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  • Incumbent Portland independent faces 2-party challenge in House District 40

    PORTLAND — Incumbent state Rep. Benjamin Chipman believes Maine House District 40, encompassing Parkside, West Bayside and the area around the University of Southern Maine, needs its independent voice in the Legislature. Democrat Herb Adams and Republican Mark Lockman are out to prov...

  • At Portland school, music and learning go hand in hand

    PORTLAND — For students at a city elementary school, subjects like math will now sound like music to their ears. Kindergartners at Reiche Elementary School are participating in a music immersion program, as part of a partnership between the school and the Portland Symphony Orche...

  • Brunswick council adopts cell tower changes, closes in on urban chickens ordinance

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday approved a change that will allow taller wireless communications towers in industrial zones.  The council also voted to revamp a change to the town's animal ordinance that could make it possible for in-town residents to keep urban chickens for ...

  • Amid probes by developers, Harpswell awaits specific proposals for Mitchell Field

    HARPSWELL — With the master plan for the 119-acre Mitchell Field still nearly two years from its full implementation, the town is preparing for the likelihood that businesses inquiries will increase at the former U.S. Navy fuel depot. The prospect of economic development opportuni...

  • Bath theater director to step down after next show

    BATH — Four years after he co-created the Lanyard Theatre Company, Kevin O'Leary is stepping down from the role of artistic director. A teacher of English and drama at Morse High School in Bath, the Portland resident intends to hold the reins to Lanyard through the performance of Li...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...