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  • Brunswick change is coming

    Oliver Casey, 5, of Brunswick, helps the staff at Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union pour contributed coins into a counter at the Brunswick branch on Friday, Feb. 27. The credit union and Gelato Fiasco combined to create a Curtis Memorial Library fundraiser where kids used empty gelato jars a...

  • South Portland rail yard sought for LPG terminal

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Rigby Yard could become the site of a liquid petroleum gas storage facility to serve Maine and much of southern New England.  NGL Supply Terminal Co., a subsidiary of Tulsa, Oklahoma-based NGL Energ...

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    FALMOUTH — The University of Maine Cooperative Extension in Cumberland County hosted its fourth annual Backyard Locavore Day in Falmouth and surrounding communities on Aug. 12.

  • SMCC gets medical device manufacturing grant

    BRUNSWICK — Continuing a long-time tradition of working with local employers to provide workforce training, a grant from the Maine Quality Center will allow Southern Maine Community College (SMCC) to provide training in the growing field of medical device manufacturing. “T...

  • SP councilors agree to continue benefits discussion

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After about two hours of bruised feelings and extended clarifications, city councilors reached a consensus Monday about their compensation and health insurance. They agreed to have another workshop, scheduled for Aug. 27,  to look into how councilors are compens...

  • Two women indicted in South Portland cases

    SOUTH PORTLAND — An alleged housing scam and a bank robbery in the city resulted last week in the indictments of two women by a Cumberland County grand jury. Jamilee Kus, 29, of Waterville, was indicted on a Class B robbery charge for allegedly holding up a TD Bank branch at 250 Main...

  • Cape Elizabeth council approves house demolition, per diem allowance for rescue team

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A vacant house near the Thomas Memorial Library will be torn down following a Town Council vote Monday, authorizing the town manager to demolish the house. The demolition of the house at 7 Holman Road will cost about $15,000. The house has been vacant for years and i...

  • Gerzofsky nominated for Defense award

    BRUNSWICK — Senator Stan Gerzofsky recently called his nomination for the 2012 Defense Community Award (Policymaker/Elected Official of the Year) a “true honor.” The award honors leadership and the creation of partnerships between defense communities and the communit...

  • Home and business damaged in South Portland fire

    South Portland Police Sgt. Steve Webster (also the city fire inspector), and Deputy Fire Chief James Wilson view damage caused by an early morning fire at 554 Main St. on Wednesday. The building in the Thornton Heights was destroyed by a fire reported at 4:15 a.m. Fire Chief Kevin Guimond...

  • Ohio-based company seeks Congress Square Plaza go-ahead

    PORTLAND — For the third time, the owner of the Eastland Park Hotel will attempt to win city approval for a proposed overhaul of neighboring Congress Square Plaza.