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  • Falmouth considers support for cheerleaders

    FALMOUTH — The School Board spent a good chunk of its nearly 2 1/2-hour workshop Monday in continuing discussion about the Pay to Participate program. It also referred a proposal for a sanctioned high school cheerleading squad to its finance committee. The proposal, similar to...

  • Yarmouth High School principal to retire

    YARMOUTH — Yarmouth High School Principal Ted Hall will retire from his position June 30. Superintendent of Schools Andrew Dolloff made the announcement Feb. 25 that Hall will be leaving after 10 years at YHS. Dolloff said the search for Hall's successor will take place during t...

  • Cape Elizabeth picks food vendors for Fort Williams

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Five vendors have been selected to sell food at Fort Williams Park this summer. Park visitors will be able to buy lobster cakes and lobster rolls, hot dogs, turkey dogs, salads, sandwiches, snacks, chips and beverages between May 1 and Oct. 31. Town Manager Mi...

  • Shore Road Pathway project in Cape Elizabeth gets $729K in federal funding

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town last week was awarded a $729,000 federal grant for nearly 80 percent of the cost to construct a two-mile pedestrian path along Shore Road.  The funds were distributed through the Maine Department of Transportation's fiscal 2012-2013 Work Plan that suppo...

  • Cape Elizabeth produce pantry honors 1, feeds many

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Although it is known as one of the wealthiest communities in the state, not every Cape Elizabeth resident is immune to financial troubles. When in need of rent, fuel or food assistance, residents can apply for help at the town. When in need of fresh produce, resident...

  • New subdivision proposed for Green Acres neighborhood in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A seven-lot residential subdivision has been proposed for the six-acre lot at 20 Elmwood Ave., near the Green Acres neighborhood. The property, owned by the Maine Department of Transportation, drew attention from neighbors late last year when a commercial eye-care cente...

  • Polishing the pantry

    Levy Furere, a junior at Deering High School in Portland, helped clean and organize the shelves at the Falmouth Food Pantry last Friday as part of the second annual Day of Service organized by the University of Southern Maine. Students from USM and Deering volunteered at various agencies and locales...

  • Stormy Sunday

    Sunday's wind and rain storm left fallen trees and power lines in its wake. This tree fell on lines along Route 125 in Freeport, forcing traffic to be diverted.

  • Correction

    Last week's story about Main Street zoning changes in Cumberland should have said 32 percent of residents returned a Comprehensive Plan survey.

  • Tuttle Road blaze

    Firefighters from Pownal, Freeport, Yarmouth and North Yarmouth responded to a fire at 87 Tuttle Road in Pownal on Sunday. An unattached garage was destroyed by the fire and one man was transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland with burns on his hand.