Crews repair water main on Mussey Road


SCARBOROUGH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The Portland Water District is repairing a water main on Mussey Rd. near the Scarborough/South Portland town line.

Mussey Road is down to one lane. Expect delays.

Please seek an alternate route if possible.

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Route 1 reopens after hit-and-run cleanup


SCARBOROUGH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A portion of Route 1 is reopened after being cleaned up following a hit-and-run crash Thursday night.

Scarborough Police said a white box truck backed into a utility pole on Route 1 around 7:15 p.m. Police said the truck then left and they don't think the driver realized what had happened. The 55 foot pole that was hit fell and had high voltage lines. It pulled down another pole onto Milbrook Road. Police closed Route 1 from Scarborough Downs Road to Sawyer Road for several hours overnight.


Maine Reports Gradual Change in Leaf Color in the North

Great Country Fairs This Weekend!

There is a hint of color in northern Maine as The Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry reports low 10 – 30%  color change and very low leaf drop. 

“We are right on target for a glorious fall foliage season, said Gale Ross, Fall Foliage Coordinator for Maine. “With the low leaf drop we anticipate that the northern part of the state will soon be a tapestry of beautiful colors,” she added.

Coming Soon! Medicare Annual Enrollment Period October 15 through December 7!

 

 

Medicare Annual Enrollment, Oct. 15 through Dec. 7, is the one time each year that Medicare beneficiaries have a chance to take a look at what plans are being offered for the next calendar year and make a change to a different plan if they want too.  For folks who have Medicare and a Medicare prescription drug plan or a Medicare Advantage plan, this short window time is your opportunity to find out what plans are being offered next year.

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SMCC, UNE announce partnership


SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Southern Maine Community College and the University of New England are forming a partnership to allow students to transfer their credits.

Leaders from both institutions are gathering Monday to sign 16 transfer agreements ensuring students can transfer seamlessly from Southern Maine Community College programs to programs at the University of New England.

The event is taking place on the Southern Maine campus in South Portland.

Both schools are growing. Southern Maine has campuses in South Portland and Brunswick, as well as satellite campuses. The University of New England is a private college with its main campus in Biddeford.


Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Have you looked at your food bill lately?  Let’s face it: food prices are not going down. Whether you buy food at a local market, grocery store or your favorite “super center,” planning a healthy meal for one or a family while keeping to a budget is challenging. While we all have preferences, keeping an open mind and varying our diets makes affording nutritious food easier. You might even surprise yourself by trying something out of ordinary that is absolutely delicious, easy to prepare and cost-effective. Read more ...

 

4th Photowalk & Instameet - Cape Elizabeth


CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Do you enjoy taking photos? Do you love Instagram? NEWS CENTER will hold our 4th Photowalk and Instameet in Cape Elizabeth on Saturday, September 20 at 6:00 a.m.

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