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  • Proposals due for neglected fire station on Yarmouth's Cousins Island

    YARMOUTH — The town, which hopes to sell the aging Cousins Island Fire Station, is accepting proposals for its redevelopment next week. Proposals for the fire station at 373 Cousins St. must be submitted to Town Hall by 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. The Town Council decide...

  • Tennis event benefits Falmouth cancer patient

    FALMOUTH — The local tennis community will hold a mixed doubles round robin competition this weekend to raise money for Biggi Brookes, a dedicated tennis player who was diagnosed with breast cancer in May. The event on Sunday, July 27, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Foreside Fitness & Ten...

  • Blazing a trail

    Tom Blake, left, Chris Smith, Tim Cronin and Dennis Biggie work on a footbridge across the north branch of Long Creek on Sept. 13 when the South Portland Land Trust sponsored a volunteer day to prepare for the opening on Sept. 26 of its newest trail and pocket park. The trail will make it easier to ...

  • Call to prayer

    Daniel Oppenheim sounds a shofar, or ram's horn, during dedication Sept. 13 of the new sanctuary at Congregation Bet Ha'am on Westbrook Street in South Portland. The new worship space and a renovated religious school are on the site of the former Sawyer School. The dedication came just in time for ...

  • Getting their marching orders

    After a summer of practice and two weeks of "Band Camp," the South Portland High School marching band puts in some last-minute practice Tuesday night before the first competition of the season on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Westbrook High School.

  • Doing good

    Bowdoin College students Felicity Hill, left, and Van Tra clean in the kitchen at Mid Coast Hunger Prevention in Brunswick on Saturday, Sept. 12, the college's 11th annual Common Good Day.

  • Cape council votes for restriction, not restoration, of Goddard mansion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council voted unanimously Sept. 14 to allocate $6,000 to fence off the most dangerous areas of Goddard mansion instead of committing to a

  • Effort begins to improve Mill Creek Park in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Mill Creek Park proponents are moving forward with efforts to develop a maintenance and improvement plan for the park. Regina Leonard, a Topsham-based landscape architect, has been hired by Friends of Mill Creek Park to assist with the planning, and a new gazebo is sl...

  • Bath YMCA offers week of free access

    BATH — The Bath Area Family YMCA is encouraging Mid-Coast residents to participate in health and wellness activities during "America On the Move Week," which will be held Sept. 20-27. More than 1,300 YMCAs will join with the America On the Move Foundation in an effort to improve th...

  • DEP seeks input on Long Creek protection

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Department of Environmental Protection is seeking input from landowners near Long Creek ahead of developing new storm-water permitting requirements for the urban-impaired watershed.  The DEP is evaluating pollution prevention measures, like maintenance and op...