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Biddeford proposes statewide sex offender changes

BIDDEFORD – The Biddeford City Council came out of executive session Tuesday, May 5, with a number of measures that address allegations of child sex abuse by two former Biddeford police officers.  One, Stephen M. More...

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Community

Sex offender restrictions depend on municipality

SOUTHERN MAINE – A man who used Facebook in recent months to accuse a former Biddeford police officer of sexually abusing him as a child has taken a new approach to using social media as a forum to confront abuse.  Matt Lauzon, a Boston re More...

Hummingbirds set to return

Backyard bird feeding enthusiasts are very excited because hummingbirds are due to arrive soon. More...

Rotarians help Maine’s veterans

In its continuing effort to assist Maine’s homeless veterans, the South Portland/ Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club has recently provided, through the Maine Veterans Affairs Offices, the following: 15 sets of pots/pans/utensils, 24 queen size bedding More...

City seeks outside advice on propane proposal

SOUTH PORTLAND — While the city seeks outside advice on the interpretation of rules regulating the storage of liquid propane gas, one South Portland city councilor is fighting to drag the question into the public arena in a council workshop ses More...

So. Maine property eyed for development

SCARBOROUGH – A Portland-based affordable housing company sees a piece of property in Scarborough that dates back to the early 1800s as the perfect place for a new housing facility. More...

Letters

Governor wrong in flexing muscles

To the editor: Ahh, the most (un)impressive and (dis)reputable Mr. Paul LePage has, once again, dropped his gubernatorial drawers for those businesses he continually woos; More...

Don’t cut funding to mental health services

To the editor: As a concerned citizen and community mental health volunteer, I am all too familiar with the limitations of the mental health system in Maine and across the nation More...

Solar power is not the way to go

To the editor: My wife and I recently indulged our wanderlust and used the occasion of our 10th wedding anniversary to visit my grandmother’s ancestral homeland of Germany. More...

People

Robert A. Flynn

Robert A. Flynn, 88, of South Portland, died peacefully on Monday, May 4, 2015 at Maine Veterans Home in Scarborough with his loving family by his side.  More...

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Things to Do

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