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  • Topsham-based group sponsors fiber arts tours

    TOPSHAM — Nearly 50 locations throughout Maine will host the Fiber Arts Tour Weekend next month. The tour will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 7, and is sponsored by Maine Fiberarts, a statewide non-profit organization based at 13 Main St. The e...

  • Correction

    A photo provided by Roger Chabot of the Higgins Beach Association that accompanied the story "Webcam puts eyes on Higgins Beach" last week had incorrect caption information. The photo was taken on July 4.

  • Plan to spend up to $39M for Wentworth School goes to Scarborough voters in November

    SCARBOROUGH — Voters will decide in November whether to spend up to $39.1 million on a new Wentworth Intermediate School. After months of planning, presentations, estimates and schematics, the Wentworth Building Committee got a resolution from the Town Council on Wednesday to send th... 2

  • Littered with cats: Brunswick shelter cares for felines rescued from hoarders

    BRUNSWICK — Behind the Coastal Humane Society at 30 Range Road, four volunteers wearing hair nets, booties and bio-hazard suits are crowded around Amy, a terrified-looking orange cat. Amy is infected with the virulent feline disease ringworm and is undergoing her bi-weekly "spa treat...

  • Town weighs future of West Harpswell School

    HARPSWELL — With a decision on whether to take ownership of West Harpswell School only a month away, residents met Wednesday to discuss possible uses of the building. Voters will decide at a special Town Meeting on Aug. 23 if they want the town to acquire the school property from Sch...

  • Plan to secure access to Harpswell beach falls through

    HARPSWELL — The latest effort to secure public access to Cedar Beach has failed. The Friends of Cedar Beach announced Wednesday that they would no longer be pursuing a $300,000 grant from the Land for Maine's Future Water Access Fund that would have aided in the acquisition of a publ...

  • South Portland caterer preps for hungry hordes at Beach to Beacon 10K

    SOUTH PORTLAND — What does it take to feed the crowds behind the scenes of a 10K road race? To Nancy Cerny, chef at CVC Catering Group in South Portland, it's all about "organization, production and presentation." ...

  • South Portland farmers market seeks niche

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Now that the city has finally realized its farmers market dream after five years of stop-and-go planning, the question that remains is: Will it work? Many towns in greater Portland have farmers markets in summer, winter or both, including the city of Portland. The ne...