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  • Public hearing on Gorham Road Ext. closing set in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday night set a May 3 public hearing and vote on a proposal to close Gorham Road Extension. The closure is needed so the city can sell a 1.4-acre parcel at the corner of Gorham Road Extension and Western Avenue. City Manager Jim Gailey said ...

  • Brunswick council adopts road standards, ice-hole ordinance; Meeting on First Parish church intersection upgrade set

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council on Monday unanimously adopted an ordinance to create guidelines for taking over private roads. The council also voted to permanently require shellfish harvesters to fence off ice holes on the Brunswick side of the New Meadows lakes. The new road po...

  • Spare change? Brunswick school chief hopes residents will donate it

    BRUNSWICK — Critics of Maine's public school funding often say it puts an unfair burden on local property taxpayers, many of whom don't have school-age children. Brunswick schools Superintendent Paul Perzanoski couldn't agree more. Which is why Perzanoski is drafting a plan to... 1

  • Amid opposition, Brunswick council Oks inn tax rebate

    BRUNSWICK — Weighing the unpopularity of another financial concession to the developer of Maine Street Station against the prospect of losing its entire investment in the project, the Town Council on Monday approved a controversial tax rebate program for a 54-room inn. The council vo...

  • Morse High student's play takes stage at One Act fest

    BATH — A Morse High School student's play about a dying woman and her daughter is hitting the stage during the Regional One-Act Play competition this weekend. Madelaine Whalen's play, “Make Believe,” will begin at 8 p.m. Friday, March 5, at Windham High School. Whale...

  • Labor Dept. announces $2.5M in aid for Brunswick base workers

    BRUNSWICK — About 400 workers affected by the 2011 closure of Brunswick Naval Air Station will receive re-employment services, thanks to a $2.5 million grant awarded by the federal Department of Labor. The funds, awarded through the National Emergency Grant program, was touted by U.S...

  • Goodwill store on St. John Street to close March 20

    PORTLAND — As Goodwill Industries of Northern New England prepares to open its new flagship store in South Portland later this month, the nonprofit is also preparing to shutter its store on St. John Street in Portland. The news has some shoppers, who either cannot afford a car or can...

  • Falmouth Planning Board approves Norway Savings Bank Rte. 1 relocation

    FALMOUTH — The Planning Board voted unanimously Tuesday to grant conditional approval to Norway Savings Bank to relocate to 266 Route 1, the site where a vacant Mobil service station now stands next to the Foreside Tavern Restaurant. Norway Savings Bank Chief Financial Officer Brian ...

  • Keeping Faithfull, winning championships

    Cheverus senior Indiana Faithfull (center) and his teammates receive the Gold Ball after defeating Edward Little, 55-50, for the Class A state title Saturday night. It was the Stags' second championship in three seasons. More in sports, page ? 1

  • Interest piques in South Portland mental health partnership

    SOUTH PORTLAND — For nearly three years, officials at the Community Counseling Center in Portland struggled to find a way to keep its doors open while continuing to provide quality care to patients. Last year, the ...