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  • Cumberland church nets eco-friendly certification

    CUMBERLAND — In the case of the Congregational Church in Cumberland, perhaps it is easy being green. The 282 Main St. church is Maine's first to earn certification from GreenFaith, a pro-environment interfaith coalition founded in 1992, according to a church press release. To ...

  • Portland seeks buyers for Cliff Island property

    PORTLAND — Island living could become a little more affordable with the city seeking a buyer for a Cliff Island home and fuel station. On Aug. 27, the City Council Housing & Community Development Committee finalized a request for proposals for the 19,500-square-foot lot at 16 Fis...

  • Air-lift rescue

    Freeport Fire and Rescue personnel hurry an accident victim to a Life Flight helicopter that landed on the northbound side of Interstate 295 on Friday, Sept. 25, after a car went off the highway near Mile 25.

  • Inspiration to go green on display this weekend

    FALMOUTH — An open-house tour this weekend promises to be a showcase of energy efficiency and an inspiration to homeowners looking to reduce their energy bills by incorporating green building techniques. Sponsored by the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association as part of the Amer...

  • Brunswick base agency faces more questions about Oxford Aviation

    BRUNSWICK — Questions about Oxford Aviation's past and current business practices continue, even as the organization working to bring the private firm to Brunswick Naval Air Station on Monday assured residents and town officials that it is conducting due diligence. Members of the Mid...

  • Town to undertake heritage project

    CUMBERLAND — Cumberland and North Yarmouth have been awarded a grant for the towns to create a series of electronic presentations showcasing their history. A meeting to introduce the public to this Maine Community Heritage project will be held at the Cumberland Town Office at 6 p...

  • Opening day at the Cumberland County Fair

    Bianca Barker, 9, far left, watches the pig races Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Cumberland County Fari. Her pig, Bo, will be racing next.

  • Seasonal flu vaccinations rescheduled

    FALMOUTH — Because shipment of nasal sprayflu vaccine was delayed, the elementary school seasonal flu clinic was rescheduled for 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 7, in the Falmouth High School community gym. In case it still has not arrived by that date, the back-up date is Tuesday, Oct. 13.

  • Falmouth to discuss excise tax, TABOR votes

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council Finance Sub-committee will present a report on the impacts of two statewide referendum questions to a joint meeting of the council and the Falmouth School Board. The committee will address the Motor Vehicle Local Excise Tax Amendment and Tabor II, both on t...

  • October brings fall festivals at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Wolfe's Neck Farm will host some popular fall activities for members and friends, starting with the 13th annual Harvest Dance on Saturday, Oct. 3, and followed by the Family Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 17. In addition to the two special events, each weekend in Octobe...