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  • A world in harmony: Local chorus heads for international stage

    YARMOUTH — About 50 men from the Portland area are breaking the conventions of barbershop singing, and now have the chance to showcase their talent in an international competition. The Downeasters Chorus is part of the Portland chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, and will repr...

  • Ghoulish gourds at Freeport festival

  • Rt. 1 construction in Falmouth on time, readying for winter

    FALMOUTH — Construction on U.S. Route 1 is scheduled to conclude for the year in the middle of November, and pick up again next spring. But it's up to the weather to decide how far construction will extend. Work could go on into December if Mother Nature cooperates. Major constr...

  • Yarmouth resident unhappy with Summit Gas promise

    YARMOUTH — Summit Natural Gas may not complete installation of gas lines to some homes by a promised deadline of Nov. 1, and at least one resident is unhappy about the delay. Valerie Hamilton of Melissa Drive said Summit informed her on April 14 that she and neighbors on the str...

  • Falmouth conservation group follows the sun

    FALMOUTH — The offices of Maine's largest conservation organization will soon have a new way to harvest energy. Maine Audubon will be outfitting its Gisland Farm headquarters with what will be the largest array of solar panels installed by any conservation organization in the st...

  • Falmouth slashes permit fee for hockey rink

    FALMOUTH — Town councilors may have set a precedent on Monday when they voted to reduce a building permit fee owed for the outdoor hockey rink under construction on Hat Trick Drive. The council also scheduled a Nov. 10 meeting to consider an order for land to be condemned for se...

  • Yarmouth councilors prepare for quiet-zone discussion, quietly

    The Elm Street crossing is one of three in Yarmouth that would need to be improved if railroad "quiet zones" were created in the town.

  • Planning group presents N. Yarmouth development options

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A consultant on Tuesday night presented the town with three recommendations for future development of some of its most prized real estate. In a public question-and-answer meeting at Town Hall, representatives of Planning Decisions – a Portland firm hired b...

  • Falmouth to unveil memorial to its veterans

    FALMOUTH — During World War II, fewer than 150 students attended Falmouth High School. Some of those students were called to serve in the war. Six did not return. Now those six names are being remembered in a monumental way. An ad-hoc committee established two years ago b...

  • SAD 51 wants input on future of Cumberland, N. Yarmouth schools

    CUMBERLAND — The Strategic Planning Committee of School Administrative District 51 will hold a community dialogue meeting on Monday, Nov. 10, to discuss with Superintendent Jeff Porter the district's focus for the next few years. The event, to be held at Greely Middle School, will st...