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Natural gas utility pledges to help Falmouth-area customers failed by defunct contractor

CUMBERLAND | The utility bringing natural gas service to Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth on Wednesday said it will reimburse customers for deposits they paid …

Berwick police investigating fatal accident

Local police are investigating a fatal traffic accident Wednesday afternoon on Route 9. Route 9, known locally as School Street, was closed …
Munjoy Hill residents are concerned that redevelopment of the Portland Company at 58 Fore St. will lead to taller buildings that block views of Portland Harbor.

Potential rezone of Portland Company complex re-ignites debate about building heights, water views

A waterfront stroll last week provided city Planning Board members and the public a chance to envision the future of the Portland …

Police name Keene man killed in Troy crushing incident

TROY, New Hampshire — Police released the name of a Keene man who died Monday when he was crushed beneath heavy equipment. Kenneth C. Valenti …

Landmark Scarborough restaurant to be converted into high-end market

The Dunstan School Restaurant, which served buffet-style, modestly priced meals for nearly 30 years in its namesake former schoolhouse, is being sold …

Cape Elizabeth school board reduces suspension times for failing athletes

The school board has changed its extracurricular activities eligibility criteria so students will endure less-severe punishments for academic failure. The policy …
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South Portland school superintendent steps down

Citing a desire to return to more classroom-oriented work, Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Godin will resign effective June 30, 2015. “I …
Jackson Caruso of Yarmouth volunteers with his family at the Portland nonprofit Preble Street in the snow on Wednesday, unloading a bus full of food. Preble Street runs a group of soup kitchens, shelters and a food pantry in the city.
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Storm adds anxiety but won’t stall efforts to serve holiday meals to hungry Mainers

PORTLAND | The threat of a storm expected to blanket the state with more than 6 inches of snow Wednesday and Thursday will not …

Former Freeport private school teacher pleads guilty to maintaining a Lewiston drug house

PORTLAND | A former world languages teacher at the Coastal School for Girls in Freeport pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to …

DA will review circumstances of Cape Elizabeth man’s death in trash compactor

Retired Cape Elizabeth public works director Herbert Dennison was killed Monday when he was knocked into a trash hopper/compactor at the …
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December programs for Job Seekers at York County CareerCenter

SPRINGVALE, Maine — The York County CareerCenter in Springvale continues its workshop programs for job seekers and …
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Portland CareerCenter mini job fair Dec. 3

PORTLAND, Maine — At least nine employers will be hiring at the Portland CareerCenter’s mini Job Fair noon-3 …
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Emergency parking ban on Westbrook streets overnight

WESTBROOK, Maine — Due to the forecast winter storm, a snow emergency parking ban will …
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Hospice social worker named Caregiver of the Year

PORTLAND, Maine — Hospice of Southern Maine announced that social worker Bonnie Cloukey, LCSW, has been …

With more people swapping landlines for cellphones, Scarborough finds its emergency call list outdated

With fewer people using landlines, police are trying to update the town’s …
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