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  • Uddermost artist: Retired Brunswick florist is also 'Painter of the Ideal Guernsey Cow'

    BRUNSWICK — Ralph Knowles' claim to fame is a painting of a cow. Not just any cow, but the "ideal Guernsey cow," the model used by the American Guernsey Association to showcase a Guernsey's best attributes. Knowles keeps a print of his painting tucked among prayer books an...

  • Cape club reaches out to reduce energy costs, world hunger

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Thanks to the generosity of an environmentally conscious group of teens, energy costs at the high school will be reduced and 10 families around the world have been given the tools they need to make food and clothing. With the help of biology teacher Susan Guerrette, ...

  • Cape Elizabeth police working to solve nationwide scam

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Local police are working with officers in Michigan to solve a money scam that could be a nationwide problem. According to Capt. Brent Sinclair, a resident contacted police to report an unauthorized withdrawal of money from his bank account. Sinclair said someone...

  • Petitions support Scarborough Downs move

    SCARBOROUGH — Scarborough Downs' move to Biddeford got closer to reality last week when proponents filed signatures in favor of the change with the secretary of state. The Passamaquoddy Indian tribe also announced it has aligned with the proponents of what will be called Biddeford Do...

  • Winter Harvest: Winter squash

    I've tried a lot of different techniques when ordering food from the winter co-op at Jordan's, Green Sparks and Alewive's Brook farms. I've selected items at random, I've ordered food I've never heard of, but this time I went for squash.  I know I like squash. I enjoy butternut, acorn...

  • Sign-up scheduled for TD Bank Beach to Beacon

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Registration for the 14th annual TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K road race will begin on March 14 for Cape Elizabeth residents and March 15 for the general public.  ...

  • Wyman, Sinclair lead Bath City Council

    BATH — Bernard Wyman will continue as chairman of the City Council and David Sinclair is the panel's new vice chairman. The City Council elected its leaders on Jan. 19. Wyman was re-elected 6-3; James Omo, Mari Eosco and Andrew Winglass voted in opposition. While Wyman voted f...

  • Topsham selectmen back away from settlement of cell tower lawsuit

    TOPSHAM — The town will continue to fight a lawsuit challenging its refusal to allow a cellular communications tower, after the Board of Selectmen decided not to send a proposed settlement to next month's special Town Meeting. Under the terms of the deal proposed by Mariner Tower, th...

  • Voters face another decision on future of West Harpswell School

    HARPSWELL — About 50 people showed up at the Harpswell Islands School on Tuesday night for a public hearing on the potential closing of the West Harpswell School. The meeting was held to discuss a Feb. 1 referendum, where residents will decide whether to pay School Administrative Dis...

  • Brunswick council OKs draft plan for downtown

    BRUNSWICK — Agreement was in the air when town councilors unanimously approved every item on their agenda at Monday's meeting. Noteworthy issues included approval of the draft Master Plan for Downtown Brunswick and Outer Pleasant Street Corridor. The plan includes 160 recommendations...