The York Weekly

York Public Library announces Summer Film Series

YORK — The York Public Library will present its 10th Annual Summer Series of critically acclaimed films every Sunday evening through Aug. 31. All screenings start at 7 p.m., the public is invited, and admission is free — made possible by...

Dream Factory to hold wine tasting fundraiser

YORK, Maine — The Dream Factory of Maine – York Chapter, is holding its first annual wine tasting from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at Lobster in the Rough on Route 1 in York.

Buy books at York library this week

YORK, Maine – Summer reading begins in earnest this week with the York Public Library's annual book sale.

Are there sharks in our waters?

Summer is here, and with it the number of people going to the ocean to swim, play and cool off skyrockets. These short few months are also the time of year when more shark sightings are reported, and shark hype and panic typically peaks as well.

York planners OK police station, connector road

YORK, Maine — Two years after the initial project stalled, the York Planning Board on Thursday unanimously gave final approval for the town to build a new police station and connector road from Ridge Road to Route 1.

Longfin squid fishing creates mess in Kittery

KITTERY POINT, Maine — An unusual problem has surfaced, quite literally, at Pepperrell Cove recently, say town officials, as ink from squirting squid caught by fishermen has sprayed the ground, the pier, floats and dinghies.

Seacoast Area Pet Expo set for Saturday

YORK – The Seacoast Area Pet Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at the American Legion on Hannaford Drive.

Eliot selectmen, residents discuss changes to growth ordinance

ELIOT, Maine — Growth was the main topic at the Board of Selectmen meeting Thursday evening. Nancy Graham of North Berwick, owner of a lot on Pleasant Street, requested that the town hold a special town meeting to repeal the town's growth ordinance.

Ham, Wiatt win Four on the 4th

YORK — Cotton Ham of Penacook, N.H., was the first runner to cross the finish line at the 35th annual Four on the 4th 4-mile road race Friday.

York woman, dog locate missing woman

YORK, Maine — A 77-year-old South Portland woman who has been missing since Monday was found safe in the woods of Waterford Wednesday morning by Kobuk, a 5-year-old German shepherd search and rescue dog and owner Elizabeth Fossett of York.