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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Village Improvement Society marks 100 years of service in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — A community group that has worked to improve Yarmouth for 100 years will celebrate its accomplishments, its members and its goals on June 12. The motto of the

  • Cumberland enacts retail moratorium along Route 1

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council approved a 90-day moratorium Monday on retail businesses in the Office Commercial South Zone on Route 1. The council voted 6-1, with Councilor Jeff Porter opposed, on the suspension of retail and associated uses. The OCS zone runs along Route 1, s...

  • Cumberland cat shelter population exceeds capacity

    CUMBERLAND — Demand for its service is so great right now that the Homeless Animal Rescue Team, an adoption center and no-kill shelter for kittens and cats, has recently had to turn away felines. As of late last month the shelter had 130 cats, and more than 100 kittens were in care i...