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  • Next phase in Brunswick Landing project gets initial OK

    BRUNSWICK — The Planning Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a sketch plan for the next phase of a significant development near the main entrance of Brunswick Landing.  The project, proposed by Topsham-based Priority Real Estate Group, includes three new two-story buildin...

  • Harpswell selectmen consider $4.5M budget

    HARPSWELL — Selectmen are reviewing a proposed $4.5 million town budget. The fiscal 2015 spending plan includes $110,000 for a share of the legal fees from a court battle over Cedar Beach Road, more than $32,400 for employee pay increases, $9,000 to fund a public transit pilot p...

  • State sets hearing on permit for Brunswick train barn

    BRUNSWICK — The state Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a late-March public hearing on a storm water permit for a proposed Amtrak passenger train layover facility. The facility was proposed by the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority in 2011, but has ...

  • Scarborough-based agency creates Maine Senior Games Hall of Fame

    SCARBOROUGH — As a way to laud exemplary senior athletes who have competed in both the state and national Senior Games, the Southern Maine Agency on Aging has recently formed a

  • South Portland deadline looms for school chief applicants

    SOUTH PORTLAND — With the application deadline for superintendent of schools candidates closing Friday, Jan. 16, the School Board and its ad hoc search committee are preparing to screen the candidates. "We have a very active interest in the position," Chairman Dick Matthews at a...

  • Harpswell gets suggestion of impact from rising sea level

    HARPSWELL — Residents packed the town office meeting hall on Tuesday, anxious for a glimpse of what sea level rise might hold for the town.  Murmurs of concern came from the crowd of about 50, who watched parts of Harpswell's shoreline and critical infrastructure disappear ...

  • Portland developer eyes former Bath school for rental housing

    BATH — The next use of the John E.L. Huse Memorial School – which was occupied by the Regional School Unit 1 central office until 2010 – could be m...

  • Bath Fire Department launches education effort

    BATH — Eleven people have died in Maine house fires in recent months, the city stated in a December 2014 press release. The Bath Fire Department is trying to keep that number as close to zero as possible, this year and beyond, through a new city-wide program to educate the community ...

  • Brunswick MLK Jr. Day supper benefits hunger program

    BRUNSWICK — In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, local Democrats will hold a community pasta supper to support the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program on Monday, Jan. 19, from 5-7 p.m. at Pilgrim House, 9 Cleaveland St. Former Maine Attorney General James Tierney is scheduled to a...

  • Portland artist goes digital in Yarmouth library's debut exhibit

    YARMOUTH — At first glance, Clyde McCulley's artistic renderings of scenes from the Portland area look like real paintings. Looking closer, one can see that the images displayed on thin ...