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  • Navy gives go-ahead for Brunswick Naval Air Station property transfers

    BRUNSWICK  — Brunswick Naval Air Station is one major step closer to redevelopment. The U.S. Navy announced last week that it had signed the Record of Division regarding the environmental impact of redeveloping the base. The signing marks the end of the 2 1/2-year environmental ...

  • No shortage of candidates for Harpswell elections

    HARPSWELL — Two candidates will be vying for a seat on the Board of Selectmen in March. Alison Hawkes, of Cundy's Harbor, and Rick Daniel, of Harpswell Neck, filed nomination papers to replace outgoing Selectman Mark Wallace. There are also three candidates for the board of Sc...

  • Governor, feds looking into Brunswick oil company closing

    BRUNSWICK — Maine's attorney general has received more than 350 complaints from former customers since Thibeault Energy closed on Jan. 22. Now the outcry has prompted Gov. Paul LePage to schedule a private work session on the oil company for Tuesday, Feb. 8, in Augusta. The se...

  • Fate of popular Chinese language program uncertain at Topsham high school

    TOPSHAM — The future of Mt. Ararat High School's fledgling Chinese language program is uncertain, despite its success attracting and engaging students. Wei Wu, who came here from China 2 1/2 years ago to be the school's Chinese language and culture teacher, is required by law to...

  • Harpswell votes to close West Harpswell School

    HARPSWELL — Residents on Tuesday OK'd a School Administrative District 75 plan to close the West Harpswell School. The 834 to 753 decision means this school year will be the last for the school. In September, all Harpswell elementary students will attend the consolidated Harpswell Is...

  • Bath police chief honored by state association

    BATH — Police Chief Michael Field was lauded for outstanding service on Jan. 29 when he received the Maine Association of Police David W. Pickering Chiefs Award. The Woolwich resident, who was recognized at MAP's annual banquet in Portland, said the award was named for a longtime pol...

  • Pinch of prevention

    Jason Aucoin administers a flu shot to Brian Canterbury on Saturday at a Portland Health and Human Services clinic at the First Lutheran Church on Auburn Street. The flu is now considered widespread in Maine, and according to the city's Public Health Division, shots are recommended for everyone, ...

  • Maine crafts highlight this year's Longfellow Days in Brunswick

    BRUNSWICK — Many of the activities at this year's Longfellow Days are literally linked by a common thread. Beginning Feb. 6, workshops with world-renowned knitters, fiber arts enthusiasts, cabinet makers and blacksmiths will offer participants a chance to engage their minds, and hand...

  • Cole Haan to move Yarmouth offices to Scarborough

    YARMOUTH — Cole Haan will move its offices to Scarborough this summer. According to a press release from CBRE-The Boulos Co. in Portland, Cole Haan has leased about 38,000 square feet of office space at 6 Ashley Drive in the Roundwood Business Park off Payne Road. The Sca...

  • Falmouth makes moorings available to more coastal residents

    FALMOUTH — People who own 50 feet of shoreline now have a right to moor boats off their property. On Jan. 24 the Town Council approved an amendment to the zoning ordinance that reduces the requirement for riparian rights, also known as mooring rights, from 100 feet of shoreline to 50...