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  • Harpswell Democrats choose new leaders

    HARPSWELL — The Harpswell Municipal Democratic Committee has new leaders. The committee unanimously elected Greger Anderson and Jerry Klepner co-chairmen for two years, according to a press release.

  • Gerzofsky to meet constituents in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — State Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, D-Brunswick, will meet informally with constituents on Saturday, March 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at Little Dog Coffee Shop, 87 Maine St. Now serving his fourth term in the Senate, Gerzofsky represents District 24, which includes Brunswick, Fr...

  • Air Force Raptor added to Brunswick air show

    BRUNSWICK — The U.S. Air Force will send an F-22 Raptor to perform demonstrations at this year's Great State of Maine Air Show, according to a Monday press release. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will be the featured performers at the show at Brunswick Executive Airport over Labor Day Wee...

  • Portland Co. rezoning gets Planning Board endorsement

    PORTLAND — Zoning revisions to allow development of The Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. are headed to the City Council with a unanimous recommendation from the city Planning Board. The recommendation came after a two-hour hearing and meeting Tuesday in City Hall, where it was als...

  • Yarmouth Royal River dredging all done but for the paperwork

    YARMOUTH — Although the dredging of the Royal River is done, icy water is preventing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from officially saying work is completed. The dredging was finished at the end of January by Burnham Associates, of Salem, Massachusetts, but the Army Corps still has...

  • Portland panel still debating fate of former Reed School

    PORTLAND — The vacant and unused Thomas B. Reed School will have to continue waiting for a new purpose. Christine Grimando, senior planner for the city, said a task force looking at ways to reuse the building is still evaluating potential uses of the building. But she added "s...

  • McDonald's closes, not lovin' it in Yarmouth

    YARMOUTH — The McDonald's on Route 1 closed on Tuesday. The fast-food restaurant was in business for 18 years. Owner and operator Ron Lydick said it was closed due to age and location. He also said the inability to have a drive-through hurt the business. Lydick said he "would ...

  • Cumberland woman dies after being struck by car in Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — A Cumberland woman died after she was hit by a car in the Falmouth Plaza parking lot on Route 1. Police said Margaret McLeod, of Cumberland, was leaving Wal-Mart and pushing a shopping cart when she was struck by a car driven by Gladys Casale, 78, also of Cumberland, at 2:...

  • Police arrest Brunswick man for bank robbery

    BRUNSWICK — Police Tuesday charged a Brunswick man with robbing a Maine Street bank the afternoon of Feb. 18. Benjamin Lamphere, 20, was arrested at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday and charged with Class A felony robbery, a crime that carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. Bruns...

  • Bowdoin College icon Wil Smith dies of cancer at 46

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College graduate Wil Smith, who raised a young daughter alone while attending college and then returned after law school to work as a dean, helping the college increase opportunities for people of color, died of colon cancer Sunday in Philadelphia at 46. Smith&rsq...