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  • Competition ousts 20-year Christmas tree tradition in North Deering

    PORTLAND — For the last 20 years, the Storey family has sold Christmas trees at Lib's Dairy Treats near the Northgate Shopping Center in North Deering. But the neighborhood tradition started in the mid-1980s by the late Lloyd Storey, a well-known Westbrook firefighter and busines... 5

  • Input sought on Scarborough economic development

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Economic Development Corp. and the Scarborough Community Chamber are seeking comments on the draft of their Economic Development Vision and Plan. A year-long joint...

  • 2 in a row

    The Scarborough boys' soccer team celebrated its second straight Class A championship and its third in five seasons on Saturday, Nov. 7. The Red Storm beat Brunswick, 2-1. Story in Sports, Page 15.

  • Land trust to host wind power talk in Bath

    BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust's fall lecture series will conclude with a talk on wind power at the Maine Maritime Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. Beth Nagusky, co-chairwoman of the Governor's Ocean Energy Task Force and director of the Office of Innovation and Assista...

  • Red Cross to host unemployment forum

    TOPSHAM — The Mid-Coast chapter of the American Red Cross will sponsor a community forum, "Responding to Vocational Disaster," at its Community Drive headquarters from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. The forum will feature strategies for people who feel in danger of losi...

  • Topsham to hold development forum

    TOPSHAM — Topsham Development and town staff will host a presentation next week on economic development challenges and opportunities. The economic development forum will be held at the Topsham Municipal Building from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. The forum will focus on the econ...

  • Bath library hosts 'Food for Fines'

    BATH — Patten Free Library is hosting "Food for Fines" from Nov. 17-28. Each packaged food item brought to the library will earn a $1 reduction in fines for overdue books. The benefit will not apply to lost or damaged items. The library will not accept food i...

  • Groundbreaking for Brunswick elementary school slated for Nov. 19

    BRUNSWICK — Workers continued to prepare the site of the new elementary school on McKeen Street this week, setting the stage for a Nov. 19 groundbreaking. Technically speaking, they have been turning earth all summer to make way for the Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School. Th...

  • United Way campaign raises more than $2M

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine exceeded its fundraising goal by nearly $110,000 and raised pledges of more than $2 million in its annual campaign. "What a wonderful community we have," said Dodie Jones, who chaired the campaign with Michael Jones. "What gene...

  • Correction

    A story last week incorrectly reported that the Brunswick School Department had frozen wages for non-union employees for nearly a year. According to the School Department, the only spending freeze has been in non-essential programs.