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  • 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...

  • Topshams residents can pay town with plastic

    TOPSHAM — Starting next month, residents will be able to make payments with credit cards at the town clerk and tax collection office. Use of debit cards could be available within a year, Town Clerk and Deputy Tax Collector Ruth Lyons said on Tuesday. Lyons said a state law pas...

  • Fire leaves Topsham home 'close to a total loss'

    TOPSHAM — Firefighters spent the night of April 15 quelling a blaze that destroyed a house at 307 Meadow Road. Fire Chief Brian Bickford said firefighters from Topsham, Brunswick, Lisbon, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham and West Bath responded to the call, which came from a neighbor at 8:18 p.m....

  • Beautifying Back Cove

    University of Southern Maine volunteers Tyler Cooke, 20, and Brittany Wood, 21, help pick up trash along Back Cove at low tide last Friday in Portland during USM's second annual Day of Service.

  • Orestis announces Falmouth candidacy

    FALMOUTH — Business owner Chris Orestis formally announced Tuesday that he is a candidate for Town Council. Orestis is the first candidate to file the required nomination papers with the town. He is a Maine native and the owner of Life Care Funding Group, a company that assists sen...

  • Hoop house means year-round produce for Yarmouth school nutrition program

    YARMOUTH — With the change in seasons the Yarmouth School Garden will once more come to life as a food source, a classroom and a community service project. This year, the ad...

  • Falmouth elementary school fails to meet federal standards

    FALMOUTH — For the first time, a Falmouth school did not meet adequate yearly progress required by the federal No Child Left Behind Act. The third and fourth grades at Plummer-Motz School failed to meet the standard for the 2010-2011 school year, based on testing in the fall of 2010....

  • Route 1 corridor in Falmouth may see revamp starting next year

    FALMOUTH — Changes are coming down the road for Route 1. The Maine Department of Transportation has scheduled the highway for resurfacing in the 2012-2013 construction season. However, before that happens, the town has to decide what, if any, changes it will make to the corridor....