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  • Cape schools welcome new staff, add support for students in need

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Superintendent of Schools Alan Hawkins said he is looking forward to welcoming new staff and implementing a new student support system when the school year begins on Sept. 1. There are nearly 20 new teachers and staff replacing former employees this year, and a few n...

  • Battle of the Bay in Yarmouth

    Runners representing each of 26 teams head across the Cousins Island Bridge on Saturday, Aug. 14, at the start of the Battle of the Bay in Yarmouth. The seventh annual triathlon, which raises money for the Evans Albert Spear Memorial Scholarship Fund, was won by the Fiddlers Green team.

  • Summerfest on Friday in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Stores advertising back-to-school specials may mean fall is on the horizon, but not before the annual Scarborough Summerfest offers some end-of-summer fun. This year's event kicks on Friday, Aug. 20, begins at 4 p.m., with a magic show and a variety of vendors at the Cl...

  • Brunswick council picks location for new police station, tables bicycle helmet law

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council announced Monday that it has identified a location for a new police station. The property is at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood streets. The council will discuss the matter with the public at its Tuesday, Sept. 7, meeting, Town Manager Gary Brown...

  • Bath farewell to Cantrell to be held Aug. 23

    BATH — A farewell party for Betsy Cantrell, to recognize her work with seniors in the community, will be held Monday, Aug. 23. The event will begin with a meet-and-greet at the Bath Senior Center, 45 Floral St., at 5 p.m. Open presentations will start at 5:30 p.m., followed by f...

  • Orr’s, Bailey fire department re-releases cookbook

    HARPSWELL — A slice of local history is back with the republication by the Orr's and Bailey Islands Fire Department of a popular cookbook. Originally released in 1976 to benefit the volunteer department, the cookbook – subtitled “Delicious Recipes from the Coast of M...

  • UPDATE: Topsham man charged with starting Navy Annex blaze

    TOPSHAM — Police have arrested a Topsham man in connection with a fire that destroyed a vacant building at the Topsham Navy Annex on Tuesday night. Robi Saputra, 21, was arrested on a charge of arson by Topsham police and state fire marshal investigators Wednesday night, accordi... 1

  • Falmouth town center debate: Options, estimates and projections

    FALMOUTH — The debate over whether the Town Hall and Falmouth Memorial Library should be moved to the Plummer and Lunt school buildings, and a community center created in the Motz wing, may boil down to what is appropriate spending during a recession. Should the town send a bond to v...

  • Construction of Brunswick's new elementary school ahead of schedule

    BRUNSWICK — With the construction of a new elementary school well ahead of schedule, the School Department is facing a host of new changes. The Har...

  • North Yarmouth board OKs limited hunting in town park

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen voted 4-0 on Tuesday to allow limiting hunting in Old Town House Park. The board’s approval, with Selectman Rob Wood abstaining, echoed a recommendation earlier this month from the Recreation Commission. It allows deer hunting in Nov...