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  • Class structure evolves at Scarborough Middle School

    SCARBOROUGH — A season of change is on the way at Scarborough Middle School. Based on school officials' research on best practices at nearby and out-of-state schools, the middle school classroom structure and teacher development will change dramatically when classes begin on Thu...

  • Quarantine lifted, Coastal Humane shelter to reopen Saturday in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Coastal Humane Society will reopen at noon Saturday, Aug. 23, after a quarantine ordered by the Maine Animal Welfare Program was lifted two weeks early. The shelter was forced to close Aug. 8 after ringworm, a fungal skin infection, was found on five dogs rescued from a k...

  • Cape Land Trust triathlon returns

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Land Trust will hold its sixth annual Noyes Hall & Allen Challenge Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon on Sunday, Sept. 26. The triathlon consists of a 425-yard pool swim at Don Richards Community Pool, a 14-mile bike ride and a 3.1-mile trail run th...

  • Bath trailblazers

    Hikers on Sept. 18 take advantage of the official opening of the five-mile Whiskeag Trail in Bath, which connects the Bath Area YMCA to the Kennebec Estuary Land Trust Trail.

  • Slugger in the making

    Kayden Earls wields a big stick on the wiffle ball field during Evergreen Credit Union's Fitn' Funathon at Skillin Elementary School in South Portland on Sunday, Sept. 19. The free, family-focused event offered the chance to try a variety of fun, physical activities.

  • City in the sand

    William Jordan, 9, of Portland, puts the finishing touches on his Santastic City of Sixteen Bridges at the second annual Sandsations Sculpting contest fundraiser for Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center at Crescent Beach in Cape Elizbeth on Sept. 18.

  • Cape Elizabeth board begins search for new school chief

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The School Board will meet with representatives of the Maine School Management Association next week to discuss the process of hiring a new full-time superintendent of schools. In the meantime, the board has been working to find an interim to replace Superinte...

  • Effort to ban pellet guns, slingshots clears 1st hurdle in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday took the first step toward banning possession and use of pellet guns, slingshots and bows and arrows in public places. But councilors stopped short of prohibiting use of the weapons on private property. The 6-1 vote came after more t...

  • Asbestos alert leads to concern about mold, air quality at Scarborough school

    SCARBOROUGH — The discovery of significant amounts of asbestos in windows at Wentworth Intermediate School has led to a larger discussion about air quality in the building, which has more than 730 students in grades 3 through 5. A system of crawl-space utility tunnels beneath the Gor...

  • Police to collect unused medications

    YARMOUTH — Local and state law enforcement agencies will participate in a Drug Enforcement Agency-sponsored program called the National Drug Take Back Initiative on Saturday, Sept. 25.  Residents can drop off controlled, non-controlled or over-the-counter pharmaceuticals at coll...