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  • Cops & Courts

    Break-in attempt at Maine Historical Society may be key to string of Portland burglaries

    Police say Tim Toun, 30, was arrested and is being investigated in connection with more than a dozen recent burglaries at businesses in the city.

  • Local & State

    Holocaust survivor who spied on Nazis during World War II shares her story at USM

    Marthe Cohn, 99, doesn't want people to forget the lessons that were learned about Hitler's rise to power and the horrors of the Holocaust.

  • Local & State

    Petition seeking ranked-choice voting for more Portland offices falls short

    But Fair Elections Portland did gather enough signatures on a separate petition to ask voters to create a local program to provide public financing to political campaigns.

  • Schools and Education

    Portland school board approves solar energy project

    A student-driven effort to counteract climate change led the board to approve a resolution directing the superintendent to enter into a power purchase agreement with an offsite solar project.

  • Food

    Silly’s restaurant, a fixture in Portland’s East End, to close Sept. 1

    The owner gives several reasons for the closure, including the difficulty of competing on 'the new hipster artisan Washington Avenue.'

  • Business

    With deficit rising, worries grow the U.S. may be ‘out of bullets’ if recession hits

    The Congressional Budget Office's forecast of a deficit close to $1 trillion in 2019 raises economists' fears that policymakers won't have ways to bolster the economy.

  • Bill Nemitz

    A homegrown moral dilemma: Kill the invaders or live and let live?

    They're not hurting anyone ... yet. But who wants to live alongside a nest of yellow jackets?

  • Editorials

    Our View: New forest products put Maine on right track

    Wood fiber insulation and bridge supports are restoring jobs that were lost to declines in the paper industry.

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