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  • Brunswick zoning committee plans new rewrite

    BRUNSWICK — The committee directing the town's zoning overhaul has set a new target of June to bring an updated ordinance to the Town Council for approval. Planning Director Anna Breinich reported on the new timeline at Tuesday's Planni...

  • Senate, House candidates debate in Cape

    CAPE ELIZABETH — Candidates for state Senate District 29 and House District 30 discussed a wide range of issues as part of Wednesday's candidates' night, hosted by the high school's advanced-placement U.S. government class.  At Town Hall, the House candidates took questions...

  • Mediation fails in Brunswick school discrimination case

    BRUNSWICK — Talks aimed at reaching a settlement between parties in a discrimination case brought against the School Department by the parent of a student have failed, according to the Maine Human Rights Commission. The failure of mediation may expose the department to a lawsuit...

  • Cape gun club moves closer to approval

    CAPE ELIZABETH — After receiving a grant of $28,000 and completing various studies, the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club is moving closer to completing a new registration process required by the town. Club President Tammy Walter received a letter earlier this week finalizing the grant ...

  • S.P. voters to consider $3.5M sewer, storm-water bond

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A referendum question on the Nov. 4 ballot will ask voters to approve a multi-million dollar bond for sewer and storm drain improvements. The $3.5 million bond will cover the remaining costs of the $12 million, four-phase plan to modernize the city’s sewer...

  • Bath council OKs 2 development hurdles for new CVS store

    BATH — The City Council on Wednesday granted first passage to a land use code map amendment and contract rezoning for a CVS drug store, which hopes to move to a new building at Court and Floral streets. CVS seeks to relocate from the Bath Shopping Center to a 1.8-acre site on the nor...

  • 2 'out-of-towners' woo Scarborough voters in House District 27

    SCARBOROUGH — For the first time in at least a decade, voters in the town's northern corner may soon be represented in the Maine House by a resident of another municipality. First-term Rep. Andrew McLean, D-Gorham, now representing District 129, is seeking re-election to the House in...

  • Maine DEP reviews revised permit for Brunswick train barn

    BRUNSWICK — The Maine Department of Environmental Protection is reviewing a revised storm water permit application for an Amtrak train layover facility that was previously rejected by the department.  In an interview Wednesday, Deputy DEP Commissioner Heather Parent said th...

  • High time for legalized pot? South Portland to decide

    SOUTH PORTLAND — City voters on Nov. 4 will decide whether to join their neighbors across the Casco Bay Bridge in decriminalizing marijuana.  A citizen-initiated referendum question will ask whether residents are in favor of an

  • More retailers pull out of Brunswick strip malls

    BRUNSWICK — More retailers are leaving the shopping centers at Cook's Corner, adding to a string of already vacant spaces in the once-bustling shopping area.  To help reclaim some lost clients, WS Development, the company that owns one of the area's two plazas, is reaching ...