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  • Governor sees state's stock rising with Maine-branded NASCAR ride

    PORTLAND — Alongside logos for nationally known brands like Hertz Rent-a-Car and Toyota, emblems for the state of Maine and several of its local companies will be seen zipping around a Kentucky racetrack this month at 185 mph. NASCAR driver Austin Theriault on Friday morning unveiled...

  • LePage skips candidates forum on heating fuel in Portland

    PORTLAND — An energy forum billed as the first time Maine’s three candidates for governor would speak in the same place did not come off as planned Friday. Republican Gov. Paul LePage abruptly declined to participate in the forum about policy on home heating, energy and the env...

  • Holiday happenings

    Members of the Woodside One-Wheelers from Woodside Elementary School in Topsham make their way down Freeport's Main Street last Friday during the annual Sparkle parade.

  • Cape Elizabeth robotics students to take on the world

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Students from the middle school and high school qualified to compete in the world championships when the S...

  • Wing-eating contest for a cause in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Buck's Naked BBQ will host its first benefit Buffalo wing-eating competition on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. to support programs at

  • Brunswick police station panel takes shape

    BRUNSWICK — Councilors added five residents to the police station subcommittee. Councilor Benet Pols, chairman of the appointments subcommittee, said three candidates were unanimously recommended and two others were recommended by votes of 2-1. Following the appointments subcommittee...

  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust enters 2nd quarter century

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is 25 years old and on the verge of a major capital campaign. President Tom Settlemire said the organization began in 1985 with six members who wanted to preserve a meadow. In the past quarter century, membership has grown to 914 families....

  • Brunswick councilors again endorse Brown for MRRA board

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors unanimously urged Gov.-elect Paul LePage to appoint Town Manager Gary Brown to the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority board of directors. "I support this fully," Councilor Margo Knight said, adding she is often approached by members of the publ...

  • Downtown Bath holds 'Old-Fashioned Christmas'

    BATH — "An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Bath," hosted by Main Street Bath, includes a large variety of events through New Year's Eve to encourage people to celebrate and shop downtown. Jennifer Geiger, director of Main Street Bath, said Monday that the old-fashioned element is a warm a...

  • Brunswick acknowledges Longfellow School discussions with Bowdoin College

    BRUNSWICK — Town Manager Gary Brown announced what he called "the second worst-kept secret in Brunswick" Monday night: the town and Bowdoin College are discussing the sale or trade of Longfellow School. A letter from college Treasurer S. Catherine Longley, included in the Town C...