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  • Scarborough council takes first look at $38M school proposal

    SCARBOROUGH — The estimated price tag for a geothermal heating and cooling system at a proposed new Wentworth Elementary School has dropped by about $200,000. Paul Koziel, chairman of the Wentworth Committee, which has been advocating for replacement of the existing building, said th...

  • Cumberland man makes furniture making an art

    CUMBERLAND — A chair or table crafted by Gregg Lipton isn't just a functional piece of furniture; it could also be considered something of a work of art. Lipton uses wood, veneer, glass and metal to make custom contemporary furnishings. The product line that he designs and handcrafts...

  • Archaeology camp at Freeport farm

    FREEPORT — As part of its "Diggin' History" summer program, the Freeport Historical Society will host an archaeological field school from July 25-29 at Pettengill Farm. The fieldwork is open to adults age 18 and older. Participants will work with professional historical archaeologis...

  • Freeport Family Literacy program gets $25K grant

    FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Family Literacy Program recently received a $25,000 grant from the Barbara Bush Foundation to support ...

  • Yarmouth resident comes home to release CD

    YARMOUTH — Whether she is singing, acting, performing or writing songs, 24-year old Laura Darrell loves entertaining. Her new EP, "Mad Mad Me," is a compilation of songs that include f...

  • Bath city planner to retire in September

    BATH — Jim Upham, the city's planning director for 15 years, announced Monday that he will retire Sept. 30. Among other things during Upham's tenure, Front Street was named one of the American Planning Association's 10 "Great Streets of 2009." The association lauded the "long-standin...

  • Harpswell hopes to clarify property line at Hildreth Road landing

    HARPSWELL — In light of continuing access disputes at Hildreth Road Landing, the town is proposing to clarify the boundary between the public and private sections of a beach on Harpswell Sound. Margaret McMahon Hickey owns part of a gravelly beach shared by the town, and has

  • Brunswick Planning Board says no to radio tower on Pleasant Hill Road

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Board has derailed a local radio station's latest attempt to bring back community radio. First Wave Media, the name of the group that operates WMCE 900 AM, petitioned the board on Tuesday for a zoning change that would allow construction of a 199-foot AM radi... 2