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  • Harpswell moving forward with clam disease study

    HARPSWELL — After being described as Maine's epicenter of neoplasia, a disease that kills soft-shell clams, the town wants to find out if it still deserves the distinction. The finding came after clams from 32 of Harpswell's 54 coves were tested for the disease between 2011-2012...

  • Route 1 in Scarborough is new choice for Martin's Point Health Care

    SCARBOROUGH — Martin's Point Health Care has set its sights on the former Scarborough Commons on U.S. Route 1 for a new health-care center. The center would likely replace offices at 51 Ocean St. in South Portland. The preliminary decision comes after neighborhood opposit...

  • Weekend of wellness events in Freeport

    FREEPORT — FreeportUSA will host a weekend of wellness events Friday through Sunday. The Be Well Weekend will include outdoor fitness classes, healthy eating and cook...

  • That championship feeling

    Falmouth High School goalkeeper Cam Bell is mobbed by teammates after the Yachtsmen beat North Yarmouth Academy, 15-4, Saturday to win the school's first Class B lacrosse championship.

  • Outcome is in the bag in Freeport

    Young contestants participate in the always popular sack race last weekend during Family Fun Day at Winslow Park in Freeport.

  • Falmouth council elects leaders

    FALMOUTH — In their first caucus since the election, town councilors Monday unanimously elected Councilor Teresa Pierce chairwoman and Councilor Faith Varney vice chairwoman. Committee appointments were Varney and Councilors Bonny Rodden and Will Armitage, Finance; Councilors Tony Pa...

  • New president named for Southern Maine Community College

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Southern Maine Community College has a new president. Trustees of the Maine Community College System appointed Ronald G. Cantor, associate vice president and dean at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, N.Y., at their Wednesday meeting in Augusta. Cantor ...

  • Brunswick council moves forward with parking garage grant

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council is moving ahead with attempts to secure funding for a parking garage at Maine Street Station. The council authorized town staff on Monday to apply for a $400,000 Communities for Maine's Future grant, which is administered by the state Department of Econom...

  • Preliminary report gives Harpswell food for thought about land use

    HARPSWELL — The dense, spruce-fir forests behind the town offices are home to dramatic cliffs where osprey nest, and vernal pools where salamanders breed. But just how much of that land could be developed, or should be preserved? In an effort to answer those q...

  • Bath Heritage Days: Downtown weekend party

    BATH — Sometimes Jennifer Geiger looks around downtown and sees a great staging ground for a party. As director of Main Street Bath, she is one of many people who have spent the past year planning this year's 39th Bath Heritage Days, possibly the biggest party of all in the City of S...