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  • Independent Portland land trust seeks partners, pockets

    PORTLAND — Armed with a new name, members of a fledgling land trust are continuing their efforts to develop affordable housing. The Greater Portland Community Land Trust, now in its second year, is a group of volunteers who want to see more afford...

  • New Portland school times seem set, for now

    PORTLAND — The School Board on Tuesday is expected to finalize new school-day start and end times for the 2015-2016 year, but will continue to study and possibly revise the daily schedule. School Board Chairwoman Sarah Thompson on Monday said she expects the board to approve the late...

  • Freeport council chairman won't seek re-election

    FREEPORT — Town Council Chairman Bill Muldoon said he will not seek re-election this November. Nomination papers for candidates who hope to replace him on the council, or interested in other municipal offices, will be available next week. Muldoon, a councilor-at-large and resi...

  • Falmouth Police Department welcomes 6

    FALMOUTH — New officers and dispatchers are joining the ranks of the Police Department. "I'm really enjoying learning the town and meeting people," said Jeff Pardue, who will begin his 18-week training at the Maine Justice Academy in August. Pardue, who is from Kennebunk, and ...

  • New place for police in Portland's West End

    Anthony Ampezzan, senior lead police officer for Portland's West End, and Sarah Colton, community policing coordinator, cut a ribbon Tuesday morning, July 20, to officially open the new West End Policing Center at the Reiche Community Center. The event was attended by Police Chief James Craig, left,...

  • Safety first in North Deering

    Allspeed Cyclery & Snow's Chris Carleton tunes up 12-year-old Alex Wyman's bike while Portland Police Department Officer Andjelko Napijalo watches during the North Deering Neighborhood Association's first Safety Day Block Party on Saturday, July 17. The event at the North Deering Gardens Community C...

  • Body pulled from Portland Harbor

    PORTLAND — Police responding to the report of a person in the water at the Ocean Gateway Terminal Tuesday morning, July 20, recovered the body of a dead man. The discovery was made at 5:47 a.m. The man, in his 60s, has been tentatively identified as a homeless person. Police a...

  • Shakespeare joins the L.L. Bean summer lineup in Freeport

    FREEPORT — There will be an addition to the L.L. Bean summer concert series next month when Shakespeare takes to the stage. The Freeport Shakespe...

  • Woman sought in Falmouth, Yarmouth convenience store robberies

    FALMOUTH — Police are searching for a woman wanted for robbery, attempted robbery and vehicle theft after a series of events here and in Yarmouth early in the morning on July 17. They are also taking their bicycles out of mothballs to fight a recent spike in burglaries. In Sat...

  • Giving tree adds to Yarmouth Clam Festival success

    YARMOUTH — Organizers said the 45th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival was a success thanks to beautiful weather, booming sales and the celebration of Herbie, Yarmouth's beloved elm tre...