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  • International students at SMCC look to translate experiences into a new language

    SOUTH PORTLAND — On Tuesday evening, a group of 11 international students at Southern Maine Community College were putting the final touches on their end-of-semester projects.  Over the next week, the students will visit elementary students in Topsham and give short speeches in t...

  • Government students in Cape Elizabeth to host a health-care reform discussion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The high school Advanced Placement government class will host a panel discussion on health care reform Wednesday, Dec. 9. The event will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium at 345 Ocean House Road. The community is encouraged to...

  • Hearing could help plan future of Harpswell public land

    HARPSWELL — In 2002, Harpswell assumed ownership of more than 77 acres of forest behind the municipal facility on Mountain Road. The land was meant for some future use, but aside from a failed proposal to install wind turbines atop the Long Reach overlook – the highest point in ...

  • Big box or small, campaign promotes ‘Buy Brunswick’

    BRUNSWICK — A local business group is kicking off a new campaign to encourage consumers to support independent shops and restaurants. The non-profit Brunswick Downtown Association hopes to launch its "Buy Brunswick" program in January as part of a larger "Keep Brun...

  • Businesses may have to fund SMCC campus at BNAS

    BRUNSWICK — The committee that decides which bills are considered by the state Legislature has rejected a $4 million measure that would have funded start-up costs for the Advanced Technology Campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station.  However, Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, D-Brunswick, the bi...

  • Cape Elizabeth Land Trust seeks public input

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is looking for community input about its performance via an online survey. The survey is open to all residents, members and non-members, interested in sharing how satisfied they are with CELT. The organization would like at leas...

  • Cape Elizabeth Land Trust seeks public input

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust is looking for community input about its performance via an online survey. The survey is open to all residents, members and non-members, interested in sharing how satisfied they are with CELT. The organization would like at leas...

  • Bath woman wins $60K in injury lawsuit against bank

    BATH — Nearly four years after being injured in a fall outside a downtown bank, June Hallowell of Bath was awarded $60,000 by a Sagadahoc County Superior Court jury Nov. 19. The 80-year-old woman's award money was for medical bills and pain and suffering resulting from the fall,...

  • Police to step up enforcement of unique parking rules at Maine Street Station

    BRUNSWICK — Police and town officials have waited nearly a month for motorists to park properly at Maine Street Station. Now they're going to do something about it. Since Nov. 6, police have been handing out warnings and instructions on how to park in the 34 reverse-di...

  • Update: Probe begins into why jail released wrong inmate; Portland police seek help from Somali community

    PORTLAND — Police, Cumberland County Sheriff's Department deputies and members of a regional violent crimes task force are looking for a man who was accidentally released from jail Wednesday night. Ahmed Ismail, 23, was being held in the maximum-security unit at the Cumberland County ...