April 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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News briefs compiled by Staff Writer Wm. Duke Harrington   BRIGHT IDEA — The South Portland Planning Board solved a problem spotted in the city’s new Solar Energy Systems Ordinance eyed by City Councilor Eben Rose.  More...

Oral histories focus of new fort exhibit

The Fort Williams Park Foundation, Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society and Thomas Memorial Library have partnered to offer a month of discovery to those who wish to explore the park’s 90 years as an Army post. More...

Building boom begins in South Portland

SOUTH PORTLAND – City council passage in February of new zoning rules for South Portland designed to facilitate so-called “infill development” – the building of homes on lots smaller than the current minimum size allowed &ndas More...

Cape debates resolution ‘welcoming all people’

CAPE ELIZABETH — A schoolyard incident last fall that prompted formation of the Cape Diversity Coalition has also resulted in calls for the Cape Elizabeth Town Council to adopt a resolution “welcoming all people,” but councilors say More...

Michigan bound

Members of the Odyssey of the Mind team from South Portland's Holy Cross School, including, back row, from left: Kaitlyn Foster, 11, Lizzie Merrill, 11, and Delia Nee, 10; and front row, from left, D More...

Letters

Officers should carry Narcan

To the editor:   South Portland residents: 378 people died in Maine in 2017 due to opioid overdoses. That is more than one person per day. This is a serious problem for our state. Many people have debated the right way to respond.  More...

Support autism bill in Legislature

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Don’t ignore the environment

To the editor:   Seeing a surge in letters in support of the oil pipeline lawsuit and the sentiment that the fossil fuel industries be allowed to do business as usual, please ask yourself if you want to backtrack and ignore smog and pollution in More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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