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  • Portland street studies center on better connnections

    PORTLAND — West Commercial Street and Tukey's Bridge are not physically connected. They are connected in concept, though, as a study group seeks public opinion on how both of them can better serve pedestrians and bicyclists.

  • After a wooly start, Portland company expects fleecy future

    PORTLAND — In this case, getting fleeced will have its benefits. Former City Councilor and School Board member Dory Waxman, now the owner of Old Port Wool & Textile Co. at 52 Danforth St., said she is expanding the business with the help of her son, Ben Waxman and former Brian Bo...

  • After 15-year pause, Falmouth Land Trust seals deal for 62-acre farm

    FALMOUTH — For the first time in 15 years, the Falmouth Land Trust has made a new acquisition. FLT closed on the purchase of the Capall Creek Farm property,

  • July 4th in Freeport includes parade, concert, fireworks

    FREEPORT — Independence Day events start early in the day and end after dark. This year's Fourth of July celebration will begin at 7 a.m. with a blueberry pancake and sausage breakfast at St. Jude Hall at the corner of Main and School streets. It is scheduled to go until 10 a.m., whe...

  • Freeport forum examines farming from a female perspective

    FREEPORT — A panel discussion Monday at Wolfe's Neck Farm had federal officials, politicians, and local farmers talking about challenges women face in farming. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, led the discussion, which included U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kryst...

  • Long before the Yarmouth Clam Festival parade passes by

    With about two weeks left before the 50th Yarmouth Clam Festival, the first set of parade chairs came out this week on Main Street, part of a town tradition of securing prime viewing position in advance. The parade on Friday night, July 17, will include more than 130 floats, marching bands, vehic...

  • Teen injured, another charged after Brunswick crash

    BRUNSWICK — A Cumberland teenager who police said was racing against another driver on Highland Road on Sunday night was taken to Mid Coast Hospital after his car crashed into a tree and rolled several times. Police and rescue were called to the crash just after 10 p.m. Sunday, and f...

  • Man charged in Portland home burglaries

    PORTLAND — A city man faces criminal charges after his arrest in connection with several residential burglaries, according to police. Richard Coleman, 29, was arrested on Saturday, June 27, and charged with two counts each of burglary and theft, in addition to charges of possession o...

  • Heritage Days greets new Main Street Bath director

    BATH — Jake Korb will know soon enough if he's made the right career move. The 23-year-old became Maine Street Bath's new program director June 17. Heritage Days, the city's annual crowd-drawing Independ...

  • Topsham event launches Mid-Coast summer food program

    TOPSHAM — The sun was bright outside Mt. Ararat Middle School June 26, with music playing and children enjoying healthy snacks and fun games. The perfect setting for the start of the region's summer food service program. The Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program provides youths ...