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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 ...

  • Trustee imposed on M.W. Sewall & Co.; Bath business files reorganization plan

    PORTLAND — A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge on Tuesday ordered appointment of a Chapter 11 trustee to run M.W. Sewall & Co., the Bath fuel company that filed for bankruptcy protection in March. Meanwhile, the family owned company has filed a plan of reorganization which, if appr...

  • MOHIBA continues to bind Bath community with ‘amazing glue’

    BATH — The Morse High Bazaar, commonly known as MOHIBA, hits the stage this year with a returning director, big screens, a plethora of skits – George Burns and Gracie Allen, too. A tradition since the 1920s, MOHIBA takes place at Morse's Montgomery Theater at 7 p.m. Friday, No...

  • Open house set at Falmouth's River Point

    FALMOUTH — The public is invited to an open house at River Point Conservation Area from 1:30 to 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 8. Hosted by the town's Conservation Commission, the event will offer guided tours of portions of the 41-acre property, which is bordered by the Presumpscot and Pis...

  • Construction begins on Middle Rd. in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — A major reconstruction project on Middle Road from Pleasant Hill to Ledgewood began Wednesday, Oct. 28. Repaving of the road is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 4.

  • Freeport street disappears

    Workers from Jaiden Landscaping of Durham are busy this week, converting the intersection of Morse Street and Main Street in Freeport into sidewalk and open space. Morse Street previously provided access to parking behind the L.L. Bean flagship store.

  • Route 1 fire in Yarmouth

    Firefighters battle a stubbon fire that engulfed a Ford SUV driven by David Elliott of Yarmouth on Route 1 near the Muddy Rudder restaurant Monday, Oct. 26, at about 8 a.m. Elliott was the only one in the vehicle and he got out safely. Firefighters from Yarmouth, Freeport and Cumberland responded, a...

  • Falmouth continues to explore options for reuse of school buildings

    FALMOUTH — The Community Facilities Planning Committee last week presented preliminary designs demonstrating how space for several municipal buildings could be accommodated in the Lunt and Plummer-Motz school buildings. Guided by input from a community planning project last March,...

  • Freeport, Yarmouth restaurants to honor service personnel with free food on Veterans Day

    FREEPORT — As a gesture of thanks to the men and women who have served in the military, the Muddy Rudder restaurants in Yarmouth and Brewer and the Freeport Cafe will offer free entrees to veterans and active military personnel on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11. The Muddy Rudder is on Rout...