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  • Maine ride-service founder hits the road in search of stories

    PORTLAND — Millions of Americans drive every day, whether it's commuting to work, making a trip to the store or just for fun. But what happens when older drivers start to lose their ability to drive safely? The most obvious solution is for that person to get a ride from someon...

  • Falmouth seeks input on bike-pedestrian strategy

    FALMOUTH — Safety and access for bicyclists and pedestrians are frequent discussion points, but how many people actually bike and walk to get around? The town hopes to answer that, and is working to update its bicycle and pedestrian master plan to reflect the consensus before the yea...

  • Crowdfunding helps pay for Falmouth infant's cancer care

    FALMOUTH — When Henry Morgan was born 13 months ago, he was just like any other healthy baby. His first birthday party in late April was lumberjack themed, Henry's mother, Meghan, said, because "he had the appetite of a lumberjack." But soon she suspected something wasn't righ...

  • Portland affordable-housing proposals: West End advances, Bayside slows

    PORTLAND — Proposals by affordable housing developer Avesta Housing met mixed fates June 10 at the City Council Housing and Community Development Committee. The committee, chaired by Councilor Kevin Don...

  • Citizens receive Maine State Police commendations

    PORTLAND — Maine State Police on June 10 honored three people for helping troopers and the public, according to a press release from Maine Department of Public Safety. Special Awards of Commendation were presented to city residents Loren and Olivia Joyce, who helped rescue a baby stu...

  • Portland health clinic gets financial support

    PORTLAND — The future of the Portland Community Free Clinic at 103 India St. has been bolstered by a gift and a grant. Dr. Joan F. Tryzelaar, president of the Friends of the Portland Community Free Clinic, announced June 9 that a former clinic patient will donate $100,000 from her tr...

  • Portland 'living wage' petitions headed to City Hall

    PORTLAND — A petition to create a $15-per-hour "living wage" in the city has attracted more than 2,500 signatures and will be turned in at the city clerk's office Friday, June 19, according to Tom MacMillan, head of the city branch of the Maine Independent Green Party. If City Clerk ...

  • Topsham dentists offer free care for veterans

    TOPSHAM — On Saturday, June 27, veterans can receive free dental care at the Aspen Dental practice in Topsham. The off...