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  • Yarmouth panels select municipal officers

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council swore in new members and appointed leadership for the coming year on June 10. Councilor Jeff Darrell will serve as chairman and Councilor Tom Renehan was named vice chairman. New Councilors Steven Woods and Tim Sanders were sworn in. On the School B...

  • South Portland moves closer to allowing medicinal pot, tattoos, body piercing

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city may allow tattoo and body-piercing parlors and medical marijuana dispensaries in some neighborhoods, if the consensus reached in June 14 workshop is upheld. "This is our sin night," Mayor Thomas Coward quipped during the workshop. The City Council imp...

  • Falmouth High School commencement

    Falmouth High School senior Jacqueline Conner Scott marches into commencement on June 13 at Merrill Auditorium in Portland. Sunday's ceremony was the school's first graduation away from the high school.

  • Cape Elizabeth council heeds voters, kills Fort Williams fees

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Fort Williams Park will continue to be free for visitors after the Town Council on June 14 unanimously voted against charging parking fees. The council also voted 6-1 against pursuing tour bus fees in the 2011 season. Councilors reversed their Feb. 8 vote...

  • Yarmouth Community Garden children's programs return

    YARMOUTH — The Yarmouth Children's Garden enters its fourth season with a celebration scheduled for Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m. to n...

  • Greely High School commencement

    Members of the Greely High School Class of 2010 await the presentation of their diplomas on Sunday, June 13, at the Cumberland high school's 130th commencement.

  • 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...

  • 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...