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  • Deadline nears for completion of deal to conserve part of island off Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — Proponents must raise nearly $200,000 over the next three weeks to purchase a 15-acre portion of Clapboard Island for public use and keep it from going back on the open market, a trust representative said Tuesday. Despite the sizable sum, there's optimism among offici...

  • Proposals due for neglected fire station on Yarmouth's Cousins Island

    YARMOUTH — The town, which hopes to sell the aging Cousins Island Fire Station, is accepting proposals for its redevelopment next week. Proposals for the fire station at 373 Cousins St. must be submitted to Town Hall by 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. The Town Council decide...

  • Tennis event benefits Falmouth cancer patient

    FALMOUTH — The local tennis community will hold a mixed doubles round robin competition this weekend to raise money for Biggi Brookes, a dedicated tennis player who was diagnosed with breast cancer in May. The event on Sunday, July 27, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Foreside Fitness & Ten...

  • Freeport candidates can file starting next week

    FREEPORT — Nomination papers will be available Monday, July 28, at the town clerk's office for the municipal election on Nov. 4. Papers are due back by Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. There are three seats available on Town Council: councilor at-large, District 2 and District 3. Councilor-...

  • Defendant in Harpswell public access lawsuit completes purchase of Cedar Beach Road

    HARPSWELL — Cedar Beach Road, the object of a legal battle over public access, has been purchased by a nearby landowner who plans to keep it private. Betsy Atkins, through her Florida-based company Gables Real Estate LLC, completed the purchase of the 1,008-foot-long road from C...

  • Investigators: 2 boys set fire in basement of Bath home

    BATH — Investigators believe a fire that

  • 'Banner year' for Yarmouth Clam Festival

    YARMOUTH — Last weekend's 49th annual Clam Festival, with its 6,000 pounds of clams and 145 craft show booths, attracted one of its biggest turnouts in recent years. According to Yarmouth Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Carolyn Schuster, there were 130,000-150,000 people ...

  • 2 men sought after Portland armed robbery

    PORTLAND — Police are seeking two men in connection with a Sunday night home invasion and armed robbery at 66 Smith St. Lt. James Sweatt said Monday in a press release that no one was hurt in the 9:30 p.m. incident, although the alleged robbers fired a shot that struck the door of an...