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  • Falmouth mulch fire engulfs 2 cars

    FALMOUTH — Two cars were destroyed by a fire May 27 on Gray Road. Firefighters who responded to a mulch fire at 70 Gray Road shortly before 4 p.m. found that the fire had spread to the rear parking lot at TD Bank. A 2004 Honda Civic and a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt were destroyed. ...

  • Portland workshop to discuss driving alternatives

    PORTLAND — City consultants are seeking public input June 11 about how to provide better bicycle and pedestrian access in two neighborhoods. Spokeswoman Carol Morris said the 6-8 p.m. event in the State of Maine room at City Hall will focus on West Commercial Street and linking Back ...

  • King Day in Brunswick

    In the 10th year of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations in Brunswick sponsored by the Bowdoin College library, children's writer Charlotte Agell was joined Monday by Rohan Henry for a program called "Good Words."

  • Bridge to snowhere

    Tuesday's snowstorm left the wooden-decked "Black Bridge" between Mill Street in Brunswick and Twin Pines in Topsham quite slippery, as the driver of this car found out when he spun out and ended up blocking the one-lane span. Eventually a friend of the driver arrived and helped free the car. The im...

  • Freeport Middle School students excel in math competition

    FREEPORT — Three Freeport Middle School students recently earned top awards in the state for their performance in the national American Mathematics Competition. More than 150,000 students from more than 2,000 schools participated in the competition on Nov. 16, 2010. Conner Cam...

  • 'Race to Nowhere' to screen in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — The documentary film "Race to Nowhere," about the high-pressure culture that pressures children in school, will be shown at the Falmouth High School Theater on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. The film, created by a concerned mother, depicts students struggling with depression ...

  • Freeport theater groups offer residents plays for all ages

    FREEPORT — Whether it's a play about a boy who never grew up or an axe-wielding woodsman, residents have two performances to look forward to in the coming months. Freeport Family Performing Arts will present a non-musical version of "Peter Pan" and Figures of Speech Theatre will pres...

  • Weather delays start of Falmouth school budget talks

    FALMOUTH — Despite cancellation of the Finance Committee and School Board meetings Tuesday because of weather, the fiscal 2012 school budget process has begun. A joint meeting between the town and school finance committees last week set the stage for discussions, beginning with a pro...

  • Yarmouth schools use technology to promote cultural exchange

    YARMOUTH — Students and school administrators are using technology and innovation to bridge cultural gaps as they connect with students all over the world. High school Principal Ted Hall is in an exchange program with administrators in China, the freshman class is using video to comm...

  • Cumberland manager aims to keep tax increase under 2%

    CUMBERLAND — Town Manager Bill Shane said he would like to see a fiscal 2012 budget built on less than a 2 percent increase in taxes. Shane said he expects to present the budget, which will run from July 1 to June 20, 2012, to the Town Council on Feb. 28. If the town goes thro...