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  • Correction

    Last week's Page 1 story, "Falmouth gets 3 options, $5M estimate for new library,"  should have said that between 2002 and 2012, lending of traditional books, audio books, e-books and other items by Falmouth Memorial Library has increased by about 40 percent, according to library figures.

  • The Forecaster and Bangor Daily News announce collaboration

    PORTLAND — Sun Media Group and the Bangor Daily News are proud to announce that The Forecaster and BDN are now working together to offer Maine the most comprehensive news, information, sports and entertainment coverage in the state. Beginning today, the news organizations have entered into ...

  • Volunteers needed to monitor water quality

    BRUNSWICK — Friends of Casco Bay is recruiting volunteers to help the environmental organization monitor water quality at selected sites around the rim of Casco Bay.  A five-hour training session will be held April 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Southern Maine Community College's ...

  • New Yarmouth planner to start April 6

    YARMOUTH — Vanessa Farr will replace Dawn Emerson as the town planner on April 6.

  • Yarmouth Wellness fair at Rowe School

    YARMOUTH — The fourth annual Yarmouth Wellness Fair will be held Saturday, April 4, from 10 am. to 3 p.m. at the Rowe School. The fair will include up to 30 exhibitors offering alternative heath-care resources like acupuncture, chiropractic services, massage, polarity, Reiki and r...

  • 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 ...

  • High school prom dress swap, sale in Freeport

    FREEPORT — Students can bring their gently used prom dresses to Freeport High School, 30 Holbrook St., on Friday, April 10, between 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. for a swap and sale. The Freeport High School junior class is the sponsor of the event, which is open to students from all scho...

  • Annual fabric sale to benefit Safe Passage

    YARMOUTH — The second annual fabric sale to benefit Safe Passage will be held Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event, hosted by Meg Harpool and Alison Beyea, will take place at the First Universalist Church, at 97 Main St. The friends will share their designer remnant ...

  • Correction

    An article in last week's edition should have said that the letters of Mrs. Colcord will be read by Beth Muldoon at a dramatic reading hosted by the Freeport Historical Society.

  • Annual hawk watch at Bradbury Mountain

    FREEPORT — Freeport Wild Bird Supply, formerly of Yarmouth, has partnered with Nikon Sport Optics to sponsor the 2009 Spring Hawkwatch at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal. Danny Akers of Ankeny, Iowa, will be at the peak of the mountain from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day through...