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  • Yarmouth students receive grants for community projects

    YARMOUTH — The Yarmouth Alumni Association recently awarded its second annual Community Stewardship Grant to high school juniors Reed Wommack and Danielle Torres, who will work on community outreach projects. The two students will each receive a $3,000 grant. The grant opportunity...

  • Volunteers participate in statewide vernal pool mapping

    FREEPORT — Volunteers in 13 towns from Scarborough to Orono are participating in a statewide project to map vernal pools in their communities. The Maine Vernal Pool Mapping Project will help determine the location, size and significance of vernal pools for town planning offices.

  • Update: No charges against Yarmouth boy found walking on I-295

    FREEPORT — Police are unsure what led a 13-year-old boy to walk along Interstate 295 Monday morning, but said he will be evaluated to determine if a medical condition was involved. The Yarmouth teenager, dressed only in black wind pants and a maroon NASCAR bathrobe, was picked ...

  • Community group to host forum on Yarmouth's needs, resources

    YARMOUTH — A new group called Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors, or YarmouthCAN, will host a Community Night on Monday, May 11, to discuss the needs of the town.

  • Yarmouth Town Council race contested, but without Steinbach

    YARMOUTH — Few residents new to town government have shown interest in running for elected office in June, but a handful of former elected officials are running again.

  • Estabrook's to open store in Kennebunk

    YARMOUTH — The family-owned garden center, Estabrook's Farm and Greenhouse, will open its third location in Kennebunk, Saturday, April 25. The new location will be the company's second seasonal garden center and will feature perennial and annual plants, mulch, and gardening suppli...

  • Controlled burn at Pratt's Brook Park

    YARMOUTH — The town Fire and Rescue Department, along with the Parks Department and the Maine Forest Service are planning a small controlled burn in Pratt's Brook Park, where lowbush blueberries used to grow. The Parks Department will be on site removing trees to create firebreaks...

  • Cooking locally, with help from Italy

    YARMOUTH — A farmhouse on West Main Street was filled with the sounds of friendly laughter, the aroma of simmering onions and garlic, and the sight of fresh pasta, as an Italian woman taught a cooking class to a small group of residents. Loredana Betti, resident of Spannocchia, a ...