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News Briefs

  • Correction

    Last week's Page 1 story, "Falmouth gets 3 options, $5M estimate for new library,"  should have said that between 2002 and 2012, lending of traditional books, audio books, e-books and other items by Falmouth Memorial Library has increased by about 40 percent, according to library figures.

  • The Forecaster and Bangor Daily News announce collaboration

    PORTLAND — Sun Media Group and the Bangor Daily News are proud to announce that The Forecaster and BDN are now working together to offer Maine the most comprehensive news, information, sports and entertainment coverage in the state. Beginning today, the news organizations have entered into ...

  • Red Claws name Austin Ainge as head coach

    PORTLAND—The Maine Red Claws named Austin Ainge, 27, their inaugural head coach at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. Ainge is the son of former Celtics' legend and current team president Danny Ainge. Austin Ainge has served as a scout for the Celtics and was one of three final...

  • Bath receives 2 foundation awards

    BATH — The Maine Development Foundation named the city's Main Street program the best of its kind in Maine and has honored City Manager Bill Giroux as Maine's Outstanding Public Official. Giroux was honored for his approach to municipal government and his willingness to support ...

  • Zumba fundraiser to benefit Children's Schoolhouse

    BATH — Are you ready to shake it for a good cause? Zumba ME! instructor Tony Garreton will be leading a concert on Saturday, June 20, with proceeds to benefit the Children's Schoolhouse. The event takes place from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Huse School, 39 Andrews Road in Bath.

  • Police host seminar on exploitation of seniors

    CUMBERLAND — The Police Department will host a Lunch-N-Learn seminar June 26 from 11 a.m. to noon. The seminar is aimed toward senior community members, and will cover issues surrounding financial crimes and the exploitation of senior citizens. The guest speaker next week will be ...

  • Falmouth offers meeting videos online

    FALMOUTH — The town now offers live video streaming of meetings and Community Access Channel 2 programming on its Web site, town.falmouth.me.us. The new service includes an on-demand feature for previously recorded meetings, allowing allows viewers the option to select individual ...

  • Downloadable audio book loans on the rise

    FALMOUTH — Borrowers have downloaded 100 audio books in the first three months of Falmouth Memorial Library's Downloadable Audio Project. The program gives cardholders with a home computer 24-hour access to thousands of downloadable audio books in the statewide collection. Two tit...

  • Downtown Freeport traffic patterns to change Monday

    FREEPORT — Traffic patterns around the L. L. Bean retail campus will change starting Monday, June 22. Bean spokeswoman Carolyn Beem said closures include the base of Morse Street and the Puffin Parking lot between Abercrombie & Fitch and the L.L. Bean Bike, Boat & Ski Sho...

  • Personal finance classes at Scarborough Library

    SCARBOROUGH —"Credit Yourself: The Way to Financial Fitness" is a four-session class on personal financial management to be offered in June at the Scarborough Public Library. Maine Centers for Women, Work & Community and KeyBank will present the course that will help...