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  • 'Night at the Museum'

    Paul Revere, as depicted in a reproduction of the portrait by 18th century artist John Singleton Copley, keeps on eye on things during "Night at the Museum" last week at the Portland Museum of Art. The event for kids and families from the PROP and York County Head Start programs was organized by the...

  • Coat drive, holiday events begin this weekend at L.L. Bean in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Visitors to Freeport this weekend can witness the annual lighting of one of the largest Christmas trees in the state, and can make a difference in a senior citizen's life by donating a new or used winter coat. L.L. Bean, Triad and the

  • Online survey aims to combat illegal drinking, drug use by Portland students

    PORTLAND — Portland residents are being asked to fill out an online questionnaire about their perceptions of alcohol use by students. The survey, which closes...

  • Competition ousts 20-year Christmas tree tradition in North Deering

    PORTLAND — For the last 20 years, the Storey family has sold Christmas trees at Lib's Dairy Treats near the Northgate Shopping Center in North Deering. But the neighborhood tradition started in the mid-1980s by the late Lloyd Storey, a well-known Westbrook firefighter and busines... 5

  • Input sought on Scarborough economic development

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Economic Development Corp. and the Scarborough Community Chamber are seeking comments on the draft of their Economic Development Vision and Plan. A year-long joint...

  • 2 in a row

    The Scarborough boys' soccer team celebrated its second straight Class A championship and its third in five seasons on Saturday, Nov. 7. The Red Storm beat Brunswick, 2-1. Story in Sports, Page 15.

  • Land trust to host wind power talk in Bath

    BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust's fall lecture series will conclude with a talk on wind power at the Maine Maritime Museum at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. Beth Nagusky, co-chairwoman of the Governor's Ocean Energy Task Force and director of the Office of Innovation and Assista...

  • Red Cross to host unemployment forum

    TOPSHAM — The Mid-Coast chapter of the American Red Cross will sponsor a community forum, "Responding to Vocational Disaster," at its Community Drive headquarters from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. The forum will feature strategies for people who feel in danger of losi...

  • Topsham to hold development forum

    TOPSHAM — Topsham Development and town staff will host a presentation next week on economic development challenges and opportunities. The economic development forum will be held at the Topsham Municipal Building from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16. The forum will focus on the econ...

  • Bath library hosts 'Food for Fines'

    BATH — Patten Free Library is hosting "Food for Fines" from Nov. 17-28. Each packaged food item brought to the library will earn a $1 reduction in fines for overdue books. The benefit will not apply to lost or damaged items. The library will not accept food i...