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  • Bath YMCA offers week of free access

    BATH — The Bath Area Family YMCA is encouraging Mid-Coast residents to participate in health and wellness activities during "America On the Move Week," which will be held Sept. 20-27. More than 1,300 YMCAs will join with the America On the Move Foundation in an effort to improve th...

  • DEP seeks input on Long Creek protection

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking input from landowners near Long Creek ahead of developing new storm-water permitting requirements for the urban-impaired watershed.  The DEP is evaluating pollution prevention measures, like maintenance and op...

  • Bath seeks Citizen Involvement Day award nominations

    BATH — The city is seeking nominations in several categories of awards to be presented on the 11th annual Citizen Involvement Day, Saturday, Oct. 10. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the awards ceremony beginning around 12:30 p.m. The Bath Community Developmen...

  • Falmouth educator is Maine Teacher of the Year

    Second-grade teacher Kevin M. Grover gets a hug Thursday morning from Joyce Riley, administrative assistant at D.W. Lunt School in Falmouth, after Grover walked into an assembly where he learned he was named 2010 Maine Teacher of the Year. The award makes Grover a nominee for 2010 National Teacher o...

  • Scarborough racino 'on the front burner' again? Race track conducts new phone survey of voters

    SCARBOROUGH — Residents may be wrong if they think last year's rejection of a racino referendum put the question to rest. Less than a year after the proposal was defeated by only 225 votes, Pan Atlantic Strategic Marketing Services of Portland has again been hired by Scarborough D... 3

  • Cape Elizabeth schools celebrate harvest as a learning experience

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nearly 20 eager sixth-graders helped pick onions, green peppers and squash at Jordan's Farm Tuesday morning as part of Maine Harvest Week. The students from Susan Deeves' class took the field trip as one of many activities planned for the week-long farm awarene...

  • Update: Jurors acquit North Yarmouth firefighter accused of sexually abusing teenage firefighter trainee

    PORTLAND — A Cumberland and Portland firefighter who faced eight charges of sexual abuse of a minor was found not guilty on all counts Monday afternoon. Arguments in the case against Craig Rawnsley, 42, of North Yarmouth, began Wednesday, Sept. 16, in Cumberland County Superior Cour...

  • Cape Elizabeth councilors approve Shore Road pathway plan, phased-in development

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council voted 6-1 Sept. 14 to support the Shore Road Pathway conceptual plans. Councilors also voted to complete the path in phases cont...

  • Scarborough park remains closed a year after controversy over construction

    SCARBOROUGH — A new parking lot and open space at a Black Point neighborhood park sit empty, gated from traffic more than a year after the town began work to turn it into a flat, grassy field. Nestled between Fogg Road, Lancaster Lane and Highland Avenue, Black Point Park is quiet and...

  • Candid camera: Scarborough police use disguised vehicles to trap speeders

    SCARBOROUGH — Who slows down to the speed limit when they drive by a public works vehicle? Apparently not a lot of drivers in Scarborough. Last week, police carried out an eight-hour radar detail from the cab of a Department of Public Works truck and nabbed 96 drivers ...