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  • Brunswick High School commencement cost nears $28K

    BRUNSWICK — Since the 1990s, Brunswick High School graduation ceremonies have been staged at Bowdoin College, in an event that has become, for some, a beloved community celebration. It has also become possibly the most expensive graduation in Cumberland County. Now, as th...

  • Yard sale seeks funds for Cape Elizabeth gun club renovations

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Spurwink Rod and Gun Club is hosting a yard sale Saturday, July 12, to raise at least $3,000 for renovations required by the town's new shooting range ordinance. The ordinance required the gun club to submit a new site plan to the firing range committee by July 1...

  • Sold!

    Mary Herman, center, and her husband, former Gov. Angus King, get a joyful thumbs-up from Cyndy Carney, executive director of the Maine Coast Hunger Prevention Program, after Herman made a winning bid during a fundraising auction for MCHPP at Frontier Cafe in Brunswick last weekend.

  • Scarborough man dies when car hits moose in Topsham

    TOPSHAM — A Scarborough man was killed April 3 when the car he was riding in hit a moose on Interstate 295, according to Maine State Police. A second car also struck the moose and turned over, coming to rest in the road. The crashes took place about 8 p.m., causing police...

  • Event to discuss post-BNAS transition

    TOPSHAM — The Maine Military & Community Network is organizing a discussion about services available for armed forces members and their families when Brunswick Naval Air Station closes next year. “What Will I Do for Support When the Naval Base Closes? A Discussion of R...

  • Topsham law firm to offer free advice on health care

    TOPSHAM — The McTeague Higbee law firm will provide free assistance to people completing advance health-care directives at its office at 4 Union Park on Friday, April 16, as part of National Healthcare Decisions Day. People can walk in any time between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., and ass...

  • Main Street Bath seeks yard sale participants

    BATH — Residents and non-profit organizations are encouraged to sign up to hold yard sales during Main Street Bath’s Mayfair event on Saturday, May 1. For a $15 fee yard-sale holders will be listed on Mayfair flyers and the

  • State, Sprague agree to extend Crescent Beach lease for 1 year; talks continue on long-term access

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The 50-year lease that provides Crescent Beach State Park with 100 acres of private land expired this month, but an agreement to extend the lease for one more year is in place. Jeanne Curran, director of public information for the Maine Department of Conservation, s...

  • Scarborough School Board seeks laptop computers for high school students

    SCARBOROUGH — Every student at Scarborough High School will have a laptop computer to use at school and at home next year if voters approve the school budget in May. The School Board April 1 unanimously passed a $1.16 million capital improvement plan budget. It represents a 23.2 perc...

  • Scarborough budget calls for employee raises, service cuts

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the first reading of a $68.5 million municipal and school budget for fiscal 2011. But councilors indicated they are still likely to make changes in the spending plan. They scheduled a public hearing on the budget for Ap...