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  • Harvest on the Harbor

    MacKenzie Arrington, Maine Lobster Chef of The Year, poses with his winning dish of roasted Maine lobster tail on braised cabbage and cornbread, at last week's Harvest on the Harbor in Portland. Arrington received a $1,000 prize from the Maine Lobster Promotion Council.

  • Cumberland council OKs design work for Route 88 improvements

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council voted unanimously on Monday to have Gorrill-Palmer Consulting Engineers proceed with the design for a drainage and paving project on Foreside Road (Route 88). Gorrill-Palmer is to return to the council in December, when councilors will discuss bondi...

  • Portland councilors host neighborhood meetings in November

    PORTLAND — City Councilors will host annual district meetings beginning next week. The meetings are an opportunity for residents to discuss neighborhood issues with their councilor, the mayor and city staff. The schedule is: • District 1, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m...

  • Cumberland Town Council opposes excise tax, TABOR referendums

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council on Monday announced its opposition to two state ballot questions going before voters on Nov. 3. The panel unanimously approved a resolution opposing excise tax reduction, Question 2. A 5-2 majority favored a resolution against the second so-called T...

  • Hardy heart: Cumberland teen remains active despite defect at birth

    CUMBERLAND — It may be hard to imagine a die-hard athlete who was born with a heart defect, but Ted Russell is a teen who defies convention. The 18-year-old Greely High School senior, who plays soccer and lacrosse and runs indoor track, had a relatively uneventful birth. &...

  • Winter farmers markets to open in November in Falmouth, Cumberland

    FALMOUTH — With only a two-week break after the busy summer markets, local farmers and craftsmen will gear up for their first winter farmers market in West Cumberland and Falmouth starting in November.

  • Self-made Yarmouth book publisher named best in region

    YARMOUTH — What started as a journey to self-publish his first book has become a successful, small business for Dean Lunt and his wife Michelle. Their independent publishing company,

  • Maine's pilot program opens voting booths early for residents of Falmouth, Cumberland

    FALMOUTH — Registered voters in Falmouth and Cumberland now have the opportunity to vote early, thanks to the state's Early Voting Pilot Program. The two communities are among nine selected by the state to participate in the program that began on Monday and will run through Monday...

  • Ready for Halloween

    Sam Gee, left, Alyson Palacci and Geneva Morley, all of Portland, don't look too frightened by the demon stalking them outside the iParty store in South Portland last week. Maybe they knew it was only Durward Worster of Scarborough's Haunted Hayrides dressed as a 9-foot creature to make sure nobody ...

  • High school 'Dracula' cast scares up support for Red Cross blood drive in Portland

    PORTLAND — A group of vampires from Deering High School are out for blood. But before you reach for the garlic cloves, you should know it is for a good cause.  The cast of Deering High School's "Dracula" (running Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 29-31) will be scaring up su...