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  • Voters ratify school budget for Bath, 4 surrounding towns

    BATH — Voters in the five communities of Regional School Unit 1 on Tuesday ratified the fiscal 2012 budget. The budget passed 555-194, according to preliminary results. Bath voters approved the spending plan, 292-83. It passed 46-7 in Arrowsic, 59-17 in Phippsburg, 77-57 in We...

  • Fewer than 50 residents pass $31.4M budget at Yarmouth Town Meeting

    YARMOUTH — About 50 of the town's nearly 6,900 registered voters attended Tuesday's Town Meeting to approve the school and municipal budgets. They approved 26 articles on the meeting warrant by a show of hands, including a $19.8 million school budget and $10.7 million municipal budge...

  • Chebeague Island voters OK budget, transition to Yarmouth schools; elect Maine, Johnson

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — Town Meeting on June 4 approved a $2.45 million budget for fiscal 2012, as well as the gradual transition of the town's elementary students to Yarmouth schools. The spending plan is an increase of $192 over the current year. The school portion is almost $886,000, a...

  • Hats off to the Class of 2011

    It's mortar boards into the air as the members of Deering High School's Class of 2011 officially become graduates on June 1 at the Portland Expo.

  • Commencement 2011: Portland High School

    Alexandra Lina Kiladjian, president of the Class of 2011, marches into a packed Merrill Auditorium on June 2 for the Portland High School commencement.

  • Commencement 2011: Casco Bay High School

    Cecil Corson has a reflective moment during commencement for the Casco Bay High School Class of 2011 on June 2.

  • Unsung Hero: Lisa Green, crossing-guard jester

    BRUNSWICK — Just who is that crazy woman who stands on the corner of Maine Street and Longfellow Avenue every day, the one wearing all those funny hats and colorful costumes, always waving and smiling at cars? Sure, she’s a crossing guard, because she helps kids cross the stre...

  • Correction

    A news brief in last week's edition should have said the new Casco Bay Lines ferry schedule for year-round, weekend departures from Cliff and Chebeague islands goes into effect Saturday, June 18.

  • Expanded Bow Street Market open in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The building recently completed at Bow and School streets may look like a residential farmhouse and barn, but inside is a market filled with local meats and cheese, coffee, chocolate, wine and beer It is the new and improved Bow Street Market. Owner Adam Nappi said ...

  • Freeport Historical Society program digs the past

    FREEPORT — This summer the Freeport Historical Society will feature the history of Pettengill Farm with a program entitled "Diggin’ History – Piecing Together Pet...