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  • Zoning request for Fore Street in Portland draws building height questions

    PORTLAND — A Nov. 18 waterfront stroll provided city Planning Board members and the public a chance to envision the future of the Portland Company complex at 58 Fore St. "We did the site walk to get a sense of scale of the site and what proposed heights would look like," property own...

  • Cape Elizabeth eases restrictions on students who fail

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board has changed its extracurricular activities eligibility criteria so students will endure less-severe punishments for academic failure. The policy on student use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and other prohibited substances was also modified to spec...

  • New ER, new flu precautions

    Maine Medical Center opened the doors of its expanded Emergency Department on Nov. 12, the final phase of a $170 million expansion at the Portland hospital that also included adding a helipad, parking garage and a designated women and infant services department. Also last week, Maine Med and Mer...

  • Seafood company eyes 3-year lease at Maine State Pier in Portland

    PORTLAND — The City Council's Community Development Committee on Wednesday will consider a three-year lease agreement with Ready Seafood for space at the Maine State Pier. Greg Mitchell, city economic development director, sa...

  • 'Night at the Museum'

    Paul Revere, as depicted in a reproduction of the portrait by 18th century artist John Singleton Copley, keeps on eye on things during "Night at the Museum" last week at the Portland Museum of Art. The event for kids and families from the PROP and York County Head Start programs was organized by the...

  • Coat drive, holiday events begin this weekend at L.L. Bean in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Visitors to Freeport this weekend can witness the annual lighting of one of the largest Christmas trees in the state, and can make a difference in a senior citizen's life by donating a new or used winter coat. L.L. Bean, Triad and the

  • Online survey aims to combat illegal drinking, drug use by Portland students

    PORTLAND — Portland residents are being asked to fill out an online questionnaire about their perceptions of alcohol use by students. The survey, which closes...

  • Competition ousts 20-year Christmas tree tradition in North Deering

    PORTLAND — For the last 20 years, the Storey family has sold Christmas trees at Lib's Dairy Treats near the Northgate Shopping Center in North Deering. But the neighborhood tradition started in the mid-1980s by the late Lloyd Storey, a well-known Westbrook firefighter and busines... 5

  • Input sought on Scarborough economic development

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Economic Development Corp. and the Scarborough Community Chamber are seeking comments on the draft of their Economic Development Vision and Plan. A year-long joint...

  • 2 in a row

    The Scarborough boys' soccer team celebrated its second straight Class A championship and its third in five seasons on Saturday, Nov. 7. The Red Storm beat Brunswick, 2-1. Story in Sports, Page 15.