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  • TD Beach to Beacon 10K adds $23K for fastest Americans

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Dunkin' Donuts is now a sponsor of the TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race and will add $23,000 in prize money. The 18th annual race will be held this year on Aug. 1. The prize money from t...

  • Harpswell report says rising sea threatens town roads

    HARPSWELL — Some of the town's critical infrastructure is vulnerable to rising seas, according to a new report. The report, "Harpswell Coastal Flooding Risk Assessment," prepared by the Midcoast Council of Governments, is the culmination of a project started in January. A...

  • Falmouth 'birding by ear' a hit with visually impaired Mainers

    FALMOUTH — We see them flying, perching on telephone lines, and nesting in trees. It seems everywhere we go, no matter what the season, birds are all around us. But if you listen, can you tell them apart? And what if that was your only way to identify them? A recent partnershi...

  • Progress on McAuley zone in Portland, as 'Midtown' project stalls

    PORTLAND — A verbal agreement between neighbors and developers could ease tensions over development on Stevens Avenue. The compromise to reduce the number of housing units at the proposed McAuley Woods comes as developers of the Somerset Street site known as Midtown face a potential ...

  • Falmouth police suspect spillover from Portland car break-ins

    FALMOUTH —  A series of car burglaries along the Portland border have police asking residents to lock their cars and report suspicious activity after dark. The break-ins, which have mostly occurred off Allen Avenue near Ledgewood Drive, have all happened late at...

  • Cumberland County district attorney wants Portland landlord to accept plea deal after fatal fire

    PORTLAND — Accept a plea agreement, or possibly face prosecution. Those are the choices facing landlord Gregory Nisbet, Cumberland County District Attorney Stephanie Anderson said Monday. "We feel he is at least partially responsible for the deaths of those six young people," ...

  • Portland proposals advance for minimum wage increase

    PORTLAND — Efforts to enact minimum or "livable" wage ordinances in the city will progress next month and possibly Nov. 3. A bill that would have banned municipalities from setting their own minimum wages failed in the Maine House Monday by a 83-60 vote. The bill, requested by Gov. P...

  • Falmouth prepares for Hat Trick Drive improvements

    FALMOUTH — The town has hired Scott Dugas Trucking & Excavating to begin long-anticipated construction work on Hat Trick Drive. Town Manager Nathan Poore said three bids came in, ranging from $468,000 to $545,000, and Dugas' was "the low b...

  • 'Seeds sown, weeds to pull': Portland memorial decries racism, violence

    PORTLAND — An estimated 1,300 people gathered at Merrill Auditorium on Monday to honor the victims of the June 17 shootings at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina. The "Lift Every Voice and Sing" service organized by the city, the Portland branch of the NAACP, Portland&r...

  • Portland, Caulk await word about Kentucky school chief job

    PORTLAND — School Department officials are waiting to learn if Superintendent of Schools Emmanuel Caulk will leave for a school district job in Kentucky. On Friday, the department announced Caulk is one of two finalists for superintendent of the 40,000-student Fayette County Public S...