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  • Bath land trust to host 5th 'Winter Read'

    BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will hold its fifth annual "Winter Read" community book discussion March 12. "Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World," edited by Martin Keogh, is this year's selection. The anthology asks the question, "In a time of envi...

  • Divided Falmouth Planning Board backs zoning changes sought by sports pub

    FALMOUTH — The Planning Board on Tuesday night narrowly recommended zoning amendments to the Town Council that would allow construction of a proposed sports pub near Tidewater Village. The vote was 3-2 to recommend the council approve amendments to the Tidewater Design Guidelines and...

  • Consultant: Falmouth library popular, overcrowded

    FALMOUTH — In a public question-and-answer session Tuesday, newly hired consultant Nolan Lushington spoke candidly with concerned citizens, town councilors and library users about the future of Falmouth Memorial Library. "Falmouth is in a funny kind of position – it has th...

  • Bayside's Black Frame Art Sale returns for 7th year

    PORTLAND — Nearly 50 artists have contributed works for this year's Black Frame Art Sale, which benefits the Bayside Neighborhood Association. The association raised more than $6,000 through last year's sale. The money is used to pay for events and children's programs in the neighbor...

  • Marathon greeters

    Enthusiastic spectators greet participants in the Maine Marathon on Sunday, Oct. 3, along Veranda Street in Portland.

  • Pumping pumpkin

    Justin Roy struggles with the pumpkin his daughter selected in the pumpkin patch on Sunday, Oct. 3, at the Freeport Historical Society's 35th annual Pettengill Farm Day. Other activities included a corn maze, storytelling, apple cider pressing, wagon rides and demonstrations by several master trades...

  • Senate District 11: Incumbent Davis faces 2 challengers

    FALMOUTH — Three candidates are seeking the state Senate District 11 seat held by incumbent Sen. Gerald Davis, R-Falmouth. The district includes Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Chebeague Island, Long Island and Gray. Davis is challenged by independent candidate...

  • Family-owned Freeport business closing after 17 years

    FREEPORT — Play and Learn, an independently owned and operated toy store and teacher resource center store on Lower Main Street, will close by the end of the year. After 17 years in business...

  • Yarmouth residents can't curb displeasure about street work

    YARMOUTH — A resident of Cousins Street, unhappy about addition of concrete curbs in the neighborhood, is leading a petition drive to have the curbs removed along Birchwood Avenue. Vincent Fuerst, who lives at the corner of Cousins Street and Birchwood Avenue, said in addition t... 1

  • Freeport Sewer District: 3 candidates vie for 2 seats

    FREEPORT — There are two vacant seats on the Sewer District Board of Trustees and three candidates. Board members Ed Hindley of Wardtown Road and F. Donald Dorsey of South Freeport Road are not seeking re-election. Thomas Hudak, Dale Sawyer and Garrett Simmons hope to replace them.