Articles by Will Graff


Falmouth bans bow hunting on some town properties

By Will Graff on Sept. 24, 2013, at 2:33 p.m.
Crews clean up after a three-alarm fire on Wharf Street gutted the basements of several businesses early Thursday, Sept. 19.

‘How do you get that smell out?’: Business, building owners take stock after Old Port fire

By Will Graff on Sept. 20, 2013, at 10:02 a.m.

‘Duped’ parent among 12 cited in recent Falmouth underage drinking cases

By Will Graff on Sept. 17, 2013, at 6:36 p.m.

Boy apprehended in connection with attack on 6-year-old girl in South Portland

By Will Graff on Sept. 17, 2013, at 2:33 p.m.

Falmouth delays action on $930,000 plan to address mold, rodent waste and other problems at Town Hall

By Will Graff on Sept. 11, 2013, at 2:37 p.m.
Architect Scott Simons discusses conceptual designs for the expansion and renovation of Falmouth Memorial Library on Tuesday in the Russell Room of the library.

Falmouth gets three designs, $5 million cost estimate for library project

By Will Graff on Sept. 11, 2013, at 2:02 p.m.
Dr. James Koelbl, founding dean of University of New England's new College of Dental Medicine, shows images of the training equipment to be used in the school's proposed $14.5 million Patient Care Center on June 19, 2012. The College of Dental Medicine campus on Stevens Avenue opened last week, with an inaugural class of 64 students.

Maine’s first dental school hopes to increase number of rural dentists

By Will Graff on Sept. 03, 2013, at 10:42 a.m.

Portland schools to lease former Falmouth school building

By Will Graff on Aug. 28, 2013, at 8:20 a.m.
Portland Adult Education temporarily moved its academic classes into a former elementary school building on Douglass Circle nearly 27 years ago.

Delay continues on new home for Portland Adult Education

By Will Graff on Aug. 21, 2013, at 9:07 a.m.

New leader picked for Catherine McAuley High School in Portland

By Will Graff on Aug. 16, 2013, at 2:49 p.m.

Portland study: Add school administrators, ‘balance’ salaries

By Will Graff on Aug. 14, 2013, at 9:04 a.m.
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Retiring Portland school board leaders advocate for building upgrades

By Will Graff on Aug. 13, 2013, at 2:50 p.m.
Falmouth Town Hall is undergoing regular maintenance on its front steps, Tuesday, Aug. 6, but more renovations could be on the horizon. According to a new report, the building needs more than $900,000 in renovations.

Mold, rodent waste in Falmouth Town Hall create need for $930,000 in renovations

By Will Graff on Aug. 08, 2013, at 11:11 a.m.

Projects to promote walking in Portland on track for completion before schools reopen

By Will Graff on Aug. 05, 2013, at 2:56 p.m.
The Wal-Mart on U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth Tuesday, July 30, with the empty, former Regal Cinemas at the far end of the building. Wal-Mart is not moving forward with plans to expand the store from 92,000 square feet to 124,000 square feet.

Wal-Mart cancels expansion in Falmouth

By Will Graff on Aug. 01, 2013, at 7:59 a.m.
 Portland Superintendent of Schools Emmanuel Caulk reads the "summer pledge" to kids at a July 24 Deering Oaks Park event promoting the city's summer meals program as Slugger, the Portland Sea Dogs mascot, lends a paw. The pledge encourages kids to eat right, exercise and learn throughout the summer.

Participation in Portland schools’ summer meals program doubles

By Will Graff on July 30, 2013, at 11:58 a.m.
Presumpscot Elementary School in Portland.

Citywide vote on $39.9 million Portland school rehab project unlikely until June 2014

By Will Graff on July 29, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.

Portland school officials seek August vote on spending added state aid

By Will Graff on July 23, 2013, at 12:13 p.m.
 Clint and Andrea Goodenow of Freeport attempt to shut the lid on a bin full of the invasive species known as green crabs caught Monday as part of a trapping experiment in the Harraseeket River.

As green crab invasion takes toll on Maine clams, researchers worry that lobsters are next victim

By Will Graff on July 09, 2013, at 12 p.m.

Teens charged after allegedly squatting in Falmouth summer home, burglarizing others

By Will Graff on July 01, 2013, at 2:04 p.m.