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  • Power plant

    Warren Roos of Kettle Cove Road was the first to install a residential wind turbine in Cape Elizabeth after ordinance changes last year. Since November, Roos said, it has generated 40 percent of the home's electricity.

  • Investigator to probe South Portland layoffs

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city has agreed to work with an outside investigator looking into the layoffs of five veteran city employees.  The decision came less than week after one of the former employees submitted her own report to the city manager and mayor and nearly a week before s...

  • Madeline Point plan OK'd by Yarmouth Planning Board

    YARMOUTH — Although it did not discuss project costs, the Planning Board has approved an amended version of a pier and float project at Madeline Point. The project includes the construction of the pier and float system, a drop-off and turn-around area, parking along the access ro...

  • SAD 75, Brunswick eye special ed collaboration

    TOPSHAM — The special education directors of School Administrative District 75 and Brunswick want to combine their programs by 2013.

  • Brunswick could be master tenant of train station

    Council to decide if town should negotiate with developer BRUNSWICK — The town could end up holding the keys to the 2,100-square-foot train station and welcome center at the $23 million Maine Street Station project. Brunswick is already a partner in the projec...

  • Maine Mall tax appeal delayed

    SOUTH PORTLAND — An administrative hearing scheduled for April 8 in Augusta for the owners of the Maine Mall to appeal their 2006 property tax bill has been delayed. Attorneys for the mall's owners, General Growth Properties, and the city are working to rescheduled the hearing, wh...

  • Bath considers skatepark alternatives

    BATH — One of the city's social hubs for young people faces a variety of fates, including renovation or construction of a new building. City Manager Bill Giroux presented the City Council with several alternatives for the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark on Wednesday. Public...

  • Design chosen for South Portland plane crash memorial

    Group begins fundraising efforts SOUTH PORTLAND — A group of residents hoping to build a memorial to the state's biggest aviation disaster announced it has chosen a design and will begin fundraising. The memorial will commemorate a 1944 plane crash in the Redbank nei...

  • B2B sign-up woes part of 'industry-wide phenomenon'

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A few hundred complaints about this year's TD Banknorth Beach to Beacon 10K race registration have been resolved, according to race President David Weatherbie. The online registration on March 15 filled up in a record 105 minutes, meaning some runners trying to r...

  • Cumberland's vernal pools to be tested this month

    CUMBERLAND — Town officials and volunteers this month will begin testing 250 areas identified earlier this year as potential vernal pools. The Department of Environmental Protection began regulating significant vernal pools and the areas surrounding them in 2007. Unlike neighbori...