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  • Pro bowling rolls into Portland

    Professional bowler Chris Barnes lets one roll Sunday at Bayside Bowl in Portland during a two-day team event of 40 professional bowlers competing for a $250,000 prize purse from...

  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • Artists put on public faces at new South Portland studio

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city's newest art studio will open its doors to the public on Saturday, offering an evening of music, local food and beer, and original art work. The celebration of the opening of

  • South Portland residents slam school budget, administrators

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents on Monday night called on the City Council to require further cuts to the School Department's proposed budget, which was widely criticized during a hour-long public hearing. Residents, who packed council chambers, were reacting to a $61.1 million budget pro...

  • Scarborough council OKs Pine Point Beach access plan

    SCARBOROUGH — A plan to create an access path between King Street and Pine Point Beach will move forward. The Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve $146,000 to fund the plan, which will create a drop-off point, landscaping and paved walking path to the beach. The approv...

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board heads toward approving budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After five workshops and a public meeting, the School Board finalized adjustments to its proposed budget on Monday, April 5. Using the midpoint budget as a stepping point, the board restored a few programs and positions that were slated to be cut, and reduced a ...

  • Bath council sets June referendum on McMann Field artificial turf plan

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously sustained its February decision to borrow money for installation of artificial turf at McMann Field. But councilors also voted unanimously to schedule a June 8 voter referendum on the decision to borrow up to $300,000 for the proj...

  • Bath Planning Board approves business park growth

    BATH — The Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a final subdivision application for the third phase of the Wing Farm business park. While the 25-acre, nine-lot expansion will be built in West Bath, all the impact on roads will be in Bath, where the first two phases are...

  • North Yarmouth nomination papers due April 23

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Nomination papers for the June 8 municipal election are due at the town clerk’s office on Friday, April 23. Two seats are available for three-year terms on the Board of Selectmen. Incumbent Selectman Robert Wood has taken out papers, but Selectman Anne Gra...

  • Low bid drives Cumberland's Route 88 improvement cost down to about $4M

    CUMBERLAND — Although the Town Council voted last December to borrow up to $4.5 million for improvements to Foreside Road (Route 88), the low bid for the work will reduce the cost to between $4 million and $4.1 million, Town Manager Bill Shane said Monday. The Town Council is ex...