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  • Worth the wait

    Three-year-old Andrew Quimby's face says it all as he anticipates, receives and devours a brownie-and-whipped cream creation June 26 at the South Freeport Church Strawberry Festival. (Paul Cunningham photo)

  • Strongman competition weighs in for Bath Heritage Days

    BATH — It's truly a sight to behold. With a power belt strapped around his waist and powder on his hands, Ryan Martin reached down to grip a barbell. Channeling every ounce of strength and defying the pull of gravity, he tightened his knuckles while glaring straight ahead, and l...

  • Bath will borrow money for Customs House improvements

    BATH — One of the city's most revered buildings may be one of its most porous, too. So the City Council last week decided to borrow $250,000 for improvements to the Customs House on Front Street, which the city will repay over several years with money from its capital budget.

  • Bath-based business council becomes Midcoast Council of Governments

    BATH — In an attempt to expand its capacity and strengthen its services, the Mid-Coast Council for Business Development and Planning on June 18 enacted bylaw amendments including renaming itself the Midcoast Council of Governments. The council has also added Lincoln County to its juri...

  • Cape Elizabeth emergency calls now go to Portland, non-911 to automated system

    CAPE ELIZABETH — All non-emergency calls to the public safety departments are now being answered by an automated system. The change follows the dispatch center's consolidation with Portland and South Portland, which began this week. Emergency calls are being answered b...

  • Bath man arrested on sex, drug charges involving 3 boys

    BATH — Police arrested a 43-year-old Bath man on Tuesday and charged him with crimes including unlawful sexual contact and sexual touching involving three boys. Kevin White of 140 Richardson St. was charged with aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs, Class C; two counts of unlawful...

  • Falmouth mourns high school student who was 'just something special'

    FALMOUTH — Friends and teachers filled the Falmouth High School theater Tuesday night to share their memories, to grieve together and to comfort each other after the death Sunday of 16-year-old Clayton Thomas. Thomas died June 28 from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning at a fa... 1

  • Update: SAD 51 board approves pay-to-play fees for Cumberland-North Yarmouth schools

    CUMBERLAND — The School Administrative District 51 board voted unanimously on Tuesday to institute athletic activity fees at Greely Middle School and Greely High School this fall. Directors quickly approved the proposed fee of $75 per sport per player, with no cap or multi-sport d...

  • L.L. Bean concert series in Freeport supports local charities

    FREEPORT — This is 11th year L.L. Bean is hosting a free summer concert series, but the first year the events have a charitable element. Bean spokeswoman Kathy Whitney said concert-goers are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items to the 12 concerts. She said the donations will help b...

  • Yarmouth Town Council to discuss wind ordinance, Madeline Point construction

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council meets Thursday night, July 2, for a workshop to discuss construction at Madeline Point, a proposed dinghy program at the Little John and Wharf Road facilities, and small wind energy systems proposed by the Planning Board. According to Town Manager Nat Tupper, all...