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  • Pitching in at Pope Preserve in South Portland

    Owen Coon, John Dore, and others remove debris and unwanted growth at Pope Preserve on Mill Cove during South Portland’s Earth Day Clean-Up on Sunday, April 20. Volunteers organized by the South Portland Land Trust cleaned up sites throughout the city, including Bug Light Park, the Greenbel...

  • Inspection could decide fate of Harpswell water tower

    HARPSWELL — The dilapidated, unused water storage tank that stands above Mitchell Field off Harpswell Neck Road is finally going to get some close scrutiny. The 104-foot-high tower, built more than 60 years ago, is rusting in many spots. Its sky-blue protective coating has failed, al...

  • Bath district marks 'Week of the Young Child'

    BATH — The Week of the Young Child takes place April 19-25 and the communities of Regional School Unit 1 are celebrating with art displays and events in the greater Bath area. The National Association for the Education of Young Children is promoting the week, providing an opportu...

  • Bath looks into roundabout to get around intersection woes

    BATH — In an attempt to improve safety and traffic flow at a high-crash intersection, the city is moving toward a final design for a roundabout at Congress Avenue and State Road. Congress Avenue has a stop sign at the existing T-type intersection, while drivers along State Road ...

  • Business as usual promised in South Portland after Maine Mall owner seeks bankruptcy protection

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Chicago-based General Growth Properties, owner of the Maine Mall, announced early Thursday morning that it has voluntarily filed for bankruptcy protection. Of the more than 200 malls owned by GGP in 44 states, 158 have been included in the Chapter 11 filing, whic...

  • Freeport resident uses New Zealand event to raise tuition money for school

    FREEPORT — As a daughter honoring her father's memory, a mother encouraging her child's career, and a community member supporting a local school for girls, Kathy Lowell will participate in a duathlon to raise tuition money for students at Coastal Studies for Girls, which is scheduled to open ...

  • Author launches book on Bath shipbuilding family

    BATH — While the Sewall family has been in the news recently after its fuel and convenience store company filed for bankruptcy, a new book looks at the family from a different perspective, telling the warts-and-all tale of its heyday as a builder and manager of a vast fleet of merchant ships...

  • Brunswick council rebukes Klatt; Crooker resigns from BEDC

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday issued a public condemnation of District 4 Councilor Karen Klatt, whose conduct following a March 30 workshop has angered affiliates of the Brunswick Economic Development Corp. Klatt's censure came on the heels of the resignation of BEDC memb...

  • Maine Running Co. expanding to Brunswick, had been negotiating for space at Maine Street Station

    BRUNSWICK — Maine Running Co., a running and fitness specialty shoe store in Portland, announced plans Thursday to expand to 89 Maine St. in Brunswick. Mike Lyne, project manager for the $23 million Maine Street Station ...

  • Cooking locally, with help from Italy

    YARMOUTH — A farmhouse on West Main Street was filled with the sounds of friendly laughter, the aroma of simmering onions and garlic, and the sight of fresh pasta, as an Italian woman taught a cooking class to a small group of residents. Loredana Betti, resident of Spannocchia, a ...