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  • Langlais' bears invade Portland public art scene

    PORTLAND — Don't worry about the bears at play at the Portland International Jetport – they are actually welcome additions to the city art scene. The bears are among 10 pieces sculpted by the late Bernard Langlais that are being displayed at public sites throughout the cit...

  • Company providing natural gas to Cumberland, Falmouth, Yarmouth taps Ohio man as new president

    CUMBERLAND — The utility bringing natural gas service to Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth has announced a change in leadership. Summit Natural Gas of Maine named Mike Tanchuk president, effective Jan. 1, 2015, according to a company press release. He will replace Mike Minkos, who is...

  • RSU 1 weighs rebuilding or renovation of Bath high school

    BATH — Should Morse High School be renovated or replaced? That is a key question facing Regional School Unit 1. Its 85-year-old high school ranks 11th on the latest state funding list,

  • Portland organization Maine Inside Out sets the stage for juvenile reform

    PORTLAND — Zack Gregoire spent three years inside the Long Creek Youth Development Facility, where he went through all the routine counseling required. However, Gregoire, now 18, also found a different kind of therapy that helped him get through while inside, and even have ...

  • Portland students to video-conference with peers in Mexico

    PORTLAND — Starting in January, some students at Deering High School will begin a different kind of conversation. As part of an advanced Spanish class and a co-curricular activity called the Ambassador's Program, 30 students from all grades will participate in a semester-long vi...

  • Bath Iron Works lands additional $8M for stealth destroyer deckhouse work

    BATH — The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works an additional $8 million to modify and complete work on the composite deckhouse of the DDG 1001, the future USS Michael Monsoor. The vessel is the second in a three-ship line of Zumwalt-class stealth destroyers. The Navy truncated the ...

  • Casco Baykeeper Payne sets course for retirement

    PORTLAND — Joe Payne's initial impression of Casco Bay's health in 1991 was better than what he expected. But a month before he retires after 24 years as the first – and only – Casco Baykeeper for Friends of Casco Bay, he said he still worries that water health will ...

  • Bath police arrest 2 for vandalism at former school

    BATH — Police on Dec. 5 arrested two Bath men suspected of causing more than $20,000 in damage to the former Huse School building on Oct. 30. Daniyil Klimov, 21, and Zachary Lambert, 22, both of Bath, were each charged with Class C felony burglary and criminal mischief, according to ...

  • Friends need $52K to meet fundraising goal for new Cumberland school

    CUMBERLAND — Friends School of Portland, which plans to open a new building next fall near the Falmouth town line, is striving to raise $52,000 toward the project by the end of the year. "That will bring us to the $2.47 million that we set out to raise," Head of School Jenny Rowe sai...

  • Bangor firm at work on Falmouth library fundraising campaign

    FALMOUTH — Trustees of Falmouth Memorial Library, armed with overwhelming support from voters on Nov. 4 for town financing of half the cost of an expansion and renovation, are preparing the fundraising phase of their campaign. Library President Mark Porada said the board of trus...