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  • South Portland project puts bike lanes to real-time test

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The city and Bicycle Coalition of Maine have created two temporary bicycle and walking lanes on Cottage Road as part of a pilot campaign to demonstrate how inexpensive and easy the process can be.  The hope is that if successful, the project will lead to es...

  • Cape planners: Town should keep 1 of 4 'paper' streets

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Planning Board on Tuesday recommended that the town retain Thompson Road as a paper street. The decision came after the

  • Scarborough council adds $250K to proposed school budget

    SCARBOROUGH — Town councilors unanimously approved adding $250,000 back to the third proposed school budget Wednesday night. The funding is half of what was deducted for the second, failed budget proposal, and

  • Tri for a Cure returns to South Portland, Cape Elizabeth on Sunday

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The eighth annual Tri for a Cure will be held Sunday at Southern Maine Community College and in surrounding neighborhoods. All roads on the SMCC campus will be closed to cars, and closures and delays are expec...

  • Home is at the heart of Harpswell demolition debate

    HARPSWELL — The former home of a renowned Harpswell artist has ignited a debate between the town's code enforcement office, the Planning Board, and nearby property owners over whether the house has been demolished without permission. American realist painter Stephen Etnier built...

  • Brunswick trails to be named for historic residents

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Department is looking to the past to name trails at one of Brunswick's newest open space preserves. Bridger Tomlin, a rising junior at Bowdoin College and summer fellow at the Planning Department, has been conducting oral histories with residents who liv...

  • Event to mark Eagle Island historic status

    HARPSWELL — The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation, and Forestry is hosting a free celebration Saturday, July 25, of Eagle Island's designation as a national historic landmark. The island, which houses the summer home of Arctic explorer Adm. Robert Peary, was designated a ...

  • After Harpswell court case, public use surges on beaches

    HARPSWELL — If you open it, they will come. Town officials say public use of beaches is increasing, in part thanks to successful court battles to open Cedar Beach. On a recent Friday afternoon, about half a dozen families sun-bathed, beach-combed and swam in the beach's s...

  • Peace Fair to be held on Brunswick Mall

    BRUNSWICK — The 11th annual Peace Fair will be held Aug. 1 on the town Mall. The theme this year is "Building A World In Which All Children Can Thrive." The event, sponsored b...

  • South Portland uses state aid windfall to reduce property tax

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After learning recently that the city will receive an additional $884,000 in state education subsidies for the...