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  • Falmouth police to provide drug take-back

    FALMOUTH — The Police Department and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency will be sponsoring a drug take-back program on Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which will run from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., will be in the lobby of the Police Department at 2 Marshall Drive.  The goal is to...

  • Cumberland council OKs bond for senior housing work

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a 20-year bond of $740,000 primarily to fund senior housing heating systems and roofs. The new systems would replace those in 30 units at the town-owned Hawthorne Court off Tuttle Road, and are long overdue, Town Manager Bi...

  • South Portland gets $35K grant to plan Trout Brook restoration

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday accepted two state planning grants to advance environmental initiatives. The city received a $35,500 from the Department of Environmental Protection to develop a management and restoration plan for Trout Brook and parts of Kimball Brook.&nb...

  • Scarborough voters approve Town Charter amendments

    SCARBOROUGH — Six amendments to the Town Charter were approved by voters Tuesday, including one that gives residents a process for recalling elected officials. All of the questions passed by wide margins: • Question 1 passed 7,858 to 1,115. It prohibits a person from serv...

  • Bath council OKs armory conveyance, pier replacement contract

    BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to turn the former National Guard Armory over to the Bath Development Corp., which will be able to use grant funding to improve the building. The council voted last spring to borrow up to $175,000 to purchase the building. Th...

  • Volunteers sought for Spear Farm project in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — A Maine Conservation Corps field team is inviting the public to participate in a water bar construction and bog bridge project at Spear Farm on Bayview Street. ...

  • Pumpkin paradise

    The annual Pumpkin Festival to benefit Camp Sunshine was held at L.L. Bean's Discovery Park in Freeport on Oct. 30. Along with plenty of food and activities, 5,000 jack-o-lanterns were on display, carved by students from throughout southern Maine. Camp Sunshine is a retreat in Casco for children wit...

  • Correction

    A story last week should have said Seacoast United Soccer Club has agreed to build two turf fields in Freeport. In addition, it will donate 424 hours of free outdoor field time the town, not the Regional School Unit 5 sports teams.

  • Overnight parking ban in effect in Freeport

    FREEPORT — A winter parking ban from Nov. 1 to April 15 prohibits parking on all town streets between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Contact Police Chief Gerald Schofield at 865-4800 with any questions.

  • Snowe in Falmouth

    U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe, R-Maine, emerges from a voting booth at Falmouth High School on Tuesday.