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  • Littered with cats: Brunswick shelter cares for felines rescued from hoarders

    BRUNSWICK — Behind the Coastal Humane Society at 30 Range Road, four volunteers wearing hair nets, booties and bio-hazard suits are crowded around Amy, a terrified-looking orange cat. Amy is infected with the virulent feline disease ringworm and is undergoing her bi-weekly "spa treat...

  • Town weighs future of West Harpswell School

    HARPSWELL — With a decision on whether to take ownership of West Harpswell School only a month away, residents met Wednesday to discuss possible uses of the building. Voters will decide at a special Town Meeting on Aug. 23 if they want the town to acquire the school property from Sch...

  • Plan to secure access to Harpswell beach falls through

    HARPSWELL — The latest effort to secure public access to Cedar Beach has failed. The Friends of Cedar Beach announced Wednesday that they would no longer be pursuing a $300,000 grant from the Land for Maine's Future Water Access Fund that would have aided in the acquisition of a publ...

  • Cape Elizabeth Town Center plan updated and scheduled for review

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Center plan created in 1993, which became a Town Council priority last year, has been updated. The plan wil...

  • Correction

    A July 14 story, "Yarmouth resident comes home to release CD," should have said Laura Darrell graduated from North Yarmouth Academy. Also, her CD is not sold at Handy Andy's.

  • South Portland caterer preps for hungry hordes at Beach to Beacon 10K

    SOUTH PORTLAND — What does it take to feed the crowds behind the scenes of a 10K road race? To Nancy Cerny, chef at CVC Catering Group in South Portland, it's all about "organization, production and presentation." ...

  • South Portland farmers market seeks niche

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Now that the city has finally realized its farmers market dream after five years of stop-and-go planning, the question that remains is: Will it work? Many towns in greater Portland have farmers markets in summer, winter or both, including the city of Portland. The ne...

  • South Portland buys $65K portable classroom for Small School

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Less than two months after the School Board first took up the matter of overcrowding at Small Elementary School, the city has OK'd the purchase a two-classroom portable building fo...

  • Bath Planning Board may revise historic district standards

    BATH — The Planning Board intends to review standards in the city's Historic District Overlay Zone, to make them more objective and less demanding on newer buildings. The board took a trolley tour through the zone on Tuesday, guided by member Robin Haynes. The tour, much of which cov...

  • Man arrested in connection with Brunswick stabbing

    BRUNSWICK — A Woolwich man was arrested and charged with elevated aggravated assault Monday in connection with an alleged stabbing on Primrose Lane. Chuck D. Schooley, 18, of Sanders Road, Woolwich, was in Cumberland County Jail in Portland on Tuesday. Bail was set at $10,000 cash....