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  • Pro bowling rolls into Portland

    Professional bowler Chris Barnes lets one roll Sunday at Bayside Bowl in Portland during a two-day team event of 40 professional bowlers competing for a $250,000 prize purse from...

  • Scarborough fire injures 1

    SCARBOROUGH — A fire Wednesday morning injured a woman and destroyed two apartments at 223 Gorham Road, near Mussey Road. The blaze was believed to have started in the garage of Tailor Done Lawn Care, and spread to the building's connecting apartments, according to reports. ...

  • South Portland High School ecology efforts earn award

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The South Portland High School ecology program recently received ecomaine's eco-Excellence Award for efforts to initiate and maintain a recycling and composting service at the high school. The program helps to divert nearly nine tons of waste each year from the ...

  • Brunswick train barn permit going to DEP hearing

    BRUNSWICK — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection next week will hold a public meeting on a storm-water permit needed for a proposed Amtrak train layover facility. The hearing – to be held at the Brunswick Country Club, 165 River Road, on Wednesday, March 25 – ...

  • Improved Bath Food Pantry to open in April

    BATH — The Bath Food Pantry, a longtime staple for community members in need, plans to open in a new location within the same building next month. And thanks to the help of people like Steve Vachon and his electrical technology students at the Bath Regional Career & Technical Cen...

  • Portland police probe armed robbery attempt on Congress Street

    PORTLAND — Police said a man threatened a clerk with a handgun at the Gulf Mart at 754 Congress St. on Tuesday night, but fled without taking any money. Lt. James Sweatt said the suspect entered the store around 10:25 p.m. and demanded cash, and then fled on foot on Neal Street. No c...

  • Bath arts center to stage performing arts camp

    BATH — Some people can sing, others can act, and others can dance. The Chocolate Church Arts Center's "Triple Threat" camp will teach you to do all three. Registration is open for the April 20-24 performing arts camp, geared toward students from age 10-13. Space is limited to ...

  • Harpswell voters OK $4.5M budget, Cedar Beach fees

    HARPSWELL — Town Meeting on March 14 approved a $4.5 million budget, paying a share of Cedar Beach Road legal fees, a raise for the road commissioner, and the sale of the West Harpswell School. Harpswell's total appropriations – including the municipal budget (up 1.8 percent), ...

  • Navy tug in Bath

    U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Reginald Glover helps Kenneth and Royce Kirk, ages 5 and 4, respectively, wearing red, during the Blarney Days tug-o-war on March 14 in Bath.

  • Yarmouth school budget may increase 4%

    YARMOUTH — The school superintendent's proposed budget for fiscal year 2016 includes an increase of almost $844,000, or 3.98 percent. If approved, the $22 million budget would result in about $800,000 in additional property taxes, or a 4.6 percent increase. At a March 12 Schoo...