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  • Brunswick police, firefighters rescue woman who jumped from bridge

    BRUNSWICK — Police pulled a woman from the Androscoggin River late Tuesday afternoon after she jumped from a bridge in an apparent suicide attempt. Maine State Police notified Brunswick police at 5:43 p.m. that a woman called 911 from the Androscoggin Swinging Bridge and told them sh...

  • Scarborough council wants more time to discuss proposed skating rink

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council put a temporary freeze Wednesday on plans for an indoor ice hockey rink at Oak Hill.  Councilors also scheduled a workshop on whether to allow cellular phone towers in residential districts, approved a contract to provide dispatch services to ...

  • Bath Planning Board recommends comprehensive plan changes to council

    BATH — The Planning Board on Tuesday approved two language changes in the city's comprehensive plan update which pertain to the extension of public water and sewer lines. The board will bring those changes before the City Council during a workshop Wednesday, Aug. 12, and the coun...

  • Council establishes Bath Recognition Committee

    BATH — While it often receives requests to honor people – living and dead – as well as businesses, groups and other entities, the city didn't have a way to process those requests and decide which merit recognition. That is, until Wednesday night. The council voted duri...

  • 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...

  • Coastal Studies for Girls hold weekly open house

    FREEPORT — The Coastal Studies for Girls staff will hold a series of open houses on Friday afternoons from noon to 3 p.m. through September. The public is invited to attend any of the sessions, and will have an opportunity to learn about the nation's first residential science and ...

  • 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.

  • 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...