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Town Council

  • Falmouth council hopefuls face off in candidates forum

    FALMOUTH — The four candidates running for Town Council weighed in Monday on some of the town's hot topics during a Candidates Night sponsored by The Forecaster. Moderator Andy Sparks interspersed questions seeking individual answers with others that sought single-word, written an...

  • 3 Yarmouth council candidates, 2 seats; School Board uncontested

    YARMOUTH — Three candidates are vying for two Town Council seats in the June election, but only one would be a newcomer to the council. Steve Woods, a member of the Planning Board, is running against incumbent long-time Councilor Erving Bickford and Carl Winslow, who is trying to return to t... 1

  • Falmouth council candidates to participate in public forum

    FALMOUTH — The four candidates for two Town Council seats will face off next week in a question-and-answer forum sponsored by The Forecaster. Incumbent Councilors Will Armitage and Joe Wrobleski and challengers Fred Chase and Mark Soule will answer questions submitted online by the pu... 2

  • Falmouth councilors face 2 challengers; School Board races uncontested

    FALMOUTH — Four candidates are vying for a pair of Town Council seats in June's municipal elections. But only two candidates, Andrew Kinley and Rachel Reed, are running in an uncontested race for two open seats on the School Board. Formerly a professor at Fordham Unive...

  • Cape Elizabeth council needs more time on business zone, traffic signal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The Town Council Monday postponed a decision on a Business-A zoning overhaul and further deferred discussion on installing a traffic signal at the town center intersection. A public hearing on the BA overhaul, which includes the rezoning of 553 Shore Road into the...

  • Yarmouth council sends budget, 1.86% tax hike to voters

    YARMOUTH — Town Councilors on Thursday approved a $31.2 million total budget for fiscal year 2010. The budget will increase the tax rate by 1.86 percent over this year, and residents will pay $19.53 for every $1,000 of assessed value, an increase of 36 cents.

  • Cape Elizabeth council to weigh business zoning, traffic signal

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The future of 553 Shore Road and other proposed amendments to the Business-A zone will go before the Town Council on Monday, May 11. The Ordinance Committee in February unanimously approved the rezoning of 553 Shore Road into the business district, along with zon...

  • Proposed Freeport budget shrinks, rainy day fund may be created

    FREEPORT — The proposed fiscal 2010 budget is down about $71,000 from this year, but reductions in state aid could result in additional budget cuts and tax increases.

  • Proposal would shift Freeport emergency dispatch to county

    FREEPORT — Town staff are recommending consolidating emergency dispatch services with the Cumberland County Regional Communications Center in Windham, but with a volunteer crew of police and fire personnel to staff the local window during weekday business hours. Staffing would be ...

  • Yarmouth Town Council race contested, but without Steinbach

    YARMOUTH — Few residents new to town government have shown interest in running for elected office in June, but a handful of former elected officials are running again.