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  • South Portland forum to focus on new flood map

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There will be an informational session on Wednesday, Sept. 29, for residents of South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough affected by newly proposed federal flood maps. South Portland City Manager Jim Gailey said the forum, which will run from 6-9 p.m. in the So...

  • Sand scupting back at Crescent Beach

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The second annual Sandsations Sand Sculpting event to benefit Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center of Portland will take place Saturday, Sept. 18, at Crescent Beach State Park. The event is hosted by Birth Roots, a non-profit organization that focuses on building co...

  • Land Trust to hold benefit race on Sunday

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust will hold its sixth annual Race 4 Space fundraising event on Sunday, Sept. 19. A four-mile road race begins at 9 a.m. at Livesay Field, at the corner of Middle Bay and Pennellville roads. Registration is at 8 a.m. The event also offer...

  • Tractor pull

    Ethan and Evan Sadowski of Gorham check out a farm tractor from the driver's seat Sept. 12 during the third annual Touch a Truck to benefit the Maine Chapter of the March of Dimes, at the The Gateway Shoppes at Scarborough, off Payne Road. The event gave children, and adults, the chance to climb abo...

  • Remembering Sept. 11

    Morning sunlight and shadows fall over some of the 2,977 flags placed on the lawn in front of the Dudley Coe building at Bowdoin College in Brunswick on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. A student group, Bowdoin College Republiicans, organized the memorial.

  • Brunswick community center to celebrate new headquarters

    BRUNSWICK — People Plus will hold a series of events next week to formally celebrate the opening of its 35 Union St. center. The community center has been at that address since June, after moving from the former St. Charles Church building on Noble Street. That building was demo...

  • Malaga Island's past receives official recognition

    PHIPPSBURG — Standing on Malaga Island, on the excavated ground where a schoolhouse once stood, it’s easy to think of young children playing, learning and being part of a small mixed-race community that existed a century ago. But in 1912 their world changed abruptly when the st...

  • Fit'n Funathon in South Portland Sept. 19

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A Fit'n Fun-athon will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Skillin Elementary School, 180 Wescott Road. The free, family-focused event will offer participants of all ag...

  • Library to close for parking lot construction

    SCARBOROUGH — The Public Library will be closed from Sept. 20-26 while construction crews work on the parking lot and sidewalks. No borrowed materials will be due or accepted during the week and late fees or fines will not be accrued. The construction project, which will repla...

  • Bath trail officially opens on Saturday

    BATH — A five-mile trail that links the Bath Area Family YMCA to the Thorne Head Preserve will open officially at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, with a public celebration at the YMCA. The Whiskeag Trail is a project of Bath Trails, which is a partnership of the City of Bath, the Ke...