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  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • Tony's Donut Shop leaves South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Saturday, March 21, was the last day for Tony's Donut Shop, the popular bakery at 1095 Broadway. Owner Rick Fornier instead plans to expand the original Tony's operation, at 9 Bolton St. in Portland. That shop was opened in 1965 by Fornier's father, Anton...

  • Wing-eating contest for a cause in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Buck's Naked BBQ will host its first benefit Buffalo wing-eating competition on Sunday, Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. to support programs at

  • Cape Elizabeth may charge Beach to Beacon $25K for use of park

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town has hosted the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K for 13 years, but has never charged the organization for use of Fort Williams Park. That could change next year...

  • Concert in Yarmouth to benefit Telling Room

    YARMOUTH — The Yarmouth High School Student Senate is sponsoring a performance by local folk-Americana songwriter Emilia Dahlin on Wednesday, Dec. 15. The performance will ben...

  • Debate heats up over parking at Higgins Beach in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Opponents of an ad hoc committee recommendation to limit on-street parking at Higgins Beach are getting organized, while the committee is sticking to its guns. The opposition has formed a Google group, 1

  • Yarmouth robotics team makes world contest

    YARMOUTH — The school robotics team qualified to compete in the world competition at the first Southern Maine VEX Robotics event held in Cape Elizabeth on Saturday, Dec. 4. The team, called Infinite Improbability Robotics, is made up of students ranging from a seventh-grader to senio...

  • Brunswick police station panel takes shape

    BRUNSWICK — Councilors added five residents to the police station subcommittee. Councilor Benet Pols, chairman of the appointments subcommittee, said three candidates were unanimously recommended and two others were recommended by votes of 2-1. Following the appointments subcommittee...

  • Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust enters 2nd quarter century

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust is 25 years old and on the verge of a major capital campaign. President Tom Settlemire said the organization began in 1985 with six members who wanted to preserve a meadow. In the past quarter century, membership has grown to 914 families....

  • Brunswick councilors again endorse Brown for MRRA board

    BRUNSWICK — Town councilors unanimously urged Gov.-elect Paul LePage to appoint Town Manager Gary Brown to the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority board of directors. "I support this fully," Councilor Margo Knight said, adding she is often approached by members of the publ...