...

  • Suslovic wins Portland District 3 council race; Duson, Anton re-elected

    PORTLAND — Two years after losing a bid for re-election to an at-large seat, Ed Suslovic was returned to the City Council on Tuesday, this time as the councilor from District 3. Also on Tuesday, At-Large Councilors Jill Duson and John Anton were re-elected. Suslovic, a former ...

  • UPDATE: Palmieri to seek recount as South Portland sends Democrats back to a different Legislature

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Four Democratic incumbents won re-election Tuesday, but will return to the Statehouse in a very different environment after the red tide that swept Republicans into the Blaine House and Legislature. But one apparent winner will likely face a recount. According...