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    Developers hope to repeat success of South Portland congregate home

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Construction is underway in Knightville for a second congregate-care home scheduled to open next February or March. In January, the City Council unanimously adopted a zoning change to...

    Elite hosts: Cape Elizabeth residents open their homes, hearts to Beach to Beacon runners

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Sheila Abourjaily has never run the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race, but she holds one of its records: most consecutive years hosting elite runners....

    New volunteers help, but Harpswell fire departments are still in need

    HARPSWELL — David Alison choked up when he recalled the day earlier this month when he responded to one of his first calls as an Orr’s and Bailey Island...

    Bowdoin College professor: Doing good unites higher-ed institutions

    BRUNSWICK — The nation’s crisis is higher education? So claims Bowdoin College professor Charles Dorn in his new book, “For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education...

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    Harpswell conditionally commits to flood-map appeal

    HARPSWELL — The town will contribute $30,000 to a joint appeal of new, preliminary flood hazard maps – a gesture intended to “throw the wink” at neighboring towns whose...

    State aid to schools helps reduce South Portland tax rate

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Property values are up in the city and the School Board is giving some extra state subsidy back to taxpayers, which will reduce the tax rate. A...

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