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  • Freeport forum examines farming from a female perspective

    FREEPORT — A panel discussion Monday at Wolfe's Neck Farm had federal officials, politicians, and local farmers talking about challenges women face in farming. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, led the discussion, which included U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kryst...

  • Long before the Yarmouth Clam Festival parade passes by

    With about two weeks left before the 50th Yarmouth Clam Festival, the first set of parade chairs came out this week on Main Street, part of a town tradition of securing prime viewing position in advance. The parade on Friday night, July 17, will include more than 130 floats, marching bands, vehic...

  • Teen injured, another charged after Brunswick crash

    BRUNSWICK — A Cumberland teenager who police said was racing against another driver on Highland Road on Sunday night was taken to Mid Coast Hospital after his car crashed into a tree and rolled several times. Police and rescue were called to the crash just after 10 p.m. Sunday, and f...

  • Man charged in Portland home burglaries

    PORTLAND — A city man faces criminal charges after his arrest in connection with several residential burglaries, according to police. Richard Coleman, 29, was arrested on Saturday, June 27, and charged with two counts each of burglary and theft, in addition to charges of possession o...

  • Heritage Days greets new Main Street Bath director

    BATH — Jake Korb will know soon enough if he's made the right career move. The 23-year-old became Maine Street Bath's new program director June 17. Heritage Days, the city's annual crowd-drawing Independ...

  • Topsham event launches Mid-Coast summer food program

    TOPSHAM — The sun was bright outside Mt. Ararat Middle School June 26, with music playing and children enjoying healthy snacks and fun games. The perfect setting for the start of the region's summer food service program. The Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program provides youths ...

  • Falmouth forum: Town needs more bike lanes

    FALMOUTH — More than 50 residents came out Monday night to give their thoughts on what a bicycling and pedestrian master plan should include. Theo Holtwijk, the town'...

  • Portland's debt a 'scary monster in the closet'

    PORTLAND — About 18 hours after the four members of the City Council Finance Committee opposed the new $225 million municipal budget, they warned city debt is becoming unsustainable. "We need to put ourselves on a bit of a diet with the capital improvement plan and make some tough de...