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  • Portland opens electric vehicle charge station

    PORTLAND — Electric vehicle owners can now get charged up at the Elm Street parking garage. Two Level II chargers are now in service at the garage, with one reserved for the city's Nissan Leaf. Vehicle batteries can recharge in four to five hours at the station, City Hall spokeswoman...

  • Libbytown future topic of Portland workshop

    PORTLAND — Growth in Libbytown along outer Congress Street will be the topic of a Dec. 11 public workshop at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress St. The 6 p.m. workshop is part of the larger Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System Land Use and Transit Technical Assistance...

  • Falmouth harbor moorings may be left vacant, despite waiting list of 180 boaters

    FALMOUTH — Although 100 or more mooring holders are not expected to renew this year, the allotment of vacant moorings offered by the town will not be made available to any of the 100 boaters on its waiting list. Police Chief Edward Tolan delivered the news in a presentation to th...

  • Freeport Town Council approves $9.7M municipal budget

    FREEPORT — The Town Council Tuesday night approved a $9.7 million municipal budget for fiscal 2010, including more than $14,400 for a Web site coordinator in the final hour. The budget passed 6-1 without the support of Councilor Charlotte Bishop. "This doesn't fee... 1

  • 3 Yarmouth council candidates, 2 seats; School Board uncontested

    YARMOUTH — Three candidates are vying for two Town Council seats in the June election, but only one would be a newcomer to the council. Steve Woods, a member of the Planning Board, is running against incumbent long-time Councilor Erving Bickford and Carl Winslow, who is trying to return to t... 1

  • Falmouth council nixes workforce housing plan

    FALMOUTH — After establishing a commission a year ago to pursue an affordable housing development on town-owned property, the Town Council Tuesday killed the proposal. Although councilors praised the Workforce Housing Commission and Developers Collaborative for their work, most ha...

  • SAD 51 voters deadlock on school budget

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 officials are expected to recount ballots after Cumberland and North Yarmouth voters combined for a tie in the school budget validation referendum Tuesday. There aren't many ballots to recount: turnout in both towns was around 10 perc...

  • Freeport to host 8th Women's Ride for Heart Health

    FREEPORT — The eighth annual, all-women bike ride to promote heart health is scheduled to start on Sunday, May 31, at 9 a.m. The Bicycle Coalition of Maine will sponsor the event, and it will begin at L.L. Bean's Casco Conference Center on Casco Street in Freeport. Debora Ladne...

  • Memorial Day march

    Parade Marshal Howard Chadbourne II salutes the flag as Portland-area Girl Scouts and Brownies march past the reviewing stand on Monday during the city's Memorial Day Parade on Congress Street.

  • Teacher's wet

    Sixth-grade math teacher Sarah Gavitt takes one for the team last week in a dunk tank fundraiser put on by students in Moore Middle School's Invisible Children Club. The students raised money for a lunch program in a school attended by their pen pals in Malawi, Africa. (Michael Barriault photo)