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  • Disposition of Goddard Mansion among public hearing topics in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council will hold three public hearings at its meeting on Monday, Sept. 14. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., councilors will hear public input on the amended shoreland zoning ordinance, the conceptual Shore Road pathway and the Goddard Mansion ruins. In February...

  • Meeting set on Freeport park dog policy

    FREEPORT — On Monday, Sept. 14, the Winslow Park Commission will hold a public meeting on its dog policy. The policy requires dogs to be leashed between May 1 through Columbus Day when the campground is open. From Columbus Day through April 31, dogs are permitted off-leash in the...

  • RSU 5 to host community forum

    FREEPORT — Using recently acquired grant funding, Regional School Unit 5 will begin to develop a strategic plan to help strengthen the district's academic, innovation and financial efficiencies. The planning process will begin Monday, Sept. 14, at the Freeport Performing Arts Center from 6-9...

  • U-peek season

    Ellen McEnaney of Westbrook peeks from behind the limbs and low-hanging fruit on a tree at Orchard Hill Farm in Cumberland on Saturday, Sept. 5, the first day this season that the farm was open for pick-your-own apples.

  • Vaccine clinics scheduled for Falmouth students

    FALMOUTH — A seasonal flu shot clinic sponsored by Falmouth Health Services for middle and high school students is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 5-7 p.m. at the Falmouth High School community gym (the small gym). For elementary students, a clinic will be held Tuesday, Se...

  • Family values: Changes ahead for Harpswell marina, restaurant

    HARPSWELL — Chris and Billy Saxton were about 5 years old when they began working the docks and launch at the Dolphin Marina & Restaurant. After that they worked in the restaurant's kitchen, doing dishes, picking lobsters, whatever needed to be done. Today, the Saxton brother...

  • Brunswick councilors weigh renewal of Cook's Corner TIF

    BRUNSWICK — A request to renew the Cook's Corner Tax Increment Financing District in order to fund road improvements there could come with a catch for east Brunswick. The Town Council first heard the proposal at Tuesday's meeting. Although the council tabled the discussion, ther...

  • Brunswick council makes it official, hires Brown as town manager

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Tuesday ratified an employment contract with new Town Manager Gary Brown. The 8-1 decision, with Councilor Karen Klatt dissenting, marked the first time the town has hired a manager in the last 20 years. Also noteworthy Tuesday was the absence of...

  • Japanese restaurant to join Brunswick dining choices

    BRUNSWICK — Japanese cuisine and sushi – a conspicuous absence in Brunswick's culinary scene – will soon be available downtown. Cuong Ly, who owns the China Rose on Bath Road as well as the China Rose and Miyako Japanese restaurants in Freeport, plans to open a new restaurant...

  • Bath native returns to discuss city's Jewish heritage

    BATH — He grew up in the City of Ships more than 60 years ago, early enough to know the first generation of Jewish immigrants who eked out a living for themselves in the Mid-Coast. Next weekend, Nathan Cogan will return to his native city to discuss the culture of his kinsmen. Ac...