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  • Chain gang

    Abigail King, 7, center, her mother Tina and brother Gage, 5, join more than 80 other volunteers on Main Street in Freeport last Saturday for the 13th annual Hand to Hand Food Drive. The volunteers formed a chain, passing bags of nonperishable food items from First Parish Church to the Community Cen...

  • School chief search puts RSU budget on hold

    FREEPORT — Regional School Unit 5 has delayed its budget process because selection of a superintendent of schools has taken longer than planned.

  • Court denies Greenlaw Salvage appeal

    CUMBERLAND — A 2007 Town Council decision that denied a permit renewal for Greenlaw Salvage was upheld in Superior Court earlier this month.

  • Yarmouth senior housing looks to community for help

    YARMOUTH —  After providing affordable housing to independent seniors for 33 years, operators of Bartlett Circle are asking the community for financial help to help keep residents safe and secure.

  • Without revenue info, SAD 51 budget still in the dark

    2.98% spending increase proposed

  • North Yarmouth questions cost sharing; Cumberland fears 'civil war'

    CUMBERLAND — Adding to already high tension surrounding Cumberland's municipal budget, North Yarmouth officials have suggested that their town may not support continued cost sharing of library and recreation services.

  • Residents imagine Falmouth's future

    FALMOUTH — Organizers of last week's public meeting that addressed the future of town facilities say they were pleased by the turnout, input and involvement of the 140 attendees.

  • Business park among goals in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Economic Development Corp. shared its 2009 priorities with the Town Council in a workshop Tuesday, including updates on a proposed business park, a food cluster development, a Chamber of Commerce and a train station project.

  • CDBG funding decisions enter final deliberations

    PORTLAND —The committee responsible for recommending which local programs and nonprofits get pieces of the city's $2.3 million federal community development funds will meet with City Manager Joseph Gray this week to finalize those choices.

  • Portland Housing Authority gets $2.2M in stimulus funds

    PORTLAND — The Portland Housing Authority will upgrade handicapped accessibility, replace roofs and perform other improvements in its buildings with $2.2 million in economic stimulus package funds it expects to receive next month.