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  • Weatherization forum to be held July 28 in Bath

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine and Habitat for Humanity/7 Rivers Maine will hold a weatherization forum Tuesday, July 28, to share how partners in Mid Coast Maine worked together last fall to help low-income households save on fuel costs and be more comfortable in their homes. The for...

  • Tip of the traffic iceberg

    Work began this week on a major reconstruction project on Maine Mall Road in South Portland, where a stretch of the street in front of the Maine Mall is being replaced with a new, porous pavement designed to reduce storm water runoff. On Tuesday, Josh Garland, right, and Roland Rivard from the R.J. ...

  • Fresh Air Fund opens eyes and worlds for city kids, host families

    SCARBOROUGH —The Fresh Air Fund told Carrie Wood Peabody that the 6-year-olds are sometimes too afraid to board the bus and make the trip from their homes in New York City to their host families. So she was somewhat amazed when De...

  • Changes proposed for Scarborough's Payne Road trouble local businesses

    SCARBOROUGH — A committee that has been considering ways to reduce and calm traffic along the residential section of Payne Road between Haigis Parkway and Route 1 have suggested several solutions that some businesses are afraid will cause a significant drop in customers. For 68 y...

  • South Portland Land Trust offers walking tour of SMCC, Fort Preble

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The land trust on Saturday will lead a walking tour of Fort Preble and Southern Maine Community College. The tour, which will focus on the history of the fort and campus, will be led by land trust member Helen Slocum. The two-hour tour will begin at 9 a.m. at the...

  • Calling all captains: South Portland fishing tournament for veterans needs more boats

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When Harvey Weinstein saw a news report about a man who had taken two soldiers fishing in a little canoe, he was touched by the joy the experience brought to the veterans.  "They stepped off that boat grinning ear-to-ear with the fish they had just caught,&q...

  • Open for business: Village life blooms in South Portland's Willard Square

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When Bob Johnson bought an old building in

  • Brunswick woman injured in I-295 crash

    FREEPORT — A Brunswick woman was hospitalized at Maine Medical Center in Portland last week after the vehicle she was driving sideswiped another vehicle on Interstate 295 in Freeport. The accident stalled northbound traffic for nearly three hours during the afternoon hours of July 22. ...