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  • Election 2015: Chebeague selectmen seek guidance on wharf parking lot

    CHEBEAGUE ISLAND — A referendum question on construction of a parking lot near the Stone Wharf will be presented to voters June 9, along with uncontested elections for the Board of Selectmen and School Committee. The parking lot question is non-binding, and will be used to guide the ...

  • Election 2015: Falmouth council chairwoman faces 2 opponents

    FALMOUTH — The June 9 race for two open Town Council seats features a trio of candidates, including the current council chairwoman, a former councilor, and a first-time candidate with a short, stormy history of public service. Karen Farber Karen Farber, 58, of 93 Foreside Ro...

  • Yarmouth farmers market to be reborn at 317 Main

    YARMOUTH — A new farmers market will soon be up and running, and with the help of a local music organization, there will be as much entertainment as there will be food. Starting June 4,

  • Class of 2015: From Kenya to Portland's Casco Bay High School

    PORTLAND — Every school district has its share of students who move in from somewhere else, whether it's from a different town or different state. But for Casco Bay High School senior Sahra Hassan, the move to Maine was much more complicated. Hassan, 18, was born in a refugee ...

  • Yarmouth car chase ends with arrest

    YARMOUTH — A Boothbay Harbor man was arrested on U.S. Route 1 after a 45-minute car chase last week. Dale Havens, 35, was arrested on May 21 by Officer Shawn Miles. He was charged with violating conditions of release, eluding an officer, speeding by ...

  • Class of 2015: Falmouth senior learns to cope with depression

    FALMOUTH — High school graduation can be a time of great joy for students, marking the end of one journey and the beginning of another. But for senior Cole Walsh, it also marks the end of a debilitating period. During his sophomore year, Walsh began to lose motivation to do sc...

  • Cumberland Woodbank can't meet demand

    CUMBERLAND — The Cumberland Woodbank has been having a hard time finding hardwood. Demand from prospective buyers is "way up" this Woodbank volunteer Brian Sites said May 20. Now in its eighth year, the bank provides firewood to needy area families. Money the bank raises from ...

  • Portland Jewish Community Center plans get initial review

    PORTLAND — Preliminary plans for the new Jewish Community Center at 1342 Congress St. call for a 19,300-square-foot building to replace the former St. Patrick Roman Catholic Church. “We will have a place again,” Jewish Community Alliance interim Executive Director Ellie M...