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Robert Malley, Public Works director since 1986, announces retirement effective July 31

During his tenure Malley oversaw two major sanitary sewer projects, several road reconstruction and drainage projects and notable improvements to Fort Williams Park
- Published: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 20:53:11 GMT

High School grabs growing popularity of competitive video gaming

thumbnail'Esports' club attracts a solid core of students for a range of opportunities – from competing as players to building the gaming devices
- Published: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 21:32:41 GMT

Applications accepted for 2020 Great Pond boat storage lottery

thumbnailSubmit an application before March 13 to be included in the drawing for 32 permits on March 16 – see story for details
- Published: Sat, 01 Feb 2020 12:05:16 GMT

Absentee voting underway for March 3 presidential primary, special referendum elections

Voting at Town Hall during business hours until 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27. See story for links to ballot application, sample ballots
- Published: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 01:56:57 GMT

Survey responses to questions on alcohol, marijuana use prompt concern, letter from High School principal

Principal reports no other evidence of increased use in school or community; reminds families that at-home conversation is the best deterrent to substance abuse
- Published: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 21:38:09 GMT

Teacher granted sabbatical to design engaging, rigorous course on U.S. immigration

Middle School teacher Laura Briggs will spend the second half of the 2020-21 school year developing a course that connects 8th-graders with immigrants in Greater Portland
- Published: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 20:22:19 GMT

Pump station clogs prompt Portland Water District statement: 'Flush only human waste and toilet paper'

thumbnailAn increase in materials such as dental floss, wipes is causing system failures at wastewater pump stations, most recently in Cape Elizabeth
- Published: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:06:02 GMT

Rachel Davis appointed director of Thomas Memorial Library

Davis, serving as interim director since the end of January, has been at the library as the children's librarian since 1993. Approval of her appointment as director is expected to be on the Town Council agenda in March
- Published: Thu, 13 Feb 2020 22:13:54 GMT

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