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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

  • Storm leaves thousands without power

    FALMOUTH — The storm that tore through the state Sunday and Monday left thousands without electricity as heavy, wet snow downed tree limbs and power lines.

  • n-fptrsu Freeport, Durham superintendents compete for RSU 5 job

    FREEPORT — In less than a month, the Regional School Unit 5 Board of Directors is expected to name a superintendent for the Freeport-Pownal-Durham school district.

  • n-fptchamber Freeport chamber gets 2nd chance as FMA votes to move forward

    FREEPORT — While a preliminary Chamber of Commerce proposal did not earn the support of the Freeport Merchant's Association board, closed-door discussions with the Chamber Task Force proved successful and a compromise has been reached.

  • Fancy footwork

    Kevin Chute and Virginia Boyles take a salsa lesson at the second annual Flavors of Freeport Festival last Saturday. The weekend-long event was organized to help raise awareness about the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women campaign against heart disease. (Matthew DeLorme photo)

  • n-fptschoolst Freeport residents luke-warm to street extension

    FREEPORT — After three public meetings, a proposal to extend School Street to Bow Street still is receiving tepid response from residents of the School, Park and Bow street neighborhoods.

  • Clowning around

    Matthew DeLorme photo Sixth-grade boys at Merriconeag Waldorf School in Freeport skillfully execute a pyramid Monday in their circus preformance, "Just Clowning Around." Students at the school, which will host Circus Smirkus this summer, have been learning to ride unicycles, juggle and perform mim...

  • n-BRFfptwaldorfgrant Waldorf High School receives grant for poetry festival

    FREEPORT — Merriconeag Waldorf School received a $1,000 grant from the Maine Humanities Council to support the second annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival. The grant will cover the administrative costs associated with the competition and festival.

  • n-fptRSU RSU 5 board's plate includes superintendent decision

    FREEPORT – The new 11-member Regional School Unit 5 Board of Directors hit the ground running with a three-hour organizational meeting last week.