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  • Business as usual promised in South Portland after Maine Mall owner seeks bankruptcy protection

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Chicago-based General Growth Properties, owner of the Maine Mall, announced early Thursday morning that it has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection. Of the more than 200 malls owned by GGP in 44 states, 158 have been included in the Chapter 11 filing, whic...

  • Freeport resident uses New Zealand event to raise tuition money for school

    FREEPORT — As a daughter honoring her father's memory, a mother encouraging her child's career, and a community member supporting a local school for girls, Kathy Lowell will participate in a duathlon to raise tuition money for students at Coastal Studies for Girls, which is scheduled to open ...

  • Author launches book on Bath shipbuilding family

    BATH — While the Sewall family has been in the news recently after its fuel and convenience store company filed for bankruptcy, a new book looks at the family from a different perspective, telling the warts-and-all tale of its heyday as a builder and manager of a vast fleet of merchant ships...

  • Ready to roll

    An Easter Egg is nestled in a tree trunk as a group of 9- to 12-year-olds await the hunt at Falmouth Congregational Church last Saturday Morning. The annual event attracted about 150 eager participants. (Matthew DeLorme photo)

  • Freeport councilors battle over right-to-know

    FREEPORT — A clash between two town councilors has prompted one of them to make a formal Freedom of Access request and threaten to take legal action against the other. Town Councilor Genie Beaulieu said she will give her colleague, Councilor Joe Migliaccio, until Thursday, April 1...

  • Pownal's costs rise 300% in proposed RSU budget

    FREEPORT — Pownal residents are reportedly "outraged" by a proposed $24 million budget for Regional School Unit 5 that would increase the schools' share of their property taxes by an estimated $1,500 per household.

  • A Portland dream spins worldwide

    Record Store Day celebrates retail independence PORTLAND — In July 2007, Chris Brown was sitting in his Monument Square office when he got an idea to plan a one-day celebration of local, independent music stores. Brown, vice president of marketing and operatio...