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  • Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

    PORTLAND — Alan Klapmeier, chief executive officer of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel, Wednesday said the company has secured a new foreign investor and put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facility. But he declined to share many details. “A...

  • RSU 5 board submits Freeport withdrawal proposal to state, seeks November referendum

    FREEPORT — The board of directors of Regional School Unit 5 on Wednesday sent the Freeport withdrawal agreement to the Department of Education, with the intent to have it on the local ballot in November. The School Board's unanimous vote to submit the agreement to Education Comm...

  • Bath rings in fall with annual Autumnfest event

    BATH — The City of Ships rings in the new season Saturday, Oct. 9, with its annual Autumnfest event. The celebration, presented by Main Street Bath, includes the 12th annual Citizen Involvement Day, which will be held at Waterfront Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature food, music ...

  • Bath City Council: 6 candidates for 3 seats

    BATH — City Councilors Mari Huoarti Eosco and Ruthe Pagurko each face contests this year in their re-election bids. Bryce Payne is challenging Eosco for the Ward 5 seat and Cal Stilphen is running against Pagurko in Ward 7. Steve Brackett and Benjamin Burden are the candidates...

  • Critic files complaint against Falmouth Town Council

    FALMOUTH — Frequent Town Council and School Board critic Michael Doyle has filed a formal complaint with the state attorney general's office after council Chairman Tony Payne stopped him from speaking during a public comment portion of the Sept. 27 council meeting. Doyle was criticiz... 1

  • Marathon greeters

    Enthusiastic spectators greet participants in the Maine Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 3, along Veranda Street in Portland.

  • Pumping pumpkin

    Justin Roy struggles with the pumpkin his daughter selected in the pumpkin patch on Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Freeport Historical Society's 35th annual Pettengill Farm Day. Other activities included a corn maze, storytelling, apple cider pressing, wagon rides and demonstrations by several master trades...

  • Firefighters remembered

    Firefighter Paul Halvorsen of the Portland Fire Department prepares to lead honor guards from Portland and South Portland into Forest City Cemetery on Sunday, Oct. 3, to pay their respects to colleagues who died in the line of duty in the annual Memorial Sunday Service.

  • Nashville Songwriters Association comes to Portland

    PORTLAND — Local singer and songwriter Bob McKillop has been selected to establish a Portland Chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, the group said in a press release. Established ...

  • Consultant: Falmouth library popular, overcrowded

    FALMOUTH — In a public question-and-answer session Tuesday, newly hired consultant Nolan Lushington spoke candidly with concerned citizens, town councilors and library users about the future of Falmouth Memorial Library. "Falmouth is in a funny kind of position – it has th...