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  • New subdivision proposed for Green Acres neighborhood in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A seven-lot residential subdivision has been proposed for the six-acre lot at 20 Elmwood Ave., near the Green Acres neighborhood. The property, owned by the Maine Department of Transportation, drew attention from neighbors late last year when a commercial eye-care cente...

  • Polishing the pantry

    Levy Furere, a junior at Deering High School in Portland, helped clean and organize the shelves at the Falmouth Food Pantry last Friday as part of the second annual Day of Service organized by the University of Southern Maine. Students from USM and Deering volunteered at various agencies and locales...

  • Stormy Sunday

    Sunday's wind and rain storm left fallen trees and power lines in its wake. This tree fell on lines along Route 125 in Freeport, forcing traffic to be diverted.

  • Correction

    Last week's story about Main Street zoning changes in Cumberland should have said 32 percent of residents returned a Comprehensive Plan survey.

  • Tuttle Road blaze

    Firefighters from Pownal, Freeport, Yarmouth and North Yarmouth responded to a fire at 87 Tuttle Road in Pownal on Sunday. An unattached garage was destroyed by the fire and one man was transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland with burns on his hand.

  • Landscape of South Portland's Willard Square faces changes

    Neighbors concerned about planned Pillsbury Street development SOUTH PORTLAND — Two former employees of Rosemont Market & Bakery in Yarmouth want to build a new store in Willard Square. Ian Hayward and Glenn Perry were scheduled to meet with the Willard Square Neighborho... 1

  • Competitors: No room in Brunswick for public hotel at Naval Air Station

    BRUNSWICK — The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority is seeking a hotel operator for a 248-room hotel at Brunswick Naval Air Station. The 7-year-old hotel, previously reserved only for Navy personnel and guests, is planned to open to the public by summer. It will increase the nu...

  • Brunswick psychiatrist accused of improper behavior

    BRUNSWICK — A Coombs Road psychiatrist has had his license suspended by the state after he was accused of inappropriate behavior with at least one female patient. According to Randal Manning, executive director of the state Board of Licensure in Medicine, a hearing was initially sche...

  • Bath Planning Board approves amended business park decision

    BATH — The Planning Board unanimously approved a second amended decision concerning the third phase of the Wing Farm business park. The planning boards of Bath and West Bath must now sign an amended subdivision plan to be recorded in the Sagadahoc Registry of Deeds. Bath Planning Dir...

  • Bath walkers, bicyclists may gain City Hall advocates

    BATH — The City Council is expected next month to establish a permanent panel to create safe, year-round routes for bikers and walkers. The now-ad hoc Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee grew out of the Bath Trails group and includes walkers, bicyclists, health professionals, the Bath A...