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Juveniles charged in rash of South Portland burglaries

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Three juveniles have been charged in a rash of residential burglaries in the city spanning from July to late this month. …
Rachel Talbot Ross, head of the Portland branch of the NAACP, on Tuesday night welcomes nearly 120 attendees to a community discussion about Portland's response to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. The event was held at the Portland Public Library.

‘Nobody thinks it happens here’: Portland discussion about Ferguson draws 150

PORTLAND, Maine — Nearly 150 people turned out Tuesday evening for a community discussion about Portland’s response to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the …
Assistant city clerks Alice Kelley (left) and Karen Morrill accept petitions as marijuana advocates turn in 1,521 signatures seeking a legalization referendum at City Hall in South Portland in July.

Marijuana legalization advocates to turn in York petitions

YORK, Maine — Marijuana advocates will turn in the petitions necessary to overcome a Board of Selectmen vote and place a legalization referendum on the …

South Portland man faces 2½-year sentence for burglarizing dance studio

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — A South Portland man faces 2½ years in jail after burglarizing a dance studio in the city. Eugene Wilcox, 43, was …
University of Southern Maine sophomore Alex Weeman (center) and senior Eric Dubois (left) demonstrate the new cybersecurity lab's &quotvirtual coffee house," where websites  that look friendly aren't what they seem.

New USM laboratory lets students tackle real-world cybersecurity problems

PORTLAND, Maine — If the study of cybersecurity is the needle, the University of Southern Maine’s new closed-network computer lab will provide the haystack. That’s …
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Maine Warden Service officials recover marker bouts below the fall on the Presumpscot River in Westbrook on Thursday after finding the body of a man.

Westbrook police identify man who drowned in Presumpscot River

WESTBROOK, Maine — Police on Tuesday identified the victim of a Thursday drowning in the Presumpscot River as 35-year-old Christopher Jehlicka of Westbrook. Shortly after …
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With Freeport withdrawal vote looming, district hires pair to share superintendent’s duties

FREEPORT, Maine — After the resignation of the former superintendent and with Freeport’s withdrawal hanging in the balance, Regional School Unit 5 has hired two …
Co-owner Kathleen Pratt (left) coaxes a smile from son Claude for a Tandem Coffee team photo at their new Congress Street location in Portland on Monday. With Pratt is (from left) co-owner Will Pratt, managing partner Vien Dobui and baking manager Briana Holt.

‘Hi-Fi, not WiFi:’ In this old filling station, coffee and pie comes with a 1950s vibe

PORTLAND, Maine — “Brakes and shocks, our specialty.” These words emblazoned across the front entrance of 742 Congress Street will take on a new meaning …
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VNA SHINES LIGHT ON MAINE ARTISANS IN DRIVEN

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location: …
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ECO-FILM FEST KICKS OFF PORTLAND GREENFEST ON THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 4

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday, Sept. …
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