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  • South Portland seeks feedback on Comp Plan vision

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The process of updating the city's Comprehensive Plan hit a milestone this week with the release of a draft vision statement intended to guide the more substantive conversations to come about planning the city's future. The city posted

  • Panel gets more time to draft plan for open space, trails in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town's Open Space and Greenbelt Management Committee has developed a draft outl...

  • New facilities director wears several hats in Cape Elizabeth

    CAPE ELIZABETH — A facilities director position created to oversee school and municipal buildings has freed up employees to work on energy improvements and Community Services. Greg Marles, 44, of South Portland, was hired in July to fill a the position. He previously was director of ...

  • School bond colors debate between South Portland City Council candidates

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The four candidates vying for two at-large seats on the City Council discussed their positions and ideas in a lively debate last week. The two-hour forum, held on Oct. 21 in Council Chambers, was sponsored by the South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Community Chamber and

  • Wriggling the winter away: Scarborough man says worms, compost belong indoors

    SCARBOROUGH — Mark Follansbee's wife had two rules when he told her 10 years ago that he wanted to keep a container of worms in the house. She said there couldn't be any bad odors or any bugs. So he did some research and built an elaborate box for his worms and the compost h...

  • Food fundraiser in Falmouth

    Falmouth's six churches held a turkey supper at the Falmouth Congregational Church on Oct. 21 to benefit the Falmouth Food Pantry.

  • Medical foam maker eyes Brunswick base property

    BRUNSWICK — A company based in Wiscasset is making plans to establish a manufacturing plant at Brunswick Naval Air Station, which is slated to be closed early next year and renamed Brunswick Landing. Mo...

  • West Harpswell School again targeted for closure

    TOPSHAM — The clock is ticking for Harpswell to respond to the latest application from School Administrative District 75 to close West Harpswell School. SAD 75 submitted its proposal to the Maine Department of Education on Monday. Harpswell has 10 days to challenge the plan. S...

  • Bath turf field advocates hope to rake in donations

    BATH — Area students hope to raise $2,000 toward the installation of artificial turf at McMann Field by raking and bagging leaves on Saturday. They hope to rake 100 lawns, with a suggested donation of $20 for each average lot, to help the Fields for Our Future Committee meet its fund...

  • Topsham selectmen award contract for Androscoggin Riverwalk design

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen awarded a $12,000 contract to the Wright-Pierce engineering firm for design work on the town's portion of the Androscoggin Riverwalk. The board on Oct. 21 also authorized Town Manager Jim Ashe to sign an agreement with the Maine Department of Transpor...