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  • UMaine panel OKs sale of Stone House in Freeport

    BANGOR — A University of Maine System committee on Tuesday approved the sale of the Stone House, a century-old building in Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park in Freeport, which is owned and used by the University of Southern Maine. The system’s full board of trustees will vote...

  • Clinton on the stump in Portland

    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton appeals to the crowd Tuesday night at the Portland Expo during a rally supporting Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud's gubernatorial bid against incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage and independent challenger Eliot Cutler. Clinton headlined the rally, which drew...

  • Portland councilors ready to renew discussion on abortion-clinic buffer zone

    PORTLAND — A new discussion about a buffer zone outside Planned Parenthood of Northern New England will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, at City Hall. The City Council Public Safety, Health & Human Services Committee will hear from city attorney Trish McAllister on what might...

  • Portland runs to benefit Hear ME Now

    PORTLAND — Registration is open for the Hear ME Run 5K, 10K and fun runs on Sunday, Sept. 14. The races along Back Cove and Eastern Promenade benefit Falmouth-based Hear Me Now's services for adults and children with hearing loss. The rain-or-shine event features prizes for ov...

  • Mercy Hospital in Portland takes step for Fore River growth, consolidation

    PORTLAND — Mercy Hospital has taken initial steps for a major expansion along the Fore River that will end the hospital's presence downtown by 2018. The hospital is seeking to amend a conditional zone agreement reached with the city in 2001 that paved the way for it to build on the F...

  • Yarmouth neighbors wary of supermarket's plans

    YARMOUTH — Neighbors already have several concerns only days after an application was submitted for an expansion of the Hannaford supermarket development on Route 1. The application submitted to Town Planner Vanessa Farr on Aug. 26 is to build six new commercial buildings. Hanna...

  • Annual craft show returns to Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — More than 40 local artisans will gather at Camp Ketcha for the fifth annual Maine Crafts Guild Scarborough Show on Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday, Sept. 14, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m  Admission to the end-of-summer craft show at 336 Black Point Road is $6 for adults ...

  • Sagadahoc County says 'No More' to domestic violence

    BATH — The Sagadahoc County district attorney's office is joining the national No More campaign to end domestic violence. "It's a fairly recent national movement ... a new attempt at getting the attention (toward) ...

  • Bath library film series honors Bacall, Williams

    BATH — Patten Free Library's fall film festival will pay tribute to Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams. The series begins Tuesday, Sept. 16, with "The Big Sleep" and concludes Dec. 2 with "Good Will Hunting." No films will be screened in October. Screenings, which also include "...

  • Cumberland church nets eco-friendly certification

    CUMBERLAND — In the case of the Congregational Church in Cumberland, perhaps it is easy being green. The 282 Main St. church is Maine's first to earn certification from GreenFaith, a pro-environment interfaith coalition founded in 1992, according to a church press release. To ...