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  • Scarborough council OKs plan for Dunstan area

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council on Wednesday unanimously approved the Dunstan Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy proposed by the Scarborough Economic Development Corp. and the Planning and Code Enforcement Department. According to the strategy’s introduction, written by S...

  • Some councilors still skeptical about Scarborough ice rink plan

    SCARBOROUGH — While most town councilors expressed support for construction of a hockey rink Wednesday night, several were hesitant about putting the project next to the high school. “I’m not wild about the location for a number of reasons,” Councilor Jean Marie Cat...

  • Dog-day afternoon

    Friends congratulate Hannah Katch, 12, of Standish, whose dog Emma Jean won the Limbo contest at Woofminster 2009, the fourth annual Planet Dog Foundation Amateur Dog Show & Cover Dog Challenge at Camp Ketcha in Scarborough on Saturday, Sept. 19. Proceeds from the event benefit the foundation, Plane...

  • New ERa in Brunswick

    Emergency Department Director Dr. Jay Mullen, seated, and nurses Ellen Golding and Matt Hincks work Wednesday in the new emergency medicine area at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick. The new emergency room is about twice the size of the old one, quadrupling the area for evaluating patients while provi...

  • Brunswick walks to raise money

    Families showed up to walk on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Brunswick bike path for the Maine Children's Cancer Program.

  • Topsham library holds book sale

    TOPSHAM — An annual book sale hosted by the Friends of the Topsham Public Library will be held through Sunday, Sept. 27, at the 25 Foreside Road library. The sale will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday for bargain day – $2 ...

  • CELT Harvest Fest returns Sunday

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The fifth annual Cape Elizabeth Land Trust Harvest Festival and community barbecue is scheduled rain or shine for Sunday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will begin after the Noyes, Hall & Allen

  • Plant Home in Bath to host pie contest

    BATH — As part of this year's Citizen Involvement Day, the Plant Home will sponsor a pie contest at Waterfront Park on Saturday, Oct. 10. Apple or pumpkin pies should be left on the Plant Home table at the park between 10 and 11 a.m. Judging will be by local owners of food-relate...

  • 2 seek election to Topsham selectmen

    TOPSHAM — Two candidates will be on the Nov. 3 ballot for one available seat on the Board of Selectmen. Donald Russell and James Morris returned nomination papers by the Sept. 18 deadline to run for the three-year seat being vacated by Selectman Michelle Derr. Dorothy ...

  • Buyer plans Alzheimer's facility at former nursing home in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The owner of several assisted-living facilities in central Maine purchased the former Viking nursing home at auction Wednesday. Lon Walters' bid of $825,000 was accepted, although the five-acre property on Scott Dyer Road is assessed by the town at $3.4 million. ...