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  • Condon garden to be rededicated in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — The Beth Condon Memorial Butterfly Garden will be rededicated on Saturday with a butterfly release. The garden behind Town Hall is in memory of Elizabeth "Beth" Condon, a 15-year-old girl who was killed on Aug. 28, 1993, by a drunk driver while walking on U.S. Ro...

  • Cumberland voters to decide $3M public beach purchase

    CUMBERLAND — After lengthy and sometimes heated discussion Monday, the Town Council voted unanimously to send a proposed $3 million purchase of beach property to voters in November. But public opinion was much more divided, and often critical. Some residents criticized the spe...

  • Preschoolers can get H1N1 vaccinations in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH —The town and Visiting Nurses Association Home Health & Hospice will be holding a regional preschool H1N1 vaccination clinic from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 9 at St. Maximilian Church on Black Point Road. The clinic is open only to children age 6 months to 5 ye...

  • International students at SMCC look to translate experiences into a new language

    SOUTH PORTLAND — On Tuesday evening, a group of 11 international students at Southern Maine Community College was putting the final touches on its end-of-semester projects.  Over the next week, the students will visit elementary students in Topsham and give short speeches in the ...

  • Government students in Cape Elizabeth to host a health-care reform discussion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The high school Advanced Placement government class will host a panel discussion on health care reform Wednesday, Dec. 9. The event will take place from 7-8:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium at 345 Ocean House Road. The community is encouraged to...

  • Holiday performance at Harrington House

    FREEPORT — The Harrington House at 45 Main St. will host a traditional Victorian Christmas celebration this weekend in the form of a seasonal holiday performance. The Harrington children will invite visitors to decorate the Christmas tree, to sing and wait for their father the sea captain t...

  • Art auction to support the arts in Freeport

    FREEPORT — A group of 14 original pieces of art that have been displayed throughout town since August will be sold at a live auction this Saturday, Dec. 5. The exhibit, "Experiencing Freeport: Knowing our Town through Art," includes the 14 pieces that depict unique places in Freep...

  • Cumberland Fire Department to host breakfast for toy drive

    CUMBERLAND — A pancake breakfast will be held on Sunday, Dec. 6, to raise money for the Cumberland Fire Department's Firefighters for Kids holiday toy drive program. The breakfast will run from 7-10 a.m. at Greely Middle School. Money from the breakfast will be used ...

  • Toy safety report released with interactive phone application

    YARMOUTH — Parents with small children can hopefully feel a little more safe this holiday season with toy safety regulations tightened and an application for hazardous toys created for mobile phones. The 24th version of the annual toy safety report, Trouble in Toyland, was relea...

  • Maine Clammers Association to help families in need

    FREEPORT — The Maine Clammers Association is sponsoring a Santa Fund drive to raise money for families in need during the holiday season. Chad Coffin, MCA president, said last year the group started a pilot program in the Brunswick area to help families with financial difficulties to provide...