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  • 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...

  • Maine confirms 3 cases of swine flu

    BATH — Gov. John Baldacci said Wednesday that there are three confirmed cases of swine flu in Maine. Three adults are infected; two in Kennebec County and one in York County. "The people are at home and are recovering," Baldacci said in an Augusta press conference joine...

  • Falmouth hopes to boost METRO ridership as bus service expands

    FALMOUTH — The town and the METRO bus system will roll out the Falmouth Flyer's expanded route and new schedule on May 11. The service will increase during morning and evening commuter hours to include Johnson Road, Route 88 and Depot Road. The Legislature recently ap...

  • Falmouth delays decision to close fire station

    FALMOUTH — Despite assurances from the fire chief that closing Pleasant Hill Fire Station would not jeopardize the level of service to the area, town councilors Monday postponed making a decision on its future until their May 11 meeting. They did, however, unanimously approve the ...

  • SAD 51 sends flat budget to Cumberland, North Yarmouth voters

    CUMBERLAND — The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors approved a flat school budget that is likely to appease some taxpayers' concerns, but at the cost of more than 10 full-time jobs. If the $28 million budget is approved by voters on May 26, Cumberland faces a pro...