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  • Falmouth considers support for cheerleaders

    FALMOUTH — The School Board spent a good chunk of its nearly 2 1/2-hour workshop Monday in continuing discussion about the Pay to Participate program. It also referred a proposal for a sanctioned high school cheerleading squad to its finance committee. The proposal, similar to...

  • Yarmouth High School principal to retire

    YARMOUTH — Yarmouth High School Principal Ted Hall will retire from his position June 30. Superintendent of Schools Andrew Dolloff made the announcement Feb. 25 that Hall will be leaving after 10 years at YHS. Dolloff said the search for Hall's successor will take place during t...

  • Liability concerns freeze Brunswick shellfish fee changes

    BRUNSWICK — Concern about tax implications and liability may sink the town's proposed shellfish fee changes. The fee increase was proposed to shield the town from possible legal action by the U.S. Department of Labor, which has found that some of the uncompensated

  • Bath events set for 'Great Maine Outdoor Weekend'

    BATH — Bath Trails and other local organizations aim to make the most of this snowy winter during two Great Maine Outdoor Weekend events. Bath Trails – a collaboration between city government, area schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, bicycle riders and hikers &nd...

  • Scarborough Land Trust adds 43 acres

    SCARBOROUGH — The town has donated nearly 30 acres of land to the Scarborough Land Trust, and approved a conservation easement on an additional 13 acres, to expand Jennie and Isaac E. Willey Recre...

  • Brunswick manufacturer gets King's ear on jobs, taxes, regulation

    BRUNSWICK — U.S. Sen. Angus King discussed concerns about education, taxes and energy with representatives of Molnlycke Health Care during a tour of the company's Brunswick Landing facility last week. The Swedish company, which specializes in making high-tech bandages and surgical eq...

  • Brunswick nonprofit's website aims to boost Maine seafood

    BRUNSWICK — Regional development nonprofit CEI has released an online tool aimed at helping retailers, wholesalers and consumers source Maine seafood. The aim is to integrate the state's resources with the growing locavore and buy-local movements that have fortified Maine's agricultu...

  • Brunswick man charged with heroin trafficking

    BRUNSWICK — A 42-year-old Brunswick man was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly bringing heroin into the state. Justin Ryan was charged with Class A aggravated trafficking in heroin, according to a news release from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. For the past month, ...

  • Top of the class: Bath high school student records world's only perfect score on AP test

    BATH — Getting the top score on an Advanced Placement exam is cool enough. But even better? Being told you're the only high school student in the world to have done so on that particular test. Balt von Huene of Arrowsic, a senior at Morse High School, did just that last spring...

  • Architect selection begins for new Topsham high school

    TOPSHAM — School Administrative District 75 could choose an architect next month for the rebuilding or renovation of Mt. Ararat High School. The district's Designer Selection Committee was scheduled to interview four architecture firms Tuesday, Superintendent Brad Smith said in an em...