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  • Portland taps police chief to replace acting city manager

    PORTLAND — Police Chief Michael Sauschuck has been nominated as acting city manager. The announcement was made Friday by Mayor Michael Brennan and the City Council. The nomination will be voted on at the April 27 City Council meeting. Sauschuck's appointment would take effect ...

  • Falmouth business owner accused of engaging in prostitution

    FALMOUTH — A New York woman has been charged with engaging in prostitution at a business licensed to provide Korean acupressure therapy. Hyesun Kim, 48, of Flushing, New York, owns Ace Asian Therapy at 367 U.S. Route 1. Falmouth police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Securit...

  • Pro bowling rolls into Portland

    Professional bowler Chris Barnes lets one roll Sunday at Bayside Bowl in Portland during a two-day team event of 40 professional bowlers competing for a $250,000 prize purse from...

  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • Tony's Donut Shop leaves South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Saturday, March 21, was the last day for Tony's Donut Shop, the popular bakery at 1095 Broadway. Owner Rick Fornier instead plans to expand the original Tony's operation, at 9 Bolton St. in Portland. That shop was opened in 1965 by Fornier's father, Anton...

  • Perspective tempers South Portland debate over Pledge of Allegiance

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The faculty leadership team at South Portland High School was expected to make a decision by the end of this week on a student-led proposal to alter how the Pledge of Allegiance is recited each morning. Senior Class President Lily SanGiovanni, Vice President Mor...

  • Cape Elizabeth teen hopes to ride lemonade to the top

    CAPE ELIZABETH — While most 15-year-olds get summer jobs at grocery stores or pizza places, Nat Jordan has decided to do something a little more entrepreneurial. The Cape Elizabeth High School sophomore is starting his own business, LemonCycle, and plans to launch it this summer in P...

  • Proposed South Portland school budget cuts fuel debate

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Public outcry has begun over program and staff cuts proposed in next year's school budget. The nearly $46 million spending proposal incl...

  • After day-long hearing, Brunswick train barn proposal up to DEP

    BRUNSWICK — Advocates and opponents of a proposed railroad maintenance and layover facility presented arguments to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday on a storm water management permit sought by the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority. The nearl...

  • Iconic Falmouth Foreside market to be sold

    FALMOUTH — Town Landing Market, a Foreside fixture since the late 1800s, will be sold next week after almost 20 years under the same owner. Dan Groves, who has owned the Foreside Road store since 1996, is selling it to MaryBeth Bachman, a Falmouth High School nurse. The sale is expec...