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  • Aging pipes test Maine's water districts

    By approving referendum Question 5 on June 8, voters are giving the century-old water pipes beneath many of Maine’s streets a much-needed upgrade. Laid along narrow trenches cut by hand out of the bedrock, the cast-iron pipes that carry water to homes are much older than most water c...

  • Historic Water Street inn reopens in Brunswick

    The owners of Captain Daniel Stone Inn, John and Kim Verreault, and their sons Andrew, left and Jacob, gather for a June 22 ceremonial ribbon cutting on Water Street. The Verraults recently reopened the historic inn, capping an extensive $2 million renovation project to return the 200-year-old bu...

  • Marsh Center needs volunteers

    SCARBOROUGH — The Maine Audubon's Scarborough Marsh Center has an urgent need for young volunteers, ages 14 and up, to assist with the store, canoe rentals, and odd jobs, as well as leading canoe and walking tours through the marsh. "It's a great opportunity for teenagers who are thi...

  • Topsham planners to continue cell tower review

    TOPSHAM — A controversial proposal to build a cellular communications tower in the Heights neighborhood returns to the Planning Board Tuesday, June 29. The request from developer Mariner Tower, tabled last month for the third time in nearly a year, has spurred a petition among H...

  • Shep Lee, car dealer, philanthropist dies

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Employees at Lee Auto Mall, politicians and others are remembering Shep Lee. Lee, 83, died Wednesday, June 23, at his Cape Elizabeth home of cancer. He was a groundbreaking car dealer, growing his father's Auburn dealership to 13 towns and cities. Born in Lewi...

  • Maxwell's Farm pick your own strawberries is open

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Maxwell's Farm, on Spurwink Ave, opened its pick-your-own strawberry fields June 17. The fields are open Monday through Saturday from 7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • Family of missing woman holds vigil, poster event

    SCARBOROUGH — The family of a missing woman is holding a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. on June 25 in Congress Square in Portland followed by a poster and balloon launch at Walmart in Scarborough on June 26 at 8:30 a.m. Megan Waterman, 22, of Scarborough, went missing on June 6 after tr...

  • Route 77 pavement rehabilitation project begins July 6

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town will begin a pavement rehabilitation project July 6 on Route 77 between Wentworth Road and the Inn by the Sea. Once construction begins, the project is estimated to take four to five days to complete, according to Public Works Director Robert Malley. ...