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  • Clinton rallies Democratic faithful in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Former President Bill Clinton on Sunday concluded a three-state New England campaign swing to rally Maine Democrats for the upcoming gubernatorial and congressional elections. Clinton spoke for about 40 minutes at the Southern Maine Community College athletic center,...

  • Senate District 10: Thomas challenges Gerzofsky

    BRUNSWICK – Jobs and the struggling Maine economy are very much on the minds of the two candidates seeking the state Senate District 10 seat that includes Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell and Pownal. The race pits a well-known Democratic incumbent, Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, against Republic... 1

  • Maine Marathon returns Sunday; several roads closed during race

    PORTLAND — Just after sunrise on Sunday, Oct. 3, 3,500 runners are expected to take to the streets for the annual Maine Marathon, Half-Marathon and Relay Marathon. The event officially begins at 7:45 a.m. on Baxter Boulevard between Forest Avenue and Preble Street, near the Universit...

  • Correction

    A story last week about a state House District 66 candidates forum should have stated Jonathan Crimmins won three Brunswick voting districts in November 2008, although he lost the election.

  • Up close and personal

    Connor Leonard, 10, of Bath, gets a close look at the intricacies of a dragonfly on a blade of grass during a warm afternoon last weekend at Library Park in Bath.

  • Cape Land Trust triathlon returns

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust will hold its sixth annual Noyes Hall & Allen Challenge Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon on Sunday, Sept. 26. The triathlon consists of a 425-yard pool swim at Don Richards Community Pool, a 14-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile trail run th...

  • Bath trailblazers

    Hikers on Sept. 18 take advantage of the official opening of the five-mile Whiskeag Trail in Bath, which connects the Bath Area YMCA to the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust Trail.

  • Slugger in the making

    Kayden Earls wields a big stick on the wiffle ball field during Evergreen Credit Union's Fitn' Funathon at Skillin Elementary School in South Portland on Sunday, Sept. 19. The free, family-focused event offered the chance to try a variety of fun, physical activities.

  • City in the sand

    William Jordan, 9, of Portland, puts the finishing touches on his Santastic City of Sixteen Bridges at the second annual Sandsations Sculpting contest fundraiser for Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center at Crescent Beach in Cape Elizbeth on Sept. 18.

  • Cape Elizabeth board begins search for new school chief

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board will meet with representatives of the Maine School Management Association next week to discuss the process of hiring a new full-time superintendent of schools. In the meantime, the board has been working to find an interim to replace Superinte...