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  • Harpswell residents question SAD 75 data on school closing

    HARPSWELL — Fewer than two dozen people attended a special meeting Monday night for public comment on how much School Administrative District 75 says it will cost to keep West Harpswell School open.  Even fewer had anything to say. Those who did agreed on several poi...

  • Falmouth planners OK 18-lot subdivision

    FALMOUTH — A new 18-lot conservation subdivision is on the horizon for a section of Blackstrap Road known for its open and protected spaces. The Planning Board granted conditional approval to the 68-acre Hundred Acre Woods development at 570 Blackstrap Road on Nov. 2. The prop...

  • Last-minute campaigning

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage greets a voter at Falmouth High School on Election Day. LePage won the election by a slim margin over independent candidate Eliot Cutler.

  • Voting at Reiche

    Voters and people waiting to register wind their way through the gym at Reiche School in Portland on Tuesday.

  • Winners at a glance

    Governor Undecided

  • Witonis defeats incumbent Shaughnessy for Cumberland County commissioner

    WINDHAM — Independent challenger Susan Witonis defeated incumbent Cumberland County Commissioner Malory Shaughnessy, a Democrat, for the District 3 county commissioner seat. Results from Brunswick, Harpswell, North Yarmouth, Pownal, Ne...

  • Stevens defeats DeChant for Sagadahoc deeds job

    BATH — Republican Judith Stevens of Woolwich defeated Democrat Jennifer DeChant of Bath on Tuesday in the election to succeed Barbara Trott as Sagadahoc County register of deeds. Stevens secured 8,383 votes to DeChant's 7,914, according to preliminary results. DeChant had succ...

  • Harpswell voters approve PACE ordinance

    HARPSWELL — Residents voted Tuesday to establish a Property Assessed Clean Energy ordinance that will give homeowners access to low-interest loans for energy improvements. The vote was 1,725 to 1,115. With approval of PACE, Efficiency Maine will administer a revolving loa...

  • Portland rejects non-citizen voting

    PORTLAND — Legal immigrants will not have the right to vote in local elections, voters decided Tuesday. City ballot Question 4 asked voters if they wanted to allow non-citizens to vote in city and school elections. Unofficial results showed voters defeated the measure, 12,404 ...

  • Portland voters narrowly OK election of mayor

    PORTLAND – Voters on Tuesday approved changing the City Charter to allow popular election of a mayor. The measure passed 12,957 to 11,821, according to unofficial results posted Tuesday night. Two other charter amendments also earned approval. The School Committee will now be ...