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  • North Yarmouth incumbent faces Durham challenger in Maine House District 46

    NORTH YARMOUTH — State Rep. Anne Graham, D-North Yarmouth, must fend off a challenge by Durham Republican Paul Chace on Nov. 4  to win a third term in the Maine House of Representatives. The candidates are running in House District 46, a redrawn district that includes North Yarm...

  • Board meeting in Fort Kent angers USM students

    PORTLAND — Some University of Southern Maine students and faculty are angry about a decision to move a University of Maine Board of Trustees vote hundreds of miles away. Students and faculty held a press conference Sept. 12 outside the Abromson Center to ask the Board of Tr...

  • RSU 5 sends second budget to voters in Freeport, Pownal, Durham

    FREEPORT — Residents ratified a $23.5 million budget Tuesday night at the second Regional School Unit 5 town budget meeting. They will vote to approve it at a July 28 referendum. There were fewer residents at this meeting, nearly half the number of attendees from the first meeting a month a...

  • Embedded chip puts cat found in Falmouth back in Boston owners' arms

    FALMOUTH — Sherpa's travels from Boston to Falmouth may have been fraught with danger, filled with adventure and full of close calls. Or not. The 1-year-old tortoise-shell cat isn't likely to share her story and her owners, Kathe and John McKenna, of Montgomery Street ... 1

  • Cumberland credit union site plan OK'd; project moves forward despite lawsuit

    CUMBERLAND — The Planning Board unanimously approved the site plan for a Main Street credit union Tuesday, allowing the project to move forward despite a pending lawsuit. Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union was issued a contract zone by the Town Council in March to build a bran... 2

  • Falmouth college student reaches Kenyan orphans with schooling, lacrosse sticks

    FALMOUTH — Many people picture horrible conditions and unloved, unhappy children packed into cramped spaces when they think of some orphanages overseas. But Flying Kites in Kenya is different, Gina Campbell, of Falmout...

  • Yarmouth Clam Festival turnout strong despite economy, red tide

    YARMOUTH — Visitors to the 44th annual Yarmouth Clam Festival were less concerned about the threat of red tide and the economy than expected, and enjoyed the free entertainment and good weekend weather. Food vendors said people spent their money on clams, steamers and lobsters all weekend, a...

  • Like mother, like son - Fulbright grants awarded to both

    YARMOUTH — Like his mother did last year, Miles Kenney-Lazar will leave the country for nearly a year on a Fulbright-sponsored trip. Kenney-Lazar, a recent graduate of the University of Miami, will study the socioeconomic effects of rubber growing on rural households in northern Laos. His mot...

  • Yarmouth art collector runs Fryeburg Academy gallery for free

    YARMOUTH — John Day retired a year ago after 28 years of teaching at Greely High School. He relaxed for three days, then accepted a position as the Director of the Palmina F. & Stephen S. Pace Galleries of Art at Fryeburg Academy. For free. Day, a Yarmouth resident, attended Frye...

  • Sunday drive

    Noah Martinez, left, a 4-year-old from Scarborough, takes a ride with Tom Cary in the Cumberland resident's 1909 Ford. Martinez and Cary were at the Falmouth Memorial Library for Library Sundae. The event included a gathering of antique cars, valve cover races, music and ice cream sundaes. (...