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  • Ousted Brunswick School Board chairman claims 'gross double standard'

    BRUNSWICK — A war of words between former School Board Chairman Byron Watson and a member of the state's Legislative delegation escalated this week, just days after the board stripped Watson of his leadership role. The board's 6-3 vote came during a heated March 10 meeting, where Wat...

  • Planning Board needs more time to consider Topsham cell tower plan

    TOPSHAM — After 3 1/2 hours of discussion and comment Tuesday, the Planning Board decided to wait until at least May 4 before making a decision about a cellular communications tower proposed for the Heights neighborhood. The meeting room at the Municipal Building was packed, wit...

  • Goodbye Brunswick Naval Air Station, hello Brunswick Landing

    BRUNSWICK — Soon after the decision was made in 2005 to close Brunswick Naval Air Station, civilian redevelopers began pondering what to call the 3,300-acre base after the U.S. Navy relinquishes ownership in 2011. On Tuesday, after considering nearly 80 suggestions – 47 submitt... 2

  • Bath copes with apparent suicide by teenager

  • Brunswick council postpones decision on traffic signal, green-lights Freeport dispatch talks

    BRUNSWICK — A proposed traffic signal at the intersection of McKeen and Maine streets is generating debate between residents concerned about safety and traffic flow and those worried about noise and urban creep. The Town Council on Monday postponed a decision on the signal, which if ... 1

  • Mt. Ararat students help Topsham track animals

    TOPSHAM — For the second consecutive year, Mt. Ararat High School students have helped the town collect data in potential wildlife corridor areas by conducting animal tracking surveys. Rod Melanson, Topsham's natural resource/assistant planner, worked with biology teacher Glenn ... 1

  • Elections, budget face Harpswell Town Meeting

    HARPSWELL — Along with two contested elections, residents will vote on the town’s 2010 budget at Town Meeting on Saturday, March 20, at Harpswell Islands School. The proposed $4 million municipal budget is down about 1 percent from last year. Harpswell’s budget runs on a ...

  • Details scarce in Brunswick municipal budget proposal

    BRUNSWICK — Proposed cuts in jobs and services in the 2010-2011 municipal budget remain unknown following a brief presentation to the Town Council on Monday. Town Manager Gary Brown gave the council a rough outline of the obstacles facing the spending plan – specifically a $1.9...

  • Freeport panel endorses School Street extension project

    FREEPORT — The Traffic and Parking Committee on Tuesday endorsed a proposed School Street extension site plan. The extension to Bow Street was proposed by Adam and Sheila Nappi, owners of Bow Street Market. They plan to expand and develop their store and create a new market with four, tw...

  • Yarmouth ready to pull the plug on 110 street lights

    YARMOUTH — The Energy Savers Committee is nearing the end of a two-year project to reduce street lights as a way to save money, energy and reduce light pollution. Marge Titcomb, YES chairwoman, said the town's nearly 650 streetlights have been mapped and reviewed, and the committee r...