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News Briefs

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...