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  • Portland library to display AIDS quilt

    PORTLAND — Portland Public Library will host an exhibition of the NAMES Foundation Memorial AIDS Quilt on June 17 from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the library’s Atrium. The exhibit will also feature Deborah Freedman in the Rines Auditorium at noon,...

  • Figgy's puts faith in Portland's appetite for take-out

    PORTLAND — When Natalie DiBenedetto looked out her window on Walker Street last year, she didn't just see a parking lot. She saw an opportunity. Now, a year later, DiBenedetto is set to open a business in the once-empty lot that she believes will fill one of the city's last foodie ni...

  • 7th annual Henryfest this weekend

    YARMOUTH — The 317 Main Street Community Music Center presents the 7th annual Henryfest at Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth on Sunday, Sept. 11. The outdoor, family oriented music fest...

  • Couple wins $5K in L.L. Bean contest

    FREEPORT — Bob and Carol Leone of Edgecomb were named recipients of the L.L. Bean Outdoor Heroes Award and will receive $5,000 for their nonprofit organization Teens to Trails. After the Leon...

  • Woman jumps from Sagadahoc Bridge

    BATH — Police said a 33-year-old Bath woman who jumped off the Sagadahoc Bridge Tuesday was conscious and responsive when pulled from the Kennebec River by rescuers. A passerby reported seeing the woman standing over the rail on the Bath-Woolwich bridge at about 6:20 p.m. Bath...

  • Candidates slow to fill Cape Elizabeth ballot

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With the Sept. 9 filing deadline looming, it seems there may at best be three candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot for three School Board seats. Only one candidate had returned nomination papers as of Wednesday. At least two and perhaps three candidates are expecte...

  • Cape Elizabeth to hire consultant to measure support for library plan

    CAPE ELIZABETH — By the end of the year, and with information gathered by a fundraising consultant, the Town Council will decide whether to schedule a referendum in November 2012 on a new Thomas Memorial Library. At a workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 6, councilors decided to move forward w...

  • Ballot takes shape for Brunswick council, School Board elections

    BRUNSWICK — Familiar names will be on the ballot in November's School Board and Town Council elections. Many candidates are seeking re-election, and most have previously served in town government. District 5, District 7, and an at-large seat on each body are up for election and, as o...

  • Ruling expected in Wing Farm court case

    BATH — Following a hearing Wednesday morning, Sagadahoc County Superior Court Justice Andrew Horton is expected to issue a written decision on a lawsuit challenging the third phase of the Wing Farm business park. The Planning Board originally approved the project  in April 2010,...

  • Harpswell selectmen consider revising public comment policy, urge improved shore access

    HARPSWELL — After hearing contradicting outside legal opinions about their public comment policy, the Board of Selectmen is asking the town attorney for advice on how to proceed. The action came during a Sept. 1 board meeting that was also marked by an impassioned exchange between se...