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  • 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 ...

  • Back for more: Cape Elizabeth family hosts Ethiopian for Beach to Beacon, surgery

    CAPE ELIZABETH — This will be the fourth year Jeff and Kerri Berman have hosted an elite foreign runner visiting Cape Elizabeth for the TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K, and it may be the most memorab...

  • Cape Elizabeth code changes streamline town departments

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town has updated the administrative code outlining its departmental structure, streamlining town departments by reducing them from 11 to eight. This is the first change to the code since 1993. The Town Council adopted the change July 13 after modif...

  • South Portland considers wind study at Wainwright Farms

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City planners are considering a zone change that could lead to a wind turbine at Wainwright Farms, the city's sprawling athletic complex on Highland Avenue.  The Planning Board is scheduled to consider a zoning amendment on July 28 that would allow wind test tow...