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  • South Portland cafe to take its reality-TV bow

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For two months, the Fogg family has had to keep quiet about what went on behind closed doors during a reality-TV makeover of Uncle Andy's Diner. But on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 10 p.m., they'll relive the restaurant's turbulent remodeling, along with a nation...

  • Brunswick police, firefighters rescue woman who jumped from bridge

    BRUNSWICK — Police pulled a woman from the Androscoggin River late Tuesday afternoon after she jumped from a bridge in an apparent suicide attempt. Maine State Police notified Brunswick police at 5:43 p.m. that a woman called 911 from the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge and told them sh...

  • Falmouth Fall Classic

    Lucas Prescott of Yarmouth carries the ball down field, pursued by Falmouth defenders, during a soccer game on Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Falmouth Fall Classic. The annual youth soccer tournament attracts 150 teams for games throughout the three-day Columbus Day weekend.

  • Mayo recognized by Bath for 'lifetime spirit'

    BATH — Martha Mayo said she cried on Oct. 10 when she received the city's Lifetime Spirit Award. The honor was part of Bath's 11th annual Citizen Involvement Day, held last weekend during Autumnfest. Evelyn "Evie" Smith was named Citizen of the Year, Help-a-Kid received the...

  • SAD 75 says Harpswell school closure would save $232K

    TOPSHAM — The closure of West Harpswell School would have saved School Administrative District 75 about $232,000 last year, based on an analysis of fiscal 2009 expenses, Superintendent Mike Wilhelm said last week. SAD 75 has sent the Maine Department of Transportation an applica...

  • Yarmouth Art Festival to benefit community programs

    YARMOUTH — The first Yarmouth Art Festival will take place this weekend at St. Bartholomew's Church to highlight Maine artists and benefit local community service programs.

  • News Analysis: Brunswick base agency must reconcile region's needs, doubts about Oxford Aviation

    BRUNSWICK — Architecturally, there are two-car garages more inspiring than Hangar 6 at Brunswick Naval Air Station. But in the eyes of the organization overseeing the base's civilian redevelopment... 3

  • Crossing Maine Street gives some Brunswick parents reason to worry

    BRUNSWICK — A shortage of school crossing guards on Maine Street has some parents, including two School Board members, concerned about their children's safety. School Board member Michele Joyce informed Town Manager Gary Brown last week about a close-call involving Joyce, her tw...

  • Brunswick council set to OK urban chicken rules

    BRUNSWICK — Some downtown residents could begin keeping up to six chickens in their backyards pending a public hearing and vote by the Town Council on Monday, Oct. 19. The council, Planning Board and staff have been reviewing and modifying the so-called urban chicken ordinance sin...

  • Council action clears path for Falmouth retirement community growth

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council on Tuesday approved revisions to the OceanView overlay district that will allow the retirement community to add to its capacity by expanding upward. Under the new plan, the lodges can be increased from three to four stories, which would enable the facility ...