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  • Cape Elizabeth Recycling Center change gets mixed reviews

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Residents this week had mixed views about a new traffic pattern at the Recycling Center. The new pattern, which no longer allows drivers to back up to the trash hopper, went into effect Jan. 21. It includes four diagonal parking spaces outside of the trash ...

  • Scarborough author crusades for convicted soldier

    SCARBOROUGH — On a chilly day late last March, author Don Snyder got a call from a phone number he did not recognize. Thinking it might be a fan who had somehow found his number and was calling to to talk about one of his novels, Snyder answered, reluctantly. The caller, ...

  • Cape Elizabeth produce pantry honors 1, feeds many

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Although it is known as one of the wealthiest communities in the state, not every Cape Elizabeth resident is immune to financial troubles. When in need of rent, fuel or food assistance, residents can apply for help at the town. When in need of fresh produce, resident...

  • Tuttle Road blaze

    Firefighters from Pownal, Freeport, Yarmouth and North Yarmouth responded to a fire at 87 Tuttle Road in Pownal on Sunday. An unattached garage was destroyed by the fire and one man was transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland with burns on his hand.

  • New subdivision proposed for Green Acres neighborhood in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A seven-lot residential subdivision has been proposed for the six-acre lot at 20 Elmwood Ave., near the Green Acres neighborhood. The property, owned by the Maine Department of Transportation, drew attention from neighbors late last year when a commercial eye-care cente...

  • Polishing the pantry

    Levy Furere, a junior at Deering High School in Portland, helped clean and organize the shelves at the Falmouth Food Pantry last Friday as part of the second annual Day of Service organized by the University of Southern Maine. Students from USM and Deering volunteered at various agencies and locales...

  • Stormy Sunday

    Sunday's wind and rain storm left fallen trees and power lines in its wake. This tree fell on lines along Route 125 in Freeport, forcing traffic to be diverted.

  • Correction

    Last week's story about Main Street zoning changes in Cumberland should have said 32 percent of residents returned a Comprehensive Plan survey.

  • Landscape of South Portland's Willard Square faces changes

    Neighbors concerned about planned Pillsbury Street development SOUTH PORTLAND — Two former employees of Rosemont Market & Bakery in Yarmouth want to build a new store in Willard Square. Ian Hayward and Glenn Perry were scheduled to meet with the Willard Square Neighborho... 1

  • Competitors: No room in Brunswick for public hotel at Naval Air Station

    BRUNSWICK — The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority is seeking a hotel operator for a 248-room hotel at Brunswick Naval Air Station. The 7-year-old hotel, previously reserved only for Navy personnel and guests, is planned to open to the public by summer. It will increase the nu...