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  • Zoning request for Fore Street in Portland draws building height questions

    PORTLAND — A Nov. 18 waterfront stroll provided city Planning Board members and the public a chance to envision the future of the Portland Company complex at 58 Fore St. "We did the site walk to get a sense of scale of the site and what proposed heights would look like," property own...

  • Cape Elizabeth eases restrictions on students who fail

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board has changed its extracurricular activities eligibility criteria so students will endure less-severe punishments for academic failure. The policy on student use of alcohol, drugs, tobacco, and other prohibited substances was also modified to spec...

  • Omo, Rogers return to Bath council; 4 charter changes OK'd

    BATH — James Omo and Kyle Rogers, who were unseated from the City Council in recent elections, secured enough votes Tuesday to return to the council. Meanwhile, voters approved four of six proposed amendments to the City Charter. They defeated amendments that would have allowe...

  • Lyons, Douglass win Topsham selectman seats

    TOPSHAM — Board of Selectmen candidate Ruth Lyons, who retired earlier this year as longtime town clerk, received 3,281 votes Tuesday to unseat incumbent Selectman Ronald Riendeau. Incumbent Selectman David Douglass was re-elected with 1,916 votes; Riendeau had 1,766 in the three-way...

  • DeChant, Tepler keep Bath, Topsham House seats for Democrats

    BATH — Incumbent state Rep. Jennifer DeChant, D-Bath, defeated Republican challenger Ryan Daniels Tuesday to win a second term in the House of Representatives. Meanwhile, Democrat Denise Tepler defeated Republican Kim Talbot and Green Independent Daniel Stromgren to secure the state ...

  • GOP's Baker unseats Democrat Vitelli in state Senate District 23

    TOPSHAM — Republican Linda Baker defeated incumbent state Sen. Eloise Vitelli by more than 1,000 votes Tuesday in State Senate District 23. Baker, of Topsham, had 8,900 votes, compared with 7,869 for Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and 2,239 for Green Independent Alice Knapp, of Richmond, accor...

  • UPDATE: Manchester to seek recount of Breen's 32-vote margin in Senate District 25

    FALMOUTH — Democrat Cathy Breen claimed an unofficial 32-vote margin of victory late Wednesday in the Maine Senate District 25 election, after ballots from military and U.S. personnel overseas were counted. Breen's challenger, Gray Republican Cathy Manchester – despit...

  • Incumbents hold seats on Scarborough Sanitary District

    SCARBOROUGH — Three incumbents were re-elected Nov. 4 to the Board of Trustees of the Scarborough Sanitary District. Chairman Jason Greenleaf, clerk Charles Andreson, and Robert McSorley were re-elected with 5,942, 4,308 and 5,407 votes, respectively.  Newcomer Ronal...

  • Incumbents hold Scarborough School Board seats

  • GOP House wins: Timmons over Denno, Chace unseats Graham

    CUMBERLAND — Republican Mike Timmons narrowly defeated Democrat Dale Denno, 2,472 to 2,446, Tuesday to win the state House District 45 seat. Meanwhile, Durham Republican Paul Chace unseated Rep. Anne Graham, D-North Yarmouth, 2,503 to 2,295, in House District 46. Timmons and D...