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  • Letter: Save Main St. from what?

    I have been a resident of Cumberland for 17 years and am trying to understand the opposition to the establishment of a credit union on Main Street. I think "saving" Main Street from a credit union is a bit melodramatic. I don't quite know what we would be "saving" Main Str...

  • SAD 51 voters deadlock on school budget

    CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 officials are expected to recount ballots after Cumberland and North Yarmouth voters combined for a tie in the school budget validation referendum Tuesday. There aren't many ballots to recount: turnout in both towns was around 10 perc...

  • SAD 51 approves flat school budget for May election

    CUMBERLAND — The School Administrative District 51 board approved a flat school budget to go to public vote in May. The $28 million budget includes recently controversial cuts, such as eliminating dean of students positions at the middle and high schools, but addresses many citiz...

  • Update: Club pulls plug on Toby Keith concert in Cumberland

    CUMBERLAND — A proposed concert featuring country music star Toby Keith at the Cumberland Fairgrounds has been canned before the Town Council could take up the matter next Monday. Keith's performance was proposed for July, pending approval of a mass gathering permit by the Town Counci...

  • Greenlaw appeals junk yard decision

    CUMBERLAND — Greenlaw Salvage owner Thomas Greenlaw has filed an appeal of a recent Superior Court decision that upheld a Town Council vote not to renew his junk yard license. The court decision, which now will be reviewed by Maine's Supreme Judicial Court, would force Greenlaw to clean up hi...

  • No candidates yet for SAD 51 board seat

    CUMBERLAND — With an April 27 deadline looming, no one has filed nomination papers for one available School Administrative District 51seat up for election on June 9. The School Board seat available to Cumberland residents is currently occupied by Tom Shepar. If no one files paper...

  • Cumberland-Portland firefighter's trial expected in May

    NORTH YARMOUTH — A Cumberland and Portland firefighter accused of sexually abusing two teenage girls is expected to go on trial in May. Craig Rawnsley, 41, faces eight felony counts of sexual abuse of a minor and four misdemeanor counts, including two for unlawful sexual touching ...

  • Toby Keith may perform at Cumberland Fairgrounds; opposition expected

    CUMBERLAND — Country music star Toby Keith may perform in Cumberland this summer if the Town Council approves a permit for the concert. The council will hear a permit request at its regular council meeting on Monday, April 27, and will hold a special meeting April 29 for final con...

  • Cumberland Police Beat

    Arrests 4/17 at 12:51 a.m. Ryan Delaney, 27, of Autumn Lane, Yarmouth, was arrested on Gray Road by Officer Christopher Woodcock on a charge of operating under the influence. 4/18 at 1:27 a.m. Kyle Casey, 26, of Gray Road, Falmouth, was arrested on G...

  • Blueberry Hill paving narrowly advances in Cumberland

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council vote 4-3 Monday to allow a driveway to be laid over about 300 feet of town-owned property at the end of Greely Road Extension. The property is part of an unbuilt portion of roadway between Greely Road Extension and Pleasant Valley Road, and is often ...