PORTLAND — State Rep. Jon Hinck, D-Portland, was appointed chairman of the House Utilities and Energy Committee for the 124th Legislature. Hinck also served on the committee in the previous Legislature.
SOUTH PORTLAND — Although boating may be the farthest thing from people's minds during the winter, the U.S. Coast Guard is encouraging novice and expert boaters alike to participate in one of three boating courses at Southern Maine Community College.
PORTLAND — As Didi Stockly pushes Harriet Tibbals' shopping cart full of groceries to Stockly's brown Toyota Prius, she asks the older woman about her day. In the car, the two chat easily, like old friends.
A project that aims to build a continuous trail connecting the Casco Bay to Sebago Lake is one of only 12 projects in New England, New York and New Jersey that will receive assistance from the National Park Service next year.