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  • Ruling expected in Wing Farm court case

    BATH — Following a hearing Wednesday morning, Sagadahoc County Superior Court Justice Andrew Horton is expected to issue a written decision on a lawsuit challenging the third phase of the Wing Farm business park. The Planning Board originally approved the project  in April 2010,...

  • Harpswell selectmen consider revising public comment policy, urge improved shore access

    HARPSWELL — After hearing contradicting outside legal opinions about their public comment policy, the Board of Selectmen is asking the town attorney for advice on how to proceed. The action came during a Sept. 1 board meeting that was also marked by an impassioned exchange between se...

  • Harpswell TV station hopes video will bring bottle thieves to justice

    HARPSWELL — Who is stealing from the Harpswell Community TV bottle shed? That question has been posed to viewers of Harpswell Community television since Aug. 30, when station manager Donna Frisoli started airing a video of men allegedly emptying the small shed of bags of returnables....

  • Brunswick cinema to feature short films about Mid-Coast Maine

    BRUNSWICK — The people and landscape of Mid-Coast Maine are often photographed or painted, but they rarely grace the silver screen. Director D'Arcy Marsh's films are an exception. Marsh spent six years bobbing in lobster boats, visiting artist's studios and discovering private island...

  • South Portland Police Department: There's an app for that

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There's a new way to report non-emergency crime in the city. Instead of navigating the Police Department's phone directory – which "even on the best of days can be a confusing experience," according to Sgt. Thomas Simonds – smartphone users can take advan...

  • Walmart on track for Falmouth expansion

    FALMOUTH — Walmart's proposed expansion project has moved into the final steps of the design process, after receiving feedback from town staff and the Planning Board at a meeting Tuesday evening. Senior Planner Ethan Croce said in his review of the site plan for the 206 Route 1 store... 1

  • Retirement community will bid for Falmouth school properties

    OceanView also plans to add 20 memory-care units FALMOUTH — OceanView wants to expand its memory care services and the parking area near its main lodge, and has filed a letter of interest with the town for the former Plummer-Motz and Lunt school properties on Lunt Road. Repr...

  • 10 years after 9/11: Bath woman helps kids deal with impact of attacks

    BATH — Marie Sheffield has seen the healing process come full circle since Sept. 11, 2001. Sheffield, who has been as a grief-support counselor at a camp for youths who lost family members in the terrorist attacks, said she has watched many of them grow into counselors themselves.

  • 'We want to celebrate the American spirit': 9/11 anniversary a milestone for Freeport Flag Ladies

    FREEPORT — Whether it is raining, snowing, sleeting or hot and humid, the Freeport Flag Ladies have spent every Tuesday for the past 10 years standing at the corner of Main and School ... 1

  • Fatal Yarmouth accident under investigation

    YARMOUTH — The cause of a fatal accident on East Main Street on Saturday, Sept. 3, is still under investigation, police said Tuesday. Lt. Dean Perry said Chad Meier, 36, of East Main Street, died from injuries caused when his vehicle left the road and hit a tree stump.  P...