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  • Church move means Bath Food Pantry needs new home

    BATH — The planned sale of a more than 40-year-old church is also forcing the Bath Food Pantry to look for a new home. The Neighborhood United Church of Christ at 150 Congress Ave. is listed for sale at $695,000. The site has been the UCC's home since the merger of two downtown ...

  • Taking flight over South Portland light

    With the calendar winding down the final days before Labor Day and the traditional end of summer, a kite occupies the sky over Bug Light Park in South Portland on Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • South Portland High School construction 'on target, on budget'

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The high school renovation is nearing completion as students and teachers return to classrooms next week. Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Godin said the high school project is "right on target" and on budget, with a projected completion date of Dec. 19.  ...

  • South Portland seeks members for arts, preservation panel

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Calling all local art and history enthusiasts: the city is accepting applications to serve on the new Arts and Historic Preservation Committee. According to a press release from City Clerk Sue Mooney, the committee is charged with assisting the City Council in "...

  • Scarborough urged to 'be bold' in Dunstan planning

    SCARBOROUGH — The Long Range Planning Committee envisions a new Dunstan Corner neighborhood that feels like the bustling village it once was.  With the support of the community, in the next 10-20 years, the vision could become a reality.  The committee on Aug. 2...

  • Classic car show coming to South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Bug Light Classic Car Show at Bug Light Park on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The free event starts at 4:30 p.m. and will feature more than 100 classic cars, along with food trucks, music and prize raffles.

  • South Portland festival to celebrate seaweed

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When Hillary Krapf, a holistic healer in Portland, had shingles in 2012, she rejected modern cures and instead treated herself with what most beach-goers tend to steer away from: seaweed. The seaweed treatment worked "miraculously," Krapf said, and for the past ...

  • Rising to the challenge at Brunswick Run for the Fallen

    The largest field of runners ever took part in the seventh annual Run for the Fallen at Brunswick Landing last weekend. The event honors the memory of 92 Maine service members who died in combat since 9/11.

  • Harpswell neighbors in dispute over dock

    HARPSWELL — A Gun Point couple are asking selectmen to reconsider approval of a neighbor's wharf that they say is too close to their own float and was not installed according to plan. In February, the Board of Selectmen approved a wharf application from Sean McCormack and Martha Bran...

  • Former Brunswick town offices disappear

    Demolition of the former municipal buildings on Federal Street began this week in Brunswick. Coastal Enterprises, a nonprofit economic development agency, plans to build its new headquarters at the site.