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  • Can new development rescue Brunswick plazas built for big-box stores?

    BRUNSWICK — When the Brunswick Naval Air Station shut down, thousands of consumers who supported businesses in the area disappeared.  At the same time, the country was in the throes of one of the worst economic recessions in history, crippling retailers and other businesses...

  • Former employees reincarnate Scarborough butcher shop

    SCARBOROUGH — After several idle months, a former butcher shop is coming back to life on Payne Road. But Zach Rockett, Ray Morse and Chad Parent, all former employees of The Meat House, say their new venture, Great East Butcher Co., owned by New Hampshire entrepreneur Tommy...

  • Leading the way

    Conner Pierce of Falmouth carries the American flag during award ceremonies Aug. 1 at the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K in Cape Elizabeth. Race details in Sports.

  • Yarmouth police accepting COPS applications

    YARMOUTH — The Police Department will collaborate with other Cumberland County communities to offer a 10-week Citizen Orientated Policing School starting Wednesday, Sept. 16. The classes will be held each Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. at the various participating law enforcement agencies. Some of...

  • Freeport Historical Society to offer walking tours

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Historical Society will offer a guided, 45-minute walking tour of the downtown area including architectural and residential history. Tours are scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, at noon; Thursday, Aug. 13, at 11 a.m.; Saturday, Aug. 15, at 10 a.m.; Thursday, Aug. 20, at 1...

  • Portland, South Portland sign onto Long Creek management district

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Three of the four communities charged with cleaning up the Long Creek watershed in South Portland approved an interlocal agreement Monday night to create a legally binding watershed management district. Legislative bodies in Portland, South Portland and Westbrook...

  • Dead trees to be removed in North Yarmouth

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen Tuesday decided to spend $300 to remove five dead trees along a private road, despite Conservation Commission opposition. Bob Houston, chairman of the Conservation Commission, spoke Tuesday against the Oak Hill Road subdivision's request that th...

  • Cumberland students, historians collaborate to bring town history to Web

    CUMBERLAND — A historian by training, Prince Memorial Library Director Thomas Bennett takes every chance he can to preserve and organize Cumberland's past. While his staff holds down the fort day to day, Bennett spends much of his time on things like compiling the

  • Falmouth mom embraces 'Liver Life Challenge'

    FALMOUTH — On Sunday, Aug. 9, 10,000 runners will be competing in the 37th CIGNA Falmouth Road Race held annually in Falmouth, Mass. The field for the seven-mile race along the coast of Cape Cod runs the gamut, from world-class athletes hoping to win, to local running enthusiasts hoping to f...

  • Updated: Brunswick council makes Brown top choice for town manager

    BRUNSWICK — Gary Brown, Brunswick's acting town manager for the last seven months, is now one step away from becoming the town's chief executive.  The Town Council announced Brown as its consensus choice for the town manager position Wednesday night after a closed-door session. The ...