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  • Scarborough OKs Habitat for Humanity subdivision

    SCARBOROUGH — Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland will proceed with construction of a 13-lot subdivision off Broadturn Road after the plan received unanimous approval Monday from the Planning Board. The project is Habitat's largest, according to Mark Primeau, development as...

  • Scarborough officials promise dignified budget talks

    SCARBOROUGH — As a way to prevent frustration, town councilors and members of the School Board finance committee have established tenets of diplomacy. Led by Superintendent of Schools George Entwistle and Town Manager Tom Hall in a joint meeting last week, they outlined necessar...

  • Remembering Sept. 11

    Morning sunlight and shadows fall over some of the 2,977 flags placed on the lawn in front of the Dudley Coe building at Bowdoin College in Brunswick on the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. A student group, Bowdoin College Republiicans, organized the memorial.

  • Brunswick community center to celebrate new headquarters

    BRUNSWICK — People Plus will hold a series of events next week to formally celebrate the opening of its 35 Union St. center. The community center has been at that address since June, after moving from the former St. Charles Church building on Noble Street. That building was demo...

  • Malaga Island's past receives official recognition

    PHIPPSBURG — Standing on Malaga Island, on the excavated ground where a schoolhouse once stood, it’s easy to think of young children playing, learning and being part of a small mixed-race community that existed a century ago. But in 1912 their world changed abruptly when the st...

  • Fit'n Funathon in South Portland Sept. 19

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A Fit'n Fun-athon will be held Sunday, Sept. 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Skillin Elementary School, 180 Wescott Road. The free, family-focused event will offer participants of all ag...

  • Library to close for parking lot construction

    SCARBOROUGH — The Public Library will be closed from Sept. 20-26 while construction crews work on the parking lot and sidewalks. No borrowed materials will be due or accepted during the week and late fees or fines will not be accrued. The construction project, which will repla...

  • Bath trail officially opens on Saturday

    BATH — A five-mile trail that links the Bath Area Family YMCA to the Thorne Head Preserve will open officially at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, with a public celebration at the YMCA. The Whiskeag Trail is a project of Bath Trails, which is a partnership of the City of Bath, the Ke...

  • Trucker indicted in fatal prom-night crash

    SCARBOROUGH — The 38-year-old truck driver involved in the prom-night crash that killed Scarborough High School senior Steven Delano and injured three other passengers was indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury on charges of manslaughter, aggravated assault and reckless conduct with a w...

  • Brunswick health fair to be held Sunday

    BRUNSWICK — Omega Wellness Group will hold a health fair at Thomas Point Beach from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19. People can learn how to prevent and manage illness, how to lose weight and make healthy choices. Booths will feature healthy food, free health testing, made-in...