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  • Bath council: Demolish old YMCA, store Skatepark at armory

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved total demolition of the old YMCA on Summer Street. The council also authorized the Parks and Recreation Department to move the existing assets of the Bath Youth Meetinghouse and Skatepark – which currently operates ...

  • Entries due Sept. 23 for Yarmouth Art Festival

    YARMOUTH — Paintings, sculptures, etchings, and digital media will be accepted until Sept. 23 for the third annual Yarmouth Art Festival. Artists must be 18 and older and live in Maine. The fee is $15 per person for the first piece and $10 for the second. Each additional entry is $5....

  • 7th annual Henryfest this weekend

    YARMOUTH — The 317 Main Street Community Music Center presents the 7th annual Henryfest at Skyline Farm in North Yarmouth on Sunday, Sept. 11. The outdoor, family oriented music fest...

  • Couple wins $5K in L.L. Bean contest

    FREEPORT — Bob and Carol Leone of Edgecomb were named recipients of the L.L. Bean Outdoor Heroes Award and will receive $5,000 for their nonprofit organization Teens to Trails. After the Leon...

  • Woman jumps from Sagadahoc Bridge

    BATH — Police said a 33-year-old Bath woman who jumped off the Sagadahoc Bridge Tuesday was conscious and responsive when pulled from the Kennebec River by rescuers. A passerby reported seeing the woman standing over the rail on the Bath-Woolwich bridge at about 6:20 p.m. Bath...

  • Candidates slow to fill Cape Elizabeth ballot

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With the Sept. 9 filing deadline looming, it seems there may at best be three candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot for three School Board seats. Only one candidate had returned nomination papers as of Wednesday. At least two and perhaps three candidates are expecte...

  • Cape Elizabeth to hire consultant to measure support for library plan

    CAPE ELIZABETH — By the end of the year, and with information gathered by a fundraising consultant, the Town Council will decide whether to schedule a referendum in November 2012 on a new Thomas Memorial Library. At a workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 6, councilors decided to move forward w...

  • Ballot takes shape for Brunswick council, School Board elections

    BRUNSWICK — Familiar names will be on the ballot in November's School Board and Town Council elections. Many candidates are seeking re-election, and most have previously served in town government. District 5, District 7, and an at-large seat on each body are up for election and, as o...

  • 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...