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Freeport, Maine is located in Cumberland County. Zip codes in Freeport, ME include 04032, 04034, and 04033. The median home price in Freeport is $335,000. More Freeport information.

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19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Brunswick train tension begs the question: Where's the market for service north of Portland?

Press reports and related comments on the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority's plan to construct a 60,000-square-foot maintenance and layover facility adjacent to a Brunswick neighborhood generally have portrayed the situation as a love-hate battle between visionary train enthusiasts and narrow-minded, self-centered, obstructionist ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

"For the Love of Needle and Thread"

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FREEPORT, Maine - The Southern Maine Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America is sponsoring the "For the Love of Needle and Thread" series through Sept.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Herald Gazette

Dorothy Bates

Dorothy Bates , 65, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014, at her home, following a courageous battle with cancer.

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Bangor Daily News

'It takes more than medicine to heal a child': Student musicians...

Tucker Pierce and Perrin Davidson jam together during one song. Both said they had a lot of fun during the set and that they would like to come play again in the future.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Torrential downpour washes out bridge in Freeport, strands two families

Two families were stranded Wednesday after a torrential downpour washed out the one and only bridge leading to their homes in Freeport.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

NC firm encourages Maine fishermen to sell invasive green crabs to be processed into cat food

Invasive European green crabs, which have devoured shellfish flats in Casco Bay and other areas along the coast for the past couple of years, have appeared later and in fewer numbers so far in 2014, but researchers warn their numbers could continue to increase as the water warms.

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Sun Journal

Brunswick agrees to accept students from Durham, Pownal if Freeport quits RSU 5

The Brunswick School Board voted Wednesday to become the school of guaranteed acceptance for Regional School Unit 5 students from Durham and Pownal, who may be divorced from Freeport if that town pulls out of the RSU.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Roads severely damaged along Maine's Midcoast

There's not much left of Turkey Ridge Lane ,in Freeport. There are only two homes on the private road, and Arleen Siegert-Young lives in one of them.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bangor Daily News

State gives conditional OK of Freeport plan to withdraw from regional school district

The Maine Department of Education has conditionally approved Freeport's proposed agreement for withdrawal from Regional School Unit 5, bringing the action one step closer to a Nov. 4 referendum.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Bangor Daily News

'Kids are natural explorers': Maine program eyes youth movement in sustainable foods

Freeport Grill chef Josh Hambrick accepts the freshly picked vegetables from the Farm to Table Kids children so they can learn about the process of food going from the farm to the table.

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Scientific American

Glass Eel Gold Rush Casts Maine Fishermen against Scientists [Slide Show]

Henry McVane sets up his gear along a stream bank at midnight just outside the town of Freeport, Maine.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

RSU 5 board seeks November vote on Freeport's withdrawal

The board of directors of Regional School Unit 5 sent the Freeport withdrawal agreement to the Department of Education on Wednesday with the intent to have it on the local ballot in November.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Yarmouth council endorses commuter bus service to Portland

The service, proposed at a June meeting in Freeport , would be a morning and evening commuter run with stops in Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth and Freeport.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Kidney donor, recipient to run together in Beach to Beacon

A kidney donor and the Freeport man who received the lifesaving donation will run together in this weekend's Beach to Beacon 10k.

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Bangor Daily News

Invasive green crabs creep back into Casco Bay

Despite cautious optimism earlier this year that midcoast mudflats would be spared, invasive European green crabs were apparently only waiting for warmer water to scurry back into the area and begin wreaking havoc on the shellfish industry.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

75 years after being 'Lost on a Mountain in Maine,' Donn Fendler to be feted in Freeport

Donn Fendler reflects on the 75th anniversary of his being "Lost on a Mountain in Maine," Thursday at his camp in Newport.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Herald Gazette

Bowie grabs emotional Late Model victory at Wiscasset

Wiscasset Speedway underwent a makeover last week. The back stretch wall was pushed back, making a bit more room in the area at the oval.

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Bangor Daily News

Freeport group reviews proposal for plastic bag ban

Members agreed, however, that there are three possible scenarios to consider: a plastic bag ban, a bag tax like the one recently approved in Portland, or no action.

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