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  • 140th Cumberland County Fair upholds farming tradition

    CUMBERLAND — The first Cumberland County Fair was held over two days in October 1868, three years after the final shot was fired in the American Civil War. The fair has survived two world wars, a flu epidemic and the Great Depression. And, from Sunday, Sept. 25, to Saturday, Oct. 1, ...

  • Remembering 9/11

    A wreath adorns a flagpole at Southern Maine Community College in South Portland on Sunday, Sept. 11, where college and community members, veterans, members of the military and first responders gathered to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Birth Roots benefit in Scarborough

    Elwen Bernard of Cliff Island and William Jordan of Portland take a moment to view their creative effort Sept. 10 at the third annual Sandsations sand-sculpting contest, a fundraiser for Birth Roots, at Pine Point Beach in Scarborough. Hundreds of people participated in the event, which raised nearl...

  • Forum set on plan for Fort Williams

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Fort Williams Advisory Commission will hold a public forum on the update to the 2003 Fort Williams Park Master Plan on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 7:30 p.m. There will be a presentation highlighting current recommendations, and members of the commission, town staff a...

  • Free admission at Portland Head Light

    CAPE ELIZABETH — As part of the state Office of Tourism's second annual

  • Neighbors decry Scarborough Beach park plan

    SCARBOROUGH — Before a large, sometimes unruly audience, developers Monday presented their most detailed plans yet for a new beach-access park northeast of Scarborough Beach State Park. Black Point Park, as it would be known, would feature a 370-space parking lot, walking paths throu... 1

  • Installation of 'smart' electric meters begins in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Crews from Central Maine Power Co. were slated Tuesday to start replacing traditional electric meters with new wireless "smart" meters. The installations marked the end of a 30-day window customers had to opt out of receiving the new meters (for a price). The uti... 4

  • Elsie vs. Herbie: How Scarborough's elm tree stacks up

    SCARBOROUGH — "Just call her Herbie's girlfriend." That was one of the pieces of advice for the town's Elm Tree Committee on Tuesday from Marcia Noyes, Yarmouth's director of community services, about Elsie, the historic but sickly Scarborough elm tree