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News

Boston’s top cop pursues milestone

Commissioner will run his 50th marathon in Maine

The Maine Coast Marathon is only in the fourth year of its second lease on life, but it is poised for a record run by a runner who may be its most notable entrant yet.  Boston Police Commissioner William Evans confirmed Monday that he will run h More...

Not necessarily in bad faith

But atheist artist aware his work may create controversy with biblical collages

KENNEBUNK — As an artist, G. Bud Swenson of Kennebunk knows all too well that a work can do more than inspire a conversation. Sometimes, it can create a controversy.  More...

Editorial

Stress and the modern librarian

Library Links

In my lengthy career as a librarian I have often heard “gee, you’re a librarian, must be nice to read all day.” That would be awesome, I would love that job.  More...

A reminder to public officials: Do business in public

The statutes governing executive sessions in Maine are among the laws most overlooked by elected officials. Despite a requirement under Maine law, 1 M.R.S.A.  More...

La Belle Chevelure De Laura

Cette histoire ou récit est tirée de ma dernière oeuvre pas encore publiée, “Souvenances d’une Enfance Francophone Rêveuse.” C’est à propos de ma grand’mère paternelle, Laura Simard Beaupré, qui est décédée en 1949. More...

Board approves RSU 23 budget; it goes to voters next

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Regional School Unit 23’s budget for next year has been formally OK’d by the district’s school board, and will need to be approved next at a regional budget meeting open to voting by any town resident. More...

Does new task force mirror existing group?

BIDDEFORD – An informal mayoral task force has been meeting for several months to discuss how to coordinate moving downtown forward. More...

News Updates

Newest website updates:

Additional letters - November 3rd, 2016 - 11:29am
Biddeford native works for animal rights - August 26th, 2016 - 10:27am
Petition for second assembly surfaces - June 13th, 2015 - 9:56am
Officer given state sentiment - May 26th, 2015 - 3:15pm
Whistle Blower - May 12th, 2015 - 1:27pm

Neighbors

Join the circus

Left, Deb Lombard, director, choreographer and founder of The Dance Company, chose for the children’s group to perform a circus-themed number because the class at Little Horizons is learning ab More...

Summer Camp Guide

Coastal Studies for Girls   More...

Community News

Author of Titanic book to speak at McArthur

Author Mac Smith will be at McArthur Library 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27 at to discuss his book, “Mainers on the Titanic.”  More...

TA to showcase boats before April 20 ArtWalk

See a display of model boats that were designed and built by Thornton Academy students who participated in Compass Project’s pilot Model Boat Design/Build Program. More...

Auxiliary to host Girls Night Out on May 18

Southern Maine Health Care’s sixth annual Girls Night Out will be held Wednesday, May 18 at the Coastal House, 2128 Post Road (Route 1) in Wells. The evening will begin at 5:30 p.m. More...

Things to Do

Things to Do

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