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  • 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...

  • North Yarmouth development question takes shape

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen was expected to vote Tuesday on a special Town Meeting warrant for a Nov. 3 referendum to decide the future of the Village Center. Selectmen on Feb. 3 recommended that North Yarmouth Memorial School, closed last year, be redeveloped as a munici...

  • Nomination papers available next week in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Nomination papers for the Nov. 3 election will be available July 27 at Town Hall. Nine seats on various boards will be on the ballot. Nomination papers are due back to Town Clerk Christine Wolfe by Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. Two seats are up for re-election on the Town Counc...

  • Sweet competition in Yarmouth: Blueberry soda joins lime rickey at 50th Clam Festival

    YARMOUTH — If clams are the food of the Yarmouth Clam Festival, lime rickeys are the drink. After 50 years, though, the citrus seltzer concoction had some competition. Yarmouth Football Boosters introduced blueberry soda to this year's festival, which took place July 17-19. Je...

  • Portland council puts $15 hourly minimum wage on November ballot

    PORTLAND — City voters on Nov. 3 will decide whether to establish a $15-per-hour minimum wage by Jan. 1, 2019. City councilors on Sept. 9, meanwhile, will revisit the minimum wage ordinance they passed...

  • Portland residents promote solar power 'farming'

    PORTLAND — A group of city residents are trying to generate interest in life on the farm – a community solar farm. In a 6:30 p.m. open house Wednesday at St. Luke's Church, 143 State St., members of Sierra Club’s Portland Climate Action Team will explain how solar farms e...

  • Maine high court to rule on smart meter challenge

    PORTLAND — The final say on the public health risks of "smart meters" lies with the state supreme court. After opponents of a Maine Public Utilities Commission decision on the safety of the electricity meters filed

  • Roots run deep at Falmouth's thriving garden centers

    FALMOUTH — While it's difficult for small businesses to survive, two local gardening supply businesses have found a way to thrive. Skillins Greenhouses, a fifth-generation family-owned business, opened in 1885. Based at 89 Foreside Road, the bus...