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  • Hurry up and wait in Brunswick

    Food was flying at the annual Taste of Brunswick on the Mall last weekend during the Wait Staff Challenge. Tess Hitchcock of Lions Pride, Caitlin Gatchell of Frontier Cafe and Scott Smith of Market Basket compete in one of the rounds.

  • Mainers help FBI capture 'Whitey' Bulger

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When the FBI needed help crafting a public service announcement aimed at the capture of fugitive Boston mobster James J. "Whitey" Bulger, they turned to two southern Maine media pros. Just three days after launching the effort, Bulger and his longtime companion, Cath...

  • Scarborough 'smart' meter opponents to hold workshops around Maine

    SCARBOROUGH — A state ruling allowing Central Maine Power Co. to continue with installation of "smart" electric meters hasn't meant a slowdown for local opponents of the wireless technology. Elisa Boxer-Cook, one of the residents who fought Maine's largest power company for the optio... 4

  • Residents give South Portland, Scarborough high marks, but question economic and jobs development

    SOUTH PORTLAND — An overwhelming majority of residents here and in Scarborough give the overall quality of life in their communities high marks, according to the results of a citizen satisfaction survey. But respondents were more lukewarm in their assessment of economic development e...

  • First MRRA forum fields range of questions

    BRUNSWICK — Just over 30 people showed up for a Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority community forum Wednesday night to learn about what will happen next at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. The forum, held in the Crooker Theater of Brunswick High School, was the first eve...

  • Freeport Players to hold auditions

    FREEPORT — Auditions for the Freeport Players adaptation of Larry Shue's comedy "The Foreigner" will be held Sunday and Monday at the Freeport High School cafeteria on Holbrook Street. The auditions will take place Sunday from 1-2:30 p.m. and Monday from 6:30-8 p.m. There are ...

  • Weekend of wellness events in Freeport

    FREEPORT — FreeportUSA will host a weekend of wellness events Friday through Sunday. The Be Well Weekend will include outdoor fitness classes, healthy eating and cook...

  • That championship feeling

    Falmouth High School goalkeeper Cam Bell is mobbed by teammates after the Yachtsmen beat North Yarmouth Academy, 15-4, Saturday to win the school's first Class B lacrosse championship.

  • Outcome is in the bag in Freeport

    Young contestants participate in the always popular sack race last weekend during Family Fun Day at Winslow Park in Freeport.

  • Falmouth council elects leaders

    FALMOUTH — In their first caucus since the election, town councilors Monday unanimously elected Councilor Teresa Pierce chairwoman and Councilor Faith Varney vice chairwoman. Committee appointments were Varney and Councilors Bonny Rodden and Will Armitage, Finance; Councilors Tony Pa...