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  • Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, Freeport seek joint Route 1 study

    FALMOUTH — Four towns are applying for a transportation planning study of the U.S. Route 1 corridor. The Portland Area Comprehensive Transportation System is seeking municipal transportation planning study proposals for 2016-2017. Fal...

  • Falmouth School Board to decide how aid windfall is used

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Monday continued its conversation on how unanticipated education funding from the state should best be used. Councilors didn't take action, and acknowledged that use of the nearly $522,000 falls under the jurisdiction of the School Board. The cou...

  • Home energy forum to be held in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — A Property Assessed Clean Energy home energy loan forum will be held at the Falmouth Town Council Chambers, 271 Falmouth Road, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. Homeowners can learn how to finance and proceed with energy-saving projects for their homes using Efficiency Maine's ...

  • Sunday is Pettingill Farm Day in Freeport

    FREEPORT — The 36th Annual Pettengill Farm Day is Sunday, Oct. 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hosted by th...

  • Eat chowder, help Freeport residents

    FREEPORT — The 19th annual Chowdah Challenge, hosted by Freeport Community Services, will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 The event will take place at the L.L. Bean Discovery Park. Proceeds will benefit local families in need of food, heating fuel, rides to medical appointmen...

  • Sunday drivers should be aware of Maine Marathon

    FALMOUTH — Drivers should expect delays on Route 88 and Route 1 on Sunday, Oct. 2, because of the Maine Marathon. Approximately 2,500 runners will be participating between 7:30 a.m. and noon.  The following roads will be closed to non-local traffic: • Baxter B...

  • Schools honored for healthy environments

    AUGUSTA — Thirteen schools from four districts in the greater Portland area have received awards under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's HealthierUS School Challenge for encouraging wholesome nutrition and frequent physical activity. The schools include Mable I. Wilson and North Y...

  • Congregation hopes to demolish, rebuild burned Brunswick church

    BRUNSWICK — Three months after a fire gutted the Unitarian Universalist Church of Brunswick, the congregation has voted to tear down the structure and rebuild on Pleasant Street. Without knowing how much the insurance settlement would be, and with only an estimate of the costs of re...

  • Livestrong Day ride returns in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — The third annual community bike ride to support cancer survivors on Livestrong Day will take place Saturday, Oct. 1. Cyclists should check in at the Log Cabin, 196 Main St., between 9:30 and 10 a.m., and riders of all abilities are welcome. Cyclists will choose a 12- or 2...

  • Harpswell energy market to showcase efficiencies

    HARPSWELL — The Harpswell Community Housing Trust and the town are partnering to sponsor the second Home Energy Market at Harpswell Community School on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. The market will showcase businesses, services and products that offer homeowners energy efficiency imp...