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  • Maine DEP chief questions plan for Downeaster train barn in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — The commissioner of Maine's Department of Environmental Protection is demanding that the agency overseeing Downeaster passenger rail service explain how it will address several potential problems related to a train layover facility planned near a west Brunswick neighborhood....

  • Art show, sale returns to Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This year's Engine One Labor Day Art Show at Fort Williams Park will be held Sunday, Aug. 31, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The annual, juried event will feature over 100 artists, most from New England, who will display arts of various mediums and styles around the park.

  • South Portland High School expands online courses

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Students at South Portland High School will be able to take an advanced graphic design course as soon as next fall. Superintendent Suzanne Godin said the School Board on Monday night unanimously endorsed the new course, which will not increase education costs.

  • New eateries set to open in South Portland's Knightville neighborhood

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Two area women are hoping to spice up the local dining scene in the coming weeks by opening new restaurants in Knightville.  The Snow Squall, 18 Ocean St., is getting ready to reopen, perhaps as soon as Nov. 18, and the Zeta Cafe could begin serving dinner in the...

  • Falmouth boys repeat

    In what's become an almost annual ritual, the Falmouth boys soccer team lifted its latest championship trophy Saturday, Nov. 7, after a 3-0 win over Ellsworth in the Class B state final. The Yachtsmen have won the title seven times since 2000. Story in Sports, Page 13.

  • Falmouth winter parking ban starts Sunday

    FALMOUTH — The town's winter parking ban goes into effect next week. Between the hours of midnight and 6 a.m. from Nov. 15 to April 15, no vehicles may be parked on any town-maintained street. In addition, parked vehicles that interfere with plowing or snow removal at ...

  • Cape Elizabeth seeks bids to upgrade Gull Crest trail

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Conservation Commission plans to upgrade the Inner Loop Trail on the Gull Crest property and is looking for construction bids for the project. Town Planner Maureen O'Meara said she is not sure how much the project will cost, but work will include gravel, geotextile fabr...

  • Interim board begins work on Freeport Chamber of Commerce

    FREEPORT — The new Freeport Chamber of Commerce met Wednesday, Nov. 4, to elect an interim board of directors. Their charge over the next few months is to create the guidelines, bylaws and goals of the organization. More than 50 people attended the meeting. They were ...

  • Private plane makes emergency landing at Brunswick Naval Air Station

    BRUNSWICK — A small private plane made an emergency landing at Brunswick Naval Air Station on Wednesday morning, Nov. 11, after experiencing loss of power. James Jordan, of Bangor, took off from Bangor International Airport en route to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in New Hampshire in...

  • Supper marks Cape Farm Alliance birthday

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Cape Elizabeth Farm Alliance will hold its second annual Birthday Harvest Potluck Dinner Friday,. Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Sprague Hall Grange. There will be discussion of the organization's accomplishments this year and plans for the future. Attendees are asked...