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  • Peonies in bloom in Falmouth

    Jane Campbell takes her lunch break at the peony garden at the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth, where a variety of the flowers are in bloom. The plants are the legacy of conservationist David Moulton, who collected more than 200 varieties during the first half of the 20th century.

  • Scarborough High School gets new principal; School Board seeks facilities advice

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board unanimously approved a contract for new high school Principal Dean Auriemma at its last meeting. Auriemma will replace Patricia Conant, whose contract was not renewed after the board met to discuss the issue in an executive session in February. Conant c...

  • Historical Society seeks street stories from N. Yarmouth, Cumberland

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Historical Society is interested in hearing some local tales on Sunday, June 20. Beginning at 6 p.m. at Fellowship Hall at the North Yarmouth Congregational Church on Route 115, the society wants to hear memories from area residents about the main road in No...

  • Performance opens Scarborough library summer program

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Public Library is launching its annual Summer Reading Program on Thursday, June 24, at 3 p.m. with a free public performance of a favorite children’s tale, &ldqu...

  • Cape Elizabeth Honor Society raises $2.5K for Sustainable Harvest International

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The high school National Honor Society raised nearly $2,500 to donate to Sustainable Harvest International this year. The students are advised by Ginger Raspiller, the Ac...

  • Topsham seeks names for ‘Military Triangle’

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen and Topsham Development are looking for input on names for the “Military Triangle” at the Topsham Annex, which is closing next year as part of the Brunswick Naval Air Station shutdown. The triangle’s 12 acres include a commissar...

  • Topsham exhibit features historic pictures

    TOPSHAM — The new exhibit at the Topsham Municipal Building is a nod to the adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. The 100 Main St. exhibit, open through the summer during business hours, features a variety of people and places. There is the image of the S. S. Pennsylva...

  • Restaurants prep for 2nd Taste of Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The second Taste of Brunswick food festival will be held Saturday, June 19, on the town green. Eighteen local restaurants will participate, showcasing a variety of food and drink from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three bands will play live music under the gazebo: the Swing-a-Cat jaz...

  • Brunswick library to hold annual book sale

    BRUNSWICK — More than 50,000 books, tapes, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and games will be available during the annual Curtis Friends Book Sale. The sale will be held June 25-27 at the Brunswick Junior High School gymnasium. All proceeds benefit the Curtis Memorial Library. The sale is o...

  • Harpswell conservation panel receives singular award

    HARPSWELL — Typically, the Citizen Planner of the Year award goes to one volunteer. But last week the Maine Association of Planners gave the award to the Harpswell Conservation Commission, a gr...