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  • CELT Paint for Preseration on Sunday

    CAPE ELIZABETH —  The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust will host its fourth Paint for Preservation Wet Paint Auction Sunday, July 17, from 5-8 p.m. at the ...

  • New rabbi takes pulpit at South Portland synagogue

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Congregation Bet Ha'am, the city's only synagogue and the only Reform Jewish temple in southern Maine, has a new spiritual leader, the sixth in its 26-year history. Rabbi Jared Saks, 33, presided over his first sabbath worship last week. Saks replaced interim ...

  • Scarborough webcam puts eyes on Higgins Beach parking, safety

    SCARBOROUGH — Despite new parking restrictions enacted last winter, Higgins Beach is in some ways more accessible than ever. Last month, the town installed webcam for live, streaming video atop The Breakers Inn on Bayview Avenue. The idea is that officials and the public will be able... 2

  • Divided Cape Elizabeth council ensures land trust funding, proposes Shore Road Pathway compromise

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council is offering the Cape Elizabeth Land Trust a modified proposal for placing a portion of the planned Shore Road Pathway on property managed by the trust. At a meeting on Monday, July 11, the council also rejected an attempt to reconsider a pledge of $3...

  • Economic groups update vision for Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A three-year working document outlining a long-term plan for economic development will soon return to town councilors with new details. The plan will ensure that "Scarborough will be a community known as a great place to live, work, do business, play and vacation," acco...

  • Scarborough council takes first look at $38M school proposal

    SCARBOROUGH — The estimated price tag for a geothermal heating and cooling system at a proposed new Wentworth Elementary School has dropped by about $200,000. Paul Koziel, chairman of the Wentworth Committee, which has been advocating for replacement of the existing building, said th...

  • Cumberland man makes furniture making an art

    CUMBERLAND — A chair or table crafted by Gregg Lipton isn't just a functional piece of furniture; it could also be considered something of a work of art. Lipton uses wood, veneer, glass and metal to make custom contemporary furnishings. The product line that he designs and handcrafts...

  • Archaeology camp at Freeport farm

    FREEPORT — As part of its "Diggin' History" summer program, the Freeport Historical Society will host an archaeological field school from July 25-29 at Pettengill Farm. The fieldwork is open to adults age 18 and older. Participants will work with professional historical archaeologis...

  • Freeport Family Literacy program gets $25K grant

    FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Family Literacy Program recently received a $25,000 grant from the Barbara Bush Foundation to support ...

  • Yarmouth resident comes home to release CD

    YARMOUTH — Whether she is singing, acting, performing or writing songs, 24-year old Laura Darrell loves entertaining. Her new EP, "Mad Mad Me," is a compilation of songs that include f...