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  • Freeport candidates can file starting next week

    FREEPORT — Nomination papers will be available Monday, July 28, at the town clerk's office for the municipal election on Nov. 4. Papers are due back by Sept. 10 at 6 p.m. There are three seats available on Town Council: councilor at-large, District 2 and District 3. Councilor-...

  • Defendant in Harpswell public access lawsuit completes purchase of Cedar Beach Road

    HARPSWELL — Cedar Beach Road, the object of a legal battle over public access, has been purchased by a nearby landowner who plans to keep it private. Betsy Atkins, through her Florida-based company Gables Real Estate LLC, completed the purchase of the 1,008-foot-long road from C...

  • New place for police in Portland's West End

    Anthony Ampezzan, senior lead police officer for Portland's West End, and Sarah Colton, community policing coordinator, cut a ribbon Tuesday morning, July 20, to officially open the new West End Policing Center at the Reiche Community Center. The event was attended by Police Chief James Craig, left,...

  • Safety first in North Deering

    Allspeed Cyclery & Snow's Chris Carleton tunes up 12-year-old Alex Wyman's bike while Portland Police Department Officer Andjelko Napijalo watches during the North Deering Neighborhood Association's first Safety Day Block Party on Saturday, July 17. The event at the North Deering Gardens Community C...

  • Body pulled from Portland Harbor

    PORTLAND — Police responding to the report of a person in the water at the Ocean Gateway Terminal Tuesday morning, July 20, recovered the body of a dead man. The discovery was made at 5:47 a.m. The man, in his 60s, has been tentatively identified as a homeless person. Police a...

  • Shakespeare joins the L.L. Bean summer lineup in Freeport

    FREEPORT — There will be an addition to the L.L. Bean summer concert series next month when Shakespeare takes to the stage. The Freeport Shakespe...

  • Cumberland Town Council to hear Main Street zoning change proposal

    CUMBERLAND — A zoning change that would allow small businesses along part of Main Street goes before the Town Council on Monday, July 26. The proposal is contained in the Cumberland Town Center Advisory Committee’s final report to the council, the culmination of nearly a y...

  • Public has questions about proposed Freeport movie theater

    FREEPORT — Some residents and business owners are questioning the proposal for a tax break to finance a six-screen movie theater on Mill Street in Freeport Village Station. Al Yebba, chief operating officer of Berenson Associates, developer of Freeport Village Station, and Mark ...

  • North Yarmouth concert, barbecue to be held July 25; participants sought for Aug. 28 Fun Day parade

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The sound of music and aroma of food will fill the Village Green during a summertime celebration on Sunday, July 25. Participants are also sought for next month's North Yarmouth Fun Day parade. A summer bandstand concert and community picnic and barbecue,...

  • Fantastic plastic at Portland Museum of Art

    "The Great Haul," a mammoth, nest-like mesh of salvaged and sewn sheet plastic by Portland artist Anna Hepler, takes shape last week at the Portland Museum of Art.