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  • Class structure evolves at Scarborough Middle School

    SCARBOROUGH — A season of change is on the way at Scarborough Middle School. Based on school officials' research on best practices at nearby and out-of-state schools, the middle school classroom structure and teacher development will change dramatically when classes begin on Thu...

  • Quarantine lifted, Coastal Humane shelter to reopen Saturday in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Coastal Humane Society will reopen at noon Saturday, Aug. 23, after a quarantine ordered by the Maine Animal Welfare Program was lifted two weeks early. The shelter was forced to close Aug. 8 after ringworm, a fungal skin infection, was found on five dogs rescued from a k...

  • Mt. Ararat students help Topsham track animals

    TOPSHAM — For the second consecutive year, Mt. Ararat High School students have helped the town collect data in potential wildlife corridor areas by conducting animal tracking surveys. Rod Melanson, Topsham's natural resource/assistant planner, worked with biology teacher Glenn ... 1

  • Elections, budget face Harpswell Town Meeting

    HARPSWELL — Along with two contested elections, residents will vote on the town’s 2010 budget at Town Meeting on Saturday, March 20, at Harpswell Islands School. The proposed $4 million municipal budget is down about 1 percent from last year. Harpswell’s budget runs on a ...

  • Details scarce in Brunswick municipal budget proposal

    BRUNSWICK — Proposed cuts in jobs and services in the 2010-2011 municipal budget remain unknown following a brief presentation to the Town Council on Monday. Town Manager Gary Brown gave the council a rough outline of the obstacles facing the spending plan – specifically a $1.9...

  • Riverton renovation

    A joint project between the NAACP Youth Council and the Maine Red Claws basketball team to renovate the Portland Housing Authority study centers at Riverton Drive and Kennedy Park was introduced March 13 at Riverton with Red Claws players on hand to greet the kids. Darnell Lazare, left, and Marcus L...

  • Church campaign hopes to boost Falmouth Food Pantry

    FALMOUTH — On March 20, St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church will kick off its annual campaign to support the community with a book, bake and soup sale to benefit the Falmouth Food Pantry. The sale, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the St. Mary the Virgin parish house o...

  • Falmouth photographer donates art for a cure

    FALMOUTH — Photographer Donald Verger announced he will donate a photograph titled "October Rose" to the fourth annual Pink Tie Ball, a fundraising event for the Maine affiliate of the nonprofit organization Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The ball and auction, which will be held ...

  • Freeport panel endorses School Street extension project

    FREEPORT — The Traffic and Parking Committee on Tuesday endorsed a proposed School Street extension site plan. The extension to Bow Street was proposed by Adam and Sheila Nappi, owners of Bow Street Market. They plan to expand and develop their store and create a new market with four, tw...

  • Yarmouth ready to pull the plug on 110 street lights

    YARMOUTH — The Energy Savers Committee is nearing the end of a two-year project to reduce street lights as a way to save money, energy and reduce light pollution. Marge Titcomb, YES chairwoman, said the town's nearly 650 streetlights have been mapped and reviewed, and the committee r...