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  • 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...

  • Portland Polar Dip: C'mon in, the water's fine

    About 75 participants charge into the icy water at East End Beach on Saturday, March 14, during the 8th annual Portland Polar Dip. The event raised more than $10,000 for Camp Sunshine -- a 24-acre camp on Sebago Lake in Casco that provides free, year-round accommodations for children with li...

  • Man indicted in 2012 Yarmouth Hannaford break-in

    YARMOUTH — Charles Gardner, the man arrested in a 2012 burglary of the pharmacy at Hannaford supermarket on U.S. Route 1, has been indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury. An indictment is not a finding of guilt, but a finding that enough evidence exists to prosecute. ...

  • N. Yarmouth town budget could shrink 0.7%

    NORTH YARMOUTH — While the current draft of next year's municipal budget shows a decrease 0.72 percent, funds toward development of the village center could result in a significant increase. The preliminary $2.8 million town budget – which includes a Cumberland County tax, and ...

  • Falmouth man indicted on multiple theft charges

    FALMOUTH — A local man has been indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury on multiple theft and burglary charges. Henry Conley III, 43, was indicted relating to a series of vehicle break-ins along the Brook Road area, according to Police Lt. John Kilbride. Conley faces four Class C ...

  • Falmouth schools propose 5% budget hike

    FALMOUTH — The School Department is proposing a nearly 5 percent budget increase in the 2016 fiscal year, for a total of nearly $33.3 million. The projected impact on the school portion of town property ta...

  • 4 selectmen, School Committee seats open on Chebeague; Damon won't seek re-election

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — Selectman Donna Damon will not be seeking re-election in June. Nomination papers for the June 9 election are now available at the town office for four seats, two on the Board of Selectmen and two on the School Committee. They became available on Monday and are due ...

  • Portland City Council approves homeless shelter task force

    PORTLAND — The future of city homeless shelters will be examined and evaluated by a new task force created by a unanimous vote of city councilors Monday. Councilors also approved easements to allow installation of natural gas lines to the Portland Technology Park off Rand Road near t...

  • Falmouth student is crowned U.S. bread champ

    FALMOUTH — Parents pass a lot of things down to their children. For Jessica Grearson and her daughter Ellie Sapat, the inheritance includes a knack for winning cooking competitions. On March 10, Sapat was crowned U.S. youth champion at the