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  • Bath's initial work on North Street to conclude in fall

    BATH — The first phase of the two-year reconstruction of North Street is expected to wrap up in mid-October. The project is intended to improve the road surface, provide continuous and safe are...

  • Bath theater launches acting workshop for novices

    BATH — Longing to be the next Laurence Olivier, or perhaps Groucho Marx? You'll have the opportunity this month to learn the art of acting. Studio Theatre of Bath is offering "Everything You Need to Know About Acting for the Theater From Soup to Nuts (Mostly Nuts) in Three Eas...

  • Portland picks former South Portland High School principal as interim superintendent

    PORTLAND — After another private meeting, the School Board on Tuesday unanimously named Jeanne Crocker the interim replacement for departing Superintendent of Schools E...

  • Yarmouth teacher to lead search for unsung heroes

    YARMOUTH — A Yarmouth High School teacher with a passion for project-based learning has been recognized for her work by the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes. Melissa Noack, who has taught at YHS ...

  • Falmouth's hidden cemeteries stand test of time

    FALMOUTH — Overlooking the Presumpscot River, off Allen Avenue Extension, rests a small, centuries-old burial ground. But like many other historic cemeteries in town, hardly anyone knows it's there. Steve Linskey, 73, who with his wife Darlene owns the land that includes the c...

  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust offers youth summer outings

    BRUNSWICK — School may be out for the summer, but a local land trust is making sure the educational opportunities don't stop. The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is offering free outings each week to area youth and their families, allowing them to explore southern Mid-Coast waters, trai...

  • Cape Elizabeth race less than a month away

    Mile markers for the Aug. 1 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race went up in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday, July 7, with the first one placed near the Inn by the Sea on Route 77. Public Works employees Josh Dennison, left, and Jason Emery placed the markers along the 6.2-mile race route, which stretches f...

  • Portland's minimum hourly wage to rise to $10.10

    PORTLAND — Despite a more modest recommendation from its Finance Committee, the City Council on Monday voted 6-3 to create a minimum wage for Portland workers of $10.10 per hour. The minimum will go into effect Jan. 1, 2016, increase to $10.68 in 2017, and be pegged to the rate of in...

  • Harpswell lobster restaurant sold out of bankruptcy for $1.25M

    HARPSWELL — The iconic Cook’s Lobster House restaurant has been sold out of bankruptcy to a couple with roots in Lewiston for $1.25 million. The Garrison Cove Road restaurant on Bailey Island origi...

  • Bath man accused of firing weapon during argument

    BATH — A Crawford Drive man faces a weapons charge after allegedly firing a handgun inside his residence during an argument with a family member Sunday evening, July 5, according to police. Henry Cygan, 71, is accused of reckless conduct with a firearm, a Class C felony, according to...