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  • Portland's Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

    PORTLAND — Mercy Hospital announced Wednesday it will close its addiction recovery center in Westbrook and transfer services to its State Street location. The move will affect about 250 patients and 90 employees at the Westbrook clinic, which provides Suboxone treatment and counselin...

  • Memorial Day in South Portland

    Viewers line Broadway on Monday, May 25, for South Portland's annual Memorial Day parade, which featured marchers, bands, and vintage cars and trucks. The event culminated with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial in Mill Creek Park.

  • Bath marks Memorial Day with parade, service

    BATH — The city's Memorial Day parade will assemble at the Congress Avenue parking lot of American Legion Post 21 at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 31. The parade will step off at 10:30 a.m., heading down Congress Avenue to turn left onto Lincoln Street, then to Centre Street for a wrea...

  • 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.

  • 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...