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  • Cape Elizabeth seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed by Verizon Wireless

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of a lawsuit brought by Verizon Wireless after the company was denied permission to construct a cellular tower on an existing water tower. Verizon wanted to build the cell tower on the tower in Shore Acres, but was o...

  • Scarborough promises thorough vetting of armory plan

    SCARBOROUGH — The Town Council gave procedural approval Wednesday night to preliminary plans for the Maine Army National Guard to build a $17.5 million armory along the Saco border off U.S. Route 1. Councilors moved a contract zoning application to construct the new readine...

  • Facing backlash, Brunswick zoning panel adds more hearings

    BRUNSWICK — The committee writing the town's new zoning ordinance will hold additional public hearings in response to criticism from residents who are unhappy with the way the process has been handled. Dozens of residents turned out for two meetings in the past week to gather input f...

  • Tenants told to leave building Brunswick says is unsafe; landlord disputes Fire Department charges

    BRUNSWICK — Several Dunning Street residents were left homeless Wednesday when the Fire Department declared their apartment building unsafe for occupancy. The building's owner, however, disputed that the code violations cited by the department required an evacuation, and suggest...

  • Brunswick council weighs fire station upgrades

    BRUNSWICK — The Town Council is considering improvements to the heating and ventilation systems in Emerson fire station on Bath Road. The discussion follows  following the recommendations of a engineering firm assigned to look into issues with room temperatures reported by membe...

  • Parlez-vous Francais? Cape Elizabeth 1st-graders do

    CAPE ELIZABETH — In an attempt to create global citizens and increase proficiency, Pond Cove Elementary School is now offering world language classes to first-graders. Prior to this school year, the school offered language classes to students in second grade and above. Now, firs...

  • LePage leads off candidate forums run by Cape Elizabeth High School students

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Students in the high school's advanced placement U.S. government class will not only be hosting this year's local candidate nights, but will also be moderating discussions with the three gubernatorial candidates. The class of seniors will be setting up and leading di...

  • Cape Elizabeth seeks help replacing trail stonework

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The town is accepting bids to remove and rebuild the stone steps on the Great Pond Trail, where the existing steps are decaying. The steps are only a few years old, but have already been damaged and worn down. Town Planner Maureen O'Meara said the town is looking for...