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  • Senate president faces GOP, Green challengers in District 27

    PORTLAND — State Senate President Justin Alfond is opposed by a pair of familiar faces in his campaign for a fourth, two-year term. The Senate District 27 Democrat is challenged by Republican Peter Doyle and Green Independent Asher Platts. Doyle ran unsuccessfully against Alfond in 2...

  • After 50 years, Falmouth farm couple cutting down, not out

    FALMOUTH — Half a century ago, newlyweds Elwin and Jean Hansen went into business for themselves. They started farming at Idleknot Farm, a 125-acre span where everything from corn and cucumbers to hay and pumpkins is grown. Fifty years later, the couple is planning to cel...

  • Winners at a glance

    Governor Undecided 1st Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D)

  • Falmouth council to tour forest properties

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council will hold a special meeting for a site walk of Lowell Farm and Hadlock Forest properties on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 1 p.m. The purpose of the meeting, which will begin at the Highland Lake boat launch, is to evaluate the forestry management techniques used at L...

  • Auction of Herbie crafts to benefit Yarmouth Tree Trust

    YARMOUTH — Live and silent auctions of crafts made from Herbie, the 217-year-old Elm tree that was cut down in January, will be held Saturday, Nov. 13. The "Tree for All" event will include music, hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar from 5-9 p.m. at Delorme Map, at 2 Delorme Dri...

  • Planning Board to visit 3 Yarmouth locations

    YARMOUTH — The Planning Board will meet at the Town Hall Community Room on Saturday, Nov. 6, at 9 a.m. for a series of public site walks.  The board will leave at 9:15 a.m. and visit three locations: 571 Princes Point Road, Hillside Street and 749 North Road.

  • 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.