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  • Hill-Christian to be acting city manager in Portland

    PORTLAND — Deputy City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian awaits only a Wednesday, Sept. 3, City Council vote to be named acting city manager. The vote is scheduled immediately after councilors formally accept the resignation of City Manager Mark Rees, who will step down that day. Hill-Ch...

  • Brunswick pair charged with federal tax-evasion scheme

    BRUNSWICK — A federal grand jury indicted two Brunswick men in their 70s for allegedly conspiring to defraud the U.S. government of hundreds of thousands of dollars. David E. Robinson, 75, and F. William Messier, 70, are charged with multiple counts of conspiracy to defraud the U.S. ...

  • Normand Audie Memorial Motorcycle Ride Aug. 15

    SCARBOROUGH — Motorcycle enthusiasts are already revving their engines for the 2009 Normand J. Audie Memorial Motorcycle Ride scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15. Bikers will begin at Five Points Shopping Center, 420 Alfred St. (Route 111) in Biddeford and ride a 50-mile course, with police escort...

  • Snowy Egret Day is Aug. 8

    SCARBOROUGH —The town and a number of organizations are sponsoring Snowy Egret Day, an activity-packed wildlife celebration geared toward both children and adults. Scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  the day offers many different activities to entertain and e...

  • Youth field day Aug. 15 at Scarborough Fish & Game

    SCARBOROUGH —Scarborough Fish & Game Association, at 70 Holmes Road, will host its annual Maine Youth Field Day on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The no-cost event is open to all Maine youth from ages 8 to 15, giving them a chance to participate in orienteering (map and c...

  • Scarborough nomination papers available

    SCARBOROUGH — For any Scarborough resident who intends to run for municipal office, nomination papers are available at the town clerk's office. Elections will be held for two, three-year Town Council seats, three, three-year Board of Education seats and two, three-year Sanitary Distri...

  • Reserved parking

    Despite foggy weather, the annual Lobster Boat Races in Harpswell last weekend brought out plenty of spectators, including some who watched from the comfort of a car.

  • Short-term pain worth it for long-awaited South Portland sound wall

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Much has changed in the 50 years since Paul "Andy" Anderson and his wife, Geri, bought their Hall Street home. It was once so quiet the couple of 62 years couldn't sleep without the steady hum of traffic they had grown accustomed to on Park Avenue in Po...

  • Theater group preserves past, creates a future in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Wednesday afternoon, Christine Marshall was on a ladder, sanding away the last of seven layers of paint that hid the natural fir grains of support beams in the old Hutchins Elementary school.  Marshall, artistic director of Mad Horse Theatre company, is one of a half...

  • I-295 north in Topsham reopens

    TOPSHAM — A 17-mile stretch of Interstate 295 North from Topsham to Gardiner reopened on Monday afternoon, 20 days ahead of schedule following a major road rehabilitation project. The seven-week project, handled by Pike Industries for the Maine Department of Transportation, compr...