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  • Event to mark Eagle Island historic status

    HARPSWELL — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry is hosting a free celebration Saturday, July 25, of Eagle Island's designation as a national historic landmark. The island, which houses the summer home of Arctic explorer Adm. Robert Peary, was designated a ...

  • After Harpswell court case, public use surges on beaches

    HARPSWELL — If you open it, they will come. Town officials say public use of beaches is increasing, in part thanks to successful court battles to open Cedar Beach. On a recent Friday afternoon, about half a dozen families sun-bathed, beach-combed and swam in the beach's s...

  • Peace Fair to be held on Brunswick Mall

    BRUNSWICK — The 11th annual Peace Fair will be held Aug. 1 on the town Mall. The theme this year is "Building A World In Which All Children Can Thrive." The event, sponsored b...

  • South Portland uses state aid windfall to reduce property tax

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After learning recently that the city will receive an additional $884,000 in state education subsidies for the...

  • FBI, police probe robberies in Freeport, Portland

    FREEPORT — The FBI has joined police officers from Portland, Brunswick, Yarmouth and Freeport to investigate three robberies that took place Friday afternoon. Portland Lt. James Sweatt said Monday that given the timeline and other information, “We believe there’s a good c...

  • Freeport sets public hearing on dead-end road rules

    FREEPORT — The Town Council on Tuesday scheduled a public hearing for Aug. 4 on a proposed ordinance amendment governing dead-end roads. Councilors on July 21 also awarded a contract for a new fire truck and approved transferring ownership of a road to Regional School Unit 5.

  • Falmouth wrestles with school aid windfall

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council and School Board finance committees disagreed Tuesday afternoon about how to best use nearly $522,000 in unexpected state aid to education. Town Manager Nathan Poore said the money can be used for only two things: reducing the mil rate or increasing the Sc...

  • Cumberland board OKs plan for former Payson property

    CUMBERLAND — The Planning Board Tuesday night unanimously approved the town's plan for parking and access at a Foreside Road beach property, more commonly known as the Pays...