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SCARBOROUGH — Following two years of negotiations and a 5-2 final vote, the Town Council Wednesday decided to discontinue a 19th-century beach access path in order to preserve... [Read More]
BRUNSWICK — Ahead of a public forum next week, the Brunswick School Board discussed a draft budget Wednesday that proposes a 5.26 percent tax increase. Also... [Read More]
BRUNSWICK — A branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide a $1.5 million loan to help Diversified Communications finance a 1.5-megawatt solar array at Brunswick... [Read More]
Bangor Savings sets starting wage at $15 Bangor Savings Bank has raised the minimum rate it pays employees in all positions to $15 per hour,... [Read More]
Arrests 3/12 at 1:12 a.m. Kevin A. Maguire, 54, of Lewiston, was arrested on Cedar Street by Officer Brent Ross on a charge of criminal trespass. 3/12... [Read More]
Baxter Academy excels at robotics competition Baxter Academy for Technology and Science's robotics team, the Outliers, won its opening weekend of alliance play at FIRST... [Read More]
Falmouth's Mollie Fitzpatrick and Scarborough's Alyssa Hulst helped Norwich University to the Division III women's hockey national championship last weekend. Fitzpatrick, a Chever…... [Read More]
Yarmouth senior Cooper May, joined by his parents, receives the Evans Spear Award as the outstanding senior player in Class B South at last weekend's... [Read More]
YARMOUTH — The History Center will celebrate its fifth anniversary on the banks of the Royal River on Saturday, March 31.  The celebration will take place... [Read More]
With numerous snow days this winter, including two last week, the Portland Public Schools could be in session well into June to make up the... [Read More]
Two men have been indicted on several charges stemming from traffic accidents in the city last fall. On March 12, Matthew A. Dickson, 23, of 800... [Read More]
Attention aficionados of Maine's Americana musical artists: Two different local acts are playing this weekend in Portland. On Friday, fiddle wiz Erica Brown and her... [Read More]
The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors postponed its March 19 meeting to March 26. The district's draft fiscal 2019 budget, originally to be... [Read More]
PORTLAND — The Illustration Institute has received a $200,000 matching grant to help the organization buy the Peaks Island property used for its residency program. Institute Creative Director... [Read More]
The use of body cameras by city police will be discussed in community forums Wednesday, March 21, and Thursday, March 22. The March 21 forum... [Read More]
PORTLAND — Two open houses on extending rail service from Portland to Lewiston-Auburn will be held next week. The first is scheduled for 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday,... [Read More]
Slugger the Sea Dog sports a shamrock blazer Saturday, March 17, as he leads the Claddagh Mhor Pipe Band down Commercial Street in Portland during... [Read More]
Hello, and welcome to Mainewhile. "What," you are undoubtedly asking yourself, "is 'Mainewhile'?" Mainewhile is an every-other-week exploration of life in these parts through a... [Read More]
In her Capitol Notebook column last week, Marian McCue made a compelling case that the ongoing problems at the Department of Health and Human Services... [Read More]
As a clinical social worker, I am deeply concerned about the delays in the progress toward MaineCare expansion and the implications for the health of... [Read More]
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