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  • Workforce housing a possibility for Scarborough's Broadturn neighborhood

    SCARBOROUGH — An affordable housing development may be in Scarborough's future if a $10,000 Community Development Block Grant is awarded to the town. Habitat for Humanity and the Scarborough Housing Alliance have teamed up in the hope that a small parcel of town-owned land just off B...

  • Harpswell's Carrying Place Assembly: 'We want our town back'

    HARPSWELL — Their ancestors walked across the frozen mudflats to build ships at the Pennell shipyard. They constructed the old town hall in West Harpswell, and cleared fields that that have long since reverted back into forests. Between them, the members of the Carrying Place Assembl...

  • 'Race to Nowhere' to screen in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth High School Parent Association and the Scarborough and South Portland school departments will host a screening of the documentary film "Race to Nowhere" on Monday...

  • Credentials panel forming for Cape school chief search

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The public is invited to participate in the search for a new superintendent of Schools by applying to be a part of the Credentials Review Committee formed by the School Board. The ad hoc committee will assist the board in evaluating applications and will act as an ad...

  • South Portland officials probe Elderberry blaze

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Officials are investigating the cause of a fire last week that damaged a single-story home at 26 Elderberry Drive. Deputy Fire Chief Steve Fox said the fire started in the garage and appeared to have been accidental. "The actual cause is still under investigation," h...

  • Bath museum takes filmgoers 'down to the sea'

    BATH — The Maine Maritime Museum is entering the world of film during the next few months, and adding its usual touch of salt. The 243 Washington St. museum will offer its first-ever movie festival, called Down to the Sea in Film, starting this month. On Jan. 28 it will screen...

  • King Day in Brunswick

    In the 10th year of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in Brunswick sponsored by the Bowdoin College library, children's writer Charlotte Agell was joined Monday by Rohan Henry for a program called "Good Words."

  • Bridge to snowhere

    Tuesday's snowstorm left the wooden-decked "Black Bridge" between Mill Street in Brunswick and Twin Pines in Topsham quite slippery, as the driver of this car found out when he spun out and ended up blocking the one-lane span. Eventually a friend of the driver arrived and helped free the car. The im...

  • Freeport Middle School students excel in math competition

    FREEPORT — Three Freeport Middle School students recently earned top awards in the state for their performance in the national American Mathematics Competition. More than 150,000 students from more than 2,000 schools participated in the competition on Nov. 16, 2010. Conner Cam...

  • 'Race to Nowhere' to screen in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — The documentary film "Race to Nowhere," about the high-pressure culture that pressures children in school, will be shown at the Falmouth High School Theater on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. The film, created by a concerned mother, depicts students struggling with depression ...