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  • Fees increase at South Portland Golf Course

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Players at the South Portland Golf Course will see an uptick in rates this season for the first time in eight years. The price...

  • Cape inn to host Earth Day beach cleanup

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Inn by the Sea, 40 Bowery Beach Road, will hold its annual Earth Day cleanup and celebration on Tuesday, April 29, at 10:30 a.m. Fred Dillon, storm water coordinator for South Portland's Water Resource Protection Department, will give a brief lecture on water pol...

  • Cape convenience store makes short move

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Cumberland Farms closed one store in the town center last week and opened a new one just across the street. The convenience store chain on April 9 moved into the space formerly occupied by Freshies/On the Go.

  • Bath theater company brings 'Hair' to Topsham

    BATH — A musical that arguably helped change many people's views about the Vietnam War and the flower-power generation did just that for Thom Watson. Watson – a former state representative who is directing

  • Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth to be off-limits to smokers

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council voted 6-1 Monday to ban smoking in Fort Williams Park. The ordinance amendment, which takes effect in mid-May, prohibits the use of cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, snuff, and all other tobacco products, including rolling papers, pipes and e-ciga...

  • Freeport capital improvement plan remains intact

    FREEPORT — After discussing several substantial amendments, the Town Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to adopt its five-year capital budget largely as planned. Councilor Andy Wellen made the dissenting vote after raising objections to budgeting for the Freeport Economic Development Corporat...

  • Falmouth wine shop prepares for final tasting

    FALMOUTH — After 22 years, it's time to put the cork back in the bottle. Early next month, the long-running wine and gift store Cork & Barrel will close its doors after a final event – a wine tasting on Friday, May 2. Owner Connie Koengeter is calling the wine t...

  • Topsham selectmen send $8.5M budget to Town Meeting

    TOPSHAM — A proposed $8.54 million budget, a decrease of nearly $32,000 from the current fiscal year, goes to a Town Meeting vote May 14. The Board of Selectmen on April 10 unanimously approved the proposal and several warrant articles, which voters will consider by line item next mo...

  • Mid-Coast groups offer spring birding walks

    BATH — Conservation organizations around the Mid-Coast are offering birding excursions this month and in May. A walk through the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust's Sewall Woods Preserve in Bath, led by Ted Allen of Merrymeeting Audubon, will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 19. The group...

  • New Freeport Public Market has 4 tenants

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Public Market will have its grand opening in late May. at 20 Bow St., with four tenants: Amato's, Kamasouptra, Peachy's Smoothies and Cafe Crepes. "The Freeport Public Market is the perfect place for families and visitors to taste some of the best food choices...