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  • Harpswell lobster restaurant sold out of bankruptcy for $1.25M

    HARPSWELL — The iconic Cook’s Lobster House restaurant has been sold out of bankruptcy to a couple with roots in Lewiston for $1.25 million. The Garrison Cove Road restaurant on Bailey Island origi...

  • Bath man accused of firing weapon during argument

    BATH — A Crawford Drive man faces a weapons charge after allegedly firing a handgun inside his residence during an argument with a family member Sunday evening, July 5, according to police. Henry Cygan, 71, is accused of reckless conduct with a firearm, a Class C felony, according to...

  • Shakespeare returns to Brunswick Mall

    BRUNSWICK — Shakespeare on the Mall returns this summer, offering free live theater in the center of town. Building on the success of last summer's "The Tempest," director Al Miller of the Theater Project said he hopes to draw more people this year with performances of "Romeo an...

  • Navy to hold meeting on former Brunswick explosives site

    BRUNSWICK — The Navy Department will hold a public meeting on July 15 about potential remediation plans for a former Explosive Ordnance Disposal Area at the former Naval Air Station. The Navy found that the releases of chemicals and munitions items at Site 12 "do not present una...

  • Cumberland seeks all-ages input for 'Aging in Place' survey

    CUMBERLAND — If a resident wants to spend the rest of his or her life in town, without being forced to move by factors like rising taxes or a need to downsize, the new Aging in Place Committee wants to make sure that can happen.

  • Falmouth opens town's first 'enchanced mobility' trail

    FALMOUTH — Getting out onto the trails is getting a little easier. A new "enhanced mobility" trail was constructed in the Woods Road Community Forest last week. The trail i...

  • North Yarmouth special election to be held Sept. 21

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A special election to fill Clark Whittier's recently vacated seat on the Board of Selectmen will be held Sept. 21. Nomination papers, available at the office of Town Clerk Debbie Grover, are due back Aug. 6. Whittier in April

  • Longtime band director brings music home to North Yarmouth

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Nina Oatley Walsh won't have to travel far to reach her next gig. As the director for 18 years of what it now the Maine POPS Concert Band, Walsh is bringing her group to her hometown on Sunday, July 12. The Village Green concert starts at 5 p.m. and is schedul...

  • Summer pick-up orchestra plays at UNE in Portland

    PORTLAND — For orchestral musicians, summer can now mean music to their ears. The University of New England has started a Summer Reading Orchestra, a one-of-a-kind opportunity for orchestral musicians to play and learn new pieces in a relaxed setting. Deirdre McClure, an adjun...

  • In Portland, Bernie Sanders urges ‘political revolution’

    PORTLAND — The 2016 election may be 16 months away, but you wouldn’t know it from the thousands of people who turned out Monday evening to cheer on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at the Cross Insurance Arena. What was initially scheduled as a town hall forum b...