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  • Library Friends to hold annual book sale

    SCARBOROUGH — Thousands of "gently used" books will be for sale at the Friends of the Scarborough Public Library's annual book sale. Offering a wide variety of genres and subjects, the sale is a great opportunity to stock up on summer reading while keeping down the cost. ...

  • South Portland Class of 2009

    Tanner Burgdorf, vice president of the South Portland Hig School Class of 2009, helps usher in the seniors at June 7 graduation exercises at Martin Field. There were 197 graduates in the class. (Diane Hudson photo)

  • Lovin' the library

    Mathea Hoy puts her affection for the library in writing. It comes naturally, since her mother, Melissa Hoy, is president of the Friends of Topsham Library.

  • Brunswick High School Class of 2009

    Members of the Brunswick High School Class of 2009 take their seats in Farley Field House at Bowdoin College on June 5 at the start of commencement ceremonies. (Paul Cunningham photo)

  • Raising the roof

    Students from the Bath Regional Vocational Center put the finishing touches on a Crabtree Drive house in Topsham that they built throughout the school year. The center worked on the project in conjunction with Modular Advantage of Brunswick and other contractors involved with the Modular Home Builde...

  • Officer graduates with highest-ever score

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Police Officer Rory Diffin graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's basic law enforcement training program last month at the top of his class. Diffin, a one-year veteran of the department, was one of 53 graduates of this year's program, and earned the h...

  • Family Fun Day returns to Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town's annual Family Fun Day is scheduled for Saturday, June 13, at Fort Williams Park on Shore Road. Although the event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., activities begin as early as 8 a.m. Hot-air balloon rides will be available between 8 a...

  • Cities, trail groups stall Jetport runway expansion

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A runway expansion planned for the Portland International Jetport is being held up by special-interest groups that want to build a recreation trail around the airport and others who have concerns about aircraft noise.  The Jetport needs to expand a crosswind runw...

  • No college (yet) for Cape Elizabeth grad

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Unlike 94 percent of her classmates, Cape Elizabeth High School senior Stephanie Lawsure will not be going to college in the fall. She'll still earn an associate's degree, but will be paid to get it. She'll have no college loans to repay, good health insurance co... 1

  • Last-minute South Portland deal saves $2.1M in stimulus funds for Long Creek watershed work

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council held a special meeting on Monday night to spend $580,000 on improvements along Philbrook Avenue. The allocation is intended to preserve $2.1 million in federal stimulus money from the state Department of Environmental Protection. The ...