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  • NYA hockey teams celebrate best prep season to date

    Both squads make playoffs for first time By Michael Hoffer After struggling initially in the Division II New England Prep League, the North Yarmouth Academy...

  • Klages wins Butler Award

    Freeport senior Jon Klages (left) was named the 2009 Bob Butler Award winner Monday night. The award is in honor of the longtime athletic director...

  • Meetings

    Falmouth Thu. 3/12 8 a.m. Falmouth Harbor/Waterfront Committee FPD Thu. 3/12 6:30 p.m. Community Facilities Planning Committee Plummer-Motz gym Fri. 3/13 8:30 a.m. Council Finance...

  • Handling the hardware

    Anya Pakulski, left, Haley Rice and Emily Bolles of the North Atlantic Figure Skating Club guard the medals while waiting for the judges to tally...

  • Falmouth gets grant for trails project

    FALMOUTH —The town has received a grant from the state to help fund its trail project on the River Point property. The state’s Recreational Trails...

  • Falmouth

    Arrests There were no arrests this week. Summonses 3/5 at 8:10 p.m. Chad Coleman, 24, of Leighton Road, Falmouth, was issued a summons by Officer...

  • Save the sidewalks

    I feel I must respond to two of North Yarmouth selectmen, Paul Napolitano and Mark Merrill, who are looking to save money by not plowing...

  • Correction

    A Yarmouth Police Beat item on Feb. 26 should have said Peter O’Donnell, 52, of Yarmouth, was summonsed on a charge of operating while his...

  • 'A philosophy of failure'

    Tom Foley in his letter to the editor takes us through an example intended to show that the damaging effects of higher tax rates on...

  • School Notebook

    Greely High School Second Quarter Honor Roll High Honors Grade 12: Haley Chandler, Catherine Ezzio, Ben Luksha, Daniela Reusch, Rebecca Stevenson. Grade 11: Timothy Brandow,...

  • Stand-off with police ends peacefully

    FALMOUTH — Police cordoned off an area near Town Landing on Thursday, March 5, after the Fire Department received a call from a woman who...

  • Top musical offering: Cape Breton fiddler MacMaster

    The astronomical calendar indicates that we’ve reached the final full week of winter, while the arts and entertainment calendar indicates a variety of music that’s...

  • Snowshoeing the Calderwood Tree Farm trails in Freeport

        It is back to Freeport this month for exploration of another exceptional Freeport Conservation Trust project: the Calderwood Tree Farm loop trails. This...

  • A case of hibernal torpor

    Subnivian – now there’s a word I’d never heard, let alone used, until I started reading Bernd Heinrich’s “Winter World,” a wonderful natural history about...

  • Synchronized success

    Members of the Crystallettes perform in the Senior Short Program at last week’s 2009 US Synchronized Skating Championships in Portland. The Crystallettes, representing the Dearborn...

  • Saving the environment, one chemical-free lawn at a time

    Pair debuts documentary film on anti-pesticide movement PORTLAND — Paul Tukey says he wants to “change the world as it relates to lawn care.” coming...

  • Maine Audubon cuts jobs, programs, budget

    FALMOUTH — Maine Audubon has laid off 20 percent of its 60-person workforce and cut its operating budget by 40 percent to counteract the effects...

  • Gov. to honor nominees for Teacher of the Year

    AUGUSTA — Gov. John Baldacci and state education officials will recognize the 14 candidates for Maine’s 2010 Teacher of Year award on Friday, March 13,...

  • People and Business

    Harvey presented with judicial award AUGUSTA — South Portland attorney Charles Harvey was awarded the 2009  Vincent L. McKusick Award. The McKusick Award is awarded...

  • Possible voting machine change irks local officials

    FREEPORT — While the state is gathering information to implement a uniform voting system by the end of this year, some town officials are questioning...