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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...

  • Commencement 2011: Yarmouth High School

    Yarmouth High School Class Marshals Jeanna Lowery and Sam Torres prepare to lead the Class of 2011 into last Sunday's commencement at the high school.

  • Farewell to Falmouth schools

    Jasmine Lucas, 6, helps finish a mural on an outside wall of the Plummer School last Friday evening during the Falmouth Elementary PTO's Farewell Festival for the Plummer-Motz and Lunt schools.

  • Brunswick teacher contracts finalized

    BRUNSWICK — Teachers are getting a nearly $231,000 raise, but they are giving up almost that much in other parts of next year's contract. The agreement was expected to be finalized at Wednesday's School Board meeting. The contract calls for a 1.85 percent raise for all pay gra...

  • Garden group abandons Brunswick Landing

    BRUNSWICK — Brunswick Park and Gardens has abandoned its goal of building a botanical garden at Brunswick Landing. In an e-mail statement, President Herschel Sternlieb said the group has been frustrated by the base redevelopment process, and has been unable to secure the land it want...

  • Muskets are this Brunswick girl's best friend

    BRUNSWICK — Some girls get cars for their 16th birthdays. Kate Nulle's parents bought her a musket. The gun is a key accessory in the graduating senior's wardrobe, which also includes military jackets, antebellum ball gowns, and a bayonet. Nulle is a military re-enactor...

  • Family business helped shape Scarborough High School senior

    PORTLAND — It didn't take John Gonzalez long to learn the value of hard work. In between playing center field for the Scarborough Red Storm, breaking a state record in the 4x400 relay and finishing his homework, Gonzalez has been an integral part of La Bodega Latina, his family's t...

  • Bath police support Elder Abuse Day

    BATH — The Police Department is among the agencies bringing awareness to Elder Abuse Day on Wednesday, June 15. Police Chief Mike Field said such abuse is not only physical, but can include neglect and financial exploitation. He noted that in Bath, 39 referrals were made to Adult Pro...

  • Body believed to be missing bridge jumper

    BATH — Investigators believe they have determined that a body found June 4 near a buoy just outside Merrymeeting Bay was a man who had jumped into the Kennebec River last year. Edwin Curtis, 33, was reported by witnesses to have jumped into the river the evening of Nov. 3, 2010. Poli...