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News Briefs

  • Job fair Thursday for Freeport Village Station

    FREEPORT — There will be a job fair on Thursday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Freeport Community Library. The fair is hosted by the Freeport Merchants Association, Freeport Village Station and the Freeport Economic Development Corp. A few of the participating businesses...

  • Inspections may slow Casco Bay Bridge traffic

    PORTLAND – Motorists travelling the Casco Bay Bridge can expect some delays through Friday as the Department of Transportation and a team of engineers conduct a four-day inspection of the heavily traveled draw bridge.  The inspection requires several openings of the bridge. DOT s...

  • Dog training club to hold annual trials

    BATH — The Casco Bay Dog Training Club is hosting its annual obedience and rally trials Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, at Bath Middle School. The club is holding its 28th and 29th certified AKC trials. Dogs of all breeds are brought by their handlers from all over the eastern...

  • Work begins on I-295 rehab project

    TOPSHAM — Preliminary reconstruction of Interstate 295 northbound has begun, causing a lane closure between Exit 28 in Brunswick and Exit 31 in Topsham. The full closure of the northbound lanes will follow when work begins on June 15 for the stretch of I-295 running from Topsham t...

  • Falmouth Fire-EMS recognizes workers' service

    FALMOUTH — More than 120 people attended the Fire-EMS Department's annual Awards Recognition Dinner last Saturday to honor firefighters and emergency medical technicians for their service to the community. Sophia Njaa was presented the Recruit of the Year Award, Gregory Murphy rec...

  • City Council to discuss expanding recycling

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday will discuss ways to expand the city's curbside recycling program to include 1,100 apartment and condominium units throughout the city. City officials encourage the public to attend and voice their opinions of the options to be presente...

  • Falmouth curbside recycling schedule changes

    FALMOUTH — An error in the town's published curbside recycling schedule means residents will have collection two weeks in a row the end of the month before going back to an every-other-week cycle. For the east, pickup will occur on April 22 and 29 before returning to the normal tw...

  • Historical society hosts luncheon

    FALMOUTH —Members and friends of the Falmouth Historical Society are invited to an Herb Tasting Luncheon at noon on Tuesday, April 21 in the Russell Room of the Falmouth Memorial Library. Tate Museum and Gardens Horticulturalist James Perley will present "Informal Herb and Ki...

  • Public Safety awards night is April 18

    SCARBOROUGH —The Scarborough Public Safety Annual Awards Night is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 at Scarborough High School's Winslow Homer Auditorium. Open to the public, the event will recognize police, fire and rescue personnel as well as residents that have gone...

  • Bank holds 'kitten shower'

    SCARBOROUGH — April showers bring May flowers – and kitten supplies. Biddeford Savings in Scarborough is helping the Animal Welfare Society handle the influx of kittens that happens each spring by holding a "kitten shower." For about a month, the Scarborough branch on ...