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  • Cape boys pile on the glee

    The Cape Elizabeth High School boys' basketball team mobs senior Ethan Murphy after his buzzer-beater gave the Capers their first Class B state title in 27 years, a 44-42 win over Medomak Valley in Portland. Sports, Page 11.

  • And 1, 2, 3, 4 ...

    Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark takes notes during the dance call last weekend when Maine State Music Theatre held local auditions at its Brunswick studio. More than 150 adults and children sang and danced in the hopes of being cast in one or more of the theatre's upcoming shows. New York City aud...

  • Counseling center comeback

    Former Portland Mayor Anne Pringle, right, chairwoman of Maine Mental Health Partners, Monday admires artwork produced by elderly clients of Community Counseling Center, with David Smith, chairman of the center board, and Erin Smith, the community relations and grants director. CCC, now a subsidiary...

  • Cumberland council sends gravel pit ban to voters

    Citizens' petition forces historic town vote CUMBERLAND — The Town Council voted unanimously Monday to send changes in gravel pit rules to a June 14 referendum. The referendum was triggered by a petition drive by a citizens' group, the Cumberland Environmental Action Network...

  • Falmouth tops list of places to live, learn

    FALMOUTH — The nonprofit group GreatSchools and Forbes.com rank Falmouth No. 1 their second annual list of "Best Cities to Live and Learn." The town jo...

  • Turning the tide: UMaine Cooperative Extension moves into Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — It was moving day Tuesday at the new University of Maine Cooperative Extension Regional Learning Center at 75 Clearwater Drive in Tidewater Village. Half-unpacked boxes clogged the hallways and employees moved from room to room, setting up offices and finding the perfect s...

  • Maine education chief visits Freeport Middle School

    Eighth-grade math teacher Alex Briasco-Brin, left, teaches students while Maine Department of Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen watches Tuesday at Freeport Middle School.

  • Road work, Fire Department costs feed proposed North Yarmouth budget, tax hike

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee are recommending a fiscal 2012 municipal budget of $3.5 million. Nearly $906,000 would come from taxes – a 7.44 percent increase over the current year. Residents will vote on the budget at Town Meeting on ...

  • City's golf course liquor license fails to gain OK from Portland councilors

    PORTLAND — The City Council will need a second chance to approve the city as the operator of the restaurant at Riverside Municipal Golf Course, after failing to do so Monday night. The city filed an application to run the former Bogey's restaurant at the golf course, a decision that ...

  • Community development funds shrink in Portland

    PORTLAND — The city's annual federal funding allocations for social service programs and community development projects is reaching fewer agencies this year, as the city absorbs an estimated 16 percent cut. Only a handful of social service agency representatives spoke at a public hea...