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BBCH and Ronald McDonald House celebrate 20 Years

PORTLAND, Maine — The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and the Ronald McDonald House are celebrating their 20th anniversary in a partnership that …
Chris Dumais, South Portland's information technology director, describes the path a new fiber-optic broadband Internet network will take through the city's downtown on Sept. 22, 2014.

First segment of South Portland’s fiber-optic Internet service debuts

The city is rolling out fiber-optic Internet service that will allow some businesses and residents to share data at “gigabit-per-second” speed. …

Local Author Brenda Buchanan to Speak at Westbrook Library June 4

Thursday, June 4, 2015 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Walker Memorial Library, 800 Main Street, Westbrook, Maine For more information: 207-837-0262; brendabuchananwrites.com WESTBROOK, Maine …
Mercy Hospital

Mercy Hospital to lay off 45, close Westbrook addiction center

PORTLAND | Mercy Hospital announced Wednesday it will close its addiction recovery center in Westbrook and transfer services to its State Street location. The …

Maine School of Law student takes second in writing contest

SCHAUMBURG, Illinois — The American Veterinary Medical Association has announced the winners of the inaugural Animal Law Writing Contest, a program designed to encourage law students to …

US Coast Guard probing Piscataqua River oil spill

SOUTH PORTLAND | The U.S. Coast Guard and other officials are working Wednesday to clean oily water that discharged into the Piscataqua River on …

All-Star Comedy Benefit for Bluestocking Film Series June 4 at The Empire

Thursday, June 4, 2015 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: The Empire, 575 Congress Street, Portland, Maine For more information: bluestockingfilms.com PORTLAND, Maine – The …
Jenn Thompson, Portland Buy Local brand ambassador

Portland Buy Local Announces Jennifer Thompson as Brand Ambassador

PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Buy Local has recently hired Jennifer Thompson as brand ambassador. In this role, Thompson serves as the sole paid employee of …

Portland shooting victim remembered at vigil

Friends and family of shooting victim Trey Arsenault gathered at a basketball court in Westbrook on Tuesday evening to hold a vigil …

Topsham-area school district’s proposed budget cut by $1.2 million

Voters at the School Administrative District 75 budget meeting approved a $36.9 million budget for fiscal 2016, $1.2 million less than the …

Maine company’s challenge to ‘fire cider’ trademark sparks legal brouhaha

PORTLAND | A Massachusetts company holding the trademark to the term “fire cider” has …

Housing remains most likely reuse for former Portland school

The task force charged with finding a new use for the vacant …
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