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  • 2 men sought after Portland armed robbery

    PORTLAND — Police are seeking two men in connection with a Sunday night home invasion and armed robbery at 66 Smith St. Lt. James Sweatt said Monday in a press release that no one was hurt in the 9:30 p.m. incident, although the alleged robbers fired a shot that struck the door of an...

  • Could Portland go for Olympic gold in 2024?

    PORTLAND — The cities and the years are almost synonymous. Sochi 2014. London 2012. Atlanta 1996. Can you say, "Portland 2024"? The region could be a site of international Olympic competition 10 years from now, after Boston last month advanced to the short list of U.S. cities ...

  • Cumberland 6th-grader takes diabetes campaign to U.S. Senate

    CUMBERLAND — When 10-year-old Hannah Ryder was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2006, she didn't let it prevent her from being an ordinary kid. Life isn't much different than it was before the diagnosis, she said, except that she now wears an insulin pump, checks her blood sugar... 1

  • Portland Parkside neighborhood launches crime watch program

    PORTLAND — Parkside residents, landowners and businesses are launching a neighborhood watch program. The initiative comes at the start of summer, when crime typically spike throughout the city, and as Portland welcomes a new police chief, James Craig, who has described community ...

  • Nomination papers available Monday for Portland council, school board candidates

    PORTLAND — Nomination papers for the Nov. 3 city elections will be available Monday, June 29. Voters this fall will elect three city councilors, three School Committee members and two Peaks Island Council members. There will also be a one-year term available on the Portland Water ...

  • Corrected: South Portland pilot killed in N.H. crash

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Federal officials said it could take months to determine what caused the plane crash that killed a 50-year-old South Portland pilot. Stephen D. Cardelli Jr. was killed when his single-engine Cessna 177 crashed shortly after take-off from New Hampshire's Laconia A...

  • Bath museum exhibit highlights boom, bust of fin fisheries

    BATH — The Maine Maritime Museum's latest exhibit, running through Nov. 29, is dubbed "Net Worth: The Rise and Fall of Maine's Fin Fisheries." The 243 Washington St. institution's focus on fin fisheries differentiates its theme from lobstering, according to Chris Hall, ...

  • Sibling rivalry

    Ethan, 5, and Marcia, 7, Smith make quick work of cotton candy at the annual Cape Family Fun Day on June13 at Fort Williams Park.

  • Long night's journey

    Tyler Graffam and Sophie Holbrook of Falmouth were two of nearly 1,000 participants who walked through the night to increase cancer awareness and raise money for cancer treatment and research during the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life at South Portland High School on June 12 and 13.

  • Class of 2009: Morse, Mt. Ararat

    It was standing room only after rain forced Morse High School graduation into the Bath Middle School gym on June 14. (Paul Cunningham photo) 1