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News Briefs

  • 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...

  • Freeport Historical Society to host volunteer program

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Historical Society will host a brief discussion on the volunteer opportunities available at the organization's headquarters, Harrington House at 45 Main St., Thursday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Seniors asked to share Cape stories

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation Society will host a three part series for senior citizens through the town's community services department. The series, titled "I remember Cape Elizabeth: senior stories extraordinary memories," will focus on participants s...

  • Land trust to host Earth Day event

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust will host an Earth Day celebration April 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festivities will take place at the CELT office at 330 Ocean House Road. The first annual Earth Day celebration is dedicated to providing the families of Cape Elizabeth ...

  • 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...