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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...

  • Cumberland Village Center panel set for April 27 discussion

    CUMBERLAND — The Town Council Monday set an April 27 date for revisiting the creation of a Village Center Committee. The committee, which would create long-term planning goals for the town center area, was first proposed in December by Councilor Michael Perfetti, but tabled until...

  • Nomination papers available for town, school offices

    CUMBERLAND — Nomination papers are available for Town Council and School Board seats up for election on June 2. Three Town Council seats are in play, including the at-large seat occupied by Councilor Shirley Storey-King, the West Cumberland seat occupied by Councilor Ron Copp, and...

  • Petition issued to overturn Cumberland contract zone

    CUMBERLAND — A petition to call a referendum on the Town Council's approval of a contract zone on Main Street has been issued by the town clerk's office. Upset by the council's vote to allow construction of a credit union at the former Chase Flower Shop, some residents are hoping...

  • Main Street means business

    As a business owner on Main Street and a citizen of Cumberland for 35 years, I would like to see the credit union on Main Street to restore the original business activity in town. Route 9 is called Main Street for a reason: it is the main artery through town. It should feature busi...

  • Court denies Greenlaw Salvage appeal

    CUMBERLAND — A 2007 Town Council decision that denied a permit renewal for Greenlaw Salvage was upheld in Superior Court earlier this month.

  • Without revenue info, SAD 51 budget still in the dark

    2.98% spending increase proposed

  • North Yarmouth questions cost sharing; Cumberland fears 'civil war'

    CUMBERLAND — Adding to already high tension surrounding Cumberland's municipal budget, North Yarmouth officials have suggested that their town may not support continued cost sharing of library and recreation services.

  • Delays, no injuries because of I-295 crash

    CUMBERLAND — Traffic on Interstate 295 backed up for several miles between Yarmouth and Portland during Monday's rush hour after a southbound car struck a guard rail and collided with a tractor trailer, which in turn struck a second car.