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  • Pat Benatar, PSO make a little (Saturday) night music in Portland

    Rocker Pat Benatar kicks off the Waterfront Concerts series Saturday night, May 2, at the Maine State Pier in Portland. More than 20 other shows are scheduled for the pier this year.

  • Free cancer screenings offered in Portland area

    PORTLAND — Area health-care professionals are offering free skin and oral cancer screenings for people who are uninsured or under-insured, Maine Medical Center Pierter announced in a press release. "Screenings for skin will include a thorough visual exam from a qualified health profe...

  • Board again delays decision on Scarborough Beach parking

    SCARBOROUGH — Neighbors concerned about a proposal for a new parking lot and recreation area at Scarborough Beach will have to wait until next month to learn whether the plan will be allowed. The Zoning Board of Appeals voted unanimously Wednesday to table until May 11 the proposal b...

  • Make like a pretzel

    Dr. Allyson Dafoe demonstrates her chiropractic technique at the annual Yarmouth Wellness Fair last Saturday at Rowe School.

  • Shortage of fire, rescue volunteers prompts Harpswell to consider privatization

    Aging population means greater need for rescue services HARPSWELL — Joyce Thomas does not remember fondly a time last year when there were no emergency medical technicians available in Harpswell Neck for a 911 call.  It was during the day, and like many of Harpswell's v...

  • South Portland market fishes for neighborhood spirit

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Between the lunch and dinner rush last week, Bob Coppersmith kept piling haddock fillets on a digital scale. His pleasant conversation with two customers was drowned out momentarily by a loudspeaker announcement that a dine-in customer's order was ready. It wa...

  • Correction

    Last week's story, "School budget divides Falmouth Town Council," should have said the school budget was approved by the School Board several weeks ago, 6-1, with David Snow opposed.

  • 'Farewell Festival' planned for Falmouth schools

    FALMOUTH — The Falmouth Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization is planning a "Farewell Festival" for the soon-to-be vacated Plummer-Motz and Lunt schools. The event, scheduled for June 3 and 4, will be held on the Lunt School campus and will include a parade from Village Park ...

  • Freeport cinema will open this fall with 3D capability

    FREEPORT — Berenson Associates, developers of Freeport Village Station, announced that the six-screen Nordica movie theater will open in the fall. The $2.6 million cinema complex will have stadium seating, digital technology and one 3D screen. The theater was initially expecte...

  • Renys plans August opening for Topsham store

    TOPSHAM — On the heels of opening in Portland this week, R.H. Reny revealed plans to open a department store in Topsham in August. Company President John Reny said Tuesday that Renys will rent the former Village Candle space at the Topsham Fair Mall. The store will be more than 30,00...