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  • Published
    July 8, 2011

    Initial estimates put new Wentworth school’s price at $38.3 million

    But the planning team chair for the Scarborough school says that will drop.

  • Published
    July 7, 2011

    City bans tobacco from parks and beaches

    The South Portland ordinance resembles those passed in Westbrook, Portland, Lewiston and Scarborough.

  • Published
    July 5, 2011

    Empty since 2008, buildingin So. Portland finds occupants

    What is arguably the most visible spot in South Portland has sat vacant for three years. Now, most of the space at 100 Waterman Drive will be occupied by the fall.

  • Published
    July 5, 2011

    Discoveries made 30 years apart give us a glimpse deep into Maine’s forested past

    Fragments of ancient spruce trees — ‘beautifully preserved’ — point to an earth-shaking event 13,500 years ago on the coast of Maine.

  • Published
    July 1, 2011

    South Portland museum to host 4th of July party

    The historical society’s all-day celebration will include live music, old-fashioned games, kite displays and a barbecue fundraiser.

  • Published
    June 30, 2011

    Local pastors back marriage equality

    The two pastors are part of a movement that could get the United Methodist Church to alter its same-sex marriage rules.

  • Published
    June 29, 2011

    Maine beekeeper:Local ordinance stings

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The bees dart around Phil Gaven’s arms and behind his neck, hundreds of them buzzing into the hives and then out toward the green meadow of tall grass and wildflowers.

    He never flinches.

    Gaven, a hobbyist beekeeper for the past three years, knows that the honeybees are far more interested in gathering water and pollen than they are in stinging him, unless he provokes them or threatens the two hives he erected on a friend’s property near Willard Square.

    “Hopefully they’ll fill this within a couple of weeks,” Gaven said, putting his hand on the top of one of the hives. The first honey harvest is running a few weeks late this year.

  • Published
    June 28, 2011

    At Camp Invention, Maine students come together to take things apart

    Camp Invention, in Maine for the first time, stresses fun and teamwork for kids entering grades 1-6.

  • Published
    June 28, 2011

    National Semiconductor offershope for investment after sale

    National Semiconductor had planned to invest another $100 million in its manufacturing facility in South Portland, expanding capacity by about 30 percent over the next five years. But those plans are uncertain now that the maker of analog semiconductors is being acquired by Texas Instruments . . .

  • Published
    June 27, 2011

    Jetport officials to give public talk

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The public is invited to a presentation at City Hall on Wednesday night by three key staffers from the Portland International Jetport. Jetport director Paul Bradbury, security manager Jennifer Dunfee and operations manager Brad Wallace are scheduled to appear in council chambers at City Hall from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Councilor Alan […]

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