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  • Nova Star arrives at Ocean Gateway Terminal

    Dock hands tie down the Nova Star on Thursday as it arrives in Portland from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. The 529-foot ferry entered the harbor just before noon, escorted by a city fire boat. City officials including Mayor Michael Brennan and City Manager Mark Rees greeted the ferry at the Ocean Gatewa...

  • Latest proposal slightly reduces proposed Scarborough tax hike

    SCARBOROUGH — Changes to the proposed school and municipal budgets for fiscal year 2015 and the proposed dog leash ordinance are still works in progress after Wednesday night's Town Council public hearings. In the public hearing, Town Manager Tom Hall presented updated versions ...

  • Cafe, wine bar in the works for Cape Elizabeth shopping center

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A trio of local professionals want to open a cafe that will offer residents a bagel before work, a place for stay-at-home parents to gather with their children and a wine bar to relax after a long day. James Wagner, Dr. Samir Haydar and David Leopold met with the Planning Boa...

  • Collins in Freeport

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins speaks to students at Freeport Middle School on Nov. 12, where she described her typical day and answered questions from the sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders.

  • Freeport Food Pantry volunteer from Yarmouth receives annual Carol Kaplan Award

    FREEPORT — Fran Stevens, a Yarmouth woman described a tireless volunteer, a wonderful person and the driving force of the local food pantry, received the Carol Kaplan Award for her contribution to Freeport Community Services. "I take great pride in working at the pantry," Stevens ...

  • Singapore teachers swap tech tips in Topsham

    TOPSHAM — A dozen teachers and administrators from Singapore's Maris Stella High School visited Mt. Ararat High School on Tuesday to talk about topics like laptop computers and collaborative learning. While Mt. Ararat students have had their own laptop computers since September, ... 1

  • Residents share ideas, vision for Falmouth Shopping Center

    FALMOUTH — A small crowd attended Saturday's charette at Plummer-Motz School to give input and learn more about the possibilities for redevelopment and expansion of the Falmouth Shopping Center and surrounding property. A large majority of the approximately 65 people in attendance...

  • Brunswick man tapped to lead renewable energy initiative at BNAS; Trafton replaces Richardson on MRRA

    BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick man has been hired to lead a renewable energy initiative at the to-be-redeveloped Brunswick Naval Air Station. Steve Levesque, executive director of the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority, announced the hiring of Thomas Brubaker at Tuesday's meeting of ...

  • Brunswick Town Council meetings become showcase for local art

    BRUNSWICK — The town's new meeting space at Maine Street Station sports some fancy furniture, but people may find that the greatest aesthetic improvement is hanging on the walls. In the spring, the Town Council authorized a collaborative program with a local art group that will turn the spac...

  • Supper, auction to raise money for student trip

    PORTLAND — Students from Deering High School's Spanish Club are holding a spaghetti supper and silent auction on Sunday, Nov. 22, at Temple Beth El, 400 Deering St., to raise money for a service learning trip to Ecuador. Twelve students will spend their April vacation volunteering...