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    South Portland panel picks Wescott Road for new middle school

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A new, combined middle school will likely be built at the existing Memorial Middle School property on Wescott Road, according to Superintendent of Schools Ken Kunin. ...

    Brunswick pasta entrepreneur keeps it fresh

    BRUNSWICK — Matthew DeFio has been trying to get out of the service industry for three years. And he’s succeeded, sort of. After years of cooking in local restaurants, DeFio,...

    Scarborough certifies recall, adopts combined budget

    SCARBOROUGH — Town councilors on Wednesday adopted a $65 million combined school and town budget and certified recall election results that ousted three Board of Education members.  School Board Chairwoman...

    South Portland vote advances plan for affordable housing

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City councilors by a 5-2 vote Tuesday approved a zoning change for a proposed $9 million affordable housing project at 611 Main St., the site of the former...

    South Portland denies new licenses for 2 Main Street motels

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After an unusual recommendation by the police chief, City Councilors voted Tuesday not to renew licenses for two Main Street motels. They cited criminal activity by patrons...

    Swap Shop volunteer keeps Cape Elizabeth schools well supplied

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Beth Cary is dedicated to what she calls the next wave of the “shop local” movement: “drop local.” Cary can be found volunteering at the Recycling Center’s...

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