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Ed covers the City of Westbrook and business stories for the Portland Press Herald.

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  • Published
    January 7, 2012

    Portland responds to Occupy lawsuit, seeks court victory

    PORTLAND — The city is hoping to build on a string of successes in other cities where courts have ruled against attempts by Occupy groups to stay in municipal parks while they protest income inequality and Wall Street excesses.

  • Published
    January 5, 2012

    Report: Invest in early education to grow Maine economy

    The study finds that every dollar invested in early childhood education produces a dividend of up to $16 in economic benefit.

  • Published
    January 5, 2012

    Cumberland County Civic Center project shapes up

    PORTLAND — The Cumberland County Civic Center’s trustees will soon decide if it’s worth it to complete a $33 million renovation quickly, even if that means shutting down the arena while the work is under way.

  • Published
    December 29, 2011

    Southern Maine golfers get in some swings

    Let’s face it, golf equipment isn’t typically a use-it-right-now Christmas present in Maine.

  • Published
    December 29, 2011

    Golfers get rare after-Christmas tee time

    Let’s face it, golf equipment isn’t typically a use-it-right-now Christmas present in Maine.

  • Published
    December 9, 2011

    Occupiers’ right to protest clashes with city ordinances

    PORTLAND — The standoff between city officials and Occupy Maine protesters camped out in Lincoln Park is expected to soon shift from the City Council chambers to a courtroom.

  • Published
    December 2, 2011

    Appeals likely to delay Portland fireboat accident account

    PORTLAND — Appeals of the discipline meted out to a Portland fire captain and a firefighter will likely keep the city’s official account of a costly accident aboard its fireboat under wraps for about a year.

  • Published
    December 2, 2011

    Study may unearth battery section

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Large interpretive signs help explain Battery Blair to visitors at the town’s Fort Williams Park. Joe Edgar says much more interesting things are under those visitors’ feet.

  • Published
    November 30, 2011

    Mainers enjoying warm November

    After a snowstorm surprised Mainers in late October, many started digging out the winter coats, boots and gloves.

  • Published
    November 11, 2011

    Trustees say civic center work will begin soon

    PORTLAND — Trustees of the Cumberland County Civic Center said they’ll move quickly to start work on the $33 million renovation voters approved in Tuesday’s referendum.

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