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  • Event to discuss post-BNAS transition

    TOPSHAM — The Maine Military & Community Network is organizing a discussion about services available for armed forces members and their families when Brunswick Naval Air Station closes next year. “What Will I Do for Support When the Naval Base Closes? A Discussion of R...

  • Topsham law firm to offer free advice on health care

    TOPSHAM — The McTeague Higbee law firm will provide free assistance to people completing advance health-care directives at its office at 4 Union Park on Friday, April 16, as part of National Healthcare Decisions Day. People can walk in any time between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and ass...

  • Main Street Bath seeks yard sale participants

    BATH — Residents and non-profit organizations are encouraged to sign up to hold yard sales during Main Street Bath’s Mayfair event on Saturday, May 1. For a $15 fee yard-sale holders will be listed on Mayfair flyers and the

  • State, Sprague agree to extend Crescent Beach lease for 1 year; talks continue on long-term access

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 50-year lease that provides Crescent Beach State Park with 100 acres of private land expired this month, but an agreement to extend the lease for one more year is in place. Jeanne Curran, director of public information for the Maine Department of Conservation, s...

  • Scarborough School Board seeks laptop computers for high school students

    SCARBOROUGH — Every student at Scarborough High School will have a laptop computer to use at school and at home next year if voters approve the school budget in May. The School Board April 1 unanimously passed a $1.16 million capital improvement plan budget. It represents a 23.2 perc...

  • Just dandy in Scarborough: Young performers learn the value of practice, friendly competition

    SCARBOROUGH — Jon Cahill weaves slowly through the controlled chaos exploding around him in the Wentworth Intermediate School gym. His tan jeans are tucked into his Rollerblades, and black, bulky elbow and knee pads help him blend in a sea of children sporting similar outfits.

  • Scarborough budget calls for employee raises, service cuts

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the first reading of a $68.5 million municipal and school budget for fiscal 2011. But councilors indicated they are still likely to make changes in the spending plan. They scheduled a public hearing on the budget for Ap...

  • Artists put on public faces at new South Portland studio

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city's newest art studio will open its doors to the public on Saturday, offering an evening of music, local food and beer, and original art work. The celebration of the opening of

  • South Portland residents slam school budget, administrators

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Residents on Monday night called on the City Council to require further cuts to the School Department's proposed budget, which was widely criticized during a hour-long public hearing. Residents, who packed council chambers, were reacting to a $61.1 million budget pro...

  • Scarborough council OKs Pine Point Beach access plan

    SCARBOROUGH — A plan to create an access path between King Street and Pine Point Beach will move forward. The Town Council voted unanimously Wednesday to approve $146,000 to fund the plan, which will create a drop-off point, landscaping and paved walking path to the beach. The approv...