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News

  • Correction

    An Oct. 28 story about the Topsham Board of Selectmen incorrectly stated Fire Chief Brian Stockdale's last name.

  • Books-A-Million prepares for first Maine store in South Portland

    Company says former Borders customers should feel right at home SOUTH PORTLAND — Books-A-Million, which became the nation's second-largest book seller with the demise of Bord...

  • Fireworks ban divides Scarborough Town Council

    SCARBOROUGH — It remains unclear if the town will join some nearby communities and ban the sale and use of consumer fireworks. On the recommendation of the three-member Ordinance Committee, the Town Council approved a first reading of the ban on Wednesday. But two councilors,&... 2

  • 'It's either the ducks or the people' at South Portland park

    Feeding, over-population cause problems at Mill Creek SOUTH PORTLAND — Plans are being developed to install a new fountain in the pond at Mill Creek Park. The idea is that the city's signature park should have a beautiful water display near one of the the main gateways to th...

  • Bath council OKs armory renovation bond; skatepark fate uncertain

    BATH — The City Council gave preliminary approval Wednesday to borrowing $308,000 for a basic renovation of the former National Guard Armory. The 5-3 decision, opposed by Councilors Steve Brackett, Kyle Rogers and Ruthe Pagurko, will go to a final vote Dec. 7. The council also...

  • Judge throws out cell tower lawsuit against Topsham

    TOPSHAM — A federal judge in Portland on Monday dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the town's refusal to allow construction of a cellular communications tower. U.S. District Court Judge John Rich III granted the town's request for summary judgment. Town Planner Rich Roedner said Wed...

  • Hoops tourney supports domestic violence victims

    FALMOUTH — The third annual Taylor Tip-Off, a charity basketball tournament, will be held Sunday, Nov. 6, at Falmouth High School and Middle School and Thomas College in Waterville. The event will benefit the Taylor Memorial Fund, which supports young victims of domestic violence acr...

  • Apple pies aid Cumberland pantry

    CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland/North Yarmouth Lions Club has a unique and yummy way for community members to help stock the Cumberland Food Pantry's shelves. Proceeds from the club's "Give Thanks" apple pie fundraiser go to the pantry's efforts to help families in the Cumberland and Nor...

  • Correction

    A photograph with the Oct. 27 story "Yarmouth begins dam discussions" should have identified the executive director of Maine Rivers as Landis Hudson.

  • Cape Elizabeth welcomes new director of instructional support

    CAPE ELIZABETH — As the new director of instructional support, Jane Golding said she has the best job in the School Department. Golding said education and her field in particular has changed dramatically over the years and she enjoys learning and understanding new information, readin...