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  • Brunswick manufacturer gets King's ear on jobs, taxes, regulation

    BRUNSWICK — U.S. Sen. Angus King discussed concerns about education, taxes and energy with representatives of Molnlycke Health Care during a tour of the company's Brunswick Landing facility last week. The Swedish company, which specializes in making high-tech bandages and surgical eq...

  • Brunswick nonprofit's website aims to boost Maine seafood

    BRUNSWICK — Regional development nonprofit CEI has released an online tool aimed at helping retailers, wholesalers and consumers source Maine seafood. The aim is to integrate the state's resources with the growing locavore and buy-local movements that have fortified Maine's agricultu...

  • Brunswick man charged with heroin trafficking

    BRUNSWICK — A 42-year-old Brunswick man was arrested Monday afternoon after allegedly bringing heroin into the state. Justin Ryan was charged with Class A aggravated trafficking in heroin, according to a news release from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. For the past month, ...

  • Top of the class: Bath high school student records world's only perfect score on AP test

    BATH — Getting the top score on an Advanced Placement exam is cool enough. But even better? Being told you're the only high school student in the world to have done so on that particular test. Balt von Huene of Arrowsic, a senior at Morse High School, did just that last spring...

  • Architect selection begins for new Topsham high school

    TOPSHAM — School Administrative District 75 could choose an architect next month for the rebuilding or renovation of Mt. Ararat High School. The district's Designer Selection Committee was scheduled to interview four architecture firms Tuesday, Superintendent Brad Smith said in an em...

  • Yarmouth coffeehouse brews student creativity

    YARMOUTH — In a small town, there can be limited options for kids after school or on weekends.  Yarmouth High School junior Eavan O'Neill saw a need for creative space where teenagers could gather and share ideas. So she decided to create her own. "I personally think...

  • Freeport council agrees to turn out the lights

    FREEPORT — A street light on Harraseeket Road will be turned off after residents complained about light coming into their homes. The Town Council on Tuesday unanimously approved turning off the light in front of 4 Harraseeket Road. It came on in December for the first time in ...

  • Portland parking meter revenue off 45% thanks to snow

    PORTLAND — Digging out from a week of storms has been costly for the city on two fronts. City Hall spokeswoman Jessica Grondin on Monday said the cost of storm cleanups has already consumed 60 percent of the $1.1 million allocated in the city budget. That was before Monday's storm, w...

  • Cape Elizabeth resort the setting when Time Warner tries to influence legislators

    HALLOWELL — Fed up with slow Internet speeds offered by commercial services, some Maine cities and towns are turning to a new way to get high-speed broadband for their residents and businesses: doing it themselves. Maine ranks near the bottom of all 50 states in Internet speeds, whic...

  • Falmouth library awaits bids from architects

    FALMOUTH — Trustees of Falmouth Memorial Library have issued a request for proposals from architects for the library expansion project. The board had planned to issue an RFP for construction management, too, but opted to postpone that until an architect has been hired. Board m...