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  • Annual craft show returns to Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — More than 40 local artisans will gather at Camp Ketcha for the fifth annual Maine Crafts Guild Scarborough Show on Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m  Admission to the end-of-summer craft show at 336 Black Point Road is $6 for adults ...

  • Sagadahoc County says 'No More' to domestic violence

    BATH — The Sagadahoc County district attorney's office is joining the national No More campaign to end domestic violence. "It's a fairly recent national movement ... a new attempt at getting the attention (toward) ...

  • Thanks, mom

    Corey Saenz of Portland salutes to her mom at the conclusion of University of Southern Maine commencement ceremonies on May 16 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. (Michael Barriault photo)

  • PATHS graduation

    Automotive instructor Ervin Osborne addresses graduates, friends, family and faculty during the second of two graduation ceremonies at Portland Arts & Technology High School on May 15. (Michael Barriault photo)

  • 1st graduating class at Portland's expeditionary high school sets a high standard

    PORTLAND — Seniors at Casco Bay High School are used to setting precedents. They were the first group of students to test an innovative expeditionary high school learning model for the city schools – a model that focuses on interdisciplinary, project-based learning that often o...

  • Portland City Council approves $189M budget; police, fire jobs still in doubt

    PORTLAND — City residents will not see an increase in property taxes in the next fiscal year, although parking at a meter or getting a marriage license will cost more. There may also be fewer police officers and firefighters on the job, after the City Council on Monday passed a $1...

  • Portland Harbor Museum finds new, temporary home in Arts District

    PORTLAND — About a year ago, the Portland Harbor Museum decided to open a special exhibition in an empty storefront on Congress Street in Portland as a trial run for moving its maritime history collection from its South Portland location. It eventually became apparent that the te...

  • Seminar series seeks to create more frugal lobster fishermen

    PORTLAND — Today's lobstermen are confronted with a vastly different lobster business than the one enjoyed by their fathers and grandfathers. Gone are the days of socking money away beneath the mattress, or hoping that wealth accumulated in a savings account will be enough to get...

  • State ready to begin widening Portland's Exit 7; activists want trail access

    PORTLAND — Widening of the northbound and southbound off ramps at Exit 7 of Interstate 295 should begin later this year, according to the Maine Department of Transportation. Work on the ramps at Franklin Arterial is intended to relieve traffic jams at the heavily used exit, MDOT p...

  • Portland Public Library seeks new 'friends'

    PORTLAND — Friends of Portland Public Library launched a membership drive May 14. The new organization hopes to gain at least 400 members in its first year. Friends President Ted Spitzer, who is also a member of the library Board of Trustees, said this week that library officials ...