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  • Cumberland combines fire, EMS; OKs $8M muni budget

    CUMBERLAND — A municipal budget of $8 million was approved Monday after a public hearing where there was no public comment. Although 16 members of the fire and rescue departments were in the audience during a discussion of the reunification of those departments – a key part of t...

  • Third try at SAD 51 budget brings 0% increase

    Deans, school cop in jeopardy; pay-to-play likely CUMBERLAND — School Administrative District 51 officials presented a flat budget to a public hearing Tuesday, down from the 2.56 percent increase detailed last week. The 2.56 percent increase was down from an i...

  • Falmouth school budget takes hit from state

    Fire station closing under scrutiny, too FALMOUTH — Superintendent of Schools George Entwistle III began a budget presentation Monday night by informing the Town Council that changes in state funding have resulted in a $1.1 million reduction in state contributions since he ...

  • Brunswick council rebukes Klatt; Crooker resigns from BEDC

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday issued a public condemnation of District 4 Councilor Karen Klatt, whose conduct following a March 30 workshop has angered affiliates of the Brunswick Economic Development Corp. Klatt's censure came on the heels of the resignation of BEDC memb...

  • Maine Running Co. expanding to Brunswick, had been negotiating for space at Maine Street Station

    BRUNSWICK — Maine Running Co., a running and fitness specialty shoe store in Portland, announced plans Thursday to expand to 89 Maine St. in Brunswick. Mike Lyne, project manager for the $23 million Maine Street Station ...

  • Cooking locally, with help from Italy

    YARMOUTH — A farmhouse on West Main Street was filled with the sounds of friendly laughter, the aroma of simmering onions and garlic, and the sight of fresh pasta, as an Italian woman taught a cooking class to a small group of residents. Loredana Betti, resident of Spannocchia, a ...

  • Harpswell TV wins broadcast license

    For now, 1,000-watt station will remain analog HARPSWELL — Harpswell Community TV has been known to be dogged in its pursuit of public access, so much so that the station spent 12 years trying to ensure that its broadcasts would be seen by more than just cable TV subscriber...

  • Brunswick council narrows choice for development chief

    Former FAME director slated for confirmation BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday met the leading candidate to become Brunswick's new director of economic development. The council was introduced to David Markovchick, a business development manager for GE Publ...

  • Brunswick School Board approves budget

    Town Council to review proposed municipal spending plan BRUNSWICK —  The School Board last week unanimously passed a $33.7 million budget for the 2010 fiscal year, an increase of 0.16 percent over the current spending plan. The School Department's budget will ...

  • Bath district marks 'Week of the Young Child'

    BATH — The Week of the Young Child takes place April 19-25 and the communities of Regional School Unit 1 are celebrating with art displays and events in the greater Bath area. The National Association for the Education of Young Children is promoting the week, providing an opportu...