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  • Portland taps police chief to replace acting city manager

    PORTLAND — Police Chief Michael Sauschuck has been nominated as acting city manager. The announcement was made Friday by Mayor Michael Brennan and the City Council. The nomination will be voted on at the April 27 City Council meeting. Sauschuck's appointment would take effect ...

  • Falmouth business owner accused of engaging in prostitution

    FALMOUTH — A New York woman has been charged with engaging in prostitution at a business licensed to provide Korean acupressure therapy. Hyesun Kim, 48, of Flushing, New York, owns Ace Asian Therapy at 367 U.S. Route 1. Falmouth police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit...

  • Scarborough holds name-the-park contest

    SCARBOROUGH — The town is seeking the perfect name for its newest park, currently under construction at Pine Point Beach. The town is holding a name-the-park contest to solicit suggestions from the public. The Town Council will then choose the winning name. Entries can be subm...

  • Cape resident heads UMaine president search panel

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Resident Ellie Baker, a graduate of the University of Maine and University of Maine School of Law, will lead the search committee for the next president of the UMaine System. Earlier this year, UMaine President Robert Kennedy announced his intention to step down from...

  • 50 days and counting

    As rush-hour traffic goes by on Broadway, protesters gather at Mill Creek Park in South Portland on June 8 to protest offshore oil drilling and BP's handling of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Tuesday was the 50th day of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

  • UPDATE: Condition worsens for North Yarmouth girl who was hit by car in Gray

    PORTLAND — A North Yarmouth teenager who was struck by a car June 9 in Gray was listed in critical condition again Tuesday morning, according to a hospital representative. Delilah Talon was initially listed in critical condition when admitted to Maine Medical Center in Portland ...

  • Scarborough Planning Board backs changes for Cabela's plaza

    SCARBOROUGH — The Planning Board has recommended the Town Council approve a fifth amendment to the contract zoning agreement between the town and N.E. Expedition, the owners of the Cabela's plaza on Payne Road. The amendment would allow additional signs and drive-through restaurants,...

  • Scarborough students, historians launch website about town's past

    SCARBOROUGH — Thanks to the technology he helped make available to Maine school children, a launch party for the town's new historical website was visited by a special guest Tuesday evening. Former Gov. Angus King attended the Maine Memory Network's "They Called it Owascoag" website ...

  • Deal 95% done for film studio at South Portland armory

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city could soon be the landlord for a film- and video-production studio. Officials have been negotiating a lease with a small group of film-industry investors led by Cape Elizabeth resident Eric Matheson who want to establish a sound stage in the former National ...

  • South Portland teachers contract recognizes domestic partners

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A teachers contract approved last week by the School Board will expand benefits to domestic partners and add a day to the 2011-2012 school year. The two-year contract will not give teachers raises next year, but will provide salary increases the second year. S...