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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...

  • Fit'n Funathon in South Portland Sept. 19

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A Fit'n Fun-athon will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Skillin Elementary School, 180 Wescott Road. The free, family-focused event will offer participants of all ag...

  • Library to close for parking lot construction

    SCARBOROUGH — The Public Library will be closed from Sept. 20-26 while construction crews work on the parking lot and sidewalks. No borrowed materials will be due or accepted during the week and late fees or fines will not be accrued. The construction project, which will repla...

  • Bath trail officially opens on Saturday

    BATH — A five-mile trail that links the Bath Area Family YMCA to the Thorne Head Preserve will open officially at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, with a public celebration at the YMCA. The Whiskeag Trail is a project of Bath Trails, which is a partnership of the City of Bath, the Ke...

  • Trucker indicted in fatal prom-night crash

    SCARBOROUGH — The 38-year-old truck driver involved in the prom-night crash that killed Scarborough High School senior Steven Delano and injured three other passengers was indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury on charges of manslaughter, aggravated assault and reckless conduct with a w...

  • Brunswick health fair to be held Sunday

    BRUNSWICK — Omega Wellness Group will hold a health fair at Thomas Point Beach from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. People can learn how to prevent and manage illness, how to lose weight and make healthy choices. Booths will feature healthy food, free health testing, made-in...

  • South Portland forum to focus on new flood map

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There will be an informational session on Wednesday, Sept. 29, for residents of South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough affected by newly proposed federal flood maps. South Portland City Manager Jim Gailey said the forum, which will run from 6-9 p.m. in the So...

  • Sand scupting back at Crescent Beach

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The second annual Sandsations Sand Sculpting event to benefit Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center of Portland will take place Saturday, Sept. 18, at Crescent Beach State Park. The event is hosted by Birth Roots, a non-profit organization that focuses on building co...

  • Land Trust to hold benefit race on Sunday

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust will hold its sixth annual Race 4 Space fundraising event on Sunday, Sept. 19. A four-mile road race begins at 9 a.m. at Livesay Field, at the corner of Middle Bay and Pennellville roads. Registration is at 8 a.m. The event also offer...