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  • Brunswick Christmas meal responds to community's hunger

    BRUNSWICK — The Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program opened its doors on Christmas this year for the first time in its 30-year year history, a recognition that hunger doesn't take a holiday.  But although it was open like any other day, the planned meal was anything but ordi...

  • Portland man charged in 2012 Yarmouth pharmacy burglary

    YARMOUTH — A Portland man was charged Tuesday with commiting a 2012 burglary of the pharmacy at the Hannaford Bros. store on U.S. Route 1. Police Lt. Dean Perry said Charles B. Gardner, 33, whose address was not disclosed, was charged with three Class C felonies for theft, burglary a...

  • Graffiti a recurring problem for South Portland sound wall

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The new sound barrier may be providing some residents with some much needed quiet from the Interstate 295. But the recurring acts of graffiti are giving city leaders and law enforcement a headache.  Since being constructed last winter, the 3,500 foot long...

  • South Portland approves 1 year police contract; balks at bolstering land bank funding

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday approved a one-year contract with police patrolmen and supervisors, but referred a plan to increase funding for open space back to workshop. The one year contracts for the 42-member Police Patrol Association and the nine-member Command and ...

  • Sports, activity fees for students set

    SCARBOROUGH — Student athletes and those active in co-curriculars will be required to pay a fee to participate beginning in the fall. The fees for all high school sports are $100 per sport, and $50 for co-curricular activities. The fee for all middle school sports are $75 per sport a...

  • Council approves application for Shore Road path grant

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Shore Road path may be a step closer to reality, following a June 14 decision by the Town Council to authorize a grant application that would fund much of the construction costs. The application, due to the Maine Department of Transportation Quality Community Pro...

  • School Board reinstates six teachers

    SCARBOROUGH — The School Board reinstated six teacher positions out of the 31 that were on the chopping block during a meeting on June 17. The reinstated positions were made possible when $206,000 was added to salary lines after the Town Council turned down the school's request to pu...

  • Herbie wood for sale this weekend

    YARMOUTH — The Herbie Project will sell green and kiln-dried elm wood from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at

  • L.L. Bean Discovery School hosts overnight kayakand camping tours

    FREEPORT — L.L. Bean's Outdoor Discovery School's kayak and camping trips will begin this July. Interested parties will be trained to paddle, and no experience is necessary. Groups will leave from the private paddling center on Casco Bay and the tour the nearby islands. Adventurers w...

  • Freeport Historical Society to host vintage baseball games

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Historical Society invites all children ages 6-10 to play a baseball game against the Essex Massachusetts Vintage baseball team on Saturday, June 26 at 11 a.m. The game will be played by rules from the 1860's.  Trophies from the Boston Red Sox 2004 and 20...