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  • South Portland railway landmark a learning opportunity

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A new monument to the city's railway history will soon greet walkers, runners and riders along the Greenbelt near Mussey Street.

  • Brunswick to vote on nearly $12M for school repairs

    BRUNSWICK — The School Board on Wednesday authorized a $9 million repair plan for Coffin Elementary and Brunswick Junior High schools. The board also decided to move forward with an approximately $2.5 million plan to replace Coffin's six out-of-date portable classrooms with 12 n...

  • October start hoped for Freeport High School renovation

    FREEPORT — Plans for renovation of Freeport High School are moving forward with building additions, road and parking lot changes, and athletic field reconstruction. The Project Review Board was expected to approve the final plans on Wednesday. A two-story addition of almost 30,000 sq...

  • Independence Day spirit in Freeport

    Willie Danforth of Auburn is happy as Uncle Sam as he waits for the start of Freeport's Fourth of July parade on Main Street last Saturday.

  • 'Patience' is a blessing in Falmouth

    Susan Gilpin, a retired Congregational minister, blesses Patience, a boat owned by Janet and Gary Bowne, during the first blessing of the fleet last week at Portland Yacht Club in Falmouth. Gilpin is assisted by PYC member Jennifer Yah.

  • Third Scarborough school budget referendum possible Aug. 4

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Manager Tom Hall on Wednesday said he hopes the Town Council will begin devising a third revised school budget, and possibly hold a first hearing, on Wednesday, July 15. Hall also said he will propose that the third school budget referendum take place Aug. 4.

  • Yarmouth fuel truck fire could have been much worse

    The driver of the truck escaped the cab unharmed as it was bursting into flames at the Yarmouth commuter parking at Exit 15 on Interstate 295.

  • Maine Human Rights Commission, parent sue Brunswick School Department, principal over bullying

    BRUNSWICK — Attorneys representing the mother of a former Brunswick Junior High School student and the Maine Human Rights Commission filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday against the School Department and BJHS Principal Walter Wallace. The lawsuit was not unexpected after...

  • Brunswick council: Missed filing by agency an 'honest mistake'

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors on July 6 unanimously authorized an $18,000 unbudgeted expenditure to help a local social service agency out of a tax jam. The problem began when the agency, Family Focus, acquired property on Venture Drive at Brunswick Landing in January 2014, but di...

  • Bath celebrates its heritage

    Quinn Blaiklock of Arrowsic leads a Chinese dragon created by Five Elements Mountain Martial Arts Fitness Center during the Bath Heritage Days Parade on Saturday, July 4.