Wed, May 27, 2015 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

Syndicate content
  • Class of 2015: South Portland senior's art scratches the surface

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Maura Gaven prefers watercolors. The 18-year-old, soon-to-be graduate of South Portland High School, who will attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in the fall, said she has been drawing for a...

  • RSU 1 budget gets added funds for art, music

    BATH — A $27.3 million spending plan for Regional School Unit 1 passed the first of two public votes Tuesday at the district's budget meeting. The meeting, held at Bath Middle School, ran about two hours and drew nearly 90 voters from the RSU 1 communities of Bath, Arrowsic, Phippsbu...

  • Pinch of prevention

    Jason Aucoin administers a flu shot to Brian Canterbury on Saturday at a Portland Health and Human Services clinic at the First Lutheran Church on Auburn Street. The flu is now considered widespread in Maine, and according to the city's Public Health Division, shots are recommended for everyone, ...

  • Cole Haan to move Yarmouth offices to Scarborough

    YARMOUTH — Cole Haan will move its offices to Scarborough this summer. According to a press release from CBRE-The Boulos Co. in Portland, Cole Haan has leased about 38,000 square feet of office space at 6 Ashley Drive in the Roundwood Business Park off Payne Road. The Sca...

  • Falmouth makes moorings available to more coastal residents

    FALMOUTH — People who own 50 feet of shoreline now have a right to moor boats off their property. On Jan. 24 the Town Council approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance that reduces the requirement for riparian rights, also known as mooring rights, from 100 feet of shoreline to 50...

  • Cumberland-North Yarmouth board ratifies new contract with teachers

    CUMBERLAND — The School Administrative District 51 Board of Directors unanimously approved a three-year contract with the district's teachers union. The board's Jan. 24 vote followed the SAD 51 Education Association's support of the contract on Jan. 18. The new contract follows a pre...

  • Good credit means low interest, savings on Falmouth school construction

    FALMOUTH — With the help of some of the highest credit ratings in the state, the town announced it has refinanced its high school construction bond. The lower interest rate – less than half of the original rate – will save an estimated $1.3 million in finance costs.

  • Music, art connect Yarmouth and Brunswick

    YARMOUTH — With the help of a grant from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation, 317 Mai...

  • Freeport farm's DIY program grows, offers seasonal classes

    FREEPORT — The Wolfe's Neck Farm Do-It-Yourself program is in its third year and will offer more classes on gardening, cooking, fermenting, energy conse...

  • Portland hopes to have new city clerk by spring

    PORTLAND — The City Council could hire a new city clerk by April, filling the position responsible for running elections, recording council actions and overseeing vital records keeping. Linda Cohen left the job at the beginning of the year, following a 10-year run during which she wa...