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  • Correction

    A July 3 story, "Woods: Ethics complaint an attempt to 'improve the process,'" incorrectly identified Councilor Steve Woods as chairman of the Yarmouth Town Council. He resigned from the leadership post on June 11.

  • New assistant principal in Cape Elizabeth practices what he preaches

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After 22 years of teaching, Nate Carpenter decided to take the advice he usually gives to students and apply it to his own career. His ambition and passion for education and inspiring kids is what led Principal Jeff Shedd to select Carpenter as Cape Elizabeth High Sc...

  • Strongman competition weighs in for Bath Heritage Days

    BATH — It's truly a sight to behold. With a power belt strapped around his waist and powder on his hands, Ryan Martin reached down to grip a barbell. Channeling every ounce of strength and defying the pull of gravity, he tightened his knuckles while glaring straight ahead, and l...

  • Bath will borrow money for Customs House improvements

    BATH — One of the city's most revered buildings may be one of its most porous, too. So the City Council last week decided to borrow $250,000 for improvements to the Customs House on Front Street, which the city will repay over several years with money from its capital budget.

  • Bath-based business council becomes Midcoast Council of Governments

    BATH — In an attempt to expand its capacity and strengthen its services, the Mid-Coast Council for Business Development and Planning on June 18 enacted bylaw amendments including renaming itself the Midcoast Council of Governments. The council has also added Lincoln County to its juri...

  • Cape Elizabeth designer 'Happy as a Clam' to benefit Yarmouth festival

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Ann Perrino, owner of Ann Veronica Handprints, has designed a "Happy as a Clam" ladies shoulder bag to honor and benefit the volunteers at the Yarmouth Clam Festival. Perrino has been an exhibitor at the festival's craft show for many years, and decided to introduc...

  • Harpswell's new dog task force has until Nov. 1 to establish Mitchell Field rules

    HARPSWELL — A task force created to address concerns about off-leash dogs at Mitchell Field has until Nov. 1 to recommend new rules for the former U.S. Navy fuel depot.  The Board of Selectmen earlier this month held a

  • Brunswick council to discuss expansion of drug-free zones

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on July 6 will weigh the merits of expanding the town's drug-free zones to athletic fields, parks and playgrounds, a move that would pave the way for stiffer drug-trafficking penalties. The Brunswick Police Department has asked the council to consider ...

  • Cape Elizabeth emergency calls now go to Portland, non-911 to automated system

    CAPE ELIZABETH — All non-emergency calls to the public safety departments are now being answered by an automated system. The change follows the dispatch center's consolidation with Portland and South Portland, which began this week. Emergency calls are being answered b...

  • Bath man arrested on sex, drug charges involving 3 boys

    BATH — Police arrested a 43-year-old Bath man on Tuesday and charged him with crimes including unlawful sexual contact and sexual touching involving three boys. Kevin White of 140 Richardson St. was charged with aggravated furnishing of scheduled drugs, Class C; two counts of unlawful...