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  • South Portland renews concern about contamination from dry cleaner

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For at least 25 years, a harmful chemical has existed in soil beneath and air around Pratt-Abbott Cleaners at Broadway and Cottage Road. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection recorded tetrachloroethylene contamination in the late 1980s and again in 20...

  • Scarborough School Board members urge defeat of revised budget

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board finance committee, taking direction from the Town Council, eliminated $500,000 in a revised School Department budget proposal that goes to voters July 7. Board members said the reduction will cripple clubs, sports and after-school activities. ...

  • DECD employee left job owing $5K on credit cards

    Editor's note: This report by the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting is a follow-up to a story published March 31. AUGUSTA — James &ldq... 1

  • Cape class to host Democratic candidates

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Students from the high school advanced placement government class will host a debate for Democratic gubernatorial candidates Wednesday, April 14. The class held a similar debate with Republican candidates last month. Candidates scheduled to participate in...

  • Spring break in Brunswick

    Bowdoin College junior Eileen Palmer studies on the college quad April 4 in Brunswick, where dozens of students took advantage of record warmth to enjoy being outside on Easter Sunday.

  • Sold!

    Mary Herman, center, and her husband, former Gov. Angus King, get a joyful thumbs-up from Cyndy Carney, executive director of the Maine Coast Hunger Prevention Program, after Herman made a winning bid during a fundraising auction for MCHPP at Frontier Cafe in Brunswick last weekend.

  • Scarborough man dies when car hits moose in Topsham

    TOPSHAM — A Scarborough man was killed April 3 when the car he was riding in hit a moose on Interstate 295, according to Maine State Police. A second car also struck the moose and turned over, coming to rest in the road. The crashes took place about 8 p.m., causing police...

  • Event to discuss post-BNAS transition

    TOPSHAM — The Maine Military & Community Network is organizing a discussion about services available for armed forces members and their families when Brunswick Naval Air Station closes next year. “What Will I Do for Support When the Naval Base Closes? A Discussion of R...

  • Topsham law firm to offer free advice on health care

    TOPSHAM — The McTeague Higbee law firm will provide free assistance to people completing advance health-care directives at its office at 4 Union Park on Friday, April 16, as part of National Healthcare Decisions Day. People can walk in any time between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and ass...

  • Main Street Bath seeks yard sale participants

    BATH — Residents and non-profit organizations are encouraged to sign up to hold yard sales during Main Street Bath’s Mayfair event on Saturday, May 1. For a $15 fee yard-sale holders will be listed on Mayfair flyers and the