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  • Portland's Christmas tree goes the distance

    A tractor-trailer climbs to the top of Deering Avenue in Portland on Thursday morning on its way to delivering its payload: a Christmas tree for Monument Square. City worker Jay Ash-Cuthbert, left, walks alongside the truck to lift any low-hanging utility lines out of the way, while police keep t...

  • Cape councilors make communication a goal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met Tuesday to discuss a wide range of goals for the year ahead. A consistent theme in the workshop discussion was the need for more effective communication, from the councilors to the public, the public to councilors, or members of the public w...

  • Cape Elizabeth incumbent Millett re-elected in Senate District 29

    CAPE ELIZABETH — First-term incumbent state Sen. Rebecca Millett was re-elected Nov. 4 in Senate District 29. Millett received 9,897 votes in the former District 7, which includes all of Cape Elizabeth and South Portland, and coastal Scarborough. Republican William De Sena rec...

  • Scarborough voters split on bonds

    SCARBOROUGH — Voters opted for one of two bonding initiatives on Tuesday. According to The Portland Press Herald, residents approved the borrowing of up to $585,000 for the purchase of a new fire truck,but voted against borrowing approximately $439,500 to conduct a town-wide...

  • 2 Scarborough councilors lose re-election bids

    SCARBOROUGH — Voters ousted incumbent Town Councilors Richard Sullivan and James Benedict on Nov. 4. They elected former Councilor Shawn Babine with 4,340 votes, Peter Hayes with 4,280 and incumbent Councilor Katherine St. Clair with 4,026. Sullivan and Benedict received ...

  • Sterling, Parker unseat Larkins on RSU 5 board

    FREEPORT — Newcomer Lindsay Sterling and incumbent Beth Parker won the two seats Tuesday on the Regional School Unit 5 Board of Directors. Sterling received 2,010 votes and Parker received 1,901. Incumbent Nelson Larkins, who had been on the board for five years, lost his seat...

  • Tepler wins 3-way race in state House District 54

    TOPSHAM — Democrat Denise Tepler defeated Republican Kim Talbot and Green Independent Daniel Stromgren Tuesday to secure the state House District 54 seat vacated by Rep. Andrew Mason, D-Topsham. Tepler, of Homeplace, received 2,217 votes, followed by 2,130 by West Schoolhouse Crossin...

  • Ross re-elected to Portland Water District

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Wayne Ross was re-elected Nov. 4 to the Portland Water District Board of Trustees. Ross received 12,464 votes in an uncontested election for one of two seats representing South Portland and Cape Elizabeth. Ross has lived in South Portland for 35 year...

  • Durham man unseats North Yarmouth incumbent in state House 46 seat

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Durham Republican Paul Chace Tuesday defeated Rep. Anne Graham, D-North Yarmouth, 2,295 to 1,662, in a run for the state House of Representatives. The candidates ran in House District 46, a redrawn district that include...

  • Cape Elizabeth approves $4M bond for library renovation

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Thomas Memorial Library will be renovated with funding from a $4 million bond. Voters on Nov. 4 approved the borrowing proposal, 3,587 to 1,798. Town Councilor and library building committee Chairwoman Molly MacAuslan said she is very happy with the outcome.