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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...

  • Best feet forward in Brunswick

    Cancer survivors lead the way at the beginning of the annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life at Brunswick High School on Friday evening, May 21. Nearly 100 teams participated in the overnight event.

  • Nothing 'wishy-washy' about this Morse High School senior

    BATH — Morse High School teacher Michelle Gabrielsen says Alejandra Rodriguez is one of the top five students she has seen in 19 years of teaching. “A lot of high school seniors are kind of wishy-washy – not Alejandra,” said Gabrielsen, who has worked with Rodriguez...

  • Survey polls Mid-Coast businesses, residents

    BATH — The state Department of Economic and Community Development and the Midcoast Council of Governments is surveying residents and business owners to rate the region as a place to work and live, and to see what changes the respondents would recommend. The survey, sponsored in-part ...

  • Downtown Bath hotel opens for business

    BATH — Just in time for summer, the Hampton Inn opened downtown last weekend. The 140 Commercial St. hotel has 94 rooms, a meeting room, 37 flat-screen high-definition TVs, high-speed Internet access, an indoor pool and spa and an “on-the-house” hot breakfast.

  • Ceiling collapse injures 3 in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Three people were taken to Parkview Adventist Medical Center Tuesday after the living-room ceiling of their 75 Pleasant Street apartment collapsed on them. Fire Chief Ken Brillant described the victims' injuries as minor. The individuals, who officials have decline...

  • South Portland scraps green building code

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council is poised to scrap plans to require energy-efficient building standards in favor of a resolution outlining energy-efficiency goals. The draft resolve, presented at a workshop on Monday night, May 24, was applauded by councilors who were critical of t...

  • Fees at Fort Williams back on the ballot in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents will be asked in a non-binding referendum June 8 if they support parking fees at Fort Williams Park. The advisory question is "Would you favor the Town establishing a pay/display parking program for Fort Williams Park?" The question differs from a No...

  • City Council mulls buying Waterman Drive building for new South Portland City Hall

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A local developer is taking another shot at convincing city officials that 100 Waterman Drive is the ideal place for City Hall. Andrew Ingalls, of CBRE/The Boulos Co., was scheduled to take the City Council on a guided tour of his four-story, 32,000 square-foot devel...