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  • Deadline nears for North Yarmouth fire chief applicants

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The town is accepting applications through Wednesday, Oct. 8, from candidates for the fire-rescue chief job vacated last month by Ricky Plummer. In the meantime, Michael Robitaille – Yarmouth's fire-rescue chief – has been appointed by the town to serve i...

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    PORTLAND — Baxter Black, a one-time Portland resident, recently had an experience most people wouldn't even consider. He spent nearly 40 days climbing the Himalayas, as part of a course offered by the National Outdoor Leadership School to learn about glacial travel and mountaine...

  • Teacher's aide faces misdemeanor charge for allegedly bringing gun to Portland school

    PORTLAND — The Cumberland County district attorney's office on Monday charged a former teacher's aide with a misdemeanor for allegedly bringing a firearm to Riverton Elementary School. Beth Bergeron, 49, of Harrison, is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, in Mai...

  • South Portland man faces manslaughter charge in death of Deering High School student

    PORTLAND — The driver in a September crash that left a teenager dead and several people injured has been arrested on a charge of manslaughter. Yannick Mulongo, 21, of South Portland, also faces three counts of aggravated elevated assault and a charge of operating under the influen...

  • Town Council gets preliminary plan for Pine Point beach access

    SCARBOROUGH — The town manager Wednesday introduced a working design for a controversial public area at Pine Point. The sketch by Terrance DeWann & Associates is the result of work by Town Manager Tom Hall's task force, a group made up of two Pine Point Residents Association membe...

  • Bath seeks grant for Centre Street improvements

    BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday evening to seek a $500,000 public infrastructure grant to help fund improvements on Centre Street. The $1.3 million project is planned to rehabilitate Centre Street between Bluff Road and High Street. Improvements would include ...

  • Do-it-yourself delicious

    The line was long, but worth the wait, because Saturday, Nov. 28, was the annual make-your-own candy cane event at Len Libby Candies in Scarborough. Aidan Wood, 5, of Portland, admires his bow-tie candy cane. "I'm gonna hang it on the tree," he said.

  • Do-it-yourself delicious

    The line was long, but worth the wait, because Saturday, Nov. 28, was the annual make-your-own candy cane event at Len Libby Candies in Scarborough. Aidan Wood, 5, of Portland, admires his bow-tie candy cane. "I'm gonna hang it on the tree," he said.

  • Youth Alternatives launches holiday gift drive

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Youth Alternatives Ingraham, a social service agency at Brick Hill, is giving residents four ways to help the less fortunate this holiday season. People can host a "Giving Tree&qu...

  • Youth Alternatives launches holiday gift drive

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Youth Alternatives Ingraham, a social service agency at Brick Hill, is giving residents four ways to help the less fortunate this holiday season. People can host a "Giving Tree&qu...