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  • Freeport town clerk named best in Maine

    FREEPORT — After two years of serving the residents of Freeport, plus years of prior experience, Tracey Stevens has been named Maine Town Clerk of the Year. The award, presented by the Maine Town and City Clerks Association, was presented to Stevens Sept. 9 at MTCCA's annual business...

  • University of New England to acquire Portland armory

    PORTLAND — The University of New England has struck a deal with the Maine Army National Guard to acquire the armory at 772 Stevens Ave. The two entities agreed to a land swap: UNE will purchase land in Scarborough, and turn it over to the Guard to build a new readiness center. I...

  • House District 66: Incumbent Brunswick rep faces 2 challengers

    BRUNSWICK — Voters have three candidates to choose from for the House District 66 representative, who serves a part of Brunswick. Jonathan Crimmins, a Republican, and K. Frederick Horch, a Green Independent, are challenging first-term incumbent Democratic Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx.

  • TEDx event showcases innovative ideas

    BRUNSWICK — Organizers of TEDxDirigo announced a final call for applications to attend the first TEDx conference in Maine on Sunday, Oct. 10. The independently produced event, operated under license from TED, will be held at the Frontier Cafe, Cinema & Gallery in the Fort Andross...

  • Firefighters remembered

    An honor guard of South Portland firefighters marches into Forest City Cemetery in Portland on Oct. 3 for the annual Memorial Sunday Service to pay their respects to colleagues who died in the line of duty.

  • Coast is clear

    Bags of trash await pickup along Spring Point Beach in South Portland on Oct. 2 as volulnteers coordinated by the South Portland Conservation Commission participated in the statewide Maine CoastWeek 2010 coastal cleanup.

  • Harpswell seeks sign designs

    HARPSWELL — Town officials are looking for creative ideas from property owners or residents for "Welcome" signs to be placed at two locations, one on Route 123 and the other on Route 24. Selectmen recently appointed a Design Review Committee that will narrow submissions to be voted o...

  • Medication collection Oct. 16 in South Portland, Cape Elizabeth

    Residents in Cape Elizabeth and South Portland may safely dispose of old and unwanted medications on Saturday, Oct. 16. Medication collection will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road, and the Cape Elizabeth Fire Department, 2 Jordan Way....

  • Library book sale needs kids titles

    BRUNSWICK — Curtis Friends is seeking donations of used books in good condition for the Curtis Kids book sale on Nov. 13. All proceeds from the sale will support Curtis Kids programs. Funds from last year's sale were used to publish the new Family Resource Handbook, purchase books fo...

  • Navy awards BIW $33.7M contract

    BATH — The U.S. Navy has awarded Bath Iron Works a $33.7 million contract for  continued lead yard services for the DDG 51 destroyer program. The option is a modification of a contract originally awarded in 2005. BIW has provided engineering, program management and design...