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  • Bath council OKs school sale to Portland developer

    BATH — The City Council voted 7-1 Wednesday to sell the John E.L. Huse Memorial School to a Portland-based developer. The Szanton Co., which

  • Gold for Greely girls

    Greely High School senior captains Ashley Storey, left, and Haley Felkel show off the Gold Ball following the Rangers' 56-39 victory over Presque Isle in the Class B girls' basketball state final Feb. 27 in Portland. Sports, Page 15.

  • Brunswick police to acquire armored vehicle

    BRUNSWICK — Despite some combative remarks by members of the public during Monday's Town Council meeting, the Police Department received approval to accept a surplus military vehicle from the Department of Defense. The council voted 8-1 to accept a "Peacekeeper" personnel carrie...

  • South Portland hires Boston law firm to defend Clear Skies Ordinance

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Boston law firm Foley Hoag will defend the city against a lawsuit filed last month by Portland Pipe Line Corp.  The City Council, as expected, unanimously approved the hiring Monday night. In the nine-count lawsuit, Portland Pipe Line and America...

  • Bath land trust to host 5th 'Winter Read'

    BATH — The Kennebec Estuary Land Trust will hold its fifth annual "Winter Read" community book discussion March 12. "Hope Beneath Our Feet: Restoring Our Place in the Natural World," edited by Martin Keogh, is this year's selection. The anthology asks the question, "In a time of envi...

  • Divided Falmouth Planning Board backs zoning changes sought by sports pub

    FALMOUTH — The Planning Board on Tuesday night narrowly recommended zoning amendments to the Town Council that would allow construction of a proposed sports pub near Tidewater Village. The vote was 3-2 to recommend the council approve amendments to the Tidewater Design Guidelines and...

  • Dam removal debate resurfaces in Yarmouth

    Formal discussions about whether to remove the Bridge Street dam on the Royal River in Yarmouth could take place after April 1.

  • North Yarmouth residents tell selectmen to be transparent

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Two weeks after the audio portion of the cable TV feed of a Board of Selectmen's meeting was intentionally cut, residents on Tuesday urged the board to be more transparent. Continued criticism of

  • Portland Planning Board approves big Bayside project, with conditions

    PORTLAND — The residential and retail complex known as Midtown was approved unanimously by the Planning Board on Tuesday night, after a five-hour public hearing, five years after it was proposed. But conditions attached to the site plan approval will still require Miami-based Fe...

  • Falmouth considers support for cheerleaders

    FALMOUTH — The School Board spent a good chunk of its nearly 2 1/2-hour workshop Monday in continuing discussion about the Pay to Participate program. It also referred a proposal for a sanctioned high school cheerleading squad to its finance committee. The proposal, similar to...