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  • Obama calls for hope, and votes, at Michaud rally in Portland

    President Barack Obama joins hands with Democratic U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud on Thursday during a rally supporting Michaud's gubernatorial bid against incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage and independent challenger Eliot Cutler. Obama headlined the rally, which drew 3,000 people to the Portlan...

  • Land Trust raises $500K to purchase Scarborough farm

    SCARBOROUGH — The Scarborough Land Trust recently announced that it has met the $500,000 fundraising goal it had set to purchase the Benjamin Farm property on Pleasant Hill Road. The trust plans to purchase ...

  • Habitat for Humanity launches Topsham 'ReStore' Nov. 1

    TOPSHAM — After seven years in Bath, Habitat for Humanity / 7 Rivers Maine will celebrate the move to its new Topsham location with a grand opening gala this weekend. The celebration, which will include food, drinks and deals, will be held at Habitat's 126 Main St. headquarters Satur...

  • Habitat for Humanity launches Topsham 'ReStore' Nov. 1

    TOPSHAM — After seven years in Bath, Habitat for Humanity / 7 Rivers Maine will celebrate the move to its new Topsham location with a grand opening gala this weekend. The celebration, which will include food, drinks and deals, will be held at Habitat's 126 Main St. headquarters Satur...

  • Harpswell considers slew of ordinance changes

    HARPSWELL — The Planning Board is asking for citizens' input on 10 ordinance amendments under consideration for next year's Town Meeting warrant. The proposed ordinance changes range widely in scope, from a revision of the town's definition of structures to a town-wide ban on pe...

  • Harpswell charter school thrives in its sophomore year

    HARPSWELL — Now in its second year, Harpswell Coastal Academy has doubled its students and staff, added two new grades and broadened programming and long-term projects in its classrooms. That's a lot of transition for the fledgling charter school, and Headmaster John D'Anieri admits ...

  • Bath Police K9 team nets state award

    BATH — Cpl. Michelle Small, a police officer with the city for 13 years, and her K9 dog Sampson were named the Maine State Grange Community Service's outstanding K9 team of the year at a ceremony in Skowhegan Oct. 16. "I was quite surprised to receive the award," Small said Oct. 23 i...

  • Brunswick council OKs Eldridge contract, but vacation-time concerns linger

    BRUNSWICK — As John Eldridge officially takes the reins as Brunswick's new chief executive, he intends to tighten up management practices that have allowed employees to accrue, and be paid for, vacation time over what is allowed by town regulations.  Concern over the substa...

  • United Way seeks funding partnerships

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine is seeking new funding partnerships with local nonprofit organizations that work to improve people’s lives through education, health and financial stability. "United Way is committed to positively improving local people's lives and strengthe...

  • Brunswick woman sentenced for embezzling $365K

    PORTLAND — A Brunswick woman will serve 20 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $300,000 while employed as an accountant at Coastal Enterprises Inc. Stacey A. Backman, 41, who pleaded guilty in June to federal program and tax fraud, was sentenced Tuesday morning in ...