Sun, Nov 23, 2014 ●
BathHarpswellTopshamBrunswickCumberlandNorth YarmouthFalmouthFreeportPortlandCape ElizabethScarboroughSouth PortlandChebeague IslandYarmouth

News

  • Yarmouth to tackle future of Route 1 overpass

    YARMOUTH — Residents are taking sides after the state told the town the overpass carrying U.S. Route 1 over Main Street must be renovated or torn down. The Maine Department of Transportation has asked the town to consider what course of action to take for the aging bridge. Yarmouth w...

  • Planning group offers North Yarmouth 3 development variations

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Next year could be a pivotal one for residents, as they decide which of two town-owned parcels to develop as a municipal campus – the existing Town Hall or recently closed North Yarmouth Memorial School. Representatives of Planning Decisions – a Port...

  • Portland seeks affordable housing projects on Munjoy Hill, Cliff Island

    PORTLAND — Affordable housing on Munjoy Hill and Cliff Island got a boost when the City Council Housing and Community Development Committee gave the go-ahead for efforts to sell city-owned properties. The committee, with Councilor Kevin Donoghue as chairman, on Nov. 12 gave Economic ...

  • Correction

    Gilman Place was the location of a 1963 fire referred to in the Nov. 12 story "City promises reviews after deadly Noyes St. fire."

  • South Portland offers youth skiing programs

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department will be offering two new ski programs this winter. The programs, which will be for children ages 6-18, will take place at Shawnee Peak in Bridgton. Children in grades 1-5 are eligible for participation in the ...

  • Water Street float project begins in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Improvements to the Water Street boat ramp, which will include new public floats designed for non-motorized boats, are expected to be complete by next spring. Last month, the town approved a $124,500 contract with Westhampton Beach, New York-based, Chesterfield Assoc...

  • Gerzofsky to meet constituents in Freeport

    FREEPORT — State Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, D-Brunswick, will meet with constituents who want to share their concerns Saturday, Nov. 22, at Bow Street Market. Gerzofsky, who on Nov. 4 was re-elected to a fourth term in the Maine Senate, will be hold open office hours from 10 a.m.-noon....

  • Bath group hosts workshop on domestic violence

    BATH — New Hope for Women, a group serving residents of four counties, will hold a workshop Saturday, Nov. 22, on identifying domestic violence. The session, geared toward health-care professionals, will be held at Mid Coast Maine Community Action, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Conference Ro...

  • Bath school variety show returns with Beatles tribute

    BATH — America may have met the Beatles when they rocked "The Ed Sullivan Show" 50 years ago, but this weekend's MoHiBa audience may meet the Fab Four in a whole new way. It's also an anniversary year for MoHiBa, known also as the Morse High Bazaar, which celebrates its 85th annual p...

  • Mid Coast United Way expects to hit campaign goal

    BATH — United Way of Mid Coast Maine expects this year's fundraising campaign to raise more than $1.91 million in pledges and exceed its goal by a scant $702. This year's goal was down from the goal of $1.93 million a year ago. The 2013 campaign to improve the lives of local people n...