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Bike lanes proposed to skirt Maine Street 'death zone' in Brunswick


BRUNSWICK — Bicycle proponents plan to use Federal Street to experiment with how to improve downtown cycling safety and infrastructure. Members of the town's Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory [...]

Portland school lunch menu adds new meaning to TGIF


PORTLAND — The city's public schools have committed to serving more local foods, and have a goal of serving 225,000 pounds of local fruits, vegetables and proteins in the school m [...]

After 50 years, Falmouth farm couple cutting down, not out


FALMOUTH — Half a century ago, newlyweds Elwin and Jean Hansen went into business for themselves. They started farming at Idleknot Farm, a 125-acre span where everything from corn and cucum [...]

Gourd explored


First-grader Ella Phelan returns from the pumpkin patch with her Pond Cove Elementary School classmates on Monday, Sept. 29, during a field trip at Alewive's Brook Farm in Cape Elizabeth. All Cape Eli [...]

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  • Longtime Freeport councilor faces re-election challenge

    FREEPORT — Incumbent Rich DeGrandpre faces one challenger as he seeks his fifth term as town councilor-at-large. Newcomer Bill Rixon hopes to take DeGrandpre's seat on the seven-person council. Two other councilors are also seeking re-election, although they are uncontested: C...