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Freeport gives green light to revised plan for METRO bus service

FREEPORT, Maine — The Town Council on Tuesday accepted a revised plan proposed by the Greater Portland Transit District for bus service north of Portland. …

Traffic stop in Gray results in drug arrest

GRAY, Maine — An early Tuesday morning traffic stop in Gray for speeding escalated to a case of multiple charges against a Massachusetts woman, the …
Penny Jordan is a fourth-generation farmer. She started The Farm Stand in South Portland to keep her Cape Elizabeth farm solvent for the next generation.

A farm-to-table neighborhood market emerges in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A bumper crop of tomatoes from Martha Washingtons to romas shine like jewels from wooden bins. Blueberry pies from Portland’s Two …
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Volunteers spruce up gardens at Paul Hazelton House I and II

SACO, Maine — On the most beautiful day of the summer, employees of USI Insurance Services had the choice of office work or weeding, digging, …

Spectra, Northeast Utilities partner on $3 billion project to bring more natural gas to New England

PORTLAND, Maine — The Houston-based Spectra Energy announced Tuesday that Northeast Utilities, New England’s largest electric utility, plans to be a co-investor in a $3 …
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October 4: Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Thornton Academy

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Garland Auditorium, 438 Main Street, Saco, Maine For more information: 602-4460; thorntonacademy.org/athletics SACO—Thornton Academy is …
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Portland officer sued over arrest of Bar Harbor couple videotaping police action

PORTLAND, Maine — A civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against a city police officer on behalf of a Bar Harbor couple who was …
Diane Tousignant
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Saco and Biddeford Savings promotes Diane Tousignant

SACO, Maine – Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution recently promoted Diane Tousignant, an Old Orchard Beach native, to Vice President. Tousignant joined SBSI in 2010 as the …
A car pulls enters Babb's Bridge from the Gorham side on Tuesday. The bridge, which joins Gorham and Windham over the Preumpscot River, recently had holes cut in the roof by vandals wanting to jump into the river.

Vandals cut holes in roof of landmark covered bridge in Windham

WINDHAM, Maine — A well-known local landmark in Windham has been vandalized. Someone cut holes in the roof of the Babb’s Covered Bridge, which has …

Kittery man charged with stealing credit card

YORK, Maine — York police have charged a 31-year-old Kittery man with theft, misuse of a credit card and forgery for allegedly stealing a credit …
Portland Mayor-elect Michael Brennan speaks to a reporter in front of City Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011, in Portland.

Portland mayor won’t push for higher minimum wage for tipped workers; council could see proposal next month

PORTLAND, Maine — Mayor Michael Brennan last week said a proposed ordinance to raise the minimum wage in the city might be vetted next week …

Portland businesses tell CBS 13 they never agreed to AARP coupons distributed in their name

PORTLAND, Maine — Consumers love coupons. Research shows more than 70 percent of us use them. But several Portland business owners say they’re confused about …
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Envision Maine Summit

Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: …

Police say bicyclist hit by car in Portland may have been drinking

PORTLAND, Maine — A bicyclist who was hit by a …
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