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  • Bath council backs grant to restore historic building

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday unanimously backed an application for funding to improve a historic shipyard structure. The city will submit a public facilities grant application to the state's Community Development Block Grant program later this month. Community Development Dir...

  • I in the sky

    Traffic on Route 26/100 in Falmouth, near the Portland city line, was interrupted last week while an 85-foot I-beam was unloaded at the Falmouth Railroad Bridge. The 834-foot bridge, left, which crosses the Presumpscot River and a portion of the Pan Am rail line, was built in 1932 and is being repla...

  • Correction

    The Dec. 23 story "Preschool an option for new Falmouth Elementary School" should have said Tier 1 spots would be offered to students and staff and Tier 2 spots would go to town employees. Other Falmouth residents would not be eligible for the service.

  • Foundation grant brings history to life at CEHS

    CAPE ELIZABETH — With funding provided by a grant from the Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation, high school students and interested residents are invited to watch a performance on the labor, civil rights and anti-war movements. Actor

  • Unexpected tax revenue buoys Cape Elizabeth budget

    CAPE ELIZABETH —  The town is in excellent financial condition halfway through its fiscal year, Town Manager Mike McGovern told the Town Council in a Jan. 3 workshop. McGovern said the tax rate is based each year on an assumption of the previous year's property valuation. This y...

  • King, Favreau lead Brunswick council

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously re-elected At-Large Councilor Joanne King as chairwoman. Councilors also elected District 5 Councilor Gerald Favreau as vice chairman. He replaces At-Large Councilor Deborah Atwood. Councilors David Watson, Benjamin Tucker and...

  • Portland council nominates Finnigan as acting city manager

    PORTLAND — The City Council on Wednesday, Jan. 16, will vote to appoint Assistant City Manager Patricia Finnigan as the acting city manager. Finnigan, who started as assistant manager in 2007 after being Auburn's city manager for 13 years, will take over from City Manager Joe Gray, w...

  • Mid-Coast communities tackle fitness challenge

    BATH — The Bath Area Family YMCA is joining forces with People Plus in Brunswick and New England Medical Fitness in Topsham to help people shed weight and get in better shape. The 2011 Tri City Fitness Challenge will run for 12 weeks starting at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, at the Mid Co...

  • Brunswick legislators to hold office hours

    BRUNSWICK — Local legislators will hold office hours at the Little Dog Coffee Shop on Maine Street from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 8. People can speak with Brunswick Democrats Sen. Stan Gerzofsky, Rep. Charlie Priest and Rep. Alex Cornell du Houx, and Rep. Peter Kent, D-Woolwich,...

  • Harpswell eyes proposed budget of more than $4M

    Initial committee changes to budget requests in Harpswell showed little overall increase in the municipal budget this year. Treasurer Marguerite Kelly said an overall increase of nearly $39,000 resulted in an LD1-compliant budget with about a 2 percent increase in salaries, meeting the Boa...