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  • Smith brothers to be honored by North Yarmouth

    NORTH YARMOUTH — This year’s Distinguished Citizen Award winners, brothers Norman L. and the late Donald W. Smith, will be honored at the town’s annual Fun Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 28. A tribute will be held at the Village Green bandstand on Route 115 at 9:3...

  • TIF workshop planned in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Economic Development Corp. will hold an informational workshop on Tax Increment Financing policy on Thursday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 a.m. in Town Hall. Town Planner Donna Larson and Finance Director Abbe Yacoben will be at the meeting to answer any questions about TI...

  • Cape schools welcome new staff, add support for students in need

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Superintendent of Schools Alan Hawkins said he is looking forward to welcoming new staff and implementing a new student support system when the school year begins on Sept. 1. There are nearly 20 new teachers and staff replacing former employees this year, and a few n...

  • Battle of the Bay in Yarmouth

    Runners representing each of 26 teams head across the Cousins Island Bridge on Saturday, Aug. 14, at the start of the Battle of the Bay in Yarmouth. The seventh annual triathlon, which raises money for the Evans Albert Spear Memorial Scholarship Fund, was won by the Fiddlers Green team.

  • Several potential candidates emerge in Scarborough, 1 returns nomination papers

    SCARBOROUGH — Several people have taken out nomination papers for open seats on the Town Council, Board of Education and Portland Water District Board of Trustees. Papers are due to the town clerk by Sept. 1. So far, one candidate has returned enough verifiable signatures to appear o...

  • Tri for a Cure 2010

    A volunteer directs race leader and eventual individual overall winner Anne Wilkinson of Falmouth to the beach on Sunday, Aug. 15, during the swim portion of the third Tri for a Cure Maine women's triathlon at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland. The event attracted more than 900 p...

  • Summerfest on Friday in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Stores advertising back-to-school specials may mean fall is on the horizon, but not before the annual Scarborough Summerfest offers some end-of-summer fun. This year's event kicks on Friday, Aug. 20, begins at 4 p.m., with a magic show and a variety of vendors at the Cl...

  • Brunswick council picks location for new police station, tables bicycle helmet law

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council announced Monday that it has identified a location for a new police station. The property is at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood streets. The council will discuss the matter with the public at its Tuesday, Sept. 7, meeting, Town Manager Gary Brown...

  • Bath farewell to Cantrell to be held Aug. 23

    BATH — A farewell party for Betsy Cantrell, to recognize her work with seniors in the community, will be held Monday, Aug. 23. The event will begin with a meet-and-greet at the Bath Senior Center, 45 Floral St., at 5 p.m. Open presentations will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by f...

  • Orr’s, Bailey fire department re-releases cookbook

    HARPSWELL — A slice of local history is back with the republication by the Orr's and Bailey Islands Fire Department of a popular cookbook. Originally released in 1976 to benefit the volunteer department, the cookbook – subtitled “Delicious Recipes from the Coast of M...