Sun, Dec 21, 2014 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

  • 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. ...

  • Presidential parade

    Bagpiper and University of Southern Maine student Steve Lemieux leads a procession of faculty and guests up Bedford Street on Saturday to the Abromson Center, where Selma Botman was installed at the 10th president of USM. (Paul Cunningham photo)

  • 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 ...

  • Update: Health, public safety officials urge swine flu calm

    PORTLAND — A group of regional public health officials, emergency responders and doctors said Tuesday afternoon that they are ready for any massive outbreak of the swine flu that has killed nearly 150 people in Mexico and sickened dozens in the U.S. and other countries. At a pres...

  • Portland budget expected to get panel's nod

    PORTLAND — The Finance Committee was expected Tuesday night to forward a $189 million city budget to the full City Council for approval. The committee instructed city staff to find $137,000 in cuts to the budget City Manager Joe Gray proposed earlier this month, in order to keep t...