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  • Congestion likely as construction projects take over Route 1

    SCARBOROUGH — Two major road construction projects will disrupt traffic along Route 1 this summer, a result of town and state plans to improve a congested intersection and a busy stretch of the road. Construction began this week to add turn lanes at the Haigis Parkway and Route 1 int...

  • Yarmouth representative hosts coffee talks

    YARMOUTH — Rep. Melissa Walsh Innes, D-Yarmouth, will host a monthly coffee talk with constituents every Friday at the Royal Bean on Route 1. The first coffee talk is scheduled for March 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Constituents are invited to talk to or ask Innes about anything regar...

  • Brunswick Landing subject of Freeport Chamber forum

    FREEPORT — The Greater Freeport Chamber of Commerce will hold a breakfast forum Thursday, March 17 to discuss business opportunities at Brunswick Landing. Stev...

  • Local optometrist publishes first novel

    BRUNSWICK — What would drive an optometrist to write a novel? For Brian Daniels, the answer is: his patients. "I am blessed with having a constant parade of interesting people that come through my office every day," he said. "Some of the most interesting patients who have come...

  • Topsham to post roads March 15

    TOPSHAM — The Board of Selectmen voted unanimously March 3 to allow the town's public works director to post any roads as he sees fit in order to limit heavy vehicle loads, and to issue permits of exception and revoke permits if necessary. Tad Hunter, the acting public works director...

  • Maine releases school building priorities, but not funding

    AUGUSTA — School projects in South Portland, Bath, Topsham and Portland were among the top 20 priorities for school construction funds from the state. But how much money, if any, will be available for those projects is unclear. The Department of Education released a priority l...

  • Falmouth crews battle two fires in 16 minutes

    FALMOUTH — Two fires about five miles apart Tuesday evening decimated a home and a garage and car, as fire and emergency crews rushed around Falmouth battling the blazes. At 6:36 p.m. the first call came in from a homeowner on Whitney Farm Way. When firefighters arrived, a garage was...

  • Yarmouth's heating fuel fund needs a boost

    YARMOUTH — The fund that helps provide local households with heating fuel over the winter is nearly dry. Joy Ahrens, a board member and volunteer with Yarmouth Cares About Neighbors, said heating o... 1

  • Cumberland budget may see slight decrease

    CUMBERLAND — The proposed fiscal 2012 municipal budget is 0.27 percent less than that of the current year, and taxes on the municipal side may also be slightly down next year. The nearly $8 million draft fiscal 2012 budget, down nearly $22,000 from this year, goes before the Town Cou...

  • North Yarmouth seeks residents' input on library, rec costs

    NORTH YARMOUTH — The town is asking for feedback from residents regarding a proposed community service agreement for next year with Cumberland. North Yarmouth pays Cumberland for library and recreation services, and could end up pitching in for park use next year as well. An a...