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  • Maine DEP chief questions plan for Downeaster train barn in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The commissioner of Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is demanding that the agency overseeing Downeaster passenger rail service explain how it will address several potential problems related to a train layover facility planned near a west Brunswick neighborhood....

  • Art show, sale returns to Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This year's Engine One Labor Day Art Show at Fort Williams Park will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The annual, juried event will feature over 100 artists, most from New England, who will display arts of various mediums and styles around the park.

  • Art show, sale returns to Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This year's Engine One Labor Day Art Show at Fort Williams Park will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The annual, juried event will feature over 100 artists, most from New England, who will display arts of various mediums and styles around the park.

  • Harpswell extends charter school lease

    HARPSWELL — The Board of Selectmen Wednesday approved and signed a year-long extension of Harpswell Coastal Academy's lease of West Harpswell Elementary School. Selectmen and representatives of the charter school had hoped to negotiate a sale of the property before school starts next...

  • Church move means Bath Food Pantry needs new home

    BATH — The planned sale of a more than 40-year-old church is also forcing the Bath Food Pantry to look for a new home. The Neighborhood United Church of Christ at 150 Congress Ave. is listed for sale at $695,000. The site has been the UCC's home since the merger of two downtown ...

  • Taking flight over South Portland light

    With the calendar winding down the final days before Labor Day and the traditional end of summer, a kite occupies the sky over Bug Light Park in South Portland on Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • South Portland High School construction 'on target, on budget'

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The high school renovation is nearing completion as students and teachers return to classrooms next week. Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Godin said the high school project is "right on target" and on budget, with a projected completion date of Dec. 19.  ...

  • South Portland seeks members for arts, preservation panel

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Calling all local art and history enthusiasts: the city is accepting applications to serve on the new Arts and Historic Preservation Committee. According to a press release from City Clerk Sue Mooney, the committee is charged with assisting the City Council in "...

  • Scarborough urged to 'be bold' in Dunstan planning

    SCARBOROUGH — The Long Range Planning Committee envisions a new Dunstan Corner neighborhood that feels like the bustling village it once was.  With the support of the community, in the next 10-20 years, the vision could become a reality.  The committee on Aug. 2...

  • Classic car show coming to South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Parks and Recreation Department will host the annual Bug Light Classic Car Show at Bug Light Park on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The free event starts at 4:30 p.m. and will feature more than 100 classic cars, along with food trucks, music and prize raffles.