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  • Santa arrives in Falmouth

    Henry and Penny Desorsiers meet with Santa in the Village Park Gazebo on Dec. 4 at Falmouth's annual tree-lighting ceremony.

  • Expect overnight delays on Maine Turnpike in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — Motorists can expect intermittent traffic stops of up to 20 minutes on the northboudn Maine Turnpike at Mile 56 in Falmouth on Monday night. The stops are for repairs to one of the bridges over the Piscataqua River, according to the Maine Turnpike Authority....

  • Christmas convoy arrives in Portland

    The Wreaths Across America convoy arrives at Cheverus High School in Portland on Sunday. More than a dozen tractor trailers carrying Maine-made wreaths stopped at the school for a formal ceremony before continuing the annual trek to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, where the wreaths will ...

  • Bright lights, spirits for South Portland Holiday Fest

    South Portland residents Emily Keefe, 9, Victoria Goode, 8, Adalei Brooks, 9, and Gracen Roberts-Locke, 6, enjoy caroling Dec. 5 at the gazebo at Mill Creek Park in South Portland during the annual Holiday Fest, sponsored by the city, South Portland-Cape Elizbeth Community Chamber of Commerce, an...

  • Brunswick workshop to discuss plan for public park

    BRUNSWICK — A committee developing a master plan for a new recreation and conservation area will hold a public workshop next week to review the draft plan. The plan is to to convert a former U.S. Navy transmitter site on Old Bath Road into a public space to be called the Capt. W...

  • Maine fire sprinkler rules rain on plans for new Bath businesses

    BATH — Claudette Gamache has been ready for more than a year to open an art gallery at 411 Front St. But the lack of a sprinkler system in the building, which she says is cost-prohibitive and unnecessary, has been holding her back. "I'm seeing all these little signs about (sup...

  • Art Walk in Portland on Friday turns Congress Street into pedestrian mall

    PORTLAND — Congress Street will be closed to vehicles from 5-8 p.m. Friday from Elm to State streets for the holiday celebration of First Friday Art Walk. Creative Portland and Portland's Downtown District announced the closure in a press release Thursday, adding parking will not be ...

  • Scarborough skating rink plan jumps Town Council hurdle

    SCARBOROUGH — A proposed $5.5 million ice skating rink could be built on the outer edge of the Wentworth Intermediate School parking lot after Town Councilors accepted a recommendation Wednesday night. The 5-2 vote, with Councilors Shawn Babine and Ed Blaise opposed, allows the Frien...

  • After death, Cape Elizabeth accelerates study of Recycling Center safety

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Safety at the Recycling Center is being assessed after the Nov. 24 accident that killed retired Public Works Director Herbert Dennison. Town Manager Mike McGovern announced Dec. 1 that the town would have Woodard and Curran, a solid waste and recycling engineeri...

  • Scarborough Police Department joins online community

    SCARBOROUGH — The Police Department is bringing neighborhood crime watches into the virtual world through a new online partnership. The department is participating on Nextdoor.com, a social network that ...