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  • President of Cheverus High School in Portland takes college VP post

    PORTLAND — The president of Cheverus High School is leaving to become vice president for mission at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Rev. William R. Campbell, who has been the Ocean Avenue high school's president since 2008, announced Thursday, Nov....

  • Portland school chief gets 3-year contract extension

    PORTLAND — Superintendent of Schools Emmanuel Caulk has had his contract extended to June 30, 2019. The School Board unanimously approved the three-year extension Nov. 18. Caulk's previous contract ran to 2016. The extension includes a 1 percent cost-of-living increa...

  • South Portland voters get nearly $40M school budget

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors on Monday approved the School Board's $39.9 million operating budget for the next school year and sent the budget to a May 15 referendum.  While the City Council passed the budget, it didn't do so without dissent. The council voted 5-2, with Coun...

  • Renovation, construction begins at South Portland High School

    A ceremonial groundbreaking for the $41.5 million renovation and new construction at South Portland High School on Monday, May 7, included Dan Robbins, left, and Dan Cecil of Harriman Associates, the project's architecture firm; students Gabriella Ferrell and Morrigan Turner, members of the SPHS ...

  • Family releases psych evaluation of embattled Brunswick Rep. Cornell du Houx

    BRUNSWICK — State Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx is not suffering from any serious psychological symptoms or syndromes, according to a statement by a psychologist who met with the lawmaker a dozen times over a recent three-month period. Margo Thurston, a state-licensed psychologist who co...

  • South Portland appeals School Board member's civil rights victory

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city is appealing a decision by a Maine Superior Court judge that overturned a city policy barring municipal employees from seeking election to the School Board. The city filed the necessary paperwork Tuesday to appeal the decision to the Maine Supreme Judicial C...

  • Councilor: 120 Navy families coming to Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — About 120 U.S. Navy families will be coming to the community as part of a precommissioning crew at Bath Iron Works, Town Councilor David Watson announced Monday. "Starting this time next year, there'll... 1

  • First home sells at new McKeen Street Landing in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — On May 3, developer George Schott closed on a deal with the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority to purchase 240 acres of land beneath hundreds of houses that he already owned on what is being called McKeen Street Landing, part of the former Brunswick Naval Air Station....

  • Brunswick discontinues war hero's imaginary street

    BRUNSWICK — In an intriguing example of the sometimes-tenuous relationship between people and reality, the Town Council on Monday unanimously voted to do away with a 105-year-old street that existed only in the imagination of a long-dead war hero. "It's a street that doesn't exist," ...

  • Topsham veterinarian goes to the dogs in Afghanistan

    TOPSHAM — Susan Chadima's life as a veterinarian includes her practice on quiet Foreside Road and on war-torn streets in Afghanistan. Chadima, who founded the Androscoggin Animal Hospital in 1985, will talk about her experiences at the Topsham Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May...