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  • Bar Harbor couple sue Portland police officer for false arrest

    PORTLAND — A Bar Harbor couple claim they were illegally arrested in the city May 24 after observing and attempting to record police "interaction" with a woman on Fore Street, according to a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday in Hancock County Superior Court. Jill A. Walker and Sabatino Sca...

  • Falmouth schools responding to special-ed needs

    FALMOUTH — Special education was a key focus at Monday night's School Board meeting. The board, in its first meeting of the new academic year, also spent time talking about upcoming proficiency-based graduation requirements. Director of Special Education Gene Kucinkas sai...

  • Beach to Beacon

    Race founder Joan Benoit Samuelson, left, joins the overall men's and women's winners of the 2009 TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K, Ed Muge and Irene Limika, both from Kenya. The fifth-place men's runner, Tekest Kebede of Ethiopia, is in the background.

  • Council, School Board seats available for Nov. 3 Cape elections

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Nomination papers for four Town Council seats and three School Board seats are currently available for the Nov. 3 election. Papers are due in the Town Clerk's office by 4 p.m. Sept. 4. Three, three-year terms are available on both boards, in addition to one unexpired ...

  • Cape man's body recovered in Sebago

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The body of a Cape Elizabeth man was recovered Tuesday in Sebago Lake after a two-day search by the Maine Warden Service. Authorities say they aren't sure yet what caused the drowning. Sean Casey, 21, was reported missing Monday afternoon by friends when he didn'...

  • Working Villages founder to discuss time in Congo

    GEORGETOWN — The founder and president of Topsham-based Working Villages International will give a talk and slideshow presentation next week concerning his work in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Alexander Petroff, who graduated from Brunswick High School before receiving a Bachelor...

  • Normand Audie Memorial Motorcycle Ride Aug. 15

    SCARBOROUGH — Motorcycle enthusiasts are already revving their engines for the 2009 Normand J. Audie Memorial Motorcycle Ride scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 15. Bikers will begin at Five Points Shopping Center, 420 Alfred St. (Route 111) in Biddeford and ride a 50-mile course, with police escort...

  • Snowy Egret Day is Aug. 8

    SCARBOROUGH —The town and a number of organizations are sponsoring Snowy Egret Day, an activity-packed wildlife celebration geared toward both children and adults. Scheduled for this Saturday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.,  the day offers many different activities to entertain and e...

  • Youth field day Aug. 15 at Scarborough Fish & Game

    SCARBOROUGH —Scarborough Fish & Game Association, at 70 Holmes Road, will host its annual Maine Youth Field Day on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The no-cost event is open to all Maine youth from ages 8 to 15, giving them a chance to participate in orienteering (map and c...

  • Scarborough nomination papers available

    SCARBOROUGH — For any Scarborough resident who intends to run for municipal office, nomination papers are available at the town clerk's office. Elections will be held for two, three-year Town Council seats, three, three-year Board of Education seats and two, three-year Sanitary Distri...