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  • Well-known Brunswick resident dies in single-car crash

    BRUNSWICK — A Brunswick native known by police and town councilors alike died Tuesday night after his 1993 Chevrolet van struck a tree on Woodward Point Road. Police found Alvah Luce, 62, of Harpswell Road, in his vehicle around 8 p.m., about a quarter-mile from his camp on Chase Lan... 1

  • Board sends Comp Plan to Cumberland council

    CUMBERLAND — The Planning Board voted Tuesday sent a new draft Comprehensive Plan to the Town Council "with enthusiastic recommendation," Town Planner Carla Nixon said. A few changes are still to be incorporated into the document, such as the encouraged use of alternati...

  • Family Fall Festival in Freeport

    Caroline Davis and Thomas Bartlett, both 2, of Falmouth, take a "test drive" on a John Deere tractor during the Family Fall Festival at Wolfe's Neck Farm in Freeport on Saturday, Oct. 17.

  • Textile Day in Falmouth

    Mae Causey, 7, left, and her sister Ada, 9, show off their finger knitting skills on Saturday, Oct. 17, Textile Day at Falmouth Memorial Library.

  • Environmental group could win $2,500 in vote at Freeport store

    FREEPORT — Voting will end Saturday, Oct. 24, in the second annual Voice Your Choice campaign to award a local environmental group up to $2,500 in grant money. Free...

  • Panel rejects bill to help establish SMCC at Brunswick base

    BRUNSWICK — A short legislative session, combined with state lawmakers' aversion to bills with fiscal notes, has all but doomed a proposed bill to aid Southern Maine Community College's new campus at Brunswick Naval Air Station. The Legislative Council last week denied acceptance of ...

  • Developer says Brunswick base housing could become rentals if he can't own land

    BRUNSWICK — Auburn developer George Schott said this week that he could be forced to turn all of the 702 military housing units at Brunswick Naval Air Station into rentals, including those on McKeen Street, if he doesn't get assurances that he'll soon own the land beneath them. Meanwh... 2

  • Brunswick council OKs urban chickens

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday voted 8-1 to allow some downtown residents to keep up to six backyard chickens. The council on Monday also unanimously voted to ask town staff and the Recycling and Sustainability Committee to create a policy statement on municipal and school act...

  • Freeport-Pownal-Durham RSU works on 3-year plan

    FREEPORT — After receiving grants to develop a strategic plan for the district, Regional School Unit 5 is gathering information from students, staff and community on how to strengthen its schools. The grant was provided by

  • South Portland's Willard Beach: Seaside sandbox or litter box for dogs? Voters to decide

    SOUTH PORTLAND — On Election Day, residents will decide whether to severely limit dogs on Willard Beach. The referendum facing voters on Nov. 3 would ban dogs from the beach from April 15 to Oct. 15 and only allow them between Oct. 16 and April 14 if they are leashed. ...