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News Briefs

  • 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...

  • Portland Trails to discuss future routes

    PORTLAND — Portland Trails will hold a public forum Thursday, April 9, to gather input on future trails in Libbytown, Valley Street and Parkside. The nonprofit organization would like suggestions about ways to improve sidewalks, trails and trail connections, and bike facilities in...

  • State pier brainstorming session Saturday in Portland

    PORTLAND — The city will hold its final public input session about the Maine State Pier from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at the Ocean Gateway Terminal. The workshop, "Creating a Pier for Portland's Future," will include group work sessions where participants ...

  • OBI Fire Department offers scholarship

    HARPSWELL — The Orr's and Bailey Islands Fire Department is seeking qualified applicants for the annual Sue Cary Scholarship. The scholarship is intended to help recruit and train new department members. It is offered to high school graduates and GED holders who are residents of O...

  • Bath trivia competition back for 3rd year

    BATH — Do you know Bath? You're about to find out. The third annual "So You Think You Know Bath," presented by Main Street Bath, will be held at the Winter Street Church, 880 Washington St., from 6-9 p.m. Friday, April 3. Teams of local historians will be pitted against ...

  • Volunteers needed to monitor water quality

    BRUNSWICK — Friends of Casco Bay is recruiting volunteers to help the environmental organization monitor water quality at selected sites around the rim of Casco Bay.  A five-hour training session will be held April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Southern Maine Community College's ...

  • New Yarmouth planner to start April 6

    YARMOUTH — Vanessa Farr will replace Dawn Emerson as the town planner on April 6.

  • Yarmouth Wellness fair at Rowe School

    YARMOUTH — The fourth annual Yarmouth Wellness Fair will be held Saturday, April 4, from 10 am. to 3 p.m. at the Rowe School. The fair will include up to 30 exhibitors offering alternative heath-care resources like acupuncture, chiropractic services, massage, polarity, Reiki and r...

  • SAD 51 expects $231K increase in state funding

    CUMBERLAND — Initial state subsidy information for fiscal 2010 was delivered to school superindentents late last week and the numbers "look positive" for School Administrative District 51, School Board Finance Chairman Tom Shepard said. Though figures won't be finalized ...