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  • SAD 75 officials outline reorganization strategy

    TOPSHAM — Student enrollment in School Administrative District 75 dropped from 3,440 in 2000 to 2,842 last year, and the downward trend is expected to continue with closure of Brunswick Naval Air Station in 2011. In preparing for this scenario, along with decreasing resources in ...

  • Maine Maritime Museum crosses the line

    BATH — Maine Maritime Museum is known in part for the nautical-related relics it displays, but never before has it showcased such characters as Neptune, Amphitrite and Davey Jones (the locker dweller, not the Monkee).

  • MRRA, federal bill aim to speed Brunswick base resolution

    Levesque: Public sale of property could delay development BRUNSWICK — There are probably many misconceptions about the closure of Brunswick Naval Air Station. Chief among them, Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority officials said this week, is the notion that the town w...

  • Brunswick council OKs beer, wine at restaurant festival

    BRUNSWICK — A new festival attempting to entice visitors to sample the town's culinary offerings could also offer alcoholic beverages after a vote by the Town Council on Monday. The event, called the Taste of Brunswick, was unanimously approved by the council to be held June 20 at...

  • Better late ...

    Original Prince Memorial Library book returned after 60 years  CUMBERLAND — As an eighth-grader in 1949, Sally Moore borrowed Louisa May Alcott's "Under the Lilacs" from the Prince Memorial Library. When her family moved to Lewiston later that year, ...

  • PACTS proposes cities, towns increase their share of road costs

    PORTLAND — The area's regional transportation planning office wants municipalities to shoulder a larger portion of improvement costs for collector roads after receiving less money than expected in federal economic recovery funds. Results of a recently completed study by Gorrill-Pa...

  • Chair-ity event to benefit Freeport teen center

    FREEPORT — Teenagers, professional artists and parents donated their artistic abilities to paint 40 solid maple chairs that will be auctioned on Sunday, March 29, at the Freeport Community Center.

  • U Car Share off to steady start in Portland

    PORTLAND — The city's first car-share service has seen steady use during its first couple of months, and officials expect usage to grow as warm weather sets in. U Car Share, a program of U-Haul, placed four shared cars in the city Jan. 12. The vehicles, Chrysler PT Cruisers, have ...

  • Freeport students qualify for Academic WorldQuest

    FREEPORT — A group of four high school students will compete against teams from 40 other states at the 2009 Academic WorldQuest next week in Washington, D.C.

  • Dancing with Duson

    Portland Mayor Jill Duson leads members of the public in the Electric Slide on Tuesday morning at City Hall, part of a fundraising promotion for Community Television Network Channels 2 and 4. City Hall was Duson's last stop on a tour that included Lobsterman's Park, Hall School and the Casco Bay Fe...