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  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • Tony's Donut Shop leaves South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Saturday, March 21, was the last day for Tony's Donut Shop, the popular bakery at 1095 Broadway. Owner Rick Fornier instead plans to expand the original Tony's operation, at 9 Bolton St. in Portland. That shop was opened in 1965 by Fornier's father, Anton...

  • South Portland moves closer to allowing medicinal pot, tattoos, body piercing

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city may allow tattoo and body-piercing parlors and medical marijuana dispensaries in some neighborhoods, if the consensus reached in June 14 workshop is upheld. "This is our sin night," Mayor Thomas Coward quipped during the workshop. The City Council imp...

  • Falmouth High School commencement

    Falmouth High School senior Jacqueline Conner Scott marches into commencement on June 13 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. Sunday's ceremony was the school's first graduation away from the high school.

  • Cape Elizabeth council heeds voters, kills Fort Williams fees

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Fort Williams Park will continue to be free for visitors after the Town Council on June 14 unanimously voted against charging parking fees. The council also voted 6-1 against pursuing tour bus fees in the 2011 season. Councilors reversed their Feb. 8 vote...

  • Yarmouth Community Garden children's programs return

    YARMOUTH — The Yarmouth Children's Garden enters its fourth season with a celebration scheduled for Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to n...

  • Topsham seeks names for ‘Military Triangle’

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen and Topsham Development are looking for input on names for the “Military Triangle” at the Topsham Annex, which is closing next year as part of the Brunswick Naval Air Station shutdown. The triangle’s 12 acres include a commissar...

  • Topsham exhibit features historic pictures

    TOPSHAM — The new exhibit at the Topsham Municipal Building is a nod to the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. The 100 Main St. exhibit, open through the summer during business hours, features a variety of people and places. There is the image of the S. S. Pennsylva...

  • Brunswick library to hold annual book sale

    BRUNSWICK — More than 50,000 books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games will be available during the annual Curtis Friends Book Sale. The sale will be held June 25-27 at the Brunswick Junior High School gymnasium. All proceeds benefit the Curtis Memorial Library. The sale is o...

  • Restaurants prep for 2nd Taste of Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The second Taste of Brunswick food festival will be held Saturday, June 19, on the town green. Eighteen local restaurants will participate, showcasing a variety of food and drink from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three bands will play live music under the gazebo: the Swing-a-Cat jaz...