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  • Cape boys pile on the glee

    The Cape Elizabeth High School boys' basketball team mobs senior Ethan Murphy after his buzzer-beater gave the Capers their first Class B state title in 27 years, a 44-42 win over Medomak Valley in Portland. Sports, Page 11.

  • And 1, 2, 3, 4 ...

    Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark takes notes during the dance call last weekend when Maine State Music Theatre held local auditions at its Brunswick studio. More than 150 adults and children sang and danced in the hopes of being cast in one or more of the theatre's upcoming shows. New York City aud...

  • Portland High School senior succeeds on, off field, despite diabetes

    PORTLAND — When Pat Curran was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 12, only one concern came to mind. "The first thing I was worried about was being able to play basketball," Curran said. "I thought I wouldn't be able to do sports at all." Curran quickly learned that ...

  • Casco Bay High School senior marches to his own beat

    PORTLAND — For Ness Smith Savedoff, Casco Bay High School has been a place of self exploration as much as a place to learn basic literacy skills. Savedoff said when he entered CBHS as a freshman, wearing bell-bottoms and a long pony tail, the school accepted him without judgment. The...

  • P-sportsVachonPRINT

    PORTLAND—One of the most successful girls' basketball programs in the state named a former Miss Maine Basketball as its new coach last week. Amy Vachon, who won the award in 1996 after starring for her father, Paul, at Cony, will replace Wil Smith as the coach of the McAuley Lions, w...

  • 'It could have been a lot worse': Fire ravages Red's Dairy Freeze in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The owner of Red's Dairy Freeze on Monday said he hopes to reopen the landmark ice cream takeout business this summer after repairing damage done by an early morning fire Sunday. Firefighters from Cape Elizabeth and South Portland responded to the single-alarm fire a...

  • School bands play for Scarborough lung transplant patient

    SCARBOROUGH — Ashley Drew is a flute and saxophone player. She is a composer and conductor. She is a runner. She is also awaiting a double lung transplant. Drew, 23, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a child and has been living with disease her entire life. Despite a const...

  • Senior prank gone awry: Greely seniors welcomed by Falmouth principal, Falmouth students greeted by Cumberland cops

    CUMBERLAND — Falmouth and Greely high school seniors pulled the ol' switcheroo May 17 and showed up for class at each others' schools – a prank that required the students to put away their traditional rivalry for the day to play a little joke on their respective schools. B... 4

  • Chasing the wind in South Portland

    Cassidy Streeter of Scarborough chases streaming kite tails during the Bug Light Kite Festival in South Portland on May 15, a fundraiser for the South Portland Historical Society. The society was joined by the NorEasters Kite Club, showcasing artful kites and a popular candy drop from a giant pinata...

  • Celebrating green schools

    Brunswick High School students Taylor McPherson, left, and Erica Noe check out a display from the Maine Energy Education Program on Tuesday, May 18, at a banquet honoring a dozen Maine Green Schools teams. The event, hosted by the BHS Environmental Club and Cathance River Education Alliance, honored...