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  • Falmouth police to provide drug take-back

    FALMOUTH — The Police Department and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency will be sponsoring a drug take-back program on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., will be in the lobby of the Police Department at 2 Marshall Drive.  The goal is to...

  • Cumberland council OKs bond for senior housing work

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a 20-year bond of $740,000 primarily to fund senior housing heating systems and roofs. The new systems would replace those in 30 units at the town-owned Hawthorne Court off Tuttle Road, and are long overdue, Town Manager Bi...

  • Cumberland pair seek open seat in House District 45

    CUMBERLAND — Republican Mike Timmons and Democrat Dale Denno are vying to replace state Rep. Steve Moriarty, D-Cumberland, who is not seeking a second term in the state House of Representatives. Timmons and Denno are running the redistricted House District 45, which includes Cumberla...

  • Legislative veteran, newcomer square off in Senate District 28

    PORTLAND — Democratic state Sen. Anne Haskell has tenure in the Legislature extending over three decades, and has worked for state agencies. “I got to know a lot of people who make the state run on a day-to-day basis,” she said. Green Independent Owen Hill, meanwhi...

  • Breen, Manchester battle in open Senate District 25

    FALMOUTH — The race for Senate District 25 will, without a doubt, go to someone named Cathy. But that's where most of the similarities end between Democrat Cathy Breen of Falmouth and Republican Cathy Manchester of Gray. The district, most of which has previously been rep...

  • Falmouth cell tower focus returns to Town Hall

    FALMOUTH — A debate over cell phone towers in a rural neighborhood was put on hold Monday, when a scheduled public hearing was postponed at the request of applicant Verizon Wireless. Instead, most of discussion focused on an agreement with AT&T about replacing the curre...

  • Portland's Cross Insurance Arena closer to private management

    PORTLAND — After getting a new look and new name, the Cross Insurance Arena will soon have new management, too. Neal Pratt, chairman of the arena board of trustees, announced Friday, Sept. 19, that negotiations will begin with Philadelphia-based Global Spectrum to manage the 6,900-se...

  • UMaine System trustees vote to cut USM programs, sell Stone House

    FORT KENT — University of Maine System trustees voted Monday for the elimination of three programs at the University of Southern Maine and to s...

  • Incumbent, challenger seek similar goals in Portland's House District 39

    PORTLAND — Democratic state Rep. Diane Russell is seeking a fourth term in November, her last before state-mandated term limits end her current tenure. Lauren Besanko of the Green Independent Party is making her first run for elected office. They are running for the seat in th...

  • Divided Brunswick council picks Eldridge to continue as town manager

    BRUNSWICK — A divided and incomplete Town Council on Monday selected interim Town Manager John Eldridge for the full-time time. Councilors voted 5-3 to authorize Chairman Benet Pols and the town attorney to negotiate a contract with Eldridge. The agreement will be returned to the cou...