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  • Blazing a trail

    Tom Blake, left, Chris Smith, Tim Cronin and Dennis Biggie work on a footbridge across the north branch of Long Creek on Sept. 13 when the South Portland Land Trust sponsored a volunteer day to prepare for the opening on Sept. 26 of its newest trail and pocket park. The trail will make it easier to ...

  • Call to prayer

    Daniel Oppenheim sounds a shofar, or ram's horn, during dedication Sept. 13 of the new sanctuary at Congregation Bet Ha'am on Westbrook Street in South Portland. The new worship space and a renovated religious school are on the site of the former Sawyer School. The dedication came just in time for ...

  • Getting their marching orders

    After a summer of practice and two weeks of "Band Camp," the South Portland High School marching band puts in some last-minute practice Tuesday night before the first competition of the season on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Westbrook High School.

  • Doing good

    Bowdoin College students Felicity Hill, left, and Van Tra clean in the kitchen at Mid Coast Hunger Prevention in Brunswick on Saturday, Sept. 12, the college's 11th annual Common Good Day.

  • Cape council votes for restriction, not restoration, of Goddard mansion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council voted unanimously Sept. 14 to allocate $6,000 to fence off the most dangerous areas of Goddard mansion instead of committing to a

  • Effort begins to improve Mill Creek Park in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mill Creek Park proponents are moving forward with efforts to develop a maintenance and improvement plan for the park. Regina Leonard, a Topsham-based landscape architect, has been hired by Friends of Mill Creek Park to assist with the planning, and a new gazebo is sl...

  • 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...