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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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Sunday | Bangor Daily News

Teachers matter: How Mr. Miskell changed the world

On one afternoon almost 40 years ago, my ninth grade geometry teacher, Mr. Miskell, stood in front of a chalkboard, paused, and then proceeded to change the world - making it a better place for me, forever.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Freeport moves another step closer to quitting regional school district

After members of the public mostly expressed support Tuesday, the Freeport withdrawal committee is now waiting for the Maine Department of Education to give final approval to the town's withdrawal from Regional School Unit 5. The Education Department last month conditionally approved Freeport's plan to withdraw from RSU 5, which it shares with ... (more)

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Bangor Daily News

'We were trapped': Washout leaves Freeport resident with no way...

Nurse Elizabeth Toothaker never imagined what she'd be coming home to while she was working the third shift at Mercy Hospital on the night of Aug. 13. Turkey Ridge Lane, Toothaker's private road off Betty's Way and Fernald Road, had been destroyed by high water and strong currents from a torrential rain storm.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

RSU withdrawal public hearing held

Freeport residents participated in a public hearing on Tuesday night about the town withdrawing from Regional School Unit 5. The unit also includes the towns of Durham and Pownal.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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