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  • UPDATED: Cape Elizabeth woman, 65, died before kitchen fire started

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A 65-year-old woman died of natural causes Friday before a fire broke out in the kitchen of her 75 Starboard Drive home. The determination on the death of Lamy Alkurdy was made Saturday after an autopsy by the state Medical Examiner's Office, Maine Department of...

  • Portland-area schools get grants from ecomaine

    PORTLAND — Nonprofit waste management company ecomaine awarded nearly $20,000 in educational grants to southern Maine schools to foster sustainability and recycling efforts. Erik Street, a member of the ecomaine board of directors who chairs its recycling committee, said in a press r...

  • Christmas tree sales support Cape Elizabeth/South Portland Rotary commitment to homeless veterans

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The South Portland/Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club, which has been working to help homeless veterans for several years, has recently agreed to continue this commitment through the next rotary year. The club works with the Maine Bureau of Veterans Services to assist h...

  • Burglary, budget gap test spirit of Bath Skatepark

    BATH — The Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark is relying on the community to help it cope with some recent setbacks. Thieves broke into the 4 Old Brunswick Road building last month, damaging cameras and vending machines, and stealing cash. A 17-year-old boy from Woolwich and ...

  • Planning Board gives initial OK to new Brunswick Landing business

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Board on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a new convenience store on Bath Road near the entrance of Brunswick Landing. The 5,100-square-foot project , which includes an eight-terminal C.N. Brown gas station and Dunkin' Donuts drive-through, is part of a w...

  • Bowdoin College athletes to be disciplined for dressing as Native Americans at ‘Cracksgiving’ party

    BRUNSWICK — Fourteen members of the Bowdoin College men’s lacrosse team will be disciplined for dressing up as Native Americans at a November party known as “Cracksgiving.” The party was held in an off-campus house known as “Crack House” and rented by me...

  • Coastal Humane Society offers holiday events

    BRUNSWICK — Coastal Humane Society is celebrating the holidays with special events and a month-long adoption special: 50 percent off adoption fees for cats ages six months or older. The shelter, at 30 Range Road, will hold open houses Dec. 19-21 from noon-6 p.m. that will include foo...

  • Bath theater offers 'nice, naughty' holiday show for adults

    BATH — Christmas is often about the kids, and what Santa will be bringing them this year. But this weekend, the Studio Theatre of Bath is showing that the holiday is just as much about the adults, too. "Twisted Christmas," billed as a "Nice and Naughty Evening of Entertainment...

  • Sagadahoc County EMA launches Facebook page

    BATH — The Sagadahoc County Emergency Management Agency has rolled out a new page on Facebook. At facebook.com/SagadahocCountyEMA, users can have a direct line of communication with Sagadahoc emergency managemen...

  • Topsham may soon have full funding for extended bike, walking trail

    TOPSHAM — After several years of fundraising, all the money for a project to extend the town's bicycle and pedestrian trail could be in hand by the end of this fiscal year. The path could be built in the summer of 2016. The existing trail stretches east along Monument Place, f...