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  • SMCC, Husson ease credit transfers for students, alumni

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Southern Maine Community College students wishing to continue their educations at a four-year institution no longer need to worry about credits not transferring. SMCC entered into an agreement Tuesday with Husson University to create an easy transfer of course c...

  • 'Ghost' permits: Brunswick panel grapples with boat launch user fees

    BRUNSWICK — Nine years ago, an advisory committee set up to review a proposed boat launch at Mere Point suggested the town monitor commercial users at the site for the first few years, to determine if wear on the facilities or impact to local businesses would make permits necessar...

  • Cape Elizabeth church: '100 years joyful, thankful, useful and hopeful'

    CAPE ELIZABETH — St. Alban's Episcopal Church began with a sermon under a tent at Fort Williams in 1914. One hundred years, and a few locations later, it celebrated the same way.  Maine's largest episcopal church held its centennial celebration on June 22, exactly 10...

  • Planning Board gets unique plan for Brunswick Landing development

    BRUNSWICK — The outline of a $20 million development billed as a “gateway” to Brunswick Landing was presented Tuesday to the Planning Board. The project, a joint enterprise between Topsham-based Priority Real Estate Group and the Midcoast Regional Redevelopment ...

  • Sweet season in Cape Elizabeth

    South Portland resident Isaac Arey, 4, hands a freshly picked strawberry to grandmother Judy Abaz on Tuesday at Maxwell's Farm in Cape Elizabeth. The town hosted its sixth annual Strawberry Festival last weekend.

  • Freeport takes 1st step toward banning plastic shopping bags

    FREEPORT — Foam cups and food containers are already outlawed in town, and disposable plastic shopping bags may be next. The Town Council on Tuesday reviewed an ordinance proposing a ban on the disposable plastic bags, and sent the document to the ordinance committee for further...

  • North Yarmouth board waives term limit, re-elects Palmer

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen Tuesday unanimously waived for one year a limit on how long a member can serve as chairman, and then re-elected Selectman Steve Palmer to the post for a third consecutive year. The vote for Palmer was 4-0, with Palmer abstaining. The board also...

  • Carville, Maine Dems' lobster bake coming to Freeport

    FREEPORT — Local food and politics, and a national political operative, are coming together Aug. 1 at Maine Democrats' annual Muskie Lobster Bake. Besides the expected slate of Democratic candidates – gubernatorial hopeful U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud, incumbent 1st Congressiona...