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Strategy shifts ​​for innovative incubator plan

RAYMOND - Last fall, Raymond executive assistant Danielle Loring contacted Greg Cavanaugh, assistant director for the University of Southern Maine’s Campus Ventures engineering and entrepreneurship pr

Showdown set on Standish term limits

STANDISH - Long-time Standish Town Councilor Phil Pomerleau has proposed a charter amendment that would impose term limits on a swath of elected town officials, including councilors, budget committee

School gardening program may fend for itself

A popular farm-to-school program at School Administrative District 6 schools has been sustained for three years by the largesse of a national nonprofit devoted to fighting childhood obesity. 

Sprinkler leak floods Gray library

GRAY - Despite a sprinkler head leak that flooded the recently renovated Gray Public Library with several thousand gallons of water, the library’s collection has emerged from the damage nearly unscath

‘Dedicated’ Windham assessor picked for honor

WINDHAM - David Sawyer, Windham’s tax assessor, has been named Maine Assessor of the Year.

CrossFit comes to Windham

WINDHAM - Two months after opening, CrossFit MF, a hardcore fitness center in North Windham, already has doubled its membership to 50, according to Matt Sherburne, a co-owner of the new business.

‘North Woods Law’ stars at Maine Wildlife Park

Several of the human and some of the canine stars of Animal Planet’s popular TV show, “North Woods Law,” will appear at the Maine Wildlife Park, Route 26, Gray, on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 9:30 a.m.

Westbrook water-main project unearths rare find

WESTBROOK - Rare and well-preserved wooden water pipes have been unearthed from the ground on Longfellow Street in Westbrook. 

Public safety chief resigns

WESTBROOK - Michael Pardue, Westbrook’s public safety director, resigned this week, an announcement that he says is unrelated to a possible sexual harassment claim against the police department.

Martin’s Point opens $5M home

GORHAM - The new Martin’s Point Health Care facility in Gorham is ready, and officials will celebrate completion of the $5 million project with a ceremony this week.