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400 attend holiday benefit concert at St. Joe’s

For the 24th year, Windham resident Rick Charette and his Bubblegum Band put on a show Nov. 23 for children and adults as part of Saint Joseph College’s Annual Holiday Benefit Concert. 

‘The threat is now gone, behind us’

Students in the Windham-Raymond school system were back at school Thursday following a tumultuous three days in which classes were canceled because of threatening emails.

Raymond forms withdrawal panel

RAYMOND - The Raymond Board of Selectmen and the Regional School Unit 14 Board of Directors have established a four-person committee that will explore Raymond’s withdrawal from the school district. 

Council moves forward on Steep Falls sidewalk

STANDISH - The Standish Town Council is funding a Steep Falls sidewalk project, even though voters have rejected bonding authority for the project twice this year. 

Don’t open until 2114

WESTBROOK - It was a mix of emotions at the Westbrook Historical Society Tuesday, as tributes to one of the city’s most beloved residents gave way to a flurry of excitement at the official closing of

Christmas giving sweet in Gorham

GORHAM - With an assortment of Christmas sweets as presents for shut-ins, two Gorham women were busy Monday in a home kitchen filling decorative tins with cookies.

Firefighters’ gifts warm local children

WESTBROOK - Capt. Randy Mitchell has been delivering holiday gifts to low-income families almost as long as he’s been a firefighter. 

New city clerk starts this week

WESTBROOK - The Westbrook City Council approved the appointment of Angela Holmes as the new city clerk Monday.

Preschool expansion aided by grant

WESTBROOK - A state grant will allow Westbrook to expand its pre-kindergarten program by one classroom next year, as the school department looks ahead to further growth and building projects.

Cheering them on

Members of the Maine harness racing community celebrated their second annual Christmas Carolers on Horseback on Dec. 12.