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  • Cape Elizabeth hopes to create new Winnick Woods trail

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission will apply for a permit to add a trail and a boardwalk in

  • Storms challenge Cape Elizabeth Public Works employees, budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With storm after storm hitting Maine, Public Works employees are working harder than ever as their hours increase and budgets shrink. "(Winter storms) are obviously having an effect on our budget," Public Works Director Robert Malley said Wednesday, as his emplo...

  • Brunswick robber flees Maine St. bank

    BRUNSWICK — A white man in his mid-20s allegedly pointed a gun at a teller working at The Bank of Maine on Maine Street on Wednesday afternoon and demanded cash before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of money. Police were called to the bank, at 137 Maine St., just after 2 p.m., Br...

  • South Portland Police Department is looking for a few good VIPS

    SOUTH PORTLAND — On any given weekday morning, people who enter the Police Department will likely be greeted by Dave Twombly, a bespectacled and mustachioed retired police officer who volunteers his time at the department's front desk.  Twombly, 64, has been volunteeri...

  • Early bird special in Yarmouth: Clams

    The first Yarmouth Clam Festival parade chair was spotted at the corner of Main and Elm streets Wednesday. It's a tradition in town to put parade chairs out days in advance, but this must be a new record: the 50th festival – always the third weekend in July – is about 150 days away. I...

  • Scarborough library earns 'Family Place' certification

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Public Library will soon join a group of about 15 libraries across Maine that are certified Family Place Libraries. Librarians in Scarborough...

  • Bath city arborist retires after nearly 15 years on the job

    BATH — Henry David Thoreau once said he took a walk in the woods, and emerged taller than the trees. Those perennial plants have enhanced Tom Hoerth's life, too. The Gray resident retired last month after a nearly 15-year career as Bath's arborist and tree warden, although ste...

  • Non-food need? Not a problem: Bath church launches pantry for personal items

    BATH — The city and surrounding communities, which already benefit from the Bath Food Pantry, now also have the Little Flock Non-Food Bank to help those with needs for personal-care products. The food pantry, meanwhile, which

  • RSU 1 seeks input on Bath high school project

    BATH — Regional School Unit 1 is looking for community participation as it determines whether to renovate 87-year-old Morse High School or build a new school. "We have the opportunity to build a school worthy of the region and of the fine education that our students receive at Morse,...

  • Topsham BMV office moving to Main Street

    TOPSHAM — The Bureau of Motor Vehicles office will soon move to 125B Main St., Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced this week. The branch office, now at 49 Topsham Fair Mall Road, Suite 25, will be closed Thursday and Friday, Feb. 26-27, for the move. The office will re...