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  • TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K: Environment, Day One are already winners

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 14th annual TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K road race will take place Saturday, Aug. 6. The race is an opportunity for 6,000 run...

  • House District 121: Monaghan-Derrig vs. Thompson in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Two candidates are competing in a special election on Tuesday, Aug. 16, to represent House District 121 in the state Legislature. Democrat Kimberly Monaghan-Derrig and Republican Nancy Thompson are both active in the community. They are long-time residents, come from...

  • New Pine Point pier means more fishing for Scarborough fleet

    SCARBOROUGH — Pine Point's fishing fleet has a modern, new pier, built next to the 40-year-old decaying structure it replaced. It's been a nine-year process to replace the old municipal pier, which was described as "obsolete" and "in total disrepair" by Marine Resource Officer David ...

  • Bath weighs 3 demolition options for old YMCA

    BATH — The City Council discussed three demolition options Wednesday night for the former YMCA on Summer Street. The council will weigh the matter further in a 6 p.m. meeting at City Hall on Aug. 18. The old Y – replaced when the Bath Area Family YMCA opened on Cent...

  • Soft landing

    Students from 12 to 16 years old participated in Portland International Jetport's Aviation Career Exploration Camp last week. They built model rockets and launched them Friday at Twin Brook Recreation Area in Cumberland, where a quartet of campers chased down a rocket after a successful launch an...

  • Yarmouth Rotary hosts Rotaplast speaker

    YARMOUTH — Heather Merriam, executive director of Rotaplast, will speak at the Rotary Club of Yarmouth's breakfast meeting on Monday, Aug. 15, at 7 a.m. at Town Hall. Rotaplast International organizes as many as 18 missions a year to perform cleft palate and lip surgery on children i...

  • Circus Smirkus in Freeport next week

    FREEPORT — Circus Smirkus, the traveling youth circus, will be in town Thursday, Aug. 11, and Friday, Aug. 12, at the Merriconeag Waldorf School, 57 Desert Road. This year's theme is "Front Page Fol...

  • Half marathon in Freeport on Aug. 14

    FREEPORT — Reinke Sports Group will sponsor the first Freeport Half Marathon on Sunday, Aug. 14. The event is for runners of all levels, walkers and specta...

  • Base work for transit hub to begin in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Base construction and sewer separation necessary for the planned Mill Creek Transit Hub are slated to begin in less than two weeks. Councilors on Monday approved a $560,000 bid from Maietta Industries of Scarborough to do the work in the Knightville-Mill Creek area.

  • Bath planners approve shed for ship reconstruction

    BATH — The Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the placement of a shed that will house the reconstructed pinnace Virginia. The keel of that ship, based on one built at the Popham Colony in 1607-1608, was laid at a 19th century freight shed at the corner of Commercial and L...