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  • Nova Star arrives at Ocean Gateway Terminal

    Dock hands tie down the Nova Star on Thursday as it arrives in Portland from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The 529-foot ferry entered the harbor just before noon, escorted by a city fire boat. City officials including Mayor Michael Brennan and City Manager Mark Rees greeted the ferry at the Ocean Gatewa...

  • Latest proposal slightly reduces proposed Scarborough tax hike

    SCARBOROUGH — Changes to the proposed school and municipal budgets for fiscal year 2015 and the proposed dog leash ordinance are still works in progress after Wednesday night's Town Council public hearings. In the public hearing, Town Manager Tom Hall presented updated versions ...

  • New roof could add up to $50k to People Plus renovations; Council Oks capital plan

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved its five-year Capital Improvement Program, but not before learning that $50,000 could be added to the cost of renovating a building at 35 Union St. The building is the new home for People Plus, a retirement services provider...

  • History of Play on exhibit at Freeport Historical Society

    FREEPORT - The Freeport Historical Society will hold a summer long exhibit exploring the History of Play for children and adults. The exhibit will include toys, games and it...

  • Rotary, FairPoint chip in for signs to help emergency crews

    SCARBOROUGH — Drivers along Black Point, Broadturn, Payne and other busy Scarborough roads may notice new signs appearing over the next few weeks. The Scarborough Rotary Club and FairPoint Communications have teamed up with the police department and Police Explorers program to instal...

  • School Board reinstates six teachers

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board reinstated six teacher positions out of the 31 that were on the chopping block during a meeting on June 17. The reinstated positions were made possible when $206,000 was added to salary lines after the Town Council turned down the school's request to pu...

  • FAA concerns force base garden proponents to regroup

    BRUNSWICK — The group hoping to bring world-class botanical gardens and a park to Brunswick Naval Air Station is reshuffling its plans to acquire property at the decommissioning military facility. The

  • Meal on the go

    Karen Ela from Back Street Bistro won first place in the Wait Staff Challenge for her seating, serving, and racing through the maze agility and time at the Taste of Brunswick June 19. In addition to some fun competition, the event was a chance for Brunswick restaurants to showcase their cooking.

  • Bath celebrates 38th annual Heritage Days July 2-5

    BATH — The City of Ships rings in Independence Day weekend again this year with its 38th annual Heritage Days celebration. The downtown event begins Friday, July 2 and will feature an assortment of games, music and crafts, as well as its crowd-drawing parade. Heritage Days wraps...

  • Yarmouth garden feeds students' appetite for learning

    YARMOUTH — What started as a way to provide students with a healthy, homegrown school lunch, has evolved into a learning device for the community and the Yarmouth School district. Now in its third year, the