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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...

  • Sweet thanks

    Penny Dennison examines Girl Scout Cookie selections last Saturday at Family Ice Center in Falmouth with the help of Maddy LePage, left, and Elizabeth Babcock before deciding which ones she will buy to send to troops in Iraq. The goal of the "Buy a Box for Our Soldiers" program run by Cumb...

  • SAD 51 expects $231K increase in state funding

    CUMBERLAND — Initial state subsidy information for fiscal 2010 was delivered to school superindentents late last week and the numbers "look positive" for School Administrative District 51, School Board Finance Chairman Tom Shepard said. Though figures won't be finalized ...

  • Cumberland

    Arrests 3/27 at 10 p.m. Kelly McArthur, 41, of Carriage Road, was arrested on Middle Road by Officer Antonio Ridge on a charge of operating under the influence. 3/28 at 1:50 a.m. Timothy Richards, 29, of Blackstrap Road, was arrested at the Southbo...

  • Cumberland's vernal pools to be tested this month

    CUMBERLAND — Town officials and volunteers this month will begin testing 250 areas identified earlier this year as potential vernal pools. The Department of Environmental Protection began regulating significant vernal pools and the areas surrounding them in 2007. Unlike neighbori...

  • Federal grant beefs up Cumberland fire coverage

    CUMBERLAND — Grant funding is no stranger to the Cumberland Fire Department. Since 2000, the department has been awarded $1.3 million of the $2.9 million it's sought. The most recent grant, awarded in January, will help fund a full-time firefighter/EMT for the next 5 years, allow...

  • Maple Sunday mist

    Janck Underwood, left, Andrea Connor, Diane Goddard, and Hillary Conner view the maple evaporator at Pleasant Valley Farms is Cumberland last Sunday, when the farm opened its doors to the public for Maine Maple Sunday. (Matthew DeLorme photo)

  • Cumberland

    Arrests 3/19 at 7:13 p.m. Daniel McCann, 31, of Portland Road, Gray, was arrested by Officer Christopher Woodcock on a warrant. 3/20 at 12:19 a.m. Thomas Natalie, 45, of Tuttle Road, was arrested by Officer Antonio Ridge on a charge of operating unde...

  • Not your average Girl Scout

    Greely HS student takes unorthodox road to Gold Award CUMBERLAND — Greely High School senior Victoria Pisini is an active kind of girl. A three-sport athlete who plays soccer, softball and runs cross country, she also heads the student council, helps lead the Latin club, s...