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  • Church move means Bath Food Pantry needs new home

    BATH — The planned sale of a more than 40-year-old church is also forcing the Bath Food Pantry to look for a new home. The Neighborhood United Church of Christ at 150 Congress Ave. is listed for sale for $695,000. It has been the UCC's home since the merger of two downtown congr...

  • Taking flight over South Portland light

    With the calendar winding down the final days before Labor Day and the traditional end of summer, a kite occupies the sky over Bug Light Park in South Portland on Sunday, Aug. 24.

  • Falmouth councilors face 2 challengers; School Board races uncontested

    FALMOUTH — Four candidates are vying for a pair of Town Council seats in June's municipal elections. But only two candidates, Andrew Kinley and Rachel Reed, are running in an uncontested race for two open seats on the School Board. Formerly a professor at Fordham Unive...

  • Yarmouth's new planner welcomes public participation

    YARMOUTH — The new director of planning and development says she is looking forward to working with the Planning Board and the public to make the town more accessible for bicyclists and walkers.

  • SAD 51 board says budget cuts got thorough examination

    CUMBERLAND — With the school budget referendum less than a week away, the Board of Directors of School Administrative District 51 this week defended itself against claims by some Cumberland and North Yarmouth residents that budget cuts were made too hastily. The fiscal 2010 budge...

  • Yarmouth garden feeds the community, educates children

    YARMOUTH — The economy has prompted some people to grow their own vegetables, but those involved with the Yarmouth Community Garden also participate for educational purposes, a sense of community and the opportunity to help those in need.

  • Mt. Ararat High School students may get ‘Made,' courtesy of MTV

    TOPSHAM — Mt. Ararat High School students may soon have a chance to follow their dreams with the help of MTV. The producers of "Made," a popular reality show geared toward helping youths between the ages of 15 and 21 improve themselves and reach their goals, have expres...

  • Sudanese community, Portland city leaders continue meetings

    PORTLAND — A leader of the city's Sudanese community this week said he has been satisfied by recent meetings with the new police chief. Tensions between police officers and the city's Sudanese population have been strained over the years as a result of unsolved crimes involving Su...

  • Thanks, mom

    Corey Saenz of Portland salutes to her mom at the conclusion of University of Southern Maine commencement ceremonies on May 16 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland. (Michael Barriault photo)

  • PATHS graduation

    Automotive instructor Ervin Osborne addresses graduates, friends, family and faculty during the second of two graduation ceremonies at Portland Arts & Technology High School on May 15. (Michael Barriault photo)