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  • Harpswell energy market to showcase efficiencies

    HARPSWELL — The Harpswell Community Housing Trust and the town are partnering to sponsor the second Home Energy Market at Harpswell Community School on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. The market will showcase businesses, services and products that offer homeowners energy efficiency imp...

  • Oxford Networks invests in Brunswick company

    BRUNSWICK — Lewiston-based telecommunications company Oxford Networks is the latest investor in the redevelopment of Brunswick Landing. The company announced Wednesday it would be investing $5 million into Resilient Tier-V Corp., a cyber-security company that is operating in a former...

  • South Portland closer to governing 'disorderly' houses

    SOUTH PORTLAND — After hearing Monday from mostly supportive landlords, the City Council is close to adopting sweeping rules to crack down on owners of noisy, dangerous or otherwise troublesome properties. The "disorderly house" ordinance would create a system for the city to require...

  • Ex-employee pleads guilty to credit union theft

    BRUNSWICK — A former Atlantic Regional Federal Credit Union worker pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to stealing more than $500,000 from her former employer. From November 2004 to October 2010, Marsha Richard, 42, of Topsham, manipulated accounting entries for checks ...

  • No contested elections in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Barring any write-in candidacies, the Town Council and School Board elections will be uncontested in November. Two first-time candidates are on the ballot for the School Board and a current School Board member, Kathy Ray, is seeking a seat on the Town Council.

  • It's a renter's market in Brunswick: Vacancy rates rise post-BNAS, but not as much as feared

    BRUNSWICK — Everyone, it seemed, was expecting the worst when developer George Schott purchased former Brunswick Naval Air Station housing last October. How could the addition of 702 housing units that were previously restricted to military personnel not devastate the local housing m...

  • Topsham considers digital archives

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen opted Sept. 15 to send a proposed digitization policy for the town's historic archives to the town attorney for review. The Topsham Historical Society is seeking a grant from the Maine Memory Network to fund a scanner, but a digitization policy is nec...

  • Bowdoin boasts record endowment

    BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College's endowment is larger than ever before: just over $900 million. According to figures released by the college on Sept. 22, the endowment grew 22.3 percent over the course of fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30. Paula Volent, senior vice president f...

  • Brunswick, Bath to celebrate autumn with weekend events

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Fall Festival celebrates the new season this weekend, and Bath will follow the next weekend with Autumnfest. The Fall Festival will take place on the Mall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Participants are sought for an arts and craft show, and the en...

  • UPDATE: Court documents show councilor had blood-alcohol nearly twice legal limit

    SCARBOROUGH — Town Council Chairwoman Judith Roy said she's likely to remain in office, despite her recent arrest on a charge of drunken driving. According to court documents, Roy, 68, of Second Avenue, had a blood-alcohol content of at least .15 percent when she was arrested Sept. 1...