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  • Falmouth Middle School construction falls behind schedule

    FALMOUTH — The last School Board meeting before the academic year begins had a lot of handshakes and applause, but also an emphasis on unfinished construction. Dan O'Shea, the School Department director of finance and operations, said the ongoing construction at the middle schoo...

  • Yarmouth coffeehouse collective closes after sale fails

    YARMOUTH — A downtown coffee shop rescued nearly two years ago by a group of local investors has closed after a plan to sell the business fell through. The Royal Bean closed Aug. 10, after the buyer backed out the day before the sale was to be finalized, owners said. Because the...

  • North Yarmouth fire chief leaving for Old Orchard Beach

    NORTH YARMOUTH — Ricky Plummer, the town's fire chief since 2012, will resign early next month to head the Old Orchard Beach Fire Department. Plummer owns a home in Biddeford, but has been renting property in North Yarmouth. He s...

  • Marine-related changes coming on West Commercial Street in Portland

    PORTLAND — Development of marine-related industry along West Commercial Street moved forward last week when the state opened bids for expansion of the International Marine Terminal and the city Planning Board approved Phineas Sprague Jr.'s plans for a boatyard. The Planning Board als...

  • Cumberland residents to vote on repeal of contract zone

    CUMBERLAND — With more than the necessary number of signatures in hand by the Aug. 13 deadline, a petition to repeal the Town Council's recent decision on a Harris Road contract zone agreement is going to referendum Nov. 4. The council on July 14 unanimously approved the agreement wi...

  • Neighbors express opposition to Yarmouth development proposal

    YARMOUTH — Residents expressed concerns at a Planning Board meeting last week about a subdivision development proposed for East Main Street. Paul Peck of LWS Development on Aug. 13 presented the cottage-style development to the board. The board made no decision, and heard only o...

  • Back to school: New superintendent tops Falmouth hires

    FALMOUTH — When schools open for classes on Sept. 2, it will be a learning experience for more than just the students. Superintendent of Schools Geoff Bruno is new to the game, too. "I've just been meeting as many people as I can and learning as much as I can before the f...

  • Portland City Manager Mark Rees submits resignation

    PORTLAND — Citing a desire to pursue other professional and personal opportunities, City Manager Mark Rees on Monday announced he will resign effective Sept. 3. An interim manager will be named at the City Council meeting that night, City Hall spokeswoman Jessica Grondin said in a ne...