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  • Brunswick-Topsham bridges undergoing repairs

    BRUNSWICK — Two bridges between Brunswick and Topsham will be periodically closed for repairs in coming weeks. The Merrymeeting Bay bridge, which carries Route 196 across the Androscoggin River, is undergoing surface repairs starting in May, the Maine Department of Transportation sai...

  • Falmouth voters will decide 3 referendum questions

    FALMOUTH — Approximately 30 residents turned out Monday night for public hearings on the $37 million school and municipal budget, and the proposed town center. The Town Council also added a last-minute third question to the June 14 ballot that would authorize spending $1.7 million fo...

  • Cumberland council sends gravel pit ban to voters

    Citizens' petition forces historic town vote CUMBERLAND — The Town Council voted unanimously Monday to send changes in gravel pit rules to a June 14 referendum. The referendum was triggered by a petition drive by a citizens' group, the Cumberland Environmental Action Network...

  • Clarification

    Last week's Page 3 story, "Peaks Island secessionists 'bloodied, but unbowed' by failed effort," should have said the Peaks Alliance opposed the secession process defined in LD 1079, but has not taken a stand on secession.

  • Counseling center comeback

    Former Portland Mayor Anne Pringle, right, chairwoman of Maine Mental Health Partners, Monday admires artwork produced by elderly clients of Community Counseling Center, with David Smith, chairman of the center board, and Erin Smith, the community relations and grants director. CCC, now a subsidiary...

  • Falmouth tops list of places to live, learn

    FALMOUTH — The nonprofit group GreatSchools and Forbes.com rank Falmouth No. 1 their second annual list of "Best Cities to Live and Learn." The town jo...

  • Turning the tide: UMaine Cooperative Extension moves into Falmouth

    FALMOUTH — It was moving day Tuesday at the new University of Maine Cooperative Extension Regional Learning Center at 75 Clearwater Drive in Tidewater Village. Half-unpacked boxes clogged the hallways and employees moved from room to room, setting up offices and finding the perfect s...

  • Maine education chief visits Freeport Middle School

    Eighth-grade math teacher Alex Briasco-Brin, left, teaches students while Maine Department of Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen watches Tuesday at Freeport Middle School.

  • Road work, Fire Department costs feed proposed North Yarmouth budget, tax hike

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The Board of Selectmen and Budget Committee are recommending a fiscal 2012 municipal budget of $3.5 million. Nearly $906,000 would come from taxes – a 7.44 percent increase over the current year. Residents will vote on the budget at Town Meeting on ...

  • City's golf course liquor license fails to gain OK from Portland councilors

    PORTLAND — The City Council will need a second chance to approve the city as the operator of the restaurant at Riverside Municipal Golf Course, after failing to do so Monday night. The city filed an application to run the former Bogey's restaurant at the golf course, a decision that ...