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  • Cumberland's vernal pools to be tested this month

    CUMBERLAND — Town officials and volunteers this month will begin testing 250 areas identified earlier this year as potential vernal pools. The Department of Environmental...

  • Editor's note: Winter awards next week

    We’ll present our annual Winter Athletes and Coaches of the Year in next week’s editions.

  • Freeport RSU proposes $24M budget

    FREEPORT — A preliminary fiscal 2010 budget of $24 million for Regional School Unit 5 was presented at a workshop Saturday, three days after a...

  • Federal grant beefs up Cumberland fire coverage

    CUMBERLAND — Grant funding is no stranger to the Cumberland Fire Department. Since 2000, the department has been awarded $1.3 million of the $2.9 million...

  • Durham school chief tapped by RSU 5

    FREEPORT — Shannon Welsh, superintendent of School Union 30 in Durham, was named chief of Regional School Unit 5 last week. She was narrowly selected...

  • Living the life of a 'mazek'

    New autobiography recounts life of Rabbi Harry Z. Sky FALMOUTH — Sitting in his comfortable apartment at the Oceanview Retirement Community in Falmouth, Rabbi Harry...

  • Yarmouth students celebrate a year of green activism

    YARMOUTH — On a gray and misty Friday morning, students at Harrison Middle school donned green clothing and sandwich board signs to promote Green Streets...

  • Harris Golf launches innovative free lesson program

    By Peter Blais Helping players fully reach their potential and experience the maximum enjoyment available is the goal of a revolutionary new program – Harris...

  • Maple Sunday mist

    Janck Underwood, left, Andrea Connor, Diane Goddard, and Hillary Conner view the maple evaporator at Pleasant Valley Farms is Cumberland last Sunday, when the farm...

  • Falmouth Middle School skiers enjoy fine season

    The Falmouth Alpine and Nordic ski teams had a strong 2009 season. Back row (left to right): Sam Pratico (10th place meisters), Jay Lesser (10th...

  • Roundup

    Falmouth students honored At Falmouth High’s recent Winter Sports Awards night, senior Sara Bachman was given the Sportsmanship Award and senior Tommy Winger received the ...

  • Chebeague Island

    There were no arrests or summonses during the period reported.

  • Cumberland

    Arrests 3/19 at 7:13 p.m. Daniel McCann, 31, of Portland Road, Gray, was arrested by Officer Christopher Woodcock on a warrant. 3/20 at 12:19 a.m....

  • Meetings

    Falmouth Thu. 3/26 7 p.m. Long-range Planning Advisory Committee TH Fri. 3/27 12 p.m. Mass Transit Committee OceanView Community Room Mon. 3/30 12 p.m. Community...

  • Freeport

    Arrests 3/14 at 9:04 a.m. Shawn B. Winslow, 39, of Portland, was arrested on charges of burglary, criminal mischief, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer,...

  • School Notebook

    Yarmouth High School Second Quarter Honor Roll High Honors Grade 12: Tess Beem, Jonathan Berryman, Ashton Delaney, Brittany Emerson, Peter Erickson, Carleton Ericson, Conor Gillies,...

  • North Yarmouth

    North Yarmouth There were no arrests or summonses during the period reported. Fire calls 3/17 at 2:35 p.m. Electric alarm, North Road. 3/18 at 10:44...

  • Yarmouth

    Summonses 3/16 at 12:52 p.m. Kimberly A. Childs, 21, of North Yarmouth, was summonsed on a charge of operating while license suspended or revoked. 3/18...

  • Falmouth

    Arrests 3/20 at 6:55 p.m. Barbara McHugh, 46, of Brackett Street, Portland, was arrested by Sgt. Frank Soule and charged with operating under the influence...

  • Yarmouth Rotary helps fight polio

    YARMOUTH — The Rotary Club of Yarmouth will hold a Bowl-a-Thon to raise money for PolioPlus charity and community projects at the Pinelands YMCA in...