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  • Scarborough council gets Payne Road recommendation

    SCARBOROUGH — Planning staff Wednesday backed the most recent of eight suggested intersection redesigns to control traffic along Payne Road southwest of Haigis Parkway. The plan recommended at a special Town Council meeting would create a new, 550-foot spur of Payne Road  that w...

  • South Portland council eyes city-wide green building standards

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council signaled support Wednesday night for a new ordinance that would require energy-efficient certification for some building projects, but did not move forward a specific proposal. Instead, councilors are planning to hold a panel discussion with an ex...

  • Beginning of a wish in Scarborough

    Four-year-old Kyle St. Clair of Scarborough is a big train buff. So when Make-A-Wish volunteers Teresa Canty and Nicole Matushenko went to his house Monday, Oct. 12, with details about the trip to Walt Disney World they arranged for Kyle and his family, they also organized a ride on the Bayley's Cam...

  • Scarborough welcomes business promising 125 jobs

    SCARBOROUGH — A ceremony Wednesday attended by state and local officials marked the opening of the first PlumChoice regional training and support center in Maine and the company's first expansion from its Billerica, Mass., headquarters. ...

  • Bath Fire Department open house

    Firefighter paramedic Jim Perry helps Abigail Brinson, 4, out the back window of the smoke trailer on Oct. 8 at the Fire Department open house in Bath. The Brunswick Fire Department provided the trailer to teach kids that smoke is as dangerous as fire and can be scary, but if you keep low to the gro...

  • Bath history talk focuses on parade floats

    BATH — The Bath Historical Society kicks off its season of programs with "Patriotism and Progress: Parade Floats in New England Communities, 1788-1976", an illustrated lecture by Jane C. Nylander, on Saturday, Oct. 17. The program takes place in the Patten Free Library C...

  • Topsham candidates forum to be held Oct. 21

    TOPSHAM — The two candidates running for an open seat on the Board of Selectmen will be featured in a public forum on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The forum, hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Brunswick Area and the Topsham Public Library, will be held at Town Hall, 100 Main St., ...

  • South Portland City Council candidates to field questions on Oct. 22

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Candidates for the City Council will debate in a forum scheduled for 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22, in Council Chambers at City Hall, 25 Cottage Road. The forum is sponsored by South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber. Moderator William Arnold said the even...

  • Bath Autumnfest

    Jane Nordmann, 8, of Bath, learns tree climbing the technical way at Bath Autumnfest on Saturday, Oct. 10. Harness and rope climbing was sponsored by the Community Forestry Committee.

  • Cape Elizabeth School Board warned about possibility of layoffs; opposes Questions 2, 4

    CAPE ELIZABETH — School Board members reacted stoically Oct. 13 to news of impending subsidy cuts. Superintendent Alan Hawkins, repeating what he told a reporter last week, told the board ...