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  • Cape council discusses options for Fort Williams Park

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council met in a workshop with the Fort Williams Advisory Commission and the Fort Williams Charitable Foundation on Monday, Oct. 4, to discuss the roles of each organization, revenue-generating ideas and next steps. The three boards agreed that it would be a...

  • House District 122: Farr challenges Morrison in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic Rep. Terry Morrison is seeking re-election in House District 122 against Republican Howard Reed Farr Jr. District 122 covers the east end of South Portland. The candidates differ on the cause of the state's budget shortfalls. Farr b...

  • Senate District 7: Palmieri hopes to unseat Bliss

    SOUTH PORTLAND — Incumbent Democratic state Sen. Lawrence Bliss is seeking re-election in District 7 against Republican challenger 1

  • Senate District 6: Tea party Republican takes on Democratic leader

    SCARBOROUGH — A tea party organizer is challenging the Senate majority leader in state Senate District 6, which includes Gorham, part of Westbrook and the portion of Scarborough west of Route 1 and the Scarborough Marsh. Republican Matt Mattingly, a Gorham town councilor and founder ...

  • House District 121: Lusk challenges Dill in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Incumbent Democratic state Rep. Cynthia Dill is challenged by Republican Eric B. Lusk in the House District 121 election. Dill has represented Cape Elizabeth for four years. Lusk ran unsuccessfully against Sen. Justin Alfond in 2008 in the state Senate District 8 rac...

  • House District 127: Volk challenges incumbent Flaherty in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — The election in House District 127 is between Democratic incumbent Rep. Sean Flaherty and Republican candidate Amy Volk. The district covers coastal Scarborough, including Scarborough Marsh, Pine and Black points, to the borders with Saco and Cape Elizabeth.

  • House District 128: Dell'Olio, Sirocki vie to replace Pendleton

    SCARBOROUGH — Two candidates are running to represent House District 128, which covers a landlocked western portion of town, up against the borders of Gorham, South Portland and Saco. The seat is currently held by Democratic Rep. Peggy Pendleton, who is not seeking a second term....

  • Faced with opposition, Brunswick council spells out police station plan

    BRUNSWICK — The planned location for a new police station – "the worst-kept secret in town" – got an exhaustive airing at Monday night's Town Council meeting. The nearly 90-minute discussion was in response to a petition drive launched by a former city councilor, Kar...

  • People Plus director to leave Brunswick organization

    BRUNSWICK — Susan Cole is resigning as executive director of People Plus late this month. Cole has had the position since July 2009. "It is with both deep regret and profound gratitude for her accomplishments that the Board of Trustees has accepted (Cole's) resignation," Chai...

  • Bath rings in fall with annual Autumnfest event

    BATH — The City of Ships rings in the new season Saturday, Oct. 9, with its annual Autumnfest event. The celebration, presented by Main Street Bath, includes the 12th annual Citizen Involvement Day, which will be held at Waterfront Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature food, music ...