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  • Suicide victim's body found in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A man's body and a shotgun were found Tuesday in the woods along Cabela Boulevard, police reported Wednesday. Although the person – whose death was deemed a suicide – has been identified, police said, his name was being withheld until his family co...

  • The 8th councilor: South Portland's Russ Lunt is a City Hall fixture

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors come and go, but Russ Lunt is forever. Since his retirement from the Public Works department in 2012, where he worked for 34 years, Lunt, 57, has attended more than 100 City Council and Planning Board meetings and workshops. Just for kicks. ...

  • Keeping South Portland clean

    Mellie Flahaven, left, and daughter Claire collect trash along the shore at Thomas Knight Park in South Portland on Saturday, April 25, during the South Portland Land Trust's Earth Day Cleanup. Volunteers scoured parks, beaches, shorelines and trails throughout the city during the annual event, w...

  • Storm-drain troopers in Bath

    Leslie Trundy, left, June Jung, 8, and Elena Trundy, 9, paint a "Keep It Clean, Drains to River" message at a Front Street storm drain in Bath on Saturday, April 26, during the Community Storm Drain Stenciling event organized by the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust. The message is a reminder that what...

  • Yarmouth adds economic development advisory board

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council has formed an economic development advisory board to assist the town's new economic development director. Councilors on April 16 approved the board and appointed six members. They will work with Denise Clavette,

  • Camden publisher to buy Portland Press Herald, sister papers

    PORTLAND — Mid-coast businessman Reade Brower has reached a deal to purchase MaineToday Media, the newspaper group that owns the Portland Press Herald, the Maine Sunday Telegram, the Kennebec Journal and the Morning Sentinel. A memo sent to MaineToday Media staff late Tuesday confirm...

  • Yarmouth candidates running unopposed

    YARMOUTH — David Ray and Susan Stover are not seeking re-election to the School Committee in the upcoming June election. Nomination papers were due April 24 for two seats on Town Council, three seats on the School Committee, and one seat on the Water District Board of Trustees.

  • Regional School Unit 1 board to vote on budget

    BATH — The proposed budget for Regional School Unit 1 goes to a Board of Directors vote Monday, May 4, before being put in the hands of voters. The budget has remained unchanged after public hearings held April 6 and 27. Public support was expressed at both meetings for Phippsburg's ...

  • Freeport task force hopes to complete streets

    FREEPORT — To make streets safe and accessible for various modes of transportation, the Freeport Active Living Task Force is working on developing "complete streets." Complete streets accommodate vehicles like cars and buses, as well as pedestrians, bicyclists, and those going to and...

  • North Yarmouth, Cumberland have 1 contested election

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A two-way race for an open seat on the Board of Selectmen is the town's only contest in the upcoming June election. In Cumberland, meanwhile, there is no competition for any elected town office. Harold Stoddard of Smithwood Drive and Keith Thompson of Bryn Lan...