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  • Brunswick prison education agency prepares national campaign

    BRUNSWICK — In her small suite behind a medical office on Harpswell Road, Pat Friedman organizes stacks of thank-you letters she has received from prison inmates. "I would like to thank you personally for your generosity because as someone incarcerated, you have helped improve m...

  • Harpswell moving forward with clam disease study

    HARPSWELL — After being described as Maine's epicenter of neoplasia, a disease that kills soft-shell clams, the town wants to find out if it still deserves the distinction. The finding came after clams from 32 of Harpswell's 54 coves were tested for the disease between 2011-2012...

  • Route 1 in Scarborough is new choice for Martin's Point Health Care

    SCARBOROUGH — Martin's Point Health Care has set its sights on the former Scarborough Commons on U.S. Route 1 for a new health-care center. The center would likely replace offices at 51 Ocean St. in South Portland. The preliminary decision comes after neighborhood opposit...

  • Body found in Brunswick identified as West Bath man

    BRUNSWICK — Police on Wednesday said the body of 51-year-old David Dolan of West Bath was recovered Tuesday morning in the New Meadows River. Dolan’s body was found about 100 yards upriver from the Sawyer Park boat ramp, Brunswick Police Cmdr. Marc Hagan said. He said the death...

  • Bath library hosts college application workshop, teen writing contest

    BATH — Saturday, Aug. 1, is an important date for teenage patrons of the Patten Free Library. Registration will open that day for the 33 Summer St. institution's workshop on the Common Application for college It's also the day the library will begin accepting submissions for i...

  • Topsham Fair returns for 161st installment

    TOPSHAM — The 161st Topsham Fair opens Tuesday, Aug. 4. Admission for the event, which opens at 8 a.m. daily and runs through Sunday, Aug. 9, is $10 every day but Friday and Saturday, when the fee is $12. Rides are included in the cost, and children under 3 feet tall get in for free ...

  • Freeport bag ban may not make November ballot

    FREEPORT — The Ordinance Committee on Tuesday discussed sending proposed restrictions on single-use shopping bags to a voter referendum. The committee didn't make any decisions at the July 28 meeting, and didn't send any recommendations to the Town Council. Members said they want mor...

  • Falmouth's TideSmart gets zoning board OK to convert home to office

    FALMOUTH — The owner of TideSmart Global on Tuesday moved a step closer to changing the use of a building on the marketing company's campus from residential to commercial. Yarmouth resident Steve Woods, who is a columnist for The Forecaste...