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  • Falmouth plans forum to discuss Route 1 shopping center, development

    FALMOUTH — Residents are invited to a community forum Nov. 14 to discuss their vision and ideas for development of the Falmouth Shopping Center property along Route 1. The 5 1/2-hour charette will consist of polling and small-group discussion, and will include presentations by tow...

  • BIW to temporarily lay off nearly 200 employees

    BATH — Bath Iron Works will temporarily lay off 191 workers from its largest union until more work is available, the shipyard announced last week. The layoffs will affect nine trades among members of Local S6: crane operators, stage builders, pipefitters, tinsmiths, electricians...

  • Harpswell voters overwhelmingly approve affordable housing grant, cell tower work

    HARPSWELL — The town can now authorize a $40,000 grant to benefit Hamilton Place, a workforce housing development on Harpswell Neck, thanks to a decisive approval from voters on Election Day.  Voters also approved an easement that will allow FairPoint Communications to install ut...

  • Bids too high, so Yarmouth reduces Route 88 paving project

    YARMOUTH — Construction bids for the Route 88 paving project came back to the town higher than expected, and as a result the project will have to be shortened and sent back out to bid. According to Town Engineer Dan Jellis, the project must be reduced by nearly half the original distance. ...

  • Falmouth girls organize basketball tourney to benefit teammate

    FALMOUTH — A girls basketball team is proving teamwork doesn't have to stop when you leave the court. The Maine Swish is an off-season basketball team for high school girls. Its head coach, Cathy Evers, and most of the team hail from Falmouth, but one of the teammates, Kaylee Tayl...

  • Write-in candidate Ross wins Cape Elizabeth-South Portland water district seat

    SOUTH PORTLAND — South Portland City Clerk Sue Mooney on Thursday said resident Wayne Ross won the the Cape Elizabeth-South Portland seat on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees in Tuesday's election. There were no candidates on the ballot, but 1,097 write-in votes were cast ...

  • Recount scheduled in South Portland School Board election; DeAngelis, Gilboy win City Council seats

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Former City Councilor Rosemarie DeAngelis won a three-way race to again represent District 3 on the council Tuesday, while about a dozen votes separated two School Board candidates. City Clerk Sue Mooney said Friday that a recount will be conducted Monday, Nov. 9,...

  • Cape Elizabeth elects 6 new leaders; Lennon re-elected to Town Council

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In a Town Council and School Board election that attracted 13 candidates, nearly 70 percent of registered voters turned out to vote. Councilor Sara Lennon was elected to another three-year term on the Town Council with 2,790 votes, but the other incumbent, School Board incu...

  • Falmouth council revisits workforce housing options

    FALMOUTH — The Town Council will take a fresh look at workforce housing options during a workshop meeting next week. In May, little more than a year after establishing an ad hoc Workforce Housing Commission, councilors voted to halt plans for an affordable housing development on t...

  • Driver charged with murder in Portland hit, run

    PORTLAND — A Scarborough man who allegedly intentionally ran down another man with his SUV last week has been charged with murder. Police say Timothy Antone drove to the Auburn Street apartment building of Roland Villacci the morning of Oct. 28 and ran Villacci over with his For...