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  • MDEA charges Portland man with drug trafficking

    PORTLAND — A city man was charged with two counts of drug trafficking Tuesday after a two-month investigation by agents of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. Ian Nono, 21, of 88 Tamerlane, was arrested Tuesday afternoon after allegedly selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent nea...

  • Harpswell assesses future of emergency medical services

    HARPSWELL — When Town Meeting in March approved around-the-clock paramedic services through next year, it was seen as an aid for the town's aging population. But doubt remains about the town's ability to recruit and retain volunteer emergency medical technicians, who have served for ...

  • City Council OKs $100K in tech upgrades for South Portland schools

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council Monday night approved more than $100,000 in technology for schools. Nearly $80,000 was approved for wireless upgrades to Kaler, Dyer and Small elementary schools. More than $32,000 was approved to purchase 10 interactive whiteboards, known as Sma...

  • Yarmouth Council approves Madeline Point funding

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council voted 6-1 to appropriate $173,000 to begin improvements at Madeline Point. Of the $173,000 to complete the first two phases, $143,000 will come from the Harbor and Waterfront reserve fund and $30,000 from surplus. At a council meeting on Monday night, Town Manager ...

  • Bath elementary school principal to retire next year

    BATH — Larry Dyer, principal of the Fisher-Mitchell School and a school administrator in the city for nearly 15 years, will retire effective June 30, 2010. Dyer's announcement, made following the end of the 2008-09 school year last month, was discussed by the Regional School Unit...

  • Correction

    Last week's story, "Falmouth seeks stimulus money for improvements to fire station", should have said some Town Councilors voiced their support of the plan.

  • Brunswick council adopts new zoning districts for BNAS

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved three new zoning districts that will help govern the reuse of Brunswick Naval Air Station. The council's 7-0 vote came despite a lingering disagreement between a citizen group pushing for land use controls on contaminated...

  • Bath workshop to target invasive forest pest

    BATH — Although the Asian long-horned beetle has not yet been detected in Maine, its tree-destroying presence in New England has put arborists including Tom Hoerth of Bath on alert – particularly since nearly half the city's public trees happen to be one of the top items on the beetle's m...

  • Once delayed, Brunswick bar gets live-music permit, with conditions

    BRUNSWICK — When the clock strikes midnight – and sometimes long after that – the area around M.J.'s Grille & Tavern on Maine Street can be filled with late-night revelers whose loss of inhibitions carries well past last call.  Such scenes are not unique to M.J.'s, but ...

  • Back for more: Cape Elizabeth family hosts Ethiopian for Beach to Beacon, surgery

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This will be the fourth year Jeff and Kerri Berman have hosted an elite foreign runner visiting Cape Elizabeth for the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K, and it may be the most memorab...