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  • 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...

  • Correction

    A July 14 story, "Yarmouth resident comes home to release CD," should have said Laura Darrell graduated from North Yarmouth Academy. Also, her CD is not sold at Handy Andy's.

  • 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...

  • Cape Elizabeth Town Center plan updated and scheduled for review

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Center plan created in 1993, which became a Town Council priority last year, has been updated. The plan wil...