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  • Event benefits Scarborough foundation

    PORTLAND —The Noyes Family and the Noyes Brain Tumor Foundation will once again host Cooking for a Cure, a tasting event to benefit the Brain Tumor Program at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Guests will be treated to appetizers, entrees and deserts from more than 25 area re...

  • Fire Department fundraiser a success

    HARPSWELL — The Orr's & Bailey Islands Fire Department set new fundraising records during its annual auction and yard sale in August. According to a press release, the event raised more than $36,000 to benefit the volunteer fire and rescue department, an increase of 25 percent over last ...

  • United Way hopes to meet increased need with $1.9 million fundraising campaign

    BRUNSWICK — The United Way of Mid Coast Maine kicked off its annual fundraising campaign Sept. 3 at a rally at the Brunswick Mall. This year's goal is $1.9 million. To get there, organizers have embraced the theme "Live United," which includes celebrating local heroes, frien...

  • Update: Lobstermen hope new retail brand will boost sales, prices

    PORTLAND — For the last 56 years, Ernie Burgess has been shoving off from Chebeague Island to trap lobsters in the waters of Casco Bay.

  • Lamey Wellehan to add Scarborough store

    SCARBOROUGH — An Auburn-based shoe retailer will soon open a seventh store, on Payne Road in Scarborough. Lamey Wellehan is reworking a former automotive quick-lube business and three other connected storefronts in the...

  • South Portland City Council OKs Wainwright wind test

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Wednesday night approved a zoning amendment to allow a wind test tower at Wainwright Farms, the first step toward a wind turbine. The council also narrowly approved an agreement to allow a private developer to use public land for a storm-water...

  • Scarborough land proposed for health club back on the market

    SCARBOROUGH — A 40-acre parcel of land purchased last year for development of a multi-million-dollar athletic club is up for sale again. The property at 125 Running Hill Road is listed for $995,000 by CB Richard Ellis/The Boulos Co. According to the Scarborough assessing database ...

  • Cape Elizabeth study suggests replacing library at a cost of $5M-$8M

    CAPE ELIZABETH — While no decisions have been made about a new Thomas Memorial Library, the Town Council has received a report from the Library Study Committee that recommends building a new facility at a cost of more than $5 million. Council Chairman James Rowe said a workshop on Se...

  • 3 candidates compete to replace Soule on South Portland City Council

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City Councilor Jim Soule will not seek re-election in November, opening up a three-way race for his 3

  • 14 candidates compete for 7 council, School Board seats in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Fourteen Cape Elizabeth residents have returned nomination papers to put their names on the November ballot for seven available seats on the Town Council and School Board. "There has been more of an interest this year," Town Clerk Debra Lane said. "I anticipat...