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  • Falmouth's hidden cemeteries stand test of time

    FALMOUTH — Overlooking the Presumpscot River, off Allen Avenue Extension, rests a small, centuries-old burial ground. But like many other historic cemeteries in town, hardly anyone knows it's there. Steve Linskey, 73, who with his wife Darlene owns the land that includes the c...

  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust offers youth summer outings

    BRUNSWICK — School may be out for the summer, but a local land trust is making sure the educational opportunities don't stop. The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is offering free outings each week to area youth and their families, allowing them to explore southern Mid-Coast waters, trai...

  • Cape Elizabeth race less than a month away

    Mile markers for the Aug. 1 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race went up in Cape Elizabeth on Tuesday, July 7, with the first one placed near the Inn by the Sea on Route 77. Public Works employees Josh Dennison, left, and Jason Emery placed the markers along the 6.2-mile race route, which stretches f...

  • Portland's minimum hourly wage to rise to $10.10

    PORTLAND — Despite a more modest recommendation from its Finance Committee, the City Council on Monday voted 6-3 to create a minimum wage for Portland workers of $10.10 per hour. The minimum will go into effect Jan. 1, 2016, increase to $10.68 in 2017, and be pegged to the rate of in...

  • Harpswell lobster restaurant sold out of bankruptcy for $1.25M

    HARPSWELL — The iconic Cook’s Lobster House restaurant has been sold out of bankruptcy to a couple with roots in Lewiston for $1.25 million. The Garrison Cove Road restaurant on Bailey Island origi...

  • Bath man accused of firing weapon during argument

    BATH — A Crawford Drive man faces a weapons charge after allegedly firing a handgun inside his residence during an argument with a family member Sunday evening, July 5, according to police. Henry Cygan, 71, is accused of reckless conduct with a firearm, a Class C felony, according to...

  • Shakespeare returns to Brunswick Mall

    BRUNSWICK — Shakespeare on the Mall returns this summer, offering free live theater in the center of town. Building on the success of last summer's "The Tempest," director Al Miller of the Theater Project said he hopes to draw more people this year with performances of "Romeo an...

  • Navy to hold meeting on former Brunswick explosives site

    BRUNSWICK — The U.S. Navy will hold a public meeting July 15 about potential remediation plans for an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Area at the former Naval Air Station. The Navy found that the releases of chemicals and munitions items at Site 12 "do not present unacceptable risks...