Lisbon’s school spending is due to rise by 5.5 percent, with taxes going up by 10 percent — according to its final budget proposal.
Residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on the spending plan at a public hearing, scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday. The school committee is set to meet before the public hearing to approve a final budget proposal.
A North Yarmouth man died from his injuries after his motorcycle collided with a truck Friday afternoon.
Police say a high speed chase ended with a wet arrest Friday morning.
Lobster prices are high in the U.S. right now, but members of the industry expect them to come down soon as the Canadian catch creeps up and America’s summer haul gets going.
A Woolwich family’s home was destroyed in a fire Saturday evening.
Freeport police say a motorcyclist has died from his injuries after colliding with a truck Friday afternoon at the intersection of Desert Road and the Interstate 295 exit 20 southbound off ramp.
Morse High School senior Nina Keyes took home third place at the 11th annual Merriconeag Poetry Festival last week.
Keyes read her poem “Roses are red, violets are blue,” at the festival, one of 20 students selected to do so.
ARIES – MAR 21/APR 20 You will have plenty of time to devote to your favorite projects, Aries. But right now you need to spend some time with close friends and family.
In its upcoming concerts, the Greater Freeport Community Chorus will celebrate the sounds of the cinema.
The chorus is presenting “As Time Goes By: Songs from the Movies” at a pair of shows: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church located at 1 Middle St. in Brunswick, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Congregational Church at 282 Main St. in Cumberland.
Students from seven local schools will have their work on display at the Maine Art Gallery Wiscasset.
The exhibit opens Saturday with a reception from 2- 4 p.m.; it will remain open on weekends from noon to 4 p.m. through May 20.
DEAR ABBY: When I met my husband, he dressed impeccably — suits, sharp sport coats, monogrammed shirts, freshly pressed dress slacks, top-of-the-line leather shoes. Even when we went out with friends for a casual night or a movie, he still dressed well in current, fashionable clothing.