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  • Brunswick residents sue to block train depot

    PORTLAND — Fourteen Brunswick residents are suing the town over a zoning variance granted for construction of a nearly 40,000-square-foot train maintenance facility in their neighborhood. The lawsuit, which has been in the works for several weeks, was filed last week in Cumberland Co...

  • More work, employees slated for Scarborough mail hub

    SCARBOROUGH — The U.S. Postal Service distribution center here may soon have a heavier workload and more employees. A proposal to end mail processing operations in Portsmouth, N.H., would move that center's non-delivery work to the Southern Maine Processing and Distribution Center at...

  • Cape Elizabeth land management plan nears completion

    CAPE ELIZABETH — More than 900 acres of open space and public trails have been identified, mapped and organized and a management plan will be presented to the Town Council by the end of June. The Open Space and Greenbelt Management Plan Committee has nearly finished its inventory and...

  • Suspect in death of Cape Elizabeth man makes 1st court appearance

    FARMINGTON — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Cape Elizabeth man reportedly tossed a loaded handgun from hand to hand while dancing to music on the radio. The gun went off and the shot hit Andrew Holland, 23, in the abdomen. He died at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Ryan J. Ouimet...

  • Supporters flesh out plan for new Scarborough school

    SCARBOROUGH — A vision for a new Wentworth Intermediate School is beginning to take shape. School Board members on June 2 unanimously approved recommendations for a new school, a proposal supporters hope will end up on the November ballot. Wentworth Building Committee Chairman...

  • Farewell to Falmouth schools

    Jasmine Lucas, 6, helps finish a mural on an outside wall of the Plummer School last Friday evening during the Falmouth Elementary PTO's Farewell Festival for the Plummer-Motz and Lunt schools.

  • Passion for service

    Falmouth Police Officer Kurt Fegan stands next to the Marine Corps flag and a list of all the Falmouth police officers who have served in that branch of the military. Fegan recently left for a tour of Afghanistan with the Marine Corps Reserve. The Police Department has installed the wall of honor...

  • Freeport Fields sets June 14 groundbreaking

    FREEPORT — Freeport Fields and Trails has scheduled a groundbreaking on Tuesday, June 14, at 10 a.m. The recreational facility on Hunter Road will include four multi-use grass fields, three baseball and softball fields and trails for cross-country skiing, hiking and running. T...

  • Yarmouth to hire new asst. principal

    YARMOUTH — The School Committee is expected to approve the selection of a new assistant principal for the high school on June 9. Joshua Ottow, a resident of Cumberland, has been assistant principal at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham for four years. Previously, he taught social stud...

  • Falmouth survey available until June 13

    FALMOUTH — Residents and business owners have one more week to complete a survey about how the town should grow in the next 10 years under the next Comprehensive Plan. The s...