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  • Annual craft show returns to Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — More than 40 local artisans will gather at Camp Ketcha for the fifth annual Maine Crafts Guild Scarborough Show on Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m  Admission to the end-of-summer craft show at 336 Black Point Road is $6 for adults ...

  • Sagadahoc County says 'No More' to domestic violence

    BATH — The Sagadahoc County district attorney's office is joining the national No More campaign to end domestic violence. "It's a fairly recent national movement ... a new attempt at getting the attention (toward) ...

  • Correction

    A story last week incorrectly reported that the Brunswick School Department had frozen wages for non-union employees for nearly a year. According to the School Department, the only spending freeze has been in non-essential programs.

  • Arsonist to serve 11 years, pay $3.7M to businesses displaced in Yarmouth, York

    PORTLAND — Everett S. Stickney of Exeter, N.H., was sentenced in U.S. District Court Thursday to 11 1/2 years in prison for setting fires that destroyed 26 small businesses in Yarmouth and an office building in York. He was also ordered to pay $3.7 million in restitution to the 2...

  • State, town pass the buck, delay Scarborough pawn shop

    SCARBOROUGH — A local business owner says his attempt to open a pawn shop in Scarborough is being held up by the town's lack of a local licensing ordinance. Town officials say he can obtain the license he needs through the state, which makes a local ordinance unnecessary.

  • South Portland councilors to tour Vermont energy plant

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Some city councilors on Tuesday, Nov. 17, will travel to Vermont to see a tri-generation power plant, similar to one being considered for Highland Avenue. Assistant City Manager and Economic Development Director Erik Carson said Mayor Tom Blake and Councilor Maxi...

  • Scarborough councilor makes unusual, public bid for leadership

    SCARBOROUGH — A town councilor last week announced her candidacy for council chairwoman, giving the public a rare peek into what is traditionally a behind-the-scenes selection process. Beginning her third consecutive three-year term on the council after receiving the most votes in...

  • Council tells Cape Elizabeth homeowner hands off Greenbelt land; parking restricted near Casino Beach

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A homeowner in the Leighton Farm subdivision with land adjacent to town-owned conservation property will have to stop making improvements to the town land and remove part of a stone wall built in 2004. The Town Council voted 7-0 Monday to deny Philip O'Hearn's reque...

  • South Portland High School expands online courses

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Students at South Portland High School will be able to take an advanced graphic design course as soon as next fall. Superintendent Suzanne Godin said the School Board on Monday night unanimously endorsed the new course, which will not increase education costs.

  • New eateries set to open in South Portland's Knightville neighborhood

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Two area women are hoping to spice up the local dining scene in the coming weeks by opening new restaurants in Knightville.  The Snow Squall, 18 Ocean St., is getting ready to reopen, perhaps as soon as Nov. 18, and the Zeta Cafe could begin serving dinner in the...