January 11, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

Cape’s ZBA could need tweaking

CAPE ELIZABETH — Community service isn’t always pretty.  That’s the message that comes through notably for any observers in the audience of zoning board of appeals meetings in Cape Elizabeth, the last three of which have averag More...

News Updates

Community

Council addresses New Year business with caution

SOUTH PORTLAND – The South Portland City Council came into its special workshop on Monday, Jan. More...

First ever conference for small businesses scheduled

Southern Maine Community College will host its firstever Launch or Grow Small Business Success Conference Friday, Jan. 25, featuring area business leaders sharing their expertise on everything from funding to branding.  More...

A Window on the Past

The Oxbow Diner

Our Window on the Past this week again comes from a collection of photographs brought to us by John Plunkett and Lou Maguire. This image is believed to be circa 1954 showing the building once occupied by the Oxbow Diner at 174 Main St.  More...

Police Notes

South Portland Police

Dec. 28   Chantel Deschambault, 22, of Windham, was summonsed at 3:30 p.m. on Maine Mall Road for theft by deception.  A 16-year-old female from Scarborough was summonsed at 6:52 p.m. on Philbrook Avenue for theft by unauthorized taking. More...

Cape Elizabeth Police

Jan. 2   Allan L. Martin, 73, of Cape Elizabeth, was taken into custody on a warrant at 8:35 a.m. on Pulpit Rock Road.  Jan. 4   More...

School officials brace for cuts from state aid

AUGUSTA – Gov. Paul LePage issued a curtailment order Dec. 27 that will force schools around Maine to cut $12.58 million by June 30. More...

Guns turned in to PDs

SOUTH PORTLAND – The mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. spurred a discussion of gun control and firearm safety nationwide. More...

Letters

The removal of some political signs is overdue

To the editor:   Maine law (Title 23 MRSA, §1913-A) requires that political campaign signs located on public rights-of-way be removed no later than one week after the election.  More...

Reader was refused medical treatment

To the editor:   I never thought I’d share my diagnosis in the newspaper, but if I don’t tell my story, who will? More...

City’s HolidayFest was quite a success

To the editor:   More...

People

Neighbors

Teacher heads to Uruguay

By Jack Flagler  Staff Writer   The last time Susan Dana taught in a foreign country, the world was a different place.  More...

Pet of the Week

This is Freddie. He loves treats, cat nip and cat naps. His owners are Amy King and Kevin Richards of South Portland. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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