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  • Pro bowling rolls into Portland

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

  • 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. ...

  • Scarborough man arrested for Portland burglary

    PORTLAND — A Scarborough man was being held Thursday on $25,000 cash bail at Cumberland County Jail, facing burglary and drug charges after his arrest Tuesday by city police. Lt. James Sweatt said Shane Cook, 23, whose home address was not released, was charged with Class C burglary ...

  • Cape Elizabeth school budget could rise 2.6%

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The school superintendent's proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 includes an increase of just over $600,000, or 2.6 percent. Superintendent Meredith Nadeau on Wednesday presented a projected total budget of more than $23.8 million to the School Board. She...

  • South Portland weighs ways to keep Thornton Heights corner green

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors and citizens took the first steps Monday night toward deciding what to do with the 2.3-acre parcel of city land at the corner of Main and Westbrook Streets. Most options they discussed, including creation of a conservation easement, would eventua...

  • Cape Elizabeth's new keeper of the cane

    Cape Elizabeth resident Seth White was presented the Boston Post Cane on Feb. 26, his 102nd birthday. The cane has been passed down to the oldest resident in town since 1909; White being the 22nd recipient. The award was previously held by George Baker, who died Jan. 23 at 102. The holder of the ...

  • Maine DOT eyes Brunswick-Topsham bridge improvements

    TOPSHAM — Depending on availability of funding, improvements to the Frank J. Wood Bridge could go out to bid in 2018. The Maine Department of Transportation on Wednesday hosted a preliminary public meeting – which filled a community room at the Topsham Public Library ...

  • Brunswick restricts boat moorings, may add fee

    BRUNSWICK — Boaters who want to moor in local waters this summer will have to register with the town by June 1, and may ultimately pay annual registration fees, under a new ordinance unanimously approved Monday by the Town Council. The new law allows one mooring for each boat ow...

  • South Portland hires sustainability coordinator

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Julie Rosenbach has been selected to fill the revived position of city sustainability coordinator. Rosenbach worked for the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., as an environmental protection specialist liaison between the agency and other federa...

  • Harpswell selectmen set Town Meeting warrant

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen on Feb. 19 set the agenda for the annual Town Meeting. The meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m., March 14, at the Harpswell Community School, 308 Harpswell Islands Road. Whether the town should sell the West Harpswell School to Harpswell Coastal ...