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  • Commencement 2011: Casco Bay High School

    Cecil Corson has a reflective moment during commencement for the Casco Bay High School Class of 2011 on June 2.

  • Unsung Hero: Lisa Green, crossing-guard jester

    BRUNSWICK — Just who is that crazy woman who stands on the corner of Maine Street and Longfellow Avenue every day, the one wearing all those funny hats and colorful costumes, always waving and smiling at cars? Sure, she’s a crossing guard, because she helps kids cross the stre...

  • Expanded Bow Street Market open in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The building recently completed at Bow and School streets may look like a residential farmhouse and barn, but inside is a market filled with local meats and cheese, coffee, chocolate, wine and beer It is the new and improved Bow Street Market. Owner Adam Nappi said ...

  • Freeport Historical Society program digs the past

    FREEPORT — This summer the Freeport Historical Society will feature the history of Pettengill Farm with a program entitled "Diggin’ History – Piecing Together Pet...

  • Village Improvement Society marks 100 years of service in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — A community group that has worked to improve Yarmouth for 100 years will celebrate its accomplishments, its members and its goals on June 12. The motto of the

  • Cumberland enacts retail moratorium along Route 1

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council approved a 90-day moratorium Monday on retail businesses in the Office Commercial South Zone on Route 1. The council voted 6-1, with Councilor Jeff Porter opposed, on the suspension of retail and associated uses. The OCS zone runs along Route 1, s...

  • Cumberland cat shelter population exceeds capacity

    CUMBERLAND — Demand for its service is so great right now that the Homeless Animal Rescue Team, an adoption center and no-kill shelter for kittens and cats, has recently had to turn away felines. As of late last month the shelter had 130 cats, and more than 100 kittens were in care i...

  • Falmouth High School sending 8 students to art school

    FALMOUTH — There are so many students in this year's Falmouth High School graduating class going on to art school, it's almost surreal. But for these eight who will graduate on Sunday, it is as realistic as it gets. Some will be studying painting, some fashion design and other...

  • New curriculum requires Portland classroom teachers to handle sex ed

    PORTLAND — The School Department has decided to do away with its current sex education program and integrate the instruction into the health curriculum. The current Family Living and Human Sexuality program for younger children is run by several specially trained instructors who come... 2

  • Portland owes $1M for easement, sells land for $2.3M

    New city manager gets 3-year contract PORTLAND — What one hand gives, the other takes away. That was the tough lesson learned Monday by the City Council, which approved the sale of seven city-owned parcels in Bayside for $2.3 million, but had to shell out nearly $1 million f...