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  • Scarborough Sanitary District race draws 4 candidates

    SCARBOROUGH — Four candidates are vying for three seats on the Sanitary District Board of Trustees on the Nov. 4 ballot. Newcomer Ronald Bonneau is challenging incumbents Robert McSorley, Charles Andreson and Jason Greenleaf. Ronald Bonneau Bonneau is a native of Main...

  • Topsham birth center celebrates accreditation

    TOPSHAM — The Birth Center at Northern Sun, a 53 Main St. facility that serves the Mid-Coast and southern Maine, is now Maine's only accredited provider of out-of-hospital births. Certification from the Commission for the Accreditation of Birth Centers means high-quality care is give...

  • If the shoes fit ...

    Jim Thomas sizes up snowshoes at Rines Forest on Range Road in Cumberland on Saturday. The Cumberland and Chebeague Land Trust held a winter fun day, providing guided snowshoe and cross-country ski tours off the 200-acre property. The Town of Cumberland purchased Rines Forest in 2003. In 2005 the CC...

  • Glare or inattention?

    On Tuesday, a pick-up truck traveling on Babbidge Road slammed into the rear of a Falmouth school bus carrying 32 children. Police said there were no injuries. The truck was totalled. The 2009 bus sustained $10,000 worth of damage. The truck driver was a 16-year-old girl who was bringing her 11-y...

  • Residents asked to contribute vision of town-owned properties

    FALMOUTH — An upcoming community-wide event will ask Falmouth residents to share their vision for the future of several town-owned properties.

  • Optimism, caution as SAD 51 awaits stimulus info

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 officials are holding their breath as they wait for more information on the federal stimulus package, which some hope will offset the $350,000 curtailed from their budget earlier this year.

  • Falmouth program monitors elderly residents

    FALMOUTH —The heavy, wet snow that characterized the Sunday, Feb. 22 storm incapacitated many businesses, closed schools and delayed residents by knocking out power to much of the area.

  • Freeport council names finance director

    FREEPORT — The Town Council Tuesday night unanimously voted to accept Abigail Yacoben as the new financial director to replace departing director Gregory L'Heureux.

  • Portland council confirms Craig as police chief

    PORTLAND — The City Council Tuesday night unanimously approved James Craig's appointment as police chief.

  • Portland school chief sees 'small increase' in spending next year

    Proposed budget eliminates more than 20 positions