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  • 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...

  • Update: No charges against Yarmouth boy found walking on I-295

    FREEPORT — Police are unsure what led a 13-year-old boy to walk along Interstate 295 Monday morning, but said he will be evaluated to determine if a medical condition was involved. The Yarmouth teenager, dressed only in black wind pants and a maroon NASCAR bathrobe, was picked ...

  • Volunteers participate in statewide vernal pool mapping

    FREEPORT — Volunteers in 13 towns from Scarborough to Orono are participating in a statewide project to map vernal pools in their communities. The Maine Vernal Pool Mapping Project will help determine the location, size and significance of vernal pools for town planning offices.

  • Community group to host forum on Yarmouth's needs, resources

    YARMOUTH — A new group called Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors, or YarmouthCAN, will host a Community Night on Monday, May 11, to discuss the needs of the town.

  • Falmouth council election attracts 4 candidates; School Board uncontested

    FALMOUTH — Four candidates have returned nomination papers for the Falmouth Town Council election this spring. Fred Chase, of 5 Stagecoach Road, and Mark Soule, of 42 Johnson Road, will challenge two incumbents, Chairman Will Armitage and Vice Chairman Joe Wrobleski. Armitage and ...

  • Farm-fresh produce straight to the Freeport Food Pantry

    FREEPORT — With the help of a little seed money, fresh produce and healthy eating education will be available to customers of the Freeport Food Pantry.  The pilot program, called "Fresh from the Pantry," was made possible by a $500 grant from Healthy Casco Bay, a group ...

  • Habitat for Humanity reaches out to Freeport for help

    FREEPORT — In anticipation of renovating a home for a Freeport family, representatives of Habitat for Humanity are asking business owners and community members for help with the project.

  • Two-wheeled winner

    Kai Gallivan of Yarmouth and his dad Kerry found just the right Huffy on Sunday at the Great Maine Bike Swap at the University of Southern Maine. They were among hundreds who attended the event sponsored by the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, USM's Office of Environmental Sustainability and the student-...

  • Yarmouth Town Council race contested, but without Steinbach

    YARMOUTH — Few residents new to town government have shown interest in running for elected office in June, but a handful of former elected officials are running again.

  • Cumberland panel charged with Main Street vision; islanders gain little ground on waterfront access

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council Monday established a Village Center Committee to recommend a long-term vision for the center of town. The council also met with a Sturdivant Island resident and discussed the difficulty of providing islanders with public waterfront access. ...