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  • Midtown opponents to hold fundraiser

    PORTLAND — Opponents of the proposed Midtown Towers project on Somerset Street will hold a fundraiser for legal expenses at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at Aurora Cafe, 64 Pine St. Keep Portland Livable co-founders Peter Monro and Tim Paradis estimated as much as $75,000 will be nee...

  • Portland arts projects earn NEA grants

    PORTLAND — City artistic endeavors will receive $107,500 in federal grants this year, U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, announced April 16. Included in the funding from the National Endowment for the Arts is $35,000 for the city to stage a production and tour of "Hearts, Minds, and...

  • South Portland Class of 2009

    Tanner Burgdorf, vice president of the South Portland Hig School Class of 2009, helps usher in the seniors at June 7 graduation exercises at Martin Field. There were 197 graduates in the class. (Diane Hudson photo)

  • Lovin' the library

    Mathea Hoy puts her affection for the library in writing. It comes naturally, since her mother, Melissa Hoy, is president of the Friends of Topsham Library.

  • Brunswick High School Class of 2009

    Members of the Brunswick High School Class of 2009 take their seats in Farley Field House at Bowdoin College on June 5 at the start of commencement ceremonies. (Paul Cunningham photo)

  • Police plan June 17 community forum

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Police Department has scheduled a community forum on Wednesday, June 17, from 6-8 p.m., at the Community Center to discuss crime trends and other issues. A press release from the department said the purpose is to develop a mutual understanding between police ...

  • City to hold public forum on armory

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A community forum about the future of the former National Guard Armory will be held Wednesday, June 17, from 7-9 p.m., in the council chambers of City Hall, 25 Cottage Road. City officials are considering rezoning the armory and about 2.5 acres of land, purchased...

  • Library Friends to hold annual book sale

    SCARBOROUGH — Thousands of "gently used" books will be for sale at the Friends of the Scarborough Public Library's annual book sale. Offering a wide variety of genres and subjects, the sale is a great opportunity to stock up on summer reading while keeping down the cost. ...

  • Raising the roof

    Students from the Bath Regional Vocational Center put the finishing touches on a Crabtree Drive house in Topsham that they built throughout the school year. The center worked on the project in conjunction with Modular Advantage of Brunswick and other contractors involved with the Modular Home Builde...

  • Officer graduates with highest-ever score

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Police Officer Rory Diffin graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's basic law enforcement training program last month at the top of his class. Diffin, a one-year veteran of the department, was one of 53 graduates of this year's program, and earned the h...