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  • Cape planners approve Shore Road house for business

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After four years of meetings, Lee Wilson can start formalizing business plans for the yellow Victorian house at 553 Shore Road. The Planning Board Tuesday approved her site plan 5-1. Wilson's process began when she advocated for changes to the Comprehensive Plan which...

  • Cape Council to decide on traffic light

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After months of postponement, Town Councilors are expected to decide the future of the Town Center intersection and a possible traffic light Wednesday, Aug. 26. Erecting a traffic light at the intersection of Route 77 with Scott Dyer and Shore roads has been recom...

  • Marden's seeks approval for Scarborough store

    SCARBOROUGH — Marden's Surplus & Salvage will go before the Planning Board August 31 for site plan approval in its quest to open a new store in the old Wal-Mart on Payne Road. Generally, the process of locating a new business in an existing building would be through code enfor...

  • A bridge built with Hart

    Bath city officials on Wednesday dedicated a bridge in Oak Grove Cemetery in the name of John "Jack" C. Hart Jr. A city councilor who served with the Bath Fire Department for 25 years, Hart was a major advocate of having a bridge built over the railroad tracks dividing the cemetery....

  • Wellness policy promotes healthier meals for Bath students

    BATH — Students will now have healthier choices in the food they receive from their schools, thanks to a new wellness policy passed by the Regional School Unit 1 Board of Directors Monday. In advocating such an initiative for the unit, Superintendent William Shuttleworth said, &q...

  • Payne Road traffic meeting draws a crowd in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — Though they agree the town must address the excessive speed of vehicles traveling Payne Road south of Cabela's, residents and area businesses may never see eye to eye on the optimum volume of traffic along the residential stretch connecting Haigis Parkway with Route 1 in Dunstan ...

  • Scarborough Council's decision on Pine Point land swap stands

    The Scarborough Town Council Wednesday decided to uphold its July 15 decision to go forward with a controversial land swap. During the meeting, attorney Peggy McGehee of Perkins Thompson, who represents the newly formed Save Old Depot Street Association, questions the legality of the town's decision...

  • Maine to join regional school testing program

    After 25 years of testing students in grades 3 through 8 using the Maine Educational Assessment, the Department of Education will administer a new test, the New England Common Assessment Program. The NECAP test is a regional assessment that is used in New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Isla...

  • Cumberland Family Network grows, celebrates 5 years

    CUMBERLAND — As a reporter for WMTW Channel 8 in 2006, Marnie Dean was assigned a story on the Cumberland/North Yarmouth Family Network. She showed up to their annual ice cream social at Toots in North Yarmouth with cameraman in tow, and left with more than just another feature story. ...

  • Wind turbine ordinance on Cumberland horizon

    CUMBERLAND — Wind turbines could become part of the Cumberland landscape if the Town Council decides to move forward discussion of a wind energy system ordinance. A workshop on the draft ordinance will be held Monday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. in Town Hall. The impetus for the possi...