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  • Maine Historical Society reopens library

    PORTLAND — Tucked behind the Wadsworth-Longfellow House on Congress Street, the Maine Historical Society library isn't a destination for many people. But with its newly renovated main wing and a new addition, the research facility definitely warrants a peek, even if you're not tra...

  • Play aims to break silence, spark discussion about eating disorders

    PORTLAND — A socially charged and emotionally moving play about a teenager with an eating disorder will be performed for Freeport High School students on April 1 to illuminate eating disorders and how they affect individuals, their families, friends and communities. The national t...

  • Maine Festival of the Book returns April 2 in Portland

    PORTLAND — The third annual Maine Festival of the Book will bring book enthusiasts together for four days of literary celebration beginning Thursday, April 2. The free event is presented by the non-profit Maine Reads, chaired by first lady Karen M. Baldacci and will include daily ...

  • BIW union members face investigation

    BATH — Suspended officers of Bath Iron Works' largest union, Local S6, faced a preliminary inquiry on Wednesday and Thursday to determine whether there is sufficient evidence to go ahead with a formal hearing into allegations they mismanaged the local.

  • Energy workshop planned in Bath

    BATH — A workshop on ways to save energy will be held in the Bath City Hall auditorium from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 25.

  • 'Jubilee' comes at critical time for Bath arts center

    BATH — The fifth Hot Chocolate Jubilee fundraiser next week comes at a crucial time for the financially strapped Chocolate Church Arts Center, where the impending layoff of Executive Director Roo Dunn was announced last week.

  • Come and get 'em

    Amy Eldredge, 11, of Bowdoin, jumps for joy (and Thin Mints) last Sunday afternoon outside Tire Warehouse in Topsham, where Girl Scout Troops 1646 and 1647 were conducting a drive-up cookie sale for the third consecutive year. Joining Eldredge is her friend, Shawnee. (Keith Spiro photo)

  • Machine move-in

    Harbor Technologies in Brunswick is the proud owner of a new pultrusion machine. The 40-foot machine, which arrived by truck Monday afternoon, pulls pieces of fiberglass fabric through a bath of resin and pushes them out through a precision-made steel die, "sort of like a big Play-Dough factory," en...

  • Sept. is now goal for Topsham natural areas plan

    TOPSHAM — Although the town's natural areas draft report and plan was scheduled to go to voters at Town Meeting in May, further revision of the document has delayed the vote until later in the year.

  • RSU blue-sky budget would raise taxes 5.6%

    BATH — The Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors reviewed a preliminary fiscal 2010 budget Monday evening that reflects a 2.8 percent spending increase and a 5.6 percent tax increase.