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  • North Yarmouth veterans park gets new leadership

    NORTH YARMOUTH — North Yarmouth Veterans Memorial Park has a new board of directors, new officers, and a new set of bylaws. The five-acre park, which sits at the corner of Memorial Highway (Route 9) and Parsonage Road, was created in 1949, on land provided by Henry Sweetser. I...

  • Audubon celebrates apples in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — The 27th annual Apple Day Celebration is Oct. 3-4 at the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, 20 Gilsland Farm Road. On Friday, Oct. 3, John Bunker, apple tree expert and board member of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, will present a history of...

  • Portland assistant police chief to retire

    PORTLAND — Assistant Police Chief Joseph Loughlin is retiring at the end of December, concluding a 28-year career with the department. Loughlin, a published author, has said he'd like to teach and write more in his retirement. The New York native joined the department ...

  • Public Market House expands upward on Monument Square in Portland

    PORTLAND — Renovations of the second floor of the Public Market House on Monument Square have been completed and the building is looking for new vendors. Three new businesses have already leased space and planned to open this week. There is room for three or four more vendors, acc...

  • Plea agreement drops sex charges against firefighter from North Yarmouth

    PORTLAND — A plea agreement was announced Monday that drops misdemeanor charges of unlawful sexual touching and assault against a firefighter from North Yarmouth. Craig Rawnsley, 42, pleaded guilty to charges he violated conditions of release and disorderly conduct. He must pay ...

  • Teacher's aide faces misdemeanor charge for allegedly bringing gun to Portland school

    PORTLAND — The Cumberland County district attorney's office on Monday charged a former teacher's aide with a misdemeanor for allegedly bringing a firearm to Riverton Elementary School. Beth Bergeron, 49, of Harrison, is scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday morning, Dec. 8, in Mai...

  • South Portland man faces manslaughter charge in death of Deering High School student

    PORTLAND — The driver in a September crash that left a teenager dead and several people injured has been arrested on a charge of manslaughter. Yannick Mulongo, 21, of South Portland, also faces three counts of aggravated elevated assault and a charge of operating under the influen...

  • Town Council gets preliminary plan for Pine Point beach access

    SCARBOROUGH — The town manager Wednesday introduced a working design for a controversial public area at Pine Point. The sketch by Terrance DeWann & Associates is the result of work by Town Manager Tom Hall's task force, a group made up of two Pine Point Residents Association membe...

  • Bath seeks grant for Centre Street improvements

    BATH — The City Council voted unanimously Wednesday evening to seek a $500,000 public infrastructure grant to help fund improvements on Centre Street. The $1.3 million project is planned to rehabilitate Centre Street between Bluff Road and High Street. Improvements would include ...

  • Do-it-yourself delicious

    The line was long, but worth the wait, because Saturday, Nov. 28, was the annual make-your-own candy cane event at Len Libby Candies in Scarborough. Aidan Wood, 5, of Portland, admires his bow-tie candy cane. "I'm gonna hang it on the tree," he said.