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  • Neighbors sensitive to bike trail along transmission corridor in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — As momentum builds to construct a six-mile mountain bike trail network along the Central Maine Power Co. transmission lines, neighbors are expressing concerns about the West Side Trail Alliance project. About a dozen people attended the first neighborhood meeting on June 2...

  • SAD 51, Yarmouth school districts seek collaboration

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 and the Yarmouth School Department are expected to form a joint committee to explore opportunities for collaboration and cost savings. The Cumberland-North Yarmouth School Board on June 27 unanimously approved a joint resolution to form ...

  • Portland centralizes school registration

    PORTLAND — School Department summer registration will now take place at the city's two  largest high schools, rather than at individual schools. Beginning July 11, parents registering children for the 2011-2012 school year should go to Deering High School, 370 Stevens Ave., to r...

  • Community meals expand in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — Beginning Friday, July 15, Holy Martyrs Church, 266 Foreside Road, will host a free community supper , to be offered on the third Friday of every month. The meal is open to the public and will serve soup, bread, salad and dessert. The project is meant to compliment ...

  • Cumberland seeks proposals for school conversion

    CUMBERLAND — The town is looking for proposals for conversion of the Drowne Road School to senior housing. Proposals for the project – which is expected to create about $4 million to $5 million in equivalent taxable real estate – are due by 5 p.m. Thursday, July 27.

  • Hit-and-run mars Portland fireworks

    PORTLAND — Police said a New Hampshire man sustained serious injuries when he was struck by a car near the intersection of Congress and Munjoy streets after the fireworks Monday night. Lt. Gary Rogers said the 39-year-old man was transported to Maine Medical Center after he was alleg...

  • Yarmouth Clam Festival: Buy a ticket, win a car, help a nonprofit

    YARMOUTH — Each year, the Yarmouth Clam Festival attracts thousands of people who enjoy carnival rides, races, food, music, arts and crafts, a parade and fireworks. ...

  • Months of work slated for busy Portland intersection

    PORTLAND — A nearly five-month construction project at one of the city's busiest intersections was scheduled to begin Tuesday. The Maine Department of Transportation is making improvements to the Riverside Street and Warren Avenue intersection, including roadway widening, additional ...

  • Alive at Five concerts begin Thursday in Portland

    PORTLAND — The Alive at Five concert series in Monument Square opens Thursday with the Mallett Brothers and Paranoid Social Club. The free series will run through Aug. 4, from 5-7:30 p.m., and includes a beer garden run by Sebago Brewing Co. For more information and the comple...

  • Group markets greater Portland lifestyle at biotech conference

    PORTLAND — The Portland Technology Park may exist only on paper, but that isn't stopping the city's economic development director from marketing it to a global audience. Last week, Economic Development Director Greg Mitchell was among officials from the Greater Portland Economic Deve...