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  • Drug, alcohol survey reveals disturbing trends for Cape Elizabeth, S. Portland, Scarborough students

    CAPE ELIZABETH — An incident involving alcohol consumption by high school students at this year's state drama festival briefly put the problem of teenage drinking back in the spotlight. But a new survey of students suggests the underlying problem is unlikely to fade as quickly as...

  • Bath Mayfair hosts yard sales, music, art, games

    BATH — For fans of yard sales, Mayfair could be considered something of a dream come true.

  • Big bird watch

    Michael Wormser views one of Wolfe's Neck State Park's two resident ospreys, which nest on Googins Island. The park held it's first Osprey Watch of the season on Sunday, April 26, and the nesting pair did not disappoint, as they preened on branches and tended the nest. (Matthew DeLorme photo)

  • News Analysis: Klatt conflict dogs Brunswick council

    BRUNSWICK — Residents who bothered to watch the April 27 Town Council meeting may have wondered if they were seeing a re-run of the council's previous meeting.Or the one before that. While the agendas have changed, one issue – a conflict between Councilor Karen Klatt and Mike Ou...

  • Incubating interest

    Maeve DeLaney, 4, of Portland, peers into a chicken incubator while her friends contemplate names for the birds at Wolfe's Neck Farm's annual Spring Celebration Family Day on Saturday, April 25. The event included activities such as wool arts, sheep shearing, tractor rides, face painting and trail ...

  • Proposed Brunswick budget shows 1.6% increase in tax rate

    BRUNSWICK — Acting Town Manager Gary Brown on Monday presented the Town Council with what he called a "status-quo budget" for the upcoming fiscal year. Brown's proposed spending plan totals $54.3 million and would require a 1.6 percent increase in the property tax rate....

  • SAD 75 board budget vote set for May 14; laptop computers on tap

    TOPSHAM — The School Administrative District 75 Board of Directors is scheduled to vote on a fiscal 2010 budget at its Thursday, May 14, meeting. In the meantime, public budget forums are scheduled to be held at the Bowdoinham Community School on Tuesday, May 5, and at Woodside E...

  • Union's ruling on BIW officers could come in May

    BATH — The result of a union hearing involving three suspended officers of Bath Iron Works' largest union could come sometime next month, according to a spokesman for Local S6's parent union.

  • Brunswick council begins campaign for Downeaster

    BRUNSWICK — With Brunswick's $2 million investment in the $23 million Maine Street Station project on a track to get larger, the Town Council on Monday expressed its unanimous support for the proposed extension of the Amtrak Downeaster. Extension of the current service from Portl...

  • Marker project to tell Bath's history in innovative ways

    BATH — It was the night of Sept. 3, 1883, and Constable William "Uncle Billy" Lawrence was walking his downtown beat, checking businesses along Front Street. Three burglars were on the run, one of whom ran into the arms of 63-year-old Lawrence, who asked the man, Daniel...