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  • Vacant Yarmouth Town Council seat attracts 2 newcomers

    YARMOUTH — Two candidates are running for one open seat on the Town Council. Joan Dollarhite and Rob Waeldner are seeking the seat vacated by Steve Woods. Woods, who served as chairman for three years, resigned the day after losing the June 10 Democratic primary in state Senate Distr...

  • Former Falmouth councilor, political newcomer vie for House seat

    FALMOUTH — The election in  House District 44 pits a former town councilor against a carpenter who has never previously run for office. The seat is open because Democratic Rep. Mary P. Nelson chose not to seek a fourth term. House District 44 covers most of Falmouth, and wa...

  • Farmers join for pre-Thanksgiving market

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A pre-Thanksgiving local farmer's market will take place at Jordan's farm stand, 21 Wells Road, on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 2-5 p.m. Participating farms will be  Jordan's Farm, Alewives Brook Farm and Green Spark Farm. Visitors will be able to purchase fresh herb...

  • Cape author Wolff releases cookbook

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Author Meg Wolff, a two-time cancer survivor, has written her first cookbook, "A Life In Balance: Delicious, Plant-Based Recipes For Optimal Health." After fighting advanced invasive...

  • Cape conservation panel plans Dec. 4 site walk

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission will meet at the Nordic Trail kiosk at Gull Crest for a site walk on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 8 a.m. The commission will inspect the approaches to the Spurwink River bridge.

  • Volunteers needed for Cape trail work

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission will sponsor a trail-work event led by Scott Townsend of the New England Mountain Biking Association on Saturday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m. to noon at Winnick Woods. Volunteers should meet at the parking lot on Sawyer Road and expect to carry s...

  • CMP asks state panel to dismiss complaints about 'smart' meters

    SCARBOROUGH — Central Maine Power Co. has asked the Maine Public Utilities Commission to dismiss two complaints intended to short-circuit the company's installation of "smart" electrical meters on homes and businesses throughout southern Maine. Last week, the utility asked the PUC to...

  • Concerts coming to Scarborough Downs; secondhand dealers now need permits

    SCARBOROUGH — At least one large, outdoor country music concert will be coming to Scarborough Downs next summer. After swearing in Councilors Judy Roy, Richard Sullivan and Michael Wood, and electing Roy as chairwoman and Wood as vice chairman, the Town Council on Wednesday approved ...

  • Herbie Auction: A tree for all

    An bidder holds up her number during the Herbie Project "Tree for All" auction on Nov. 13. The event, sponsored by the Maine Forest Service and held at DeLorme in Yarmouth, featured more than 80 products crafted from the 217-year-old great elm tree nicknamed "Herbie," which was cut down in Yarmou...

  • Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation awards fall grants

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation awarded  more than $23,300 in grants for professional development, technology, composting and recycling, and art and literature programs. Claire Depke, CEEF board member and grants chairwoman, shared information about the ...