Fri, Jan 30, 2015 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

Syndicate content
  • Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center change gets mixed reviews

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents this week had mixed views about a new traffic pattern at the Recycling Center. The new pattern, which no longer allows drivers to back up to the trash hopper, went into effect Jan. 21. It includes four diagonal parking spaces outside of the trash ...

  • Scarborough author crusades for convicted soldier

    SCARBOROUGH — On a chilly day late last March, author Don Snyder got a call from a phone number he did not recognize. Thinking it might be a fan who had somehow found his number and was calling to to talk about one of his novels, Snyder answered, reluctantly. The caller, ...

  • Portland seeks reversal of ruling against loitering ordinance

    PORTLAND — As the late-morning temperatures struggled to reach zero on Thursday, Jan. 8, Harry Farmer, 27, took what he sees as his rightful spot in the median strip on Franklin Street where it intersects Marginal Way. "I spend half my day looking for work, half out here," he said. "...

  • Portland circus college launches recreational classes

    PORTLAND — The circus has finally come to town. The Circus Conservatory of America, which is scheduled to launch the first-ever accredited circus college in the Unit...

  • Portland celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day to mark Voting Rights Act anniversary

    PORTLAND — The 50th anniversary of the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 will get special recognition when the Portland chapter of the NAACP hosts its 34th annual breakfast celebration of the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The breakfast, which culminates a wee...

  • Portland forums to study immigration, economics

    PORTLAND — Immigration, assimilation and economic opportunities are being examined in local forums this week and through late spring. "Immigration in Our Future" is the title of an hour-long discussion beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, at the First Parish Church, 425 Congress S...

  • Portland launches phone app for complaints, questions

    PORTLAND — Quality-of-life issues in the city can be reported digitally through a new phone app and the city website, city spokeswoman Jessica Grondin announced Sunday. Fix It! Portland allows people to report potholes, malfunctioning street lamps, or to request inspections for possi...

  • Being a cut above might not help Bath Iron Works avoid future job cuts

    BATH — The Maine shipyard now building three of the U.S. Navy’s largest and most complex destroyers faces a complexity of its own: What comes next? Bath Iron Works will enter major bidding competitions in the next two years that company officials have said the yard must win to ...

  • Baking is in his blood: South Portland's Carlos Garcia honors a family tradition

    Carlos Garcia bakes all night, six nights a week at the South Portland bakery, Mainly Grains Bakers, that he and his wife, Deb, opened about a year and a half ago on Broadway.

  • Bath home 'probably a total loss' after fire

    BATH — Firefighters who went to Libby Court Thursday morning to respond to a report of a car fire inside a garage quickly found the flames had spread to a carport and throughout the attached home. Crews were called shortly after 8:30 a.m. to 4 Libby Court, a 1 1/2-story home owned by...