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  • Bath condo complex, Hyde School at odds over flooding

    BATH — Three units and at least two vehicles were damaged by water this week at Pine Hill Condominiums, the latest victims of chronic flooding problems at the complex. Edie Lewis of Dirigo Management, who manages Pine Hill Condominiums, said on Tuesday that a snow bank, located by th...

  • Look out below

    Tyler Carl, of South China, an employee of G&E Roofing, pushes snow from the roof of Jordan Acres Elementary School in Brunswick on Friday morning. A portion of the main support beam over a classroom at the school buckled on Thursday night due to the weight of snow and ice. No one was hurt an...

  • Morse takes on sexuality, abuse of power in one-act play

    BATH — Morse High School's entry in the Regional One-Act Play competition next weekend could raise some eyebrows, according to the play's director. "This is absolutely the most controversial play we've ever produced," said Kevin O'Leary, Morse's One-Act director. The play, "In...

  • New Scarborough Beach parking lot decision delayed again

    SCARBOROUGH — A meeting of the Zoning Board of Appeals that would have ruled on a special exception appeal for construction of a 500-car parking lot near Scarborough Beach was delayed this week. Town staff decided changes to the proposal by Black Point Resources Management warranted ...

  • 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...

  • 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...