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  • Church move means Bath Food Pantry needs new home

    BATH — The planned sale of a more than 40-year-old church is also forcing the Bath Food Pantry to look for a new home. The Neighborhood United Church of Christ at 150 Congress Ave. is listed for sale for $695,000. It has been the UCC's home since the merger of two downtown congr...

  • Taking flight over South Portland light

    With the calendar winding down the final days before Labor Day and the traditional end of summer, a kite occupies the sky over Bug Light Park in South Portland on Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • Falmouth looks good to marketing firm, banks

    FALMOUTH — Several businesses are breaking ground, opening and moving in Falmouth. TideSmart, which includes emg3, is owned by Yarmouth resident Steve Woods, who hopes a new eight-acre corporate headquarters will employ 400 people in the next two to three years. "To have an ec...

  • Expect delays at Franklin-Fore intersection in Portland

    PORTLAND — Drivers are being asked to seek alternative routes next week near the former Jordan's Meats factory downtown. Starting Monday, June 14, and continuing through Friday, June 18, redevelopment of the property will be under way along Fore Street between India Street and Frankl...

  • Worst-case scenario for Portland Jetport

    Portland and South Portland police and fire departments, county and state emergency agencies, the U.S. Coast Guard and private entities carried out mock search-and-rescue operations throughout the day June 5 in the Fore River during the Portland International Jetport's tri-annual full-scale emergenc...

  • Ice arena, pool to open in Portland

    PORTLAND — In the coming weeks, city residents will get two more options for cooling down this summer. On Sunday, the Portland Ice Arena will open for its 26th season of public skating from 1:30-3 p.m. The city's new, more energy efficient electric ice resurfacing machine will make i...

  • Rodden, Payne re-elected to Falmouth council; Varney wins 3rd seat

    FALMOUTH — Nearly 4,000 voters turned out in Falmouth on Tuesday, more than double the last primary election. Incumbent Councilors Tony Payne and Bonny Rodden were re-elected to the Town Council, but Faith Varney received the most votes to take the third open position on the council....

  • Dwyer defeats Leggat to keep North Yarmouth seat on SAD 51 board

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Virginia Dwyer secured 556 votes on Tuesday to keep her seat on the School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors, defeating challenger Martha Leggat. Leggat received 516 votes, according to unofficial totals. “I’m very pleased,” ...

  • Portland backs off emergency ban on marijuana dispensaries

    PORTLAND — The City Council is expected to decide whether Portland should join the list of municipalities with temporary bans on medical marijuana dispensaries. Mainers voted last year to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the state. The council was prepared to take emergency ac...

  • Cumberland-North Yarmouth school official to be curriculum chief in Portland

    PORTLAND —  A Portland resident has been tapped from a national pool of applicants to create a unified curriculum for the city's public schools. The School Committee will meet in closed session on Wednesday night, June 9, to negotiate a contract for David Galin. Galin, wh...