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  • Obama calls for hope, and votes, at Michaud rally in Portland

    President Barack Obama joins hands with Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud on Thursday during a rally supporting Michaud's gubernatorial bid against incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage and independent challenger Eliot Cutler. Obama headlined the rally, which drew 3,000 people to the Portlan...

  • Land Trust raises $500K to purchase Scarborough farm

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Land Trust recently announced that it has met the $500,000 fundraising goal it had set to purchase the Benjamin Farm property on Pleasant Hill Road. The trust plans to purchase ...

  • Holiday happenings

    Members of the Woodside One-Wheelers from Woodside Elementary School in Topsham make their way down Freeport's Main Street last Friday during the annual Sparkle parade.

  • Cape Elizabeth robotics students to take on the world

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Students from the middle school and high school qualified to compete in the world championships when the S...

  • Wing-eating contest for a cause in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Buck's Naked BBQ will host its first benefit Buffalo wing-eating competition on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. to support programs at

  • Brunswick police station panel takes shape

    BRUNSWICK — Councilors added five residents to the police station subcommittee. Councilor Benet Pols, chairman of the appointments subcommittee, said three candidates were unanimously recommended and two others were recommended by votes of 2-1. Following the appointments subcommittee...

  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust enters 2nd quarter century

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is 25 years old and on the verge of a major capital campaign. President Tom Settlemire said the organization began in 1985 with six members who wanted to preserve a meadow. In the past quarter century, membership has grown to 914 families....

  • Brunswick councilors again endorse Brown for MRRA board

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors unanimously urged Gov.-elect Paul LePage to appoint Town Manager Gary Brown to the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority board of directors. "I support this fully," Councilor Margo Knight said, adding she is often approached by members of the publ...

  • Downtown Bath holds 'Old-Fashioned Christmas'

    BATH — "An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Bath," hosted by Main Street Bath, includes a large variety of events through New Year's Eve to encourage people to celebrate and shop downtown. Jennifer Geiger, director of Main Street Bath, said Monday that the old-fashioned element is a warm a...

  • Brunswick acknowledges Longfellow School discussions with Bowdoin College

    BRUNSWICK — Town Manager Gary Brown announced what he called "the second worst-kept secret in Brunswick" Monday night: the town and Bowdoin College are discussing the sale or trade of Longfellow School. A letter from college Treasurer S. Catherine Longley, included in the Town C...