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  • Calling all captains: South Portland fishing tournament for veterans needs more boats

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When Harvey Weinstein saw a news report about a man who had taken two soldiers fishing in a little canoe, he was touched by the joy the experience brought to the veterans.  "They stepped off that boat grinning ear-to-ear with the fish they had just caught,&q...

  • Open for business: Village life blooms in South Portland's Willard Square

    SOUTH PORTLAND — When Bob Johnson bought an old building in

  • Brunswick woman injured in I-295 crash

    FREEPORT — A Brunswick woman was hospitalized at Maine Medical Center in Portland last week after the vehicle she was driving sideswiped another vehicle on Interstate 295 in Freeport. The accident stalled northbound traffic for nearly three hours during the afternoon hours of July 22. ...

  • Redevelopment of former Konica Minolta building in Scarborough could be in jeopardy

    SCARBOROUGH — A redevelopment project that would breathe new life into a vacant building on Route 1 could be in jeopardy. Hardypond Construction owner Robert Gaudreau, who transformed the nearby former Humpty Dumpty Potato Chip building into Nonesuch River Plaza, said Wednesday he...

  • Yarmouth Council approves Madeline Point funding

    YARMOUTH — The Town Council voted 6-1 to appropriate $173,000 to begin improvements at Madeline Point. Of the $173,000 to complete the first two phases, $143,000 will come from the Harbor and Waterfront reserve fund and $30,000 from surplus. At a council meeting on Monday night, Town Manager ...

  • Bath elementary school principal to retire next year

    BATH — Larry Dyer, principal of the Fisher-Mitchell School and a school administrator in the city for nearly 15 years, will retire effective June 30, 2010. Dyer's announcement, made following the end of the 2008-09 school year last month, was discussed by the Regional School Unit...

  • Correction

    Last week's story, "Falmouth seeks stimulus money for improvements to fire station", should have said some Town Councilors voiced their support of the plan.

  • Brunswick council adopts new zoning districts for BNAS

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously approved three new zoning districts that will help govern the reuse of Brunswick Naval Air Station. The council's 7-0 vote came despite a lingering disagreement between a citizen group pushing for land use controls on contaminated...

  • Bath workshop to target invasive forest pest

    BATH — Although the Asian long-horned beetle has not yet been detected in Maine, its tree-destroying presence in New England has put arborists including Tom Hoerth of Bath on alert – particularly since nearly half the city's public trees happen to be one of the top items on the beetle's m...

  • Once delayed, Brunswick bar gets live-music permit, with conditions

    BRUNSWICK — When the clock strikes midnight – and sometimes long after that – the area around M.J.'s Grille & Tavern on Maine Street can be filled with late-night revelers whose loss of inhibitions carries well past last call.  Such scenes are not unique to M.J.'s, but ...