Community

  • Portland Meetings: Aug. 16-24

    Portland  Wed.  8/16  5 p.m.  Sustainability and Transportation Committee  CH Thur.  8/17  6:30 p.m.  Zoning Board of Appeals  CH Mon.  8/21  4 p.m.  City Council...

  • People & Business: Aug. 16

    Recognition Verrill Dana partner Sara Hirshon was named to Benchmark Litigation’s Second Annual Under 40 Hot List, honoring achievements of the nation’s most notable up-and-coming...

  • Portland School Notebook: Aug.16

    USM to honor MEMIC founder with endowed chair The University of Southern Maine announced it will establish the MEMIC John T. Leonard Endowed Chair in...

  • Mid-Coast Meetings: Aug. 11-18

    Brunswick Mon.  8/14  4:30 p.m.  Pine Street Relocation Neighborhood Workshop  TH Mon.  8/14  5:30 p.m.  Brunswick/Topsham Water Board  266 River Rd., Topsham Tues.  8/15  7:15...

  • Southern Meetings: Aug. 11-18

    Cape Elizabeth Mon.  8/14  7 p.m.  Town Council  TH Tues.  8/15  Noon  Town Council Ordinance Committee  TH Tues.  8/15  5:30 p.m.  Planning Board  Site Walk:...

  • Northern Meetings: Aug. 10

    Chebeague Island Thur.  8/17  6 p.m.  Planning Board  CRC Cumberland Mon.  8/14  7 p.m.  Town Council  WCH Tues.  8/15  6 p.m.  Planning Board (Workshop)  TH...

  • Tri-Town Notes: Aug. 10

    Camp Sunshine Watermelon Festival A new Maine tradition, the Camp Sunshine Watermelon Festival will transform the streets of Freeport and the L.L.Bean campus into watermelon...

  • Community Calendar: Aug. 9-19

    Greater Portland Benefits Basket fundraiser to support Falmouth Memorial Library’s capital campaign. Bids accepted through Aug. 22. Save a Stray, 5K/1-mile walk and festival, Aug. 25 &...

  • People & Business: Aug. 9

    Bowdoin professor emeritus honored for advocating Noted economist Dr. David Vail was honored by CEI Capital Management for his commitment to the economic and environmental...

  • Portland Meetings: Aug. 9-17

    Portland Wed.  8/9  6 p.m.  Police Citizen Review Subcommittee  PPD Thur.  8/10  5 p.m.  Land Bank Commission  CH Mon.  8/14  5:30 p.m.  Portland Bicycle-Pedestrian Advisory...

  • Portland School Notebook: Aug. 9

    Maine Girls’ Academy announces head of school hired  The Maine Girls’ Academy Board of Trustees has appointed a new head of school. Amy L. Jolly...

  • Mid-Coast School Notebook: Aug. 4

    Newly minted dentist serving rural Mainers A Brunswick native is among the first recipients of Delta Dental Plan of Maine’s new loan repayment grant at...

  • Southern Meetings: Aug. 4-11

    Cape Elizabeth Mon. 8/7  7 p.m.  Town Council (Executive Session)  TH Tues.  8/8  Noon  Town Council Ordinance Committee  TH Scarborough Mon.  8/7  7 p.m.  Planning...

  • Southern School Notebook: Aug. 4

    Science grant to help fight oyster parasite A National Science Foundation grant is allowing Southern Maine Community College students to take part in a cutting-edge...

  • Mid-Coast Meetings: Aug. 4-11

    Brunswick Mon.  8/7  7 p.m.  Town Council  TH Tues.  8/8  Noon  Brunswick Housing Authority  12 Stone St. Tues.  8/8  4:30 p.m.  Teen Center Advisory Committee...

  • Tri-Town Notes: Aug. 3

    Archaeologist to survey historic Harrington House A $3,816 grant awarded to the Freeport Historical Society by the National Trust for Historic Preservation will be used for archaeological...

  • Northern School Notebook: Aug. 3

    Greely High School Honor Roll The following students at Greely High School in Cumberland were recognized for academic excellence and earned a place on the...

  • Northern Meetings: Aug. 3-11

    Chebeague Island Wed. 8/9  6 p.m.  Board of Selectmen  IH Durham Mon.  8/7  6:30 p.m.  Comprehensive Committee  TO Tues.  8/8  6:30 p.m.  Board of Selectmen...

  • Community Calendar: Aug. 2-12

    Greater Portland Benefits Basket fundraiser to support Falmouth Memorial Library’s capital campaign. Bids accepted through Aug. 22.  Books/Authors Friday 8/11 Connected Catholics of Maine Portland chapter, book club,...

  • Portland School: Aug. 2

    ChIME appoints new dean of students  The Rev. Catharine “Katie” Payson has been named dean of students at Chaplaincy Institute of Maine. A 2016 graduate...