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  • Film about Cape-Rumford rivalry to debut at Waterville festival

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A documentary film telling the story of two very different Maine towns and their people will have its world premiere at the Maine International Film Festival in Waterville. "The Rivals" was filmed by Lone Wolf Documentary Group of South Portland and Hollywood. The...

  • Officer graduates with highest-ever score

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Police Officer Rory Diffin graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's basic law enforcement training program last month at the top of his class. Diffin, a one-year veteran of the department, was one of 53 graduates of this year's program, and earned the h...

  • Cape Elizabeth school budget opponents' claims questioned

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A citizen group claiming to provide "analysis and research for accurate decision making" on town budgets and projects has distributed inaccurate information about the school budget. A flier titled "Vote no, too high and don't compromise on the schoo...

  • School budget squeaks past Cape Elizabeth council, heads to voters

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council narrowly approved the School Board's $20 million budget proposal, allowing taxpayers to vote on the 1.1 percent spending increase. Combined with municipal and county figures, the property tax rate would increase 0.6 percent, or 11 cents per $1,000...

  • Cape panel reviews $2.6M in possible energy-saving projects, including new high school

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town's Alternative Energy Committee began review Tuesday of a town-wide energy audit that recommends $2.6 million in possible renovations. The committee is scheduled to meet in a workshop with the Town Council May 14, when it plans to have a prioritized list o...

  • Drug, alcohol survey reveals disturbing trends for Cape Elizabeth, S. Portland, Scarborough students

    CAPE ELIZABETH — An incident involving alcohol consumption by high school students at this year's state drama festival briefly put the problem of teenage drinking back in the spotlight. But a new survey of students suggests the underlying problem is unlikely to fade as quickly as...

  • Art for all

    Cape Elizabeth's Pond Cove and Middle School halls were filled with students, parents and community members Wednesday for the third annual Arts Night. There were performances by middle school drummers, the Jazz Band and Pond Cove Arts Night Choir. Maine College of Art students and other visiting ar...

  • Cape Elizabeth Police Beat

    Arrests 4/23 at 12:05 a.m. Emma Hockmuth, 18, of Beach Bluff Terrace, was arrested by Officer Christopher Burgess on a charge of operating under the influence. 4/24 at 4:30 a.m. Anthony Welch, 19, of Two Lights Road, w...

  • Cape Elizabeth landmark Jonesy's has new owner

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After more than 60 years of Jones family ownership, Jonesy's on Ocean House Road has been sold. The Mobil gas station and convenience store will remain open and retain its name under the new ownership of Bangor-based R.H. Foster. Gregg Jones, whose fat...

  • Cape schools host Arts Night

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The third annual Arts Night will be held Wednesday, April 29, from 7-8:30 p.m., and for the first time will feature students from Pond Cove Elementary in addition to the middle school. Community members are invited to view student art in the halls of both schools,...