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  • Higher calling

    University of New England senior Katie Cormier stuffs insulation into a second floor crawlway, during a student-led work effort at a Habitat for Humanity house on West Street in Freeport on Feb. 25. Cormier was one of several UNE students that opted out of traditional Spring Break activities in o...

  • Letter: Freeport pastor responds

    Stephen Farrand's letter in response to my letter begs for correction. The most up-to-date English translations of the Bible use the word "drunkard" and not the word "alcoholic" because it's not simply referring to those who need treatment, but those who in recent weeks hav... 2

  • Job fair Thursday for Freeport Village Station

    FREEPORT — There will be a job fair on Thursday, April 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Freeport Community Library. The fair is hosted by the Freeport Merchants Association, Freeport Village Station and the Freeport Economic Development Corp. A few of the participating businesses...

  • Freeport police claim shortcomings threaten public safety

    FREEPORT — A nine-page letter signed by members of the Police Department was sent to the police chief, the town manager and the Town Council last week listing concerns about public safety, departmental staffing, budgetary limitations and dispatch consolidation. The open letter out...

  • Freeport teens to present a curious version of 'Alice'

    FREEPORT — A handful of creative Freeport High School students, in collaboration with Carol and John Farrell and Ian Bannon of Figures of Speech Theater, have created an adaptation of the Lewis Carrol books "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass."

  • Freeport RSU proposes $24M budget

    FREEPORT — A preliminary fiscal 2010 budget of $24 million for Regional School Unit 5 was presented at a workshop Saturday, three days after a superintendent was selected to run the district.

  • Durham school chief tapped by RSU 5

    FREEPORT — Shannon Welsh, superintendent of School Union 30 in Durham, was named chief of Regional School Unit 5 last week. She was narrowly selected over Freeport and Pownal Superintendent Elaine Tomaszewski after a 2 1/2-hour closed-door meeting of the RSU board.

  • Hospitality scholarships accepting applications

    FREEPORT — Applications are available for the 25th annual scholarship program provided by the Maine Innkeepers Association, through its affiliate, the Maine Innkeepers Education Foundation. The program is designed to help Maine students pursuing careers in hotel administration or ...

  • Chair-ity event to benefit Freeport teen center

    FREEPORT — Teenagers, professional artists and parents donated their artistic abilities to paint 40 solid maple chairs that will be auctioned on Sunday, March 29, at the Freeport Community Center.

  • Freeport students qualify for Academic WorldQuest

    FREEPORT — A group of four high school students will compete against teams from 40 other states at the 2009 Academic WorldQuest next week in Washington, D.C.