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  • Audubon targets stream crossings that disrupt habitats

    FALMOUTH — Maine Audubon and its partners have launched a new educational website to build on existing training to improve road-stream crossings. Barbara Charry, Maine Audubon wildlife biologist and manager of the Stream Smart traini...

  • Casco Bay Lines OKs fare cut for children

    PORTLAND — Children up to the age of 13 may soon pay half-price fares on Casco Bay Lines ferries, after the CBL Board of Directors approved increasing the age threshold from the current 9 years. The March 26 vote was 5-4. The ferry service covering the Casco Bay islands is a quasi-go...

  • UPDATED: Country music star Brad Paisley coming to Scarborough Downs

    SCARBOROUGH — Reigning Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and three-time Grammy Award-winner Brad Paisley will headline the first Seacoast Country Music Festival at Scarborough Downs on Sunday, July 17. The festival will also feature CMA Male Vocalist of the Year ...

  • South Portland police chase ends in crash

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Police were led on a brief chase in the early morning hours on March 3, after responding to a report of a vehicle striking a snow bank. Police received a report that a red Volkswagen Golf had backed into a snow bank on Mildred Street and then driven off. Offic...

  • Five Rivers hosts Pecha Kucha night at Frontier Cafe

    BRUNSWICK — Five Rivers Arts Alliance is holding its fifth Pecha Kucha night at Frontier Cafe on Monday, March 21 at 6 p.m. Pecha Kucha, which means "chit chat" or "little conversation," features the work of 10 local artists, innovators and creative thinkers. Each artist will have ex...

  • Harlem Superstars bounce into Bath March 10

    BATH — The Harlem Superstars will host a charity basketball game at Bath Middle School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10. The event will raise money for Teens of America, a national program that educates teenagers on the impacts of dangerous trends faced by the country's youth. ...

  • Topsham woman charged with drug theft

    TOPSHAM — A 59-year-old Topsham woman was charged last week by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency for allegedly stealing drugs from the pharmacy she worked at. Doris Bourque was issued a summons on March 3 following an investigation by MDEA, Brunswick police and the Sagadahoc County S...

  • Rotary awards grant to Thomas Memorial Library

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Rotary Club awarded Thomas Memorial Library money to purchase the complete DVD children's documentary series, “Families of the World.” This series features 24 DVDs, each profiling families in different parts of the world....

  • Doggone good to have Red's back

    Red's Dairy Freeze reopened March 4, 10 months after a fire destroyed the popular South Portland landmark. Daniel Roberts and his yellow lab, Ranger, were part of a large group of Red's fans happy to have their soft-serve ice cream spot back in business.

  • Cape proposes $8.9M municipal-side budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Town Manager Mike McGovern has submitted a preliminary $8.9 million municipal budget that would increase property taxes by 1.2 percent. The Town Council is expected to discuss the budget proposal at a