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    Portland council restores social services funding, reduces school budget

    PORTLAND — After a long night of public comment and several significant amendments, the City Council passed a combined municipal and school budget Monday that will increase property taxes by...

    Pleas fail to save Engine 1 on Portland's Munjoy Hill

    PORTLAND — The City Council Monday rejected a proposal by Mayor Ethan Strimling to add $400,000 to the municipal budget to cover the cost of hiring nine new firefighters. The...

    Bath council to vote on $16.6M city budget

    BATH — Next year’s proposed $16.6 million budget – up about $751,000, or 4.7% from current spending – goes to a City Council vote Wednesday, June 5. With hikes in non-tax...

    Brunswick, Topsham, Bath, Harpswell prep for Memorial Day events

    BRUNSWICK — Topsham, Brunswick, Harpswell and Bath are planning a full morning of events on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. Topsham and Brunswick’s joint parade units will begin to...

    Portland kindergarten students raise money for well at Kenyan school

    PORTLAND — After they learned about a school in Kenya that didn’t have ready access to clean drinking water, kindergarten students at Lyseth Elementary School decided they had to help....

    Portland parades, remembrance ceremonies to mark Memorial Day

    PORTLAND — The city’s annual Memorial Day celebration is scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 27, with a parade down Congress Street. The parade, to honor those...

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